Print on Demand Services for NHS Professionals

Print on Demand Services for NHS Professionals

NHSP is seeking to procure print on demand services including online proofing via digital printing.

United Kingdom-Watford: Printing services

2015/S 197-357360

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

NHS Professionals Ltd
3rd Floor, Edward Hyde Building, 38 Clarendon Road
For the attention of: Waddington David
WD17 1JW Watford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1133074291
E-mail: david.waddington@nhsprofessionals.nhs.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: https://nhsp.bravosolution.co.uk

Electronic access to information: https://nhsp.bravosolution.co.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://nhsp.bravosolution.co.uk

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

National or federal agency/office

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:

Print Services.

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

Services
Service category No 15: Publishing and printing services on a fee or contract basis
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Edward Hyde Building, 38 Clarendon Road, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD17 1JW.

NUTS code UKH23

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)

NHSP is seeking to procure print on demand services including online proofing via digital printing. NHSP has a template library of collateral ranging from business cards to posters, most of which require an element of customisation including co-branding with our client Trusts and insertion of contact details. As a result of the customisation, print jobs are likely to be small. It is anticipated that the template library may grow and/or alter through the life of the contract.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79810000, 79811000, 79823000

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:

NHSP is seeking to procure print on demand services including online proofing via digital printing. NHSP has a template library of collateral ranging from business cards to posters, most of which require an element of customisation including co-branding with our client Trusts and insertion of contact details. As a result of the customisation, print jobs are likely to be small. It is anticipated that the template library may grow and/or alter through the life of the contract.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 300 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

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: 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:

Requests to participate will be accepted from groupings of economic operators (consortia). In the event of a successful consortium bid, NHS Professionals may specify that the consortium takes a particular legal form and/or that a single consortium member takes primary liability or that each member undertakes joint and several liability irrespective of the legal form adopted. Where a subsidiary company is used, the ultimate parent company may be required to provide a guarantee in respect of the performance of the contract by the subsidiary before acceptance.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: As specified in the contract documents.
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: As specified in the ITT.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As specified in the ITT.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As specified in the ITT.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As specified in the ITT.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As specified in the ITT.
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: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

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

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

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

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

4.11.2015 – 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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

NHS Professionals intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise, https:\\nhsp.bravosolution.co.uk registration details can be found on the home page via the link ‘how to register’.
NHS Professionals reserves the right not to award any or part of this contract, postpone or terminate the procurement process (or any part of it) or change the procedure used to procure the contract at any time without liability on its part.
No contract will be created between NHS Professionals and any bidder until a contract is executed between NHS Professionals and the successful Bidder. NHS Professionals is not liable for any costs (including third party costs, fees or expenses) incurred by those expressing an interest in or bidding for this opportunity and no implied contract is created.
Tenders and all supporting documentation must be priced in sterling and written in English. Any agreements entered into will be governed by English law and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
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:

6.10.2015

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