Supply of Endoscopy Consumables

Supply of Endoscopy Consumables

The framework agreement will be for the provision of Endoscopy Consumables used in Bronchoscopy, Gastroscopy, Colonoscopy and ERCP.

United Kingdom-Sheffield: Endoscopy, endosurgery devices

2015/S 052-090187

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

North of England Commercial Procurement Collaborative (NOE CPC) (hosted by and acting through Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.)
Savile Street East
For the attention of: Kathy Abbs
S4 7UQ Sheffield
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1143992008
E-mail: kathy.abbs@noecpc.nhs.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/noecpc

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

NOECPC Member bodies as listed at http://www.noecpc.nhs.uk/our-current-customers For full details see section II.1.2 Main Place of Delivery

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

CLI00319 — Endoscopy Consumables.

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

Supplies
Purchase

NUTS code UK

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

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

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

CLI00319 — Endoscopy Consumables
The framework agreement will be for the provision of Endoscopy Consumables used in Bronchoscopy, Gastroscopy, Colonoscopy and ERCP.
Tenderers will be able to offer the full or part range of Endoscopy Consumables. There will be in the region of 22 different product categories as outlined in the Invitation to Tender (ITT).

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33168000, 33000000, 33141220

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:

Tenderers will be able to offer the full or part range of Endoscopy Consumables. There will be in the region of 22 different product categories as outlined in the Invitation to Tender (ITT).

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The framework agreement shall be awarded for 3 years, commencing 1.7.2015 to 30.6.2018, with the option to extend for a further 12 months until 30.6.2019.

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes

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

Starting 1.7.2015. Completion 30.6.2019

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Parent company or other guarantees, bonds, deposits, insurance or other forms of security may be required in certain circumstances. See the invitation to tender for further details.
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:

Bids by groups or consortia of economic operators are permitted. However, the member organisations of NOE CPC reserve the right to require groupings or consortia of economic operators if they are the successful bidder to take a particular legal form in order to contract for this contract opportunity or to require one party to undertake primary legal liability or to require that each party undertakes 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: Candidates may be disqualified who do not respond in accordance with the format and instructions of this requirement. Prior to entering your general information and Expressing an Interest in this requirement candidates are requested to provide their profile in Sid4gov. The NOE CPC utilizes the NHS Supplier Information Database (sid4gov) to manage and assess general pre-qualification info in the form of a profile. To register your profile on Sid4gov you must:
i) Obtain a Dun and Bradstreet (D and B) DUNS(R) Number to enable registration on sid4health. Normally its provided within 48 hours but may take up to 5 days. The DUNS(R) No. is the standard supplier coding for the NHS and must be obtained for trading with the NHS. Check if your company has a DUNS(R) No on the Sid4gov registration page.
ii) Go to: https://sid4gov.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/login and select Register Supplier Organisation and enter the 1st part or the whole of your organisation name or DUNS number. Click on Search, follow instructions to complete the registration or select an existing registration to create a new user account. (Candidates must publish at least one validated profile to make their profile available for buyers to view generally — see Help page on Sid4gov within Profile Management for details). iii) ensure all mandatory fields of their Sid4gov profile are completed. D and B data will be supplied automatically by D and B.

iv) Where access to Sid4gov is unavailable, contact the sid4gov Help-desk: sid4gov@gps.gsi.gov.uk

Once your sid4gov profile has been completed and validated progress to express interest in this tender as per section VI.3)Please ensure You keep your profile updated within Sid4gov regularly.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: How to Express Interest in this Tender:

1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once) — Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/noecpc and click the link to register — Enter your correct business and user details -— Note: your username will be the email address you have entered — you will also then shortly receive an email confirmation.

2. Once registered access the site and from the Home page hover over Tenders on the tool bar and select current tenders from the drop down options
3. Express Interest in the tender you are interested in — Select ‘Express Interest’ within the Tender Details ( located at the bottom of the synopsis). On doing so, you will instantly have access to the Tender Management area for that tender. Any available documentation will be available via the various relevant tabs. You can access this area at any point by logging in, navigating to ‘My Tenders’ and selecting ‘View Details’.
4. Responding to the tender — There will be a tab allocated to any tender stage (e.g. PQQ and/or ITT). Under the ‘My Tender Return’ area, you will be required to complete any mandatory questionnaires and upload any requested documentation. You can now use the ‘Correspondence’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification (any clarifications will be found within the ‘Clarifications’ tab). — Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete and submit your response. — There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available).
You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the bottom of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the In-tend Support Desk. Alerts will be sent to your request email addresses when any correspondence, alterations or clarifications are issued.
The standards and criteria are available in the PQQ/ITT documents available as indicated above.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As set out in the ITT.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As set out in the ITT.
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

Open

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged number of operators: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Please refer to the ITT document.
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: yes
Additional information about electronic auction: NOE CPC reserves the right to use an electronic auction as part of the tendering process, if appropriate.
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

CPC 00574 and CLI00319

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

20.4.2015 – 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

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

The following entities shall be eligible to become NOE CPC members in future and as such may utilise any resulting agreement(s) subject to the prior agreement of NOE CPC:

