Pathology Services Contract Liverpool

Pathology Services Contract Liverpool

Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust invites expressions of interest for the provision of comprehensive Pathology and Associated Services.

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Pathology services

2016/S 076-134094

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Liverpool Women‘s NHS Foundation Trust
Crown Street
For the attention of: Mr Liam Reynolds
L8 7SS Liverpool
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1517024095
E-mail: liam.reynolds@lwh.nhs.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.liverpoolwomens.nhs.uk

Electronic access to information: www.supplying2nhs.com/procontract

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.supplying2nhs.com/procontract

Further information can be obtained from: Liverpool Women‘s NHS Foundation Trust
Crown Street
For the attention of: Mr Liam Reynolds
L8 7SS Liverpool
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1517024095
E-mail: liam.reynolds@lwh.nhs.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Liverpool Women‘s NHS Foundation Trust
Crown Street
For the attention of: Mr Liam Reynolds
L8 7SS Liverpool
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1517024095
E-mail: liam.reynolds@lwh.nhs.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Liverpool Women‘s NHS Foundation Trust
Crown Street
For the attention of: Mr Liam Reynolds
L8 7SS Liverpool
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1517024095
E-mail: liam.reynolds@lwh.nhs.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

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:

Provision of Pathology and Associated Services.

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

NUTS code UK

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)

Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust invites expressions of interest for the provision of comprehensive Pathology and Associated Services.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85111800, 85000000, 85100000

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: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust invites expressions of interest for the provision of a comprehensive Pathology and Associated Services.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 450 000 and 1 650 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Services may be provided by a single provider or by multiple providers working in partnership. The providers must all be appropriately accredited (CPA; MHRA; HTA) and participants in the appropriate External Quality Assessment Schemes.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 0 (from the award of the contract)

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: Provision of Pathology (Blood Sciences) Service for Neonatal Patients

1)Short description

The Provider shall provide a comprehensive Pathology Service for Neonatal Patients within an overall system of resilient pathology service provision to Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust. The Provider will deliver against the agreed specification, which will include provision for: — Haematology — Blood Transfusion including Electronic Blood Tracking — Clinical Biochemistry — Clinical interpretative services — IT connectivity for requesting and reporting — Transport to and from LWH and Provider laboratory.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85111800

3)Quantity or scope

As per the published Specification.

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Provision of Placental Histopathology Service

1)Short description

The successful provider shall provide a comprehensive high quality, safe and compliant Placental Histopathology Services to Liverpool Women’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85111800

3)Quantity or scope

As per the published Specification.

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Provision of a Point of Care Testing (POCT) Service for Adult and Neonatal Services

1)Short description

The successful Provider shall provide a comprehensive Point of Care Testing (POCT) Service for Adult and Neonatal Services at Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust. The Point of Care Services shall be delivered efficiently and effectively to support wider clinical services.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85110000

3)Quantity or scope

As per the published Specification.

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 4 Lot title: Provision of Post Mortem and Mortuary Services for Neonatal Patients

1)Short description

The successful Provider shall provide a comprehensive high-quality, safe and compliant Neonatal Post Mortem and Mortuary Services Liverpool Women’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85111800

3)Quantity or scope

As per the published Specification.

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

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

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Providers must all be appropriately accredited (CPA; MHRA; HTA) and participants in the appropriate External Quality Assessment Schemes.
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: Providers must all be appropriately accredited (CPA; MHRA; HTA) and participants in the appropriate External Quality Assessment Schemes.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Details included in the published Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ).
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Details included in the published Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ).
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: Providers must all be appropriately accredited (CPA; MHRA; HTA) and participants in the appropriate External Quality Assessment Schemes.

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: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged number of operators: 4

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
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:

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

Prior information notice

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

16.5.2016 – 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: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: 2 Executive Directors.

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
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust
Liverpool Women’s Hospital, Crown Street
L8 7SS Liverpool
UNITED KINGDOM

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:

14.4.2016

 

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