Supply of Radiopharmaceuticals

Supply of Radiopharmaceuticals

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust are seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified companies for the supply of radiopharmaceuticals for patient administration in both diagnosis and treatment.

UK-Leicester: radio-isotopes

2012/S 232-381855

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

University Hospitals of Leicester
Finance & Procurement, Block 7, Hospital Close
Contact point(s): Mr Simon Boor
LE5 4WP Leicester
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: procurement@uhl-tr.nhs.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.leicestershospitals.nhs.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.supplying2nhs.com

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:
Supply of Radiopharmaceuticals.
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: Leicester.
NUTS code UKF21
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
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 5
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust are seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified companies for the supply of radiopharmaceuticals for patient administration in both diagnosis and treatment.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

09344000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Precise quantities are unknown and will also depend upon the number of suppliers admitted to the framework. Further information will be given in the Invitation to Tender and Specification document.
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

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 may be required in certain circumstances.
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:
Joint and severally liable.
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: Any supplier may be disqualified who:
(a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order compulsory winding up the administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organization, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26 May 1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j)has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10 June 1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
Submission of expressions of interest and procurement specific information.
This procurement will be conducted via the UHL e-tendering portal at www.supplying2nhs.com candidates wishing to be considered for this contract must register their expression of interest and provide additional procurement specific information (if required) through the UHL e-tendering portal as follows 1) candidates should register on the UHL e-tendering portal at www.supplying2nhs.com.

Once registered, candidates must express your interest and responded to the PQQ if published. A full user guide for suppliers can be found on your home page once you have registered.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (c) a statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last three financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information of these turnovers is available.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Appraisial of technical ability to support the contract.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required.
Technical ability to support the contract.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
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
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:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
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
28.12.2012 – 16:00
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
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information
For the purpose of entering general PQQ supplier information, NHS PaSA manages the NHS Supplier Information Database (sid4health) to manage and assess general pre qualification information in the form of a profile.
Interested companies are requested to provide their profile in sid4health as follows;
Companies should register on sid4health at http://www.sid4health.nhs.uk and submit their sid4health company profile for publication to the system.

Companies already registered on sid4health must ensure, and confirm that information contained in the profile is up to date and also quote the profile reference number within the expression of interest.
Companies should ensure that all the relevant sections of their sid4health profile are completed to demonstrate their ability to meet any short listing criteria applicable to this contract.
Where access to sid4health is unavailable, please contact the sid4health helpdesk at help@sid4health.nhs.uk.

Submissions of expressions of interest must be submitted via www.supplying2nhs.com against the contract reference given in paragraph IV.3.1.

The Trust will not bear the cost of any tendering exercise undertaken by bidders. The Trust reserves the right to award a contract in whole, part or not at all.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
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:29.11.2012

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