NOE CPC member bodies as listed at: http://www.noecpc.nhs.uk/our-current-customers, and any additional new CPC members for the duration of the contract, plus any other NHS/Public Sector bodies located in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, subject to the approval of NOE CPC, including but not limited to Acute Trusts, Foundation Trusts, Clinical Commissioning Groups, Ambulance Trusts, Care Trusts, Hospital Trusts, Mental Health Trusts, Community Health Trusts, Special Health Authorities, Health Boards, NHS Commissioning Boards, Commissioning Support Units and other health organisations (Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland), Health and Social Care Trusts (Northern Ireland), Community Health Councils, Local Health Boards, Social Enterprises, NHS Collaborative Procurement Hubs/Organisations, GP Practices, Primary Care Commissioners, Department of Health, Public Health England and Local Authorities (where Local Authorities are engaged in the provision or commissioning of health related services, for example (but not limited to) the fields of healthcare, social care, early years care and public health).

For the avoidance of doubt the following is a list of our members on the date of publishing this notice:
Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Calderdale And Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust
Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust
Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
Health Education England
Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust
Humber NHS Foundation Trust
Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust
James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Locala Community Partnerships CIC
Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust
Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Midlands and Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit
NHS Cannock Chase CCG
NHS East Staffordshire CCG
NHS Herefordshire CCG
NHS North Staffordshire CCG
NHS Shropshire CCG
NHS South East Staffordshire And Seisdon Peninsula CCG
NHS Stafford And Surrounds CCG
NHS Stoke On Trent CCG
NHS Telford And Wrekin CCG
North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust
North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust
Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust
Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
Sheffield Children”s NHS Foundation Trust
Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
South Staffordshire And Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust
The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King”s Lynn NHS Foundation Trust
The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust
United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust
York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust
Listings of the entities eligible to utilise any resulting agreement(s), subject to the approval of NOE CPC, can be found at:
Acute Trusts:

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AcuteTrustListing.aspx

Clinical commissioning groups (CCGs):

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/CCGListing.aspx

Mental Health Trusts:

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/MentalHealthTrustListing.aspx

Ambulance Trusts:

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AmbulanceTrustListing.aspx

Care Trusts:

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/CareTrustListing.aspx

NHS Trust Development Authority (TDA):

http://www.ntda.nhs.uk/

Special Health Authorities:

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/SpecialHealthAuthorityListing.aspx

Arms Length Bodies:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/arms-length-bodies/our-arms-length-bodies

NHS England:

http://www.england.nhs.uk/ourwork/d-com/ and other organisations involved in commissioning of primary care services via Clinical Commissioning Groups — CCGs supported by the Commissioning Support Units – CSU’s which will be responsible for commissioning most aspects of NHS care (or equivalent body/bodies established pursuant to legislation enacted as a result of, or in connection with, the White Paper, Equity and Excellence: Liberating the NHS published July 2010.

CCG: www.commissioningboard.nhs.uk/ccg-details/

CSU: www.commissioningboard.nhs.uk/appointments/csu

NHS Professional Regulator:

http://www.nhs.uk/NHSEngland/thenhs/healthregulators/Pages/professional-standards-authority.aspx

The Clinical Commissioning Board, Area Teams:

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AreaTeamListing.aspx and other organisations involved in commissioning and/or overseeing General Practitioner services and GP consortia and GP Practices:

and any other provider of primary medical services:
a) who are a party to any of the following contracts:
— General Medical Services (GMS),
— Personal Medical Services (PMS),
— Alternative Provider Medical Services (APMS) and/or
b) Commissioned by NHS England or other organisations involved in commissioning or overseeing General Practitioner services, as described above.
Social Enterprises:

http://www.socialenterprise.org.uk/

Local Authorities:

http://www.idea.gov.uk/idk/org/la-data.do

NHS Wales (National Health Service for Wales) including but not limited to: Welsh Health Boards, Primary care services -— GPs, pharmacies, dentists and optometrists, Hospital services, and community services, including those provided through community health centres and mental health services:

http://www.nhsdirect.wales.nhs.uk/localservices/localhealthboards/

NHS Scotland (National Health Service for Scotland) including but not limited to: NHS Boards, Hospitals, Primary care Services GPs, pharmacies, dentists and optometrists, Hospital services, and community services, including those provided through community health centres and mental health services:

http://www.show.scot.nhs.uk/organisations/index.aspx

NHS Northern Ireland (National Health Service for Northern Ireland) including but not limited to: Health and Social Care Trusts, Primary care Services GPs, pharmacies, dentists and optometrists, Hospital services, social care services and community services, including those provided through community health centres and mental health services:

http://www.hscni.net/

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

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: NOE CPC will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of contract is communicated to tenderers, in accordance with Regulation 32A of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006. Any tenderer wishing to appeal the decision to award the contract, or after the award of the contract appeal the award of the contract, shall have the rights set out in Part 9 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 and as amended in 2009 Remedies Directive and further amended in 2011.

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Address at 1.1

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

10.3.2015

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