Respiratory Ventilators Tender

Respiratory Ventilators Tender

The Trusts have a requirement to purchase ventilators (and all associated goods and services) for domiciliary, intensive care (adult and paediatric) and high dependency areas.

UK-London: ventilators

2012/S 232-381864

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

King’s Health Partners c/o Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
Procurement Department, 2nd Floor, New City Court, Guy’s Hospital, Great Maze Pond
Contact point(s): Procurement Department
For the attention of: Kelly Sanders
SE1 9RT London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2032998782
E-mail: kellysanders@nhs.net

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://kingshealthpartners.g2b.info

Electronic access to information: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/index.html

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/index.html

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

Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Camberwell, Denmark Hill
SE5 9RS London
UNITED KINGDOM

South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
Denmark Hill
SE5 9RS London
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Respiratory Ventilators.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Supplies
Purchase
NUTS code UKI1
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: 4
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 3
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 500 000 and 5 000 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Ventilators. Gas-therapy and respiratory devices. Medicinal products for the respiratory system. Medical equipments. The Trust’s have a requirement to purchase ventilators (and all associated goods and services) for domiciliary, intensive care (adult and paediatric) and high dependency areas.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

39714100, 33157000, 33670000, 33100000

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: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Lot 1 – Domiciliary Ventilation.
The Trusts are looking to appoint up to three Providers under a Framework Agreement, separated into three sub-lots;
— High-End Ventilators.
— Mid-Range Ventilators.
— Low-End Ventilators.
Lot 2 – Hospital Ventilators (Intensive Care (adult and paediatric) /High Dependency).
The Trusts are looking to appoint one supplier under a Framework Agreement.
It is intended that the Framework Agreement will be between the successful Provider/s and Guys and St Thomas’ Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. The contract will be set-up so that the Trust will be able to call off goods or services as required. There will also be an option for other Member Trusts within King’s Health Partners (Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, Kings College Hospital, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust) to use this Framework to call off similar services.
The contract period will be for 3 years with the option to extend by a further year.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 500 000 and 5 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 1
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Domiciliary Ventilators

1)Short description
The Lane Fox respiratory unit (St Thomas’ Hospital) is a national referral centre for chronic respiratory failure. It specialises in respiratory support, particularly non-invasive ventilation, and in ‘weaning’ patients from invasive mechanical ventilation.
The Trusts are looking to appoint up to 3 Providers under a Framework Agreement, separated into 3 sub-lots;
— High-End Ventilators.
— Mid-Range Ventilators.
— Low-End Ventilators.
It is intended that the Framework Agreement will be between the successful Provider/s and Guys and St Thomas’ Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. The contract will be set-up so that the Trust will be able to call off goods or services as required. There will also be an option for other Member Trusts within King’s Health Partners to use this Framework to call off similar services.
The contract period will be for 3 years with the option to extend by a further year.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

39714100, 33157000, 33670000, 33100000

3)Quantity or scope
Current annual usage for Lane Fox Unit (St Thomas’ Hospital) is as follows;
— 120 – High-End Ventilators.
— 40 – Mid-Range Ventilators.
— 65 – Low-End Ventilators.
This volume is likely to increase, and will alter for other departments / Trusts.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 500 000 and 2 000 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Lot 2 – Hospital Ventilators (Intensive Care (adult and paediatric) /High Dependency)
1)Short description
Lot 2 – Hospital Ventilators (Intensive Care (adult and paediatric) /High Dependency).
The Trusts are looking to appoint one supplier under a Framework Agreement.
It is intended that the Framework Agreement will be between the successful Provider/s and Guys and St Thomas’ Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. The contract will be set-up so that the Trust will be able to call off goods or services as required. There will also be an option for other Member Trusts within King’s Health Partners to use this Framework to call off similar services.
The contract period will be for 3 years with the option to extend by a further year.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

39714100, 33157000, 33670000, 33100000

3)Quantity or scope
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 500 000 and 2 000 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)
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:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Standard NHS Terms and Conditions for Purchase fo Goods, details of those items set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) and Invitation to Tender (ITT) documents.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (a) Appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance.
(c) A statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last three financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information on these turnovers is available.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(a) A list of the works carried out over the past five years, accompanied by certificates of satisfactory execution for the most important works. These certificates shall indicate the value, date and site of the works and shall specify whether they were carried out according to the rules of the trade and properly completed. Where appropriate, the competent authority shall submit these certificates to the contracting authority direct.
(b) A list of the principal deliveries effected or the main services provided in the past 3 years, with the sums, dates and recipients, whether public or private, involved. Evidence of delivery and services provided shall be given: where the recipient was a contracting authority, in the form of certificates issued or countersigned by the competent authority, where the recipient was a private purchaser, by the purchaser’s certification or, failing this, simply by a declaration by the economic operator.
(c) An indication of the technicians or technical bodies involved, whether or not belonging directly to the economic operator’s undertaking, especially those responsible for quality control and, in the case of public works contracts, those upon whom the contractor can call in order to carry out the work.
(d) A description of the technical facilities and measures used by the supplier or service provider for ensuring quality and the undertaking’s study and research facilities.
(e) Where the products or services to be supplied are complex or, exceptionally, are required for a special purpose, a check carried out by the contracting authorities or on their behalf by a competent official body of the country in which the supplier or service provider is established, subject to that body’s agreement, on the production capacities of the supplier or the technical capacity of the service provider and, if necessary, on the means of study and research which are available to it and the quality control measures it will operate.
(f) The educational and professional qualifications of the service provider or contractor and/or those of the undertaking’s managerial staff and, in particular, those of the person or persons responsible for providing the services or managing the work.
(g) For public works contracts and public services contracts, and only in appropriate cases, an indication of the environmental management measures that the economic operator will be able to apply when performing the contract.
(h) A statement of the average annual manpower of the service provider or contractor and the number of managerial staff for the last 3 years.
(i) A statement of the tools, plant or technical equipment available to the service provider or contractor for carrying out the contract.
(j) An indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract.
(k) With regard to the products to be supplied:
(i) samples, descriptions and/or photographs, the authenticity of which must be certified if the contracting authority so requests;
(ii) certificates drawn up by official quality control institutes or agencies of recognised competence attesting the conformity of products clearly identified by references to specifications or standards.
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

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: and maximum number 7
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As per prequalification questionnaire (PQQ) documents.
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:
F/312/12
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
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: 28.12.2012 – 17:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
4.1.2013 – 17:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
21.1.2013
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 tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
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

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement,and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.Service providers must read this set of instructions and follow the process to respond to this opportunity. The information and/or documents for this opportunity are available on http://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/index.html. You must resgister on this site to respond, if you are already registered you will not need to register again, simply use your existing username and password. Please note there is a password reminder link on the delta homepage.Service providers must log in, go to your response manager and add the following access code: SC5J99XPF9. Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when submitting your tender prior to the closing date and time, especially if you have been asked to upload documents. In order to overcome file size difficulties we request that tender submissions are completed in ‘Word’ or similar. Attachments to the response should be compiled into one zip file. GO Reference: GO-20121128-PRO-4417013.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

King’s Health Partners, c/o Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
Procurement Department (2nd Floor), New City Court, Guy’s Hospital, Great Maze Pond
SE1 9RT London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: kellysanders@nhs.net
Telephone: +44 2032998782

Body responsible for mediation procedures

King’s Health Partners
C/o Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, 2nd Floor, New City Court, Guy’s Hospital, Great Maze Pond
SE1 9RT London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2071887188

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:
28.11.2012

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