Supply of Ultrasound Simulators

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

2015/S 052-090097

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Teesside University
Borough Road
Contact point(s): Procurement Manager
For the attention of: Andrew Clifton
TS1 3BA Middlesbrough
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: tenders@tees.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Education

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:

Provision of 5 (five) Medical Ultrasound Simulators.

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

Supplies
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)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

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

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 (possibly Newcastle and Middlesbrough), preferably from only one provider, however, based on commercial responses as per the separate pricing schedule document, we reserve the right to multi-award this requirement to 2 or more providers.
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)

34152000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

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:

A total number of 5 Medical Ultrasound Simulators is required.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
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:
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
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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
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 below

1. Quality and Service. Weighting 70

2. Price. Weighting 30

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:

14 / 42
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
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

16.4.2015 – 15:00
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 of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

Teesside University (the contracting authority) is looking to purchase a total of 5 x Medical ultrasound simulators to be sited within the University hub and the satellite hospital sites, preferably from only 1 provider, however, based on commercial responses as per the separate pricing schedule document, we reserve the right to multi-award this requirement to 2 or more providers.
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:

11.3.2015

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