Supply of Ultrasound Simulators
The School of Health and Social Care at Teesside University is looking to purchase a total of 5 x Medical ultrasound simulators to be sited within the University hub and the satellite hospital sites.
United Kingdom-Middlesbrough: Training simulators
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Contact point(s): Procurement Manager
For the attention of: Andrew Clifton
TS1 3BA Middlesbrough
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.tees.ac.uk
Electronic access to information: http://www.etendernetwork.com/
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
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Middlesbrough, TS1 3BA.
NUTS code UKC11
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 realism of the simulator system will replicate a true ultrasound examination. Visual, physical and ergonomic attributes will be addressed. The simulator must:
Simulate trans abdominal and trans vaginal imaging.
Incorporate realistic images of:
a. The normal abdomen.
b. The normal gynaecological system.
c. The pathological abdomen.
d. The pathological gynaecological system.
e. Obstetric examinations.
f. Musculoskeletal (MSK) anatomy and pathology.
g. Ultrasound related Emergency medicine pathology.
4. Incorporate directed study packages for general medical, gynaecological, obstetric examinations, MSK and emergency medicine. Individual users’ progress should be able to be recorded.
Incorporate assessment packages. A desirable feature would be that assessments could provide feedback and could be remotely monitored.
Simulate standard ultrasound equipment controls.
Be easily upgraded and expanded as required.
It is essential that the simulators can be networked to allow a central database of users to be administered, and individual users’ progress stored to allow continued learning from any simulator.
A full onsite training package must be provided.
The system must be provided with all the relevant documentation, including a manual explaining to students how the various model parameters are derived.
The power requirements for the simulator should not exceed 20A single phase 230V/50hz AC and 5kW at standard UK 3 phase supply voltage/frequency.
The system must comply with all relevant university and national Health and Safety requirements.
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:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below
1. Quality and Service. Weighting 70
2. Price. Weighting 30
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
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.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: