Replacement of High Intensity Ultrasound System

Replacement of High Intensity Ultrasound System

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

United Kingdom-London: Ultrasound scanners

2014/S 143-256614

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
250 Euston Road
Contact point(s): Proc2Pay Helpdesk
For the attention of: Shabber Ahmed
NW1 2PG London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2034477771
E-mail: shabber.ahmed6@uclh.nhs.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.uclh.nhs.uk/Pages/home.aspx

Further information can be obtained from: NEP Shared System Group (TENDER No. 17904)
Unit 8/9 Roseberry Court, Ellerbeck Way, Stokesley Business Park, North Yorkshire
TS9 5QT Stokesley
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1642713608
Internet address: https://nep.eu-supply.com/login.asp?B=NEP

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: NEP Shared System Group (TENDER No. 17904)
Unit 8/9 Roseberry Court, Ellerbeck Way, Stokesley Business Park, North Yorkshire
TS9 5QT Stokesley
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1642713608
Internet address: https://nep.eu-supply.com/login.asp?B=NEP

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: NEP Shared System Group (TENDER No. 17904)
Unit 8/9 Roseberry Court, Ellerbeck Way, Stokesley Business Park, North Yorkshire
TS9 5QT Stokesley
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1642713608
Internet address: https://nep.eu-supply.com/login.asp?B=NEP

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:

UCLH/HIFU0414 — Replacement of High Intensity Ultrasound System (HIFU).

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

Supplies
A combination of these
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

NUTS code UKI11

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

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 0

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

Estimated value excluding VAT: 0 GBP

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

CE-marked transrectal high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) device to treat prostate tissue.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33112300

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: 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:

The Technical Requirements for the equipment are:
— CE-marked transrectal high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) device to treat prostate tissue,
— Real-time ultrasound guidance,
— Ability to change power settings on a pulse-by-pulse basis,
— Real time ultrasound based thermometry feedback,
— Degassing water facility with ability to change water input into probe sheath,
— Water chilling facility.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 0 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Duration in months: 0 (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:

Guarantees may be required.

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

Payment regime to be agreed with successful bidder.

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

Successful Bidders will be expected to be in a legal form that allows UCLH to contract with one or more single legal entities. Each party to the successful tender will be required to assume joint and several liability.

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: In accordance with Articles 45 to 50 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulation 23 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In accordance with Article 47 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulation 24 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
In accordance with Article 48 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulation 25 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006.
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
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

Payable documents: no

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

9.9.2014 – 17:00
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

in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 9.9.2014 – 17:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

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

To receive more information about this tender, including any amendments and/or clarifications and to request any clarifications and/or to respond to this tender, you must register your interest to this tender by logging on at the following website: https://uk.eu-supply.com/login.asp?B=NEP

If you have not used this website before, please select ‘New Supplier Registration’. This will take you onto a new page with an online form where all fields must be completed. You should rceive an automated reply within 24 hours to confirm successful registration. Once this is complete please search for TENDER No. 17904.
Following an expression of interest on the website for TENDER No. 17904, the Invitation to Tender documents will be available to access. The Tender documents must be returned in accordance with the instructions set out in the ITT by the time and date indicated.
If you require any technical assistance on the above website, please contact the NEP Helpdesk on 01642 713 608 during office hours only (8:00-17:00).
The contracting authority does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any offer and reserves the right to accept an offer in either whole or in part. The contracting authority is not responsible for any costs incurred by bidders in relation to the participation in this process.

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

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
250 Euston Road
NW1 2PG London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: shabber.ahmed6@uclh.nhs.uk
Internet address: http://www.uclh.nhs.uk/Pages/home.aspx

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

24.7.2014

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