Supply of Automated Blood Group Analyser to Portsmouth Hospital
Supply of equipment, service and consumables for an automated Blood Transfusion compatibility service.
United Kingdom-Portsmouth: Pathology services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Southwick Hill Rd
PO6 3LY Portsmouth
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
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
A combination of these
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Queen Alexander Hospital, Southwick Hill Rd, Portsmouth, Hampshire PO6 3LY.
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The Department of Blood Sciences, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth is seeking a commercial supplier to provide automated equipment and test reagents to support its Blood Transfusion service for transfusion compatibility testing.
Automated systems are required to update our existing technologies for the analysis of clinical specimens for blood grouping, antibody screens DATs, compatibility tests, antibody panels and phenotyping.
The expectation is that the contract will run for a minimum of 5 years with 2 optional 12 month extensions. The NHS Standard Terms and Conditions will be applicable. The supplier must have considerable expertise in the field of Blood Transfusion diagnostics with a range of proven platforms, technical support and validated (CE-IVD marked) assays.
The potential supplier must be willing to work with the Blood Sciences Department (and other suppliers, where appropriate) regarding the choice of platforms and assays and to propose solutions to accommodate the specimen work-flow.
In order to access this opportunity please register on the in-tend e-tendering portal https://in-tendhost.co.uk/soepsprovider/aspx/Home
The contract will be awarded to the supplier who can:
1. Demonstrate extensive expertise in the provision of transfusion compatibility/blood grouping analysers.
2. Provide evidence of experience to support managed service contracts for provision of a Blood Transfusion service
3. Provide a range of proven automated platforms for the detection of blood groups, Antibody screens, DATs, compatibility tests, antibody panels and phenotyping.
4. Provide validated methodologies to support the repertoire of tests required.
5. Demonstrate established technical (analyser and scientific) support systems to ensure minimal system/service downtime.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Range: between 850 000 and 950 000 GBP
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
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
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: