Service to Supply Aseptic Pharmaceuticals
The Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust is seeking expression of interest from suppliers, capable of supplying Aseptic Pharmaceuticals.
United Kingdom-London: Medical equipments, pharmaceuticals and personal care products
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust
SW3 6NP London
Telephone: +44 2073518956
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
Regional or local authority
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.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Service to Supply Aseptic Pharmaceuticals.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 25: Health and social services
NUTS code UKI1
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)
Medical equipments, pharmaceuticals and personal care products. The Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust is seeking expression of interest from suppliers, capable of supplying Aseptic Pharmaceuticals.
The Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust is the largest specialist heart and lung centre in the UK and amongst the largest in Europe. The Trust is based on 2 sites, the Royal Brompton Hospital site is in Chelsea and the Harefield Hospital site is near Uxbridge.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Interested suppliers must be able to provide the following services:
1.TPN (Total Parenteral Nutrition) for adult on both sites and paediatrics on the Royal Brompton site only.
2.CIVAS (Central Intravenous Additive Service) for antimicrobials for adults & paediatric which includes short dated and patient specific products and a small number of miscellaneous aseptic products. This service is required mainly for the Royal Brompton Hospital site.
3.Aseptically reconstituted clinical trials predominately for the Royal Brompton Hospital site.
4.Aseptically reconstituted gene therapy clinical trials predominately for the Royal Brompton Hospital site but a service may also be required for Harefield Hospital.
The Trust requires the contractor(s) to provide a reliable and punctual service Monday to Friday with the possibility that deliveries will be required on a Saturday morning.
The pharmaceuticals must be of the highest quality and prepared in facilities that comply with current European, UK Medicines and Healthcare Product Regulatory Authority (MHRA) and NHS requirements for aseptic production. Changes caused by circulars or instructions from any of these bodies will be treated as changes to relevant guidelines and/or law and may lead to re-negotiation or re-tender. It is assumed that the contractor will be fully compliant with all such requirements.
When considering the tenders, quality of product and service, track record of the tendering agency, and cost effectiveness will be major considerations.
The length of the contract will be for 5 years with an option to review after 3 years and an option to extend for a further 2 years making a potential contract length of 7 years.
The Trust would prefer to contract with one supplier but submissions for one or more parts of the service will be considered.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 550 000 and 580 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
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: 60 (from the award of the contract)
Information about lots
Lot No: 1 Lot title: As per lots indicated in point II.2.1) Total quantity or scope
As per above.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
3)Quantity or scope
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:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
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
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
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.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
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
4.9.2013 – 15:00
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
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
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.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
The Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust
SW3 6NP London
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:5.8.2013