Supply Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Equipment

Supply Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Equipment

Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Equipment Consumable and Capital Products that are required in the activities of a physiotherapist or occupational therapist.

United Kingdom-Normanton: Medical equipments

2015/S 230-417701

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

NHS Supply Chain acting as agent for NHS Business Services Authority
Foxbridge Way
For the attention of: Katy Lambert NUTS Code UKE4
WF6 1TL Normanton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 7764975456
E-mail: katy.lambert@supplychain.nhs.uk
Fax: +44 1924328744

Further information can be obtained from: NHS Supply Chain acting as agent for NHS Business Services Authority
Internet address: http://procurement.supplychain.nhs.uk/ISS/

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: NHS Supply Chain acting as agent for NHS Business Services Authority
Internet address: http://procurement.supplychain.nhs.uk/ISS/

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: NHS Supply Chain acting as agent for NHS Business Services Authority
Internet address: http://procurement.supplychain.nhs.uk/ISS/

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

National or federal agency/office

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

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

‘Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Equipment’.

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: ‘Various Locations across UK’.
NUTS code UK,UKE4

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
Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 40

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 2

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 10 400 000 and 12 000 000 GBP

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

Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Equipment Consumable and Capital Products that are required in the activities of a physiotherapist or occupational therapist including: splinting exercise equipment therapy (i.e. therapeutic putty resistive exercise bands hand exercisers massage) consumables electrotherapy acupuncture educational models and posters tapes and strapping specific for physiotherapy rehabilitation supplies (i.e. balance products exercise mats and balls weights hydrotherapy) exercise equipment pelvic health CPM (Continuous Passive Motion) machines assessment devices (excluding hammers and percussors) sound wave therapy spinal therapy women’s health therapy products.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33100000, 33150000, 33151200, 33155000, 33158200, 33158400, 33165000, 33622100, 33158000

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

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

‘This is an estimate only as precise quantities of likely purchases are unknown. It is anticipated that in the first year of the Framework Agreement the value of purchases will be in the region of 2 600 000 GBP to 3 000 000 GBP however this is approximate only’.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 10 400 000 and 12 000 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: ‘This Framework Agreement will have the option to extend for a maximum of 24 months in addition to the initial 2 year period upon review ’.
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Acupuncture

1)Short description

This Lot is for acupuncture products including but not limited to acupuncture needles — specifically designed for acupuncture and intended for insertion into the skin of the patient to stimulate acupuncture points, smokeless moxa — dried mugwort for use in moxibustion, acupuncture ear seeds — hard plant seeds or inert beads/studs used for auricular therapy. Applicants may tender for one, more than one, or all of the Goods within this Lot.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33100000, 33190000, 33141320

3)Quantity or scope

‘NHS Supply Chain anticipates appointing all those suppliers whose total score meets or exceeds the threshold of 50 % per Product Line as set out in the Invitation to Tender. Suppliers should therefore note that they may be appointed across one or more of the Product Lines within this Lot. The value of purchases for the Lot will be circa £100 000 in the first year of the Framework Agreement. The figures below for the total estimated value are based on that initial expenditure’.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 400 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

‘NUTS Code: UK’.

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Fitness Equipment

1)Short description

This Lot is for fitness and gym exercise equipment to help patients in rehabilitation, recovery and fitness programmes. Fitness equipment includes treadmills, cycles and rowers to help develop cardiovascular performance, mechanical gym equipment including free weights, resistance machines and leg presses and wall/parallel bars intended to help with muscle development and joint movement. Applicants may tender for one, more than one, or all of the Product Lines within this Lot.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33100000, 51416000, 33158400, 33154000, 33155000, 33150000, 33190000, 37420000, 51414000

3)Quantity or scope

‘NHS Supply Chain anticipates appointing all those suppliers whose total score meets or exceeds the threshold of 50 % per Product Line as set out in the Invitation to Tender. Suppliers should therefore note that they may be appointed across one or more of the Product Lines within this Lot. The value of purchases for the Lot in the past 12 months has been circa £1 500 the future value is unknown and may be up to £150 000 in the first year of the Framework Agreement. The figures below for the total estimated value are based on that initial expenditure’.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 600 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

‘NUTS Code: UK’.

Lot No: 3 Lot title: CPM Machines

1)Short description

CPM Machines. (Continuous Passive Motion) This Lot is for CPM machines intended to assist rehabilitation following a surgical procedure or trauma and designed to provide continuous movement of a patient’s joints and limbs within a controlled range. Applicants may tender for one, more than one, or all of the Product Lines within this Lot.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33100000, 33190000, 33141320

3)Quantity or scope

‘NHS Supply Chain anticipates appointing all those suppliers whose total score meets or exceeds the threshold of 50 % per Product Line as set out in the Invitation to Tender. Suppliers should therefore note that they may be appointed across one or more of the Product Lines within this Lot. The value of purchases for the Lot in the past 12 months has been circa 3 500 GBP; the future value is unknown and may be up to 150 000 GBP in the first year of the Framework Agreement. The figures below for the total estimated value are based on that initial expenditure’.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 600 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

‘NUTS Code: UK’.

Lot No: 4 Lot title: Educational Aids

1)Short description

This Lot is for educational aids and anatomical models intended to help increase patient awareness and help clinicians demonstrate medical procedures and processes. Applicants may tender for one, more than one, or all of the Goods within this Lot.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33100000, 33141000, 33190000

3)Quantity or scope

‘NHS Supply Chain anticipates appointing all those suppliers whose total score meets or exceeds the threshold of 50 % per Product Line as set out in the Invitation to Tender. Suppliers should therefore note that they may be appointed across one or more of the Product Lines within this Lot. The value of purchases for the Lot in the past 12 months have been circa £13 860 the future value is unknown and can be anything up to £100 000 in the first year of the Framework Agreement. The figures below for the total estimated value are based on that initial expenditure’.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 400 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 5 Lot title: Electrotherapy

1)Short description

This Lot is for Electrotherapy products including ultrasound therapy, shock and shortwave units as well as associated accessories including probes, electrodes and lead wires. Applicants may tender for one, more than 1 , or all of the Goods within this Lot.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33100000, 33158200, 33150000, 51415000, 51414000, 51416000, 33154000, 33190000, 33158400, 33155000, 33150000

3)Quantity or scope

‘NHS Supply Chain anticipates appointing all those suppliers whose total score meets or exceeds the threshold of 50 % per Product Line as set out in the Invitation to Tender. Suppliers should therefore note that they may be appointed across one or more of the Product Lines within this Lot. The value of purchases for the Lot will be circa 150 000 GBP in the first year of the Framework Agreement The figures below for the total estimated value are based on that initial expenditure.’.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 600 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 6 Lot title: General Therapy & Exercise

1)Short description

This Lot is for a full range of general therapy and exercise products including hand exercisers, resistive bands, gym balls and associated consumables used in co-ordination and exercise games. It also includes products that enable the measurement of limb movement and muscle contraction. Applicants may tender for 1, more than 1, or all of the Goods within this Lot.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33100000, 33622100, 33652200, 33157000, 51414000, 51416000, 33158400, 33154000, 33155000, 33150000, 33190000, 37420000, 33141000

3)Quantity or scope

‘NHS Supply Chain anticipates appointing all those suppliers whose total score meets or exceeds the threshold of 50 % per Product Line as set out in the Invitation to Tender. Suppliers should therefore note that they may be appointed across 1 or more of the Product Lines within this Lot. The value of purchases for the Lot will be circa 1 000 000 GBP in the first year of the Framework Agreement. The figures below for the total estimated value are based on that initial expenditure’.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 4 000 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 7 Lot title: Temperature Therapy Products

1)Short description

This Lot is for products that offer temperature therapy via hot or cold compression and also includes wax baths and ice machines for use in a physiotherapy environment. Applicants may tender for 1, more than 1, or all of the Goods within this Lot.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33100000, 33165000, 33155000, 33150000, 33190000, 33141000

