Radiology Reporting Services Tender

Radiology Reporting Services Tender

Framework Agreement. 3 Lots. Lot 1 Routine – Urgent Elective and Routine Standard,
– Lot 2 Out of hours – Urgent Emergency.

United Kingdom-Inverness: Medical hospital services

2015/S 078-138346

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

NHS Highland
Supplies Portacabin, Raigmore Hospital
Contact point(s): Procurement Department
For the attention of: Contracting Team
IV2 3UJ Inverness
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1463706606
E-mail: high-uhb.tenders@nhs.net

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.nhshighland.scot.nhs.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00302

Electronic access to information: www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.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

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:

HH014-14 Radiology Reporting 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
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Highlands and Islands.

NUTS code UKM6

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
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 7

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: 800 000 GBP

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

NHS Highland are inviting tenders for the provision of Radiology Reporting Services. There shall be three specific lots within this Framework Agreement:
— Lot 1 Routine — Urgent Elective and Routine Standard,
— Lot 2 Out of hours — Urgent Emergency,
— Lot 3 Bespoke Specialist Reporting.
The Contract Period shall be 24.7.2015 to 23.7.2018 with an option to extend for up to a further 12 months.
Note: the buyer is using PCS-Tender to carry out this procurement process. Please note this is a separate website and if you are not already registered, registration will be required.

To access PCS-Tender, record your interest in this notice and access the tender documentation please visithttps://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk and search for project Code project_3772 under ITTs Open to All Suppliers. Please use the Search/Filter function, then select Project Code from the dropdown. Please note that once you have expressed interest in the ITT it will move to your My ITTs area.

For further information on using PCS-Tender, please read the Supplier Response Guide:https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/esop/pts-host/public/pts/supplierhelppage/PCS-TSupplierResponseGuide.pdf

If you have already registered on Public Contracts Scotland and PCS-Tender and paired your accounts you can access PCS-Tender through your Public Contracts Scotland Control Panel.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85111200, 85120000, 85121000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

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: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The estimated value of the Framework Agreement over 4 years is approximately 800 000 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

Starting 24.7.2015. Completion 23.7.2018

Information about lots

Lot No: 1Lot title: Routine Urgent Elective and Routine Standard

1)Short description

The Contractor shall provide off site reporting of plain film and cross sectional imaging on a routine basis.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85111200, 85120000, 85121000

3)Quantity or scope

Ad-hoc dependent upon the demand for Plain Film, MRI and CT exams.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2Lot title: Out of hours – Urgent Emergency

1)Short description

The Contractor shall provide on demand off site reporting of CT imaging acquired between the hours of 21:00-8:00.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85111200, 85120000, 85121000

3)Quantity or scope

Ad-hoc dependent upon the demand for Plain Film, MRI and CT exams.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3Lot title: Bespoke Specialist Reporting

1)Short description

The Contractor shall provide reporting of specialist diagnostic areas on an ad hoc basis as required by service. These will include, but are not limited to, musculoskeletal (MSK) MRI images and paediatric plain film, CT and MRI.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85111200, 85120000, 85121000

3)Quantity or scope

Ad-hoc dependent upon the demand for Plain Film, MRI and CT exams.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
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:

Jointly and severally liable.

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: Detailed within the Invitation to Tender documentation.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Detailed within the Invitation to Tender documentation.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Detailed within the Invitation to Tender documentation.
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: yes

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:

HH014-14
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
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

27.5.2015 – 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

Date: 27.5.2015 – 12:00

Place:

Procurement, Supplies Portacabin, Raigmore Hospital Inverness IV2 3UJ.

Section VI: Complementary information

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

VI.3)Additional information

Tenderers must bid for at least one Lot in order to be considered. Tenderers may bid for as many Lots as they wish.
This tendering exercise will be conducted using the PCS Tenders system.
(SC Ref:344451).
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:

17.4.2015

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