Nicotine Replacement Therapy Contract

Nicotine Replacement Therapy Contract

Leicestershire County Council Public Health Department is looking to tender the nicotine replacement therapy contract.

United Kingdom-Leicester: Nicotine substitutes

2018/S 001-000197

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Leicestershire County Council
County Hall, Leicester Road, Glenfield
Leicester
LE3 8RA
United Kingdom
Contact person: Ms Pav Kaur
Telephone: +44 1163056855
E-mail: Pavendip.Kaur@leics.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKF22Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.leics.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.leics.gov.uk

I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.eastmidstenders.org/index.html
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.eastmidstenders.org/index.html

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Nicotine Replacement Therapy

Reference number: DN314796

II.1.2)Main CPV code

33693200

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

Leicestershire County Council Public Health Department is looking to tender the nicotine replacement therapy contract. The purpose of the tender is to appoint an appropriately accredited supplier to provide a range of licenced Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) products for use by the QuitReady Team (who are part of Leicestershire County Council). The QuitReady Team offers a 12-week programme to smoker and a regular supply of NRT is a key element to a successful quit programme. The contract will enable the Council to procure NRT products directly from the supplier.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKF22

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Leicestershire County Council Public Health Department is looking to tender the nicotine replacement therapy contract. The purpose of the tender is to appoint an appropriately accredited supplier to provide a range of licenced Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) products for use by the QuitReady Team (who are part of Leicestershire County Council). The QuitReady Team offers a 12-week programme to smoker and a regular supply of NRT is a key element to a successful quit programme. The contract will enable the Council to procure NRT products directly from the supplier.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract will be awarded for a initial 1 year, with the option to extend up to a further 12 months.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The contract will be awarded for a initial 1 year, with the option to extend up to a further 12 months.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project: Nicotine Replacemet Therapy
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 31/01/2018
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 31/01/2018
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Royal Courts of Justice
The Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Leicestershire County Council (LCC) will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point of information on the award of the contract, as communicated to tenderers. Applicants who are unsuccessful shall be informed by LCC as soon as possible after the decision has been made as to the reasons why the applicant was unsuccessful. If an appeal regarding the award of the 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 breach of the rules to take legal action. Any such action must be brought within the applicable limitation period. Where a contract has not been entered into, the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order for any document to be amended and may award damages, make a declaration of ineffectiveness, order for a fine to be paid, and/or order the duration of the contract be shortened. The purpose of the standstill period referred to above is to allow the parties to apply to the Courts to set aside the award decision before the contract is entered into.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

29/12/2017

 

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