Point of Care Testing Managed Service Contract Framework

Point of Care Testing Managed Service Contract Framework

This is an all encompassing framework agreement for Managed Service Contract (MSC) Providers who can fully manage Point of Care Testing requirements.

United Kingdom-Sheffield: Pathology services

2015/S 178-323878

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

North of England Commercial Procurement Collaborative (NOE CPC) (hosted by and acting through Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust)
Savile Street East
For the attention of: Barbara Begg
S4 7UQ Sheffield
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1143992006
E-mail: barara.begg@noecpc.nhs.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/noecpc

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)

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: yes

NOE CPC is contracting on behalf of other Contracting Authorities, please see details in Section II.1.2) main place of performance

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Point of Care Testing Managed Service Contract Framework Agreement.

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: The following entities shall be eligible to become NOE CPC members in future and as such may utilise any resulting agreement(s) subject to the prior agreement of NOE CPC:

NOE CPC member bodies as listed at: http://www.noecpc.nhs.uk/our-current-customers and any additional new CPC members for the duration of the contract, plus any other NHS/Public Sector bodies located in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, subject to the approval of NOE CPC, including but not limited to Acute Trusts, Foundation Trusts, Clinical Commissioning Groups, Ambulance Trusts, Care Trusts, Hospital Trusts, Mental Health Trusts, Community Health Trusts, Special Health Authorities, Health Boards, NHS Commissioning Boards, Commissioning Support Units and other health organisations (Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland), Health and Social Care Trusts (Northern Ireland), Community Health Councils, Local Health Boards, Social Enterprises, NHS Collaborative Procurement Hubs/Organisations, GP Practices, Primary Care Commissioners, Department of Health, Public Health England and Local Authorities (where Local Authorities are engaged in the provision or commissioning of health related services, for example (but not limited to) the fields of healthcare, social care, early years care and public health).

For the avoidance of doubt the following is a list of our members on the date of publishing this notice:
— Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust,
— Bedford Hospital NHS Trust,
— Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,
— Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,
— Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust,
— Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust,
— Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust,
— Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,
— Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust,
— Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,
— Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust,
— Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust,
— Health Education England,
— Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust,
— Humber NHS Foundation Trust,
— Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust,
— James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,
— Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust,
— Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust,
— Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust,
— Locala Community Partnerships CIC,
— Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust,
— Midlands and Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit,
— NHS Birmingham Cross City CCG,
— NHS Birmingham South and Central CCG
— NHS Blackburn with Darwen CCG,
— NHS Blackpool CCG,
— NHS Cannock Chase CCG,
— NHS Chorley and South Ribble CCG,
— NHS Dudley CCG,
— NHS East Lancashire CCG,
— NHS East Staffordshire CCG,
— NHS Fylde and Wyre CCG
— NHS Greater Preston CCG,
— NHS Herefordshire CCG,
— NHS Lancashire North CCG,
— NHS North Staffordshire CCG,
— NHS Sandwell and West Birmingham CCG,
— NHS Shropshire CCG,
— NHS Solihull CCG,
— NHS South East Staffordshire and Seisdon Peninsula CCG,
— NHS Stafford and Surrounds CCG,
— NHS Stoke-on-Trent CCG,
— NHS Telford and Wrekin CCG,
— NHS Walsall CCG,
— NHS West Lancashire CCG,
— NHS Wolverhampton CCG,
— North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust,
— North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust,
— Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust,
— Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust,
— Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust,
— Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust,
— Sheffield Children‘s NHS Foundation Trust,
— Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust,
— Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,
— Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,
— South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust,
— Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust,
— Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust,
— Stockport NHS Foundation Trust,
— The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,
— The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn NHS Foundation Trust,
— The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust,
— United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust,
— University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust,
— University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust,
— University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust,
— York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust,
— Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust.
Listings of the entities eligible to utilise any resulting agreement(s), subject to the approval of NOE CPC, can be found at:

