Non Emergency Patient Transport Services Chesterfield
Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust wishes to receive expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced Passenger Transport providers with the necessary capacity and capability to deliver a Non Emergency Patient Transport Service.
UK-Chesterfield: Special-purpose road passenger-transport services
Section I: Contracting authority
Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Top Road, Calow
For the attention of: Lindsey Bethune
S44 5BL Chesterfield
Telephone: +44 1246512706
Fax: +44 1246512706
General address of the contracting authority: ww.chesterfieldroyal.nhs.uk
Address of the buyer profile: As in above mentioned contact points(s)
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)
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 2: Land transport services , including armoured car services, and courier services, except transport of mail
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
NUTS code UK
The Non Emergency Patient Transport Services (NEPT) comprises the movement of patients whose condition is not considered an emergency between patients homes, hospitals, community settings or other treatment centres for people referred for consultations,treatments or procedures. This can and should encompass a wide range of vehicle types and levels of care consistent with the patients medical needs.
Chesterfield Royal Hospital is the primary commissioner for the service, with Non Emergency Patient Transport Services being regarded as a vital service for the smooth running of acute and primary care services. It is an integral part of healthcare. The demand on the service has changed over recent years not necessarily in volume but in the management of patient activity. A greater emphasis is placed on ensuring patients are not waiting in hospital unnecessarily.
The contract will be for an initial period of 3 years with provision to extend by up to a further 2 years based on performance and delivering continued value for money
More details on the service are set out in the memorandum of information and the invitation to tender.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 4 000 000 and 5 500 000 GBP
Description of these options: The contract will be for an initial period of 3 years with provision to extend by up to a further 2 years based on performance and delivering continued value for money.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As defined within the PQQ.
In accordance with regulations 23 to 25 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 and as set out in the PQQ associated with this procurement available via yhcpc.bravosolution.co.uk tendering portal.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As defined within the PQQ.
Section IV: Procedure
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As stipulated in the PQQ document associated with this Procurement.
Section VI: Complementary information
Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender~: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (required once) – Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://noecpc.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register – Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’ – Enter your correct details – Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete – You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (keep this secure). Once registered you will then be able to express interest in the tender exercise that is of interest to you 2. Express an Interest in the tender – Login to the portal with the username/password – Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires/ Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) – Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content. – Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page. – This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) -You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box 3. Responding to the tender – Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining) – You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification – Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT – There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help or contact the eTendering help desk at +44 8003684580 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The deadline for submitting a response to the PQQ is 9:0 0am on the 21.2.2013.
Tenders and all supporting documentation for the contract must be priced in sterling and written in English. Any agreement entered into will be considered a contract made in England according to English Law and will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts. Chesterfiled Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is not liable for any costs incurred by those expressing an interest in and/or tendering for this contract opportunity. Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to terminate the procurement process ( or part of it), to change the basis of and the proceduresfor the procurement process at any time or to procure the subject matter of the contract by alternative means if it appears that it can be more advantageously procured by alternative means. The most economically advantageous or any tender will not automatically be accepted.
The value/range stated in section II.2.1 of this notice is indicative only and the final value of the contract will depend on the final tenders received by Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and the tender submitted by the successful tenderer. Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust therefore reserves the right to award a contract for more or less than the value/range indicated in section II.2.1 The value/range detailed in II.2.1 includes the costs of the option to extend the contract for up to a further 2 years (24 months).
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:22.1.2013