Partnership Pharmacy Service Tender

Partnership Pharmacy Service Tender

The Partnership wishes to procure a pharmacy service which is competitive, value for-money and joined-up; working across all three organisations and taking into account differing priorities/service requirements.

United Kingdom-Grimsby: Pharmacy services

2014/S 232-409164

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

NAViGO Health and Social Care CIC
NAViGO House, 3-7 Brighowgate
Contact point(s): http://navigocare.co.uk/news/partnership-pharmacy-tender/
For the attention of: Sally Smith
DN32 0QE Grimsby
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: sally.smith16@nhs.net

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.navigocare.co.uk

Further information can be obtained from: NAViGO Health and Social Care CIC
3-7 Brighowgate
For the attention of: Sally Smith
DN32 0QE Grimsby
UNITED KINGDOM

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 Social Enterprise

I.3)Main activity

Health

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

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Partnership Pharmacy Service Tender.

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

Services
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: 3 sites in North East Lincolnshire.

NUTS code UKE13

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

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

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

This procurement opportunity has arisen through consultation and discussion between 3 organisations, local to North East Lincolnshire, who have come together to form a Buying Consortium/Partnership. NAViGO Health and Social Care CIC delivers a whole mental health service within the boundaries of N E Lincolnshire; HMT St Hugh’s is a private hospital and registered charity and St Andrew’s Hospice provides care for both children and adults with life-limiting illnesses, mainly locally, but also from further afield in the case of children.
The Partnership wishes to procure a pharmacy service which is competitive, value for-money and joined-up; working across all three organisations and taking into account differing priorities/service requirements – full details of requirements are contained within Annex A of the MOI (link below).
The provider is required to offer a comprehensive pharmacy service to three separate organisations. This should be provided by appropriately skilled staff and accessible to all teams within the Partnership organisations.
The Contract will be initially set from 1.6.2015 until 31.5.2018 with the possibility of extending the term beyond the initial contracted duration by up to 2 years with mutual agreement from the Provider and the organisations within The Partnership.
Further information is included in the memorandum of information which can be found on our web page insert link here.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85149000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

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:

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 2 000 000 and 4 000 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 1

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

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision: Registered Pharmacists.

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:

Partnership Pharmacy Service Tender.

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

no

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

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 15.1.2015
Payable documents: no

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

23.1.2015 – 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

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 23.1.2015 – 13:00

Place:

NAViGO House, 3-7 Brighowgate, Grimsby

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

Additional information can be found at — insert link here.
I.1) Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Further information can be obtained from
Contact point(s): For further information click on this link
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

28.11.2014

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