Supply of Courier Services for Laboratory Samples

Supply of Courier Services for Laboratory Samples

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust requires a highly flexible, demand led service to provide transport for laboratory samples being referred for testing to other hospital laboratories around the country.

Reference number: 41692/T/SB

Deadline date:28/01/2013

This deadline is for… Notice deadline.

Contract value:£0 – £0

Location where the contract is to be carried out: United Kingdom Sheffield

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? No

Name of the buying organisation: Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Original source URL http://www.mytenders.org/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=96277

 

Description of the contract

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust requires a highly flexible, demand led service to provide transport for laboratory samples being referred for testing to other hospital laboratories around the country.

The service provider should be able to:

– Provide a robust, reliable and cost effective service.

– Consolidate transport from different laboratory sections to the same hospital when required.

– Transport samples in suitable refrigerated/frozen containers in order to protect the integrity of the sample and compliant with the relevant transport regulations of biological specimens.

– Respond to our transport requirements at short notice when required.

– Communicate effectively with the referral laboratories to ensure sample receipt is acknowledged and any issues are notified back to us.

– Provide a service 7 days a week when required.

(MT Ref:96277)

Documents

Classification of the contract

64120000 Courier services

71900000 Laboratory services

 

Additional information

Contract type: Services – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract: 01/02/2013 – 31/01/2016

 

Who to contact

Contact name Simon Beal, Senior Buyer

Organisation name Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Glossop Road, Supplies & Commercial Services, Sheffield, GB, S10 2JF

Telephone +44 1142265623

Extension number:

Fax +44 1142711860

Web address

 

How to apply

For further information please review the full notice details at http://www.mytenders.org/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=96277

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