NHS Tender for Community Equipment Products

NHS Tender for Community Equipment Products and Services

The Lots offered are stated below, with each comprising of sub lots that breaks down the Lot category.
Lot 1: Daily Living Equipment; Lot 2: Continence Provision; Lot 3: Wheelchair Products and Services; Lot 4: Beds and Mattresses Products and Services.

United Kingdom-Salford: Medical equipments, pharmaceuticals and personal care products

2015/S 220-400660

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

NHS Shared Business Services Ltd (NHS SBS)
05280446
Halyard Court, 31 Broadway, The Quays
For the attention of: Rachael Colley
M50 2UW Salford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1612123700
E-mail: rachael_colley@nhs.net

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile: https://uk.eu-supply.com/ctm/Supplier/CompanyInformation/Index/39

Electronic access to information: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=13978&B=NHSSBS

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=13978&B=NHSSBS

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Other: NHS SBS (acting as an agent on behalf of its clients) is a joint venture between the Department of Health and SopraSteria

I.3)Main activity

General public services
Health

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Multiple NHS Organisations

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Community Equipment Products and Services.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
A combination of these
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Salford.

NUTS code UK

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 30

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 5
Justification for a framework agreement, the duration of which exceeds four years: To allow framework operators to recover their initial investment for setting up the services.

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 160 000 000 and 250 000 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

NHS SBS is seeking Tenderers to provide Community Equipment Products and Services and any associated complimentary products within the scope of this agreement. The Lots offered are stated below, with each comprising of sub lots that breaks down the Lot category.
— Lot 1: Daily Living Equipment;
— Lot 2: Continence Provision;
— Lot 3: Wheelchair Products and Services;
— Lot 4: Beds and Mattresses Products and Services;
— Lot 5: Moving and Handling Equipment (lifts and hoists);
— Lot 6: IT System — Asset Register and Management;
— Lot 7: Community Equipment Managed Services.
The items listed in each Lot are not an exhaustive list; companies will be required to use their specialist skills and product knowledge to identify and specify the appropriate devices for all care settings including wards/departments/speciality in an acute, community or mental health settings. NHS SBS, participating authorities and customers will work with framework operators to standardise and rationalise product ranges where appropriate.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33000000, 33192000, 33192100, 33192110, 33192120, 33192130, 33192150, 33192310, 33192600, 33193000, 33196000, 33197000, 39000000,39143110, 39143111, 39143112, 39143123, 39512300, 39522510, 85140000, 85142400

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The Community Equipment Products and Service framework will cover the following areas:
— Lot 1: Daily living equipment;
— Lot 2: Continence provision;
— Lot 3: Wheelchair products and services;
— Lot 4: Beds and mattresses products and services;
— Lot 5: Moving and handling equipment (lifts and hoists);
— Lot 6: IT system — Asset register and management;
— Lot 7: Community equipment managed services.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 160 000 000 and 250 000 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Daily Living Equipment

1)Short description

This Lot will seek to provide the supply of daily living and assistive equipment aids in all care settings and patients own home.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33000000, 33192000, 33192100, 33192110, 33192120, 33192130, 33192150, 33192310, 33192600, 33193000, 33196000, 33197000, 39000000,39143110, 39143111, 39143112, 39143123, 39512300, 39522510, 85140000, 85142400

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Continence Provision

1)Short description

This Lot will provide a range of products and services that are required to support the delivery of Continence services in all healthcare settings.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85142400, 33000000, 33192000, 33192100, 33192110, 33192120, 33192130, 33192150, 33192310, 33192600, 33193000, 33196000, 33197000,39000000, 39143110, 39143111, 39143112, 39143123, 39512300, 39522510, 85140000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Wheelchair Products and Services

1)Short description

This Lot will offer a range of products and services including assessment and prescribing, supply and provision (powered and non-powered chairs) including delivery and collection, repairs and general maintenance, reuse/recycling, cleaning and decontamination, planned/preventative maintenance, rehabilitation engineering services, specialist seating to include risers, cushions and other accessories, pressure mapping and fully managed services.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33193000, 33000000, 33192000, 33192100, 33192110, 33192120, 33192130, 33192150, 33192310, 33192600, 33196000, 33197000, 39000000,39143110, 39143111, 39143112, 39143123, 39512300, 39522510, 85140000, 85142400

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 4 Lot title: Beds and Mattresses Products and Services

1)Short description

To support Clinical service delivery and clinical effectiveness this framework will enable the selection of appropriate equipment to assist in the prevention of pressure sore development.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

39000000, 33000000, 33192000, 33192100, 33192110, 33192120, 33192130, 33192150, 33192310, 33192600, 33193000, 33196000, 33197000,39143110, 39143111, 39143112, 39143123, 39512300, 39522510, 85140000, 85142400

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 5 Lot title: Moving and Handling Equipment

1)Short description

The provision will cover items such as hoists, stand aids, transfer boards or slide sheets for all Health and Social Care settings where the care is commissioned and provided by the NHS or local authority.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33000000, 33192000, 33192100, 33192110, 33192120, 33192130, 33192150, 33192310, 33192600, 33193000, 33196000, 33197000, 39000000,39143110, 39143111, 39143112, 39143123, 39512300, 39522510, 85140000, 85142400

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 6 Lot title: IT system — Asset Register and Management, Tagging and Tracking

1)Short description

The NHS is looking to transform the way they operate, reduce costs and improve efficiency to meet the savings targets set out by the Government. Managing its assets effectively with the appropriate tagging to track where they are reduces the risk of loss, theft and potential fraudulent use.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33197000, 33000000, 33192000, 33192100, 33192110, 33192120, 33192130, 33192150, 33192310, 33192600, 33193000, 33196000, 39000000,39143110, 39143111, 39143112, 39143123, 39512300, 39522510, 85140000, 85142400

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 7 Lot title: Community Equipment Managed Services

1)Short description

This Lot will provide an option of managed services required to support Community Equipment Provision in all healthcare settings.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85140000, 33000000, 33192000, 33192100, 33192110, 33192120, 33192130, 33192150, 33192310, 33192600, 33193000, 33196000, 33197000,39000000, 39143110, 39143111, 39143112, 39143123, 39512300, 39522510, 85142400

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Details will be included in the procurement documentation available to download from EU Supply e-Tendering portal: https://nhssbs.eu-supply.com

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Details will be included in the procurement documentation available to download from EU Supply e-Tendering portal: https://nhssbs.eu-supply.com

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Details will be included in the procurement documentation available to download from EU Supply e-Tendering portal: https://nhssbs.eu-supply.com

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Details will be included in the procurement documentation available to download from EU Supply e-Tendering portal: https://nhssbs.eu-supply.com

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Details will be included in the procurement documentation available to download from EU Supply e-Tendering portal: https://nhssbs.eu-supply.com

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Details will be included in the procurement documentation available to download from EU Supply e-Tendering portal: https://nhssbs.eu-supply.com

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:

Details will be included in the procurement documentation available to download from EU Supply e-Tendering portal: https://nhssbs.eu-supply.com

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Details will be included in the procurement documentation available to download from EU Supply e-Tendering portal: https://nhssbs.eu-supply.com

III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

22107

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

8.12.2015 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.3)Additional information

The duration referenced in Section II 1.4) is for the placing of orders.
The value provided in Section II 1.4) is only an estimate. We cannot guarantee to successful suppliers any business through this framework agreement. Spend and volumes may vary throughout the life of the framework agreement from the anticipated levels given in this notice.
NHS Shared Business Services (SBS) wishes to establish a Framework Agreement for use by the following UK, Isle of Man and Scottish bodies (and any future successors to these organisations) subject to the approval of NHS SBS.
Public sector bodies, including any statutory and other successor organisations to any of the foregoing and in addition any other commissioners (whether alone or jointly with any other organisation), providers and regulators of NHS funded (either in whole or in part) services including practice based commissioning consortia, general practice commissioning consortia, the National Commissioning Board (and all sub national offices including anybody obtaining new membership to NHS Shared Business Services Ltd).
This includes but is not limited to the following NHS Trusts:
5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Bolton NHS Foundation Trust, Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Trust, Calderstones Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust, Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, East Cheshire NHS Trust, East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust, East London NHS Foundation Trust, Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust, Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool Community Health NHS Trust, Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust, Mersey Care NHS Trust, NHS Blackburn with Darwen CCG, NHS Blackpool CCG, NHS Brent CCG, NHS Central London (Westminster) CCG, NHS Chorley and South Ribble CCG, NHS Cumbria CCG, NHS Darlington CCG, NHS Durham Dales, Easington and Sedgefield CCG, NHS Ealing CCG, NHS East Lancashire CCG, NHS England, NHS Fylde and Wyre CCG, NHS Gateshead CCG, NHS Greater Manchester CSU, NHS Greater Preston CCG, NHS Harrow CCG, NHS Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees CCG, NHS Hillingdon CCG, NHS Hounslow CCG, NHS Hammersmith and Fulham CCG, NHS Lancashire CSU, NHS Lancashire North CCG, NHS Newcastle North and East CCG, NHS Newcastle West CCG, NHS North Durham CCG, NHS North of England CSU, NHS North Tyneside CCG, NHS Northumberland CCG, NHS Staffordshire and Lancashire CSU, NHS South Tees CCG, NHS Sunderland CCG, NHS West Lancashire CCG, NHS West London CCG, North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust, North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust, Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust, Plymouth Community Healthcare, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Partnership NHS Trust, Tameside Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust, University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust, Wrightington Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust.
In addition the following public sector bodies will be able to use the Framework subject to the approval of NHS SBS:
— Central Government Departments, Executive Agencies and NDPBs,

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations

http://resources.civilservice.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/PB12.pdf

http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/rel/na-classification/national-accounts-sector-classification/classification-update–may-2014/public-sector-classification-guide—may-2014.xls

National Health Service (NHS) bodies, including:

— Acute Trusts: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AcuteTrustListing.aspx

— Clinical Commissioning Groups: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/CCGListing.aspx

— Mental Health Trusts: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/MentalHealthTrustListing.aspx

— Ambulance Trusts: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AmbulanceTrustListing.aspx

— Care Trusts: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/CareTrustListing.aspx

— Area Teams: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AreaTeamListing.aspx

— Special Health Authorities: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/SpecialHealthAuthorityListing.aspx

— Other English NHS bodies: http://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/Pages/ServiceSearch.aspx

— Arms Length Bodies: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/arms-length-bodies/our-arms-length-bodies

The NHS Commissioning Board and other organisations involved in commissioning or overseeing General Practitioner services and GP consortia which will be responsible for commissioning most aspects of NHS care (or equivalent body/bodies established pursuant to legislation enacted as a result of, or in connection with, the White Paper, Equity and Excellence: Liberating the NHS published July 2010.

