Point of Care Testing for NHS Health Check Service
Public Health is seeking to procure point of care testing equipment for all commissioned Northamptonshire providers of NHS Health Checks.
United Kingdom-Northampton: Medical equipments, pharmaceuticals and personal care products
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
One Angel Square, Angel Street
Contact person: Mrs Amy Myers
NUTS code: UKF24
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Northamptonshire County Council: Point of Care Testing (POCT) for NHS Health Check Service
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
Public Health is seeking to procure point of care testing equipment for all commissioned Northamptonshire providers of NHS Health Checks (on the Council’s Health Checks DPS) with a view to providing greater accessibility and uptake of the health check programme. The POCT service will be an intrinsic part of the delivery of the NHS Health Checks programme commissioned by Northamptonshire County Council.
For the purpose of this specification and contract, point of care equipment is taken to include test machines and reagents for cholesterol and HbA1c and all other associated material.
The service will be required from 1.4.2019 for an initial period of 2 years (up to 31.3.2021) with an option to extend for a further 1 year, taking the total contract term to a max of 3 years. Any extension will be agreed between the Council and the Provider(s). The deadline for completed ITTs to be received on the LGSS eTendering Portal is 12:00 noon on 7.1.2019.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
This process is being run as an open process, for a multi-Framework to be set up.
Northamptonshire County Council intends to procure and a Point of Care Testing service across all of its commissioned NHS Health Check providers (that are on the Council’s DPS).
The award of the contract will be for an initial 2 years with the option to extend for another 1 year.
The contract will include:
— provision of POCT equipment,
— supply of reagents,
— quality assurance,
— data management.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: