Tender for Powys Community Equipment Service

Tender for Powys Community Equipment Service

The Community Equipment Service provides a range of equipment for Powys residents for use in their own homes and, for a limited range of equipment, for use in residential and nursing homes.

United Kingdom-Llandrindod Wells: Social services

2015/S 059-104062

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Powys County Council
County Hall
For the attention of: Angela Williams
LD1 5LG Llandrindod Wells
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1597826000

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0354

Electronic access to information: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

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

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services
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:

Tender for Powys Community Equipment Service.

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

Services
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Powys, Mid Wales, UK.

NUTS code UKL24

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)

Powys County Council (the Council) and Powys Teaching Health Board wish to commission an appropriate provider to operate the Powys Community Equipment Service for a period of 3 (three) years with an option to extend for a further 2 years.
The Powys Community Equipment Service is provided under a Partnership Agreement between Powys County Council and Powys Teaching Health Board,described as the Commissioner.
The Community Equipment Service provides a range of equipment for Powys residents for use in their own homes and, for a limited range of equipment, for use in residential and nursing homes.
The Council is seeking to engage with suitably experienced and competent Providers, in the context of increased financial pressures to provide the Powys Community Equipment Service, for items of prescribed equipment the Provider will:
— procure;
— store;
— deliver;
— demonstrate;
— install;
— maintain;
— test and provide compliance certificates;
— collect;
— decontaminate;
— repair and refurbish;
— recycle (and decommission where appropriate).

Note: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales athttp://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=24615

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85320000, 85000000, 98000000, 75200000, 33192600

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: 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:

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The duration of the contract will be 3 years with an option to extend for up to 2 years.

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Starting 2.9.2015. Completion 2.9.2018

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

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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 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:

ITT_41735
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

28.4.2015 – 12:00
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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 28.4.2015 – 12:00

Place:

Powys County Council

Section VI: Complementary information

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

VI.3)Additional information

Instructions for Suppliers — Registration on etenderwales:

Powys County Council will be conducting this procurement exercise through the Value Wales e-Tendering portal. This can be found atwww.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk all information may be downloaded and returned through this channel.

Internet address(es): http://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender:
1. Register your company on the eTenderwales portal (this is only required once):

— Browse to the eSourcing Portal: www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

— Click the ‘Click here to register’ link;
— Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’;
— Enter your correct business and user details;
— Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete;
— You will shortly receive an e-mail with your unique password (please keep this secure);
2. Express an Interest in the tender:
— Login to the portal with the username/password;
— Click the ‘Open Access ITTs’ link;.
— Click on the relevant ITT to access the content;
— Click the ‘Express Interest’ button in the ‘Actions’ box on the left-hand side of the page;
— This will move the ITT into your ‘My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only);
— Click on the ITT code, you can now access any attachments by clicking the ‘Settings and Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘Actions’ box;
3. Responding to the tender:
— You can now choose to ‘Reply’ or ‘Reject’ (please give a reason if rejecting);
— 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 ITT;
— There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available);
If you require any further assistance use the online help, or the BravoSolution help desk is available Mon-