— GP Practices: http://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/Pages/ServiceSearch.aspx

and http://www.general-practitioners-uk.co.uk/

and any other provider of primary medical services.
a) Who are a party to any of the following contracts:
— General Medical Services (GMS),
— Personal Medical Services (PMS),
— Alternative Provider Medical Services (APMS); and/or
b) Commissioned by the NHS Commissioning Board or other organisations involved in commissioning or overseeing General Practitioner services, as described above.

— Social Enterprises:http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20130107105354/http://www.dh.gov.uk/prod_consum_dh/groups/dh_digitalassets/@dh/@en/documents/digitalasset/dh_119228.pdf

— Local Authorities: https://www.gov.uk/find-your-local-council

NHS Wales (National Health Service for Wales) including but not limited to: Welsh Health Boards, Primary care services — GPs, pharmacies, dentists and optometrists, Hospital services, and community services, including those provided through community health centres and mental health services:http://www.nhsdirect.wales.nhs.uk/localservices/localhealthboards/

— Other Welsh Public Bodies — Welsh Local Authorities.

— NHS Scotland (National Health Service for Scotland) including but not limited to: NHS Boards, Hospitals, Primary care Services GPs, pharmacies, dentists and optometrists, Hospital services, and community services, including those provided through community health centres and mental health services: http://www.show.scot.nhs.uk/organisations/index.aspx

— Other Scottish Public Bodies: Scottish Government, Scottish Local Authorities, Scottish Agencies, NDPBs, Scottish Further and Higher Education Boards, Scottish Police, Scottish Fire and Rescue, Scotland Citizens Advice, Scottish Schools and Scottish Housing Associations.

— NHS Northern Ireland (National Health Service for Northern Ireland) including but not limited to: Health and Social Care Trusts, Primary care Services GPs, pharmacies, dentists and optometrists, Hospital services, social care services and community services, including those provided through community health centres and mental health services: http://www.hscni.net/

— Northern Ireland Public Bodies including Local Authorities, Schools, Police Service, Citizens Advice.

— Hospices in the UK: http://www.helpthehospices.org.uk/about-hospice-care/find-a-hospice/uk-hospice-and-palliative-care-services/

— Local Authorities:

a. https://www.gov.uk/find-your-local-council

b. http://openlylocal.com/councils/all

c. http://www.ubico.co.uk (agents acting on behalf of Cheltenham Borough Council).

— Any commercial, not-for-profit or other charitable entity created, controlled and financed by a local authority or authorities with regard to provision of services captured by this framework.
— Police forces and other emergency services, including fire and rescue services, the maritime and coastguard agency and other rescue authorities (a list of police authorities and fire and rescue services can be found respectively at the following:

a. http://www.police.uk/contact/force-website/

b. http://apccs.police.uk/about-the-apcc/

c. http://www.fireservice.co.uk/information/ukfrs

d. http://www.nifrs.org/areas-districts

e. http://www.firescotland.gov.uk/your-area.aspx

— Educational establishments: Educational Establishments in England and Wales, maintained by the Department for Children, Schools and Families including Schools, Universities and Colleges but not Independent Schools: http://www.education.gov.uk/edubase

— Registered Social Landlords (RSLs) or Private Registered Providers of social housing (PRPs), a list of such authorities being available at:https://www.homesandcommunities.co.uk/ourwork/registered-provider-information

— Third Sector and Registered charities, as detailed at:

a. http://www.charity-commission.gov.uk

b. http://www.oscr.org.uk/search-charity-register

c. https://www.charitycommissionni.org.uk/ShowCharity/RegisterOfCharities/RegisterHomePage.aspx

— Citizens Advice in the United Kingdom:

a. http://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/index/getadvice.htm

b. http://www.cas.org.uk

c. http://www.citizensadvice.co.uk/

— Devolved and other administrations with the British Isles, including those detailed at: (in the case of Scotland)

a. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Home and

b. http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/ (in the case of Wales) http://new.wales.gov.uk/?llang=en

— Her Majesty’s prison service as detailed at https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/hm-prison-service

— The Ministry of Defence as detailed at https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/ministry-of-defence

— Isle of Man Government Health/Public Services: http://www.gov.im/health/

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: OJEU procedures include a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to bidders. This period allows unsuccessful bidders to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Such information should be requested from NHS SBS. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly.

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS)
Halyard Court, Chandlers Point, 31 Broadway
M50 2UW Salford
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

9.11.2015

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