3)Quantity or scope

‘NHS Supply Chain anticipates appointing all those suppliers whose total score meets or exceeds the threshold of 50 % per Product Line as set out in the Invitation to Tender. Suppliers should therefore note that they may be appointed across one or more of the Product Lines within this Lot. The value of purchases for the Lot will be circa 600 000 GBP in the first year of the Framework Agreement. The figures below for the total estimated value are based on that initial expenditure’.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 2 400 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 8 Lot title: Massage Products

1)Short description

This Lot is for a full range of massage products that enable controlled pressure to be applied to the body of the patient both manually and mechanically. Applicants may tender for 1, more than 1, or all of the Goods within this Lot.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33100000, 33190000, 33141000

3)Quantity or scope

‘NHS Supply Chain anticipates appointing all those suppliers whose total score meets or exceeds the threshold of 50 % per Product Line as set out in the Invitation to Tender. Suppliers should therefore note that they may be appointed across one or more of the Product Lines within this Lot. The value of purchases for the Lot will be circa £50 000 in the first year of the Framework Agreement. The figures below for the total estimated value are based on that initial expenditure’.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 200 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 9 Lot title: Posture and Balance

1)Short description

This Lot is for products used to help patients develop correct posture and balance and provide support for sleeping and sitting including inflatable cushions, ulcer cushions, wedge cushions and memory foam pillows. It also includes products designed to analyse the gait of patient as they walk and measure their level of balance. Applicants may tender for 1, more than 1, or all of the Goods within this Lot.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33100000, 38432000, 37426000

3)Quantity or scope

‘NHS Supply Chain anticipates appointing all those suppliers whose total score meets or exceeds the threshold of 50 % per Product Line as set out in the Invitation to Tender. Suppliers should therefore note that they may be appointed across one or more of the Product Lines within this Lot. The value of purchases for the Lot will be circa 50 000 GBP in the first year of the Framework Agreement. The figures below for the total estimated value are based on that initial expenditure’.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 200 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 10 Lot title: Splinting Products

1)Short description

This Lot is for products used to make splints including low temperature thermoplastics in order to provide joint support and immobilisation as required by the patient. This lot also includes accessories used to make dynamic splints that can allow controlled movement whilst still providing support to the joint. Applicants may tender for 1, more than 1, or all of the Goods within this Lot.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33100000, 33141760, 33190000, 33141000

3)Quantity or scope

‘NHS Supply Chain anticipates appointing all those suppliers whose total score meets or exceeds the threshold of 50 % per Product Line as set out in the Invitation to Tender. Suppliers should therefore note that they may be appointed across one or more of the Product Lines within this Lot. The value of purchases for the Lot will be circa 100 000 GBP in the first year of the Framework Agreement. The figures below for the total estimated value are based on that initial expenditure’.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 400 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 11 Lot title: Tapes, Strapping and associated products

1)Short description

This Lot is for tapes, strapping and associated products for taping muscle groups or wrapping around limbs to provide muscle support and aid recovery. Applicants may tender for one, more than one, or all of the Goods within this Lot.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33100000, 33190000, 33141000

3)Quantity or scope

‘NHS Supply Chain anticipates appointing all those suppliers whose total score meets or exceeds the threshold of 50 % per Product Line as set out in the Invitation to Tender. Suppliers should therefore note that they may be appointed across one or more of the Product Lines within this Lot. The value of purchases for the Lot will be circa 150 000 GBP in the first year of the Framework Agreement. The figures below for the total estimated value are based on that initial expenditure’.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 600 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

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. Further details will be in the tender documents’.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

‘Please see tender documents’.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

‘The Contracting Authority reserves the right to require groupings of entities to take a particular form or to require 1 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: yes
Description of particular conditions: ‘The Framework Agreement includes obligations with respect to environmental issues and a requirement for successful suppliers to comply with the NHS Supply Chain Code of Conduct’.
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: ‘Submission of expression of interest and procurement specific information:

This procurement exercise will be conducted on the NHS Supply Chain eTendering portal at http://procurement.supplychain.nhs.uk/ISS/

Candidates wishing to be considered for this contract must register their expression of interest and provide additional procurement-specific information (if required) through the NHS Supply Chain eTendering portal as follows:
Registration:

