Supply of Procedure Packs for NHS

Supply of Procedure Packs for NHS

NHS Commercial Procurement Collaborative.

UK-Sheffield: dressing packs

2012/S 96-160196

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

NHS Commercial Procurement Collaborative (NHS CPC) (hosted by and acting through Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust)
Don Valley House. Savile Street East
For the attention of: Francis Guise
S4 7UQ Sheffield
UNITED KINGDOM

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: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Procedure packs.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Supplies
Purchase
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Please see III.2.1 for the full user eligibility text.
The following entities shall be eligible to utilise any resulting agreement(s):
NHS CPC member bodies as listed at: http://www.yhcpc.nhs.uk/node/208, 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 NHS CPC, including but not limited to Acute Trusts, Foundation Trusts, Ambulance Trusts, Primary Care Trusts, Care Trusts, NHS Hospital Trusts, Foundation Trusts, Strategic Health Authorities, Health Boards and other health organisations (Wales and Scotland), Health and Social Care Trusts (Northern Ireland), Mental Health Trusts, Special Health Authorities, 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.
Calderdale And Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust.
Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
City Health Care Partnership.
Countess Of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Trust.
Doncaster And Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Harrogate And District NHS Foundation Trust.
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 Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust.
NHS Bradford And Airedale Teaching PCT.
NHS Calderdale PCT.
NHS Leeds PCT.
NHS North Yorkshire And York PCT.
NHS Sheffield PCT.
NHS Yorkshire & The Humber Strategic Health Authority.
Norfolk And Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Northern Lincolnshire And Goole Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.
Scarborough And North East Yorkshire Healthcare NHS Trust.
Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust.
Sheffield Health & Social Care NHS Foundation Trust.
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.
Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation 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.
York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust.
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

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 3

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Framework to include suppliers with ability to provide a range of standard/essential` and bespoke procedure packs.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33141116, 33140000

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
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Essential/standard procedure packs

1)Short description
Ability to provide packs to cover some or all of the areas below:
EVA procedure packs eyes.
EVB procedure packs oral.
EVD procedure packs wound cleansing.
EVE procedure packs swabs.
EVF procedure packs gauze ribbon.
EVG procedure packs – cotton wool.
EVH procedure packs – dressing sheets towel.
EVI procedure packs – baby.
EVJ procedure packs – dressings general.
Procedure packs eyes.
Procedure packs oral.
Vaginal examination maternity.
Procedure packs wound cleansing.
Procedure packs swabs.
Procedure packs gauze ribbon.
Procedure packs – cotton wool.
Procedure packs – dressing sheets towel.
Procedure packs – baby.
Procedure packs – dressings general.
Procedure packs – suture removal.
Procedure packs – dialysis.
Procedure packs – catheterisation.
Procedure packs – Bandages.
Procedure pack day case.
Procedure pack orthopaedics.
Procedure pack angiography.
Procedure pack cardiac surgery.
Procedure pack theatres.
Procedure packs – misc.
CSSD procedure packs.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33140000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Instructions how to express interest in this tender:
1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (required once),
— Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://yhcpc.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register,

— Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’,
— Enter your correct details,
— Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete,
— You will shortly receive an e-mail with your unique password (keep this secure). Once registered, please follow the steps to import your sid4health profile, the instructions to do so are in the ‘Supplier Import guide’ once logged in. You will then be able to express interest in the tender exercise that is of interest to you.
2. Express an interest in the tender:
— Login to the portal with the username/password,
— Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are pre-qualification questionnaires / invitations to tender open to any registered supplier),
— Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content,
— Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page,
— This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only),
— You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box.
3. Responding to the tender:
— Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining),
— You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification,
— Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT,
— 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 top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help or contact the eTendering help desk at 0800-3684580 or help@bravosolution.co.uk.

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Bespoke Procedure Packs
1)Short description
Ability to provide packs to cover some or all of the areas below:
EVA procedure packs eyes.
EVB procedure packs oral.
EVD procedure packs wound cleansing.
EVE procedure packs swabs.
EVF procedure packs gauze ribbon.
EVG procedure packs – cotton wool.
EVH procedure packs – dressing sheets towel.
EVI procedure packs – baby.
EVJ procedure packs – dressings general.
Procedure packs eyes.
Procedure packs oral.
Vaginal examination maternity.
Procedure packs wound cleansing.
Procedure packs swabs.
Procedure packs gauze ribbon.
Procedure packs – cotton wool.
Procedure packs – dressing sheets towel.
Procedure packs – baby.
Procedure packs – dressings general.
Procedure packs – suture removal.
Procedure packs – dialysis.
Procedure packs – catheterisation.
Procedure packs – bandages.
Procedure pack day case.
Procedure pack orthopaedics.
Procedure pack angiography.
Procedure pack cardiac surgery.
Procedure pack theatres.
Procedure packs – misc.
CSSD procedure packs.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33140000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Instructions how to express interest in this tender:
1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (required once):
— Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://yhcpc.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register,

— Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘Continue’,
— Enter your correct details,
— Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete,
— You will shortly receive an e-mail with your unique password (keep this secure). Once registered, please follow the steps to import your sid4health profile, the instructions to do so are in the ‘Supplier Import guide’ once logged in. You will then be able to express interest in the tender exercise that is of interest to you.
2. Express an Interest in the tender:
— Login to the portal with the username/password,
— Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are pre-qualification questionnaires / invitations to tender open to any registered supplier),
— Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content,
— Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page,
— This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only),
— You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box.
3. Responding to the tender:
— Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining),
— You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification,
— Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT,
— 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 top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help or contact the eTendering help desk at 0800-3684580 or help@bravosolution.co.uk.

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
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Listings of the entities eligible to utilise any resulting agreement(s), subject to the approval of NHS CPC, can be found at:
Acute Trusts: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AcuteTrustListing.aspx.

Primary Care Trusts: http://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/Pages/PrimaryCareTrustListing.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.

Strategic Health Authorities: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/StrategicHealthAuthorityListing.aspx.

Special Health Authorities: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/SpecialHealthAuthorityListing.aspx.

Other English NHS bodies: http://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/Pages/ServiceSearch.aspx.

Arms Length Bodies: http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/Aboutus/OrganisationsthatworkwithDH/Armslengthbodies/Categorisationofarmslengthbodies/index.htm.

The NHS Commissioning Board and other organisations involved in commissioning or overseeing General Practitioner services and GP consortia 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.
GP Practices: http://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/Pages/ServiceSearch.aspx, and: http://www.general-practitioners-uk.co.uk/.

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 the NHS Commissioning Board or other organisations involved in commissioning or overseeing General Practitioner services, as described above. Social Enterprises: http://www.dh.gov.uk/prod_consum_dh/groups/dh_digitalassets/@dh/@en/documents/digitalasset/dh_119228.pdf

Local Authorities:
http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Dl1/Directories/Localcouncils/AToZOfLocalCouncils/DG_AZ_

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.n-i.nhs.uk/

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
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 & Expressing an Interest in this requirement candidates are requested to provide their profile in Sid4health. The NHS CPC utilizes the NHS Supplier Information Database (sid4health) to manage & assess general pre-qualification info in the form of a profile. To register your profile on Sid4health you must:
i) Obtain a Dun & Bradstreet (D&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 & must be obtained for trading with the NHS. Check if your company has a DUNS(R) No on the Sid4health registration page;
ii) Go to www.sid4health.nhs.uk and select Register Supplier Organisation & enter the first 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 Sid4health within Profile Management for details). iii) ensure all mandatory fields of their Sid4health profile are completed. D&B data will be supplied automatically by D&B.

iv) Where access to Sid4health is unavailable, contact the sid4health Helpdesk: helpsid4health@eurodyn.com

Once your sid4health profile has been completed & validated progress to express interest in this tender as per section VI.3)Please ensure YOU keep your profile updated within Sid4health regularly.

III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please refer to PQQ MOI attached.
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
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Based on scores achieved in PQQ all eligible suppliers achieving required minimum will be accepted to ITT stage.
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:
CLI00155/NHSCPC/FG
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
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
19.6.2012 – 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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening 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
Instructions how to express interest in this tender:
1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (required once),
— Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://yhcpc.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register,

— Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘Continue’,
— Enter your correct details,
— Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete,
— You will shortly receive an e-mail with your unique password (keep this secure). Once registered, please follow the steps to import your sid4health profile, the instructions to do so are in the ‘Supplier Import guide’ once logged in. You will then be able to express interest in the tender exercise that is of interest to you 2. Express an Interest in the tender,
— Login to the portal with the username/password,
— Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are pre-qualification questionnaires / invitations to tender open to any registered supplier),
— Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content,
— Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page,
— This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only),
— You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box.
3. Responding to the tender:
— Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining),
— You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification,
— Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT,
— 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 top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help or contact the eTendering help desk at 0800-3684580 or help@bravosolution.co.uk.

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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:18.5.2012

Enjoyed this post? Share it!