1. Acute Trusts: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AcuteTrustListing.aspx

2. Clinical commissioning groups (CCGs): http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/CCGListing.aspx

3. Mental Health Trusts: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/MentalHealthTrustListing.aspx

4. Ambulance Trusts: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AmbulanceTrustListing.aspx

5. Care Trusts: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/CareTrustListing.aspx

6. NHS Trust Development Authority (TDA): http://www.ntda.nhs.uk/

7. Special Health Authorities: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/SpecialHealthAuthorityListing.aspx

8. Arms Length Bodies: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/arms-length-bodies/our-arms-length-bodies

9. NHS England: http://www.england.nhs.uk/ourwork/d-com/

and other organisations involved in commissioning of primary care services via Clinical Commissioning Groups — CCGs supported by the Commissioning Support Units — CSU’s which will be responsible for commissioning most aspects of NHS care or equivalent body/bodies established pursuant to legislation enacted as a result of or in connection with, the White Paper, Equity and Excellence: Liberating the NHS published July 2010.

10. CCG: www.commissioningboard.nhs.uk/ccg-details/

11. CSU: www.commissioningboard.nhs.uk/appointments/csu

12. NHS Professional Regulator: http://www.nhs.uk/NHSEngland/thenhs/healthregulators/Pages/professional-standards-authority.aspx

13. The Clinical Commissioning Board, Area Teams: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AreaTeamListing.aspx and other organisations involved in commissioning and/or overseeing General Practitioner services and GP consortia and GP Practices and any other provider of primary medical services:

a) who are a party to any of the following contracts:
— General Medical Services (GMS),
— Personal Medical Services (PMS),
— Alternative Provider Medical Services (APMS), and/or
b) Commissioned by NHS England or other organisations involved in commissioning or overseeing General Practitioner services, as described above:

— Social Enterprises: http://www.socialenterprise.org.uk/

— Local Authorities: http://www.idea.gov.uk/idk/org/la-data.do

— NHS Wales (National Health Service for Wales) including but not limited to: Welsh Health Boards, Primary care services — GPs, pharmacies, dentists and optometrists, hospital services and community services, including those provided through community health centres and mental health services: http://www.nhsdirect.wales.nhs.uk/localservices/localhealthboards/

— NHS Scotland (National Health Service for Scotland) including but not limited to: NHS Boards, Hospitals, Primary care Services GPs, pharmacies, dentists and optometrists, hospital services and community services, including those provided through community health centres and mental health services: http://www.show.scot.nhs.uk/organisations/index.aspx

— NHS Northern Ireland (National Health Service for Northern Ireland) including but not limited to: Health and Social Care Trusts, Primary care Services GPs, pharmacies, dentists and optometrists, hospital services, social care services and community services, including those provided through community health centres and mental health services: http://www.hscni.net/

NUTS code UK

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

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 20 000 000 and 30 000 000 GBP

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

This is an all encompassing framework agreement for Managed Service Contract (MSC) Providers who can fully manage Point of Care Testing requirements.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85111800, 85111810, 33000000, 33124131, 38430000, 33696200, 38434500, 38434520, 33124100, 38434000, 48180000, 38434560, 33696000,33124130, 33124110, 33694000

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:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Duration in months: 48 (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:

See Pre Qualification Questionnaire.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

See Pre Qualification Questionnaire.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

See Pre Qualification Questionnaire.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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: See Pre Qualification Questionnaire.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See Pre Qualification Questionnaire.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
See Pre Qualification Questionnaire.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

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

Restricted

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

Envisaged minimum number 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: See Pre Qualification Questionnaire.
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 below

1. General service requirements. Weighting 40

2. Clinical/technical requirements. Weighting 20

3. Support and installation. Weighting 20

4. Price. Weighting 20

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:

CPC 00881

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

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2015/S 118-214581 of 20.6.2015

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: 13.10.2015 – 9:00
Payable documents: no

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

13.10.2015 – 16:00
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

Date: 14.10.2015 – 8:00

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

As in 1.1)

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: NOE CPC will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar standstill period at the point information on the award of contract is communicated to tenderers, in accordance with Regulation 87 of the Public Contract Regulations 2015.
Any tenderer wishing to appeal the decision to award the contract or after the award of the contract appeal the award of the contract, shall have the rights set out in Part 3 of the Public Contract Regulations 2015.

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

See 1.1)

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

10.9.2015

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