1. Use URL http://procurement.supplychain.nhs.uk/ISS/ to access the NHS Supply Chain Procurement portal.

2. If not yet registered:
— Click on the “Not Registered Yet” link to access the registration page.
— Complete the registration pages as guided by the mini guide found on the landing page.
Portal Access:
If registration has been completed:

— Login with URL http://procurement.supplychain.nhs.uk/ISS/

— Click on the “Supplier Dashboard” icon to open the list of new procurement events.
Expression of interest:
— View Contract Notice content by clicking on the “view notice” button for the procurement event. This opens a PDF document.
— Express an interest by clicking on the “express interest” button.
— To start the response process after the expression of interest has been done select the “My Active Opportunities” option and click on the “Apply” button.
— Select the procurement event from the list by clicking on the description.
— In the detail view click on the orange coloured “Framework Agreement” button to start responding to the tender.
Tender response:
A preview of the Lot line details can be viewed using the “LOT header” tab by selecting the Lot and using the “LOT line information” button. In order to respond to a Lot Applicants must select the relevant Lot and then use the “express intent” button. This expression of intent does not place any obligation on the Applicant to respond the action unlocks the ability to respond.
Complete price offers per line for the Lot by completing the required fields for the lines the Applicant wants to include in the bid using the “LOT line detail” tab. There are a number of mandatory fields to complete on a product line basis these are highlighted in yellow in the “LOT line detail” tab.
Applicants are required to answer all mandatory Lot specific questions found in the LOT evaluation criteria’ tab.
The “LOT questionnaire” tab has no requirement for completion in this tender.
— Accept the ISS “Terms and conditions” button to access this function.
— Submit Lot response by clicking on the “submit response to selected LOT” button in the “SUBMIT INDIVIDUAL LOT RESPONSE(S)” tab to submit response for the Lot. Each Lot must be submitted independently.
— Applicants are able to view their submission using the “supplier submission report” button found in the “submit individual lot response(s)” tab’.

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 in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
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

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2014/S 230-405530 of 28.11.2014

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

21.12.2015 – 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

in days: 200 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 22.12.2015 – 9:00

Place:

As in above mentioned I.1

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: ‘Only NHS Supply Chain contract owner or delegate’.

Section VI: Complementary information

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

VI.3)Additional information

‘Please note that the maximum number of suppliers as set out in II.1.4 is an estimate only. Tenderers should refer to section 9.4 of the Invitation to Tender for details of the scoring process to be used to assess the suppliers to be appointed to the Framework Agreement. NHS Supply Chain reserves the right to appoint more suppliers to the Framework Agreement in the event that more than 40 reach the minimum score for appointment which is set out in the ITT.
NHS Supply Chain anticipates appointing all those suppliers whose total score meets or exceeds the threshold of 50 % per Product Line as set out in the Invitation to Tender. Suppliers should therefore note that they may be appointed across one or more of these Product Lines within the Lots.
NHS Supply Chain intends to enter into arrangements under which it will be entitled to purchase supplies and/or services which it will make available for purchase by:
1) any NHS Trust;
2) any other NHS entity;
3) any government department agency or other statutory body (for the avoidance of doubt including local authorities) and/or 4) any private sector entity active in the UK healthcare sector. Only NHS Supply Chain can order from the Framework Agreement and enter into contracts under it.
Electronic ordering will be used and electronic invoicing will be accepted and electronic payment will be used.
Tenders and all supporting documentation for the contract must be priced in sterling and written in English. Any agreement entered into will be considered a contract made in England according to English law and will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts. NHS Supply Chain is not liable for any costs incurred by those expressing an interest in tendering for this contract opportunity. NHS Supply Chain reserves the right to terminate the procurement process (or part of it) to change the basis of and the procedures for the procurement process at any time or to procure the subject matter of the contract by alternative means if it appears that it can be more advantageously procured by alternative means. The most economically advantageous or any tender will not automatically be accepted.

All communications must be made through NHS Supply Chain’s eTendering portal at http://procurement.supplychain.nhs.uk/ISS/ using the Message Centre facility linked to this particular contract notice’.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Not applicable

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Not applicable

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: ‘Appeals to be lodged in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended)’.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

25.11.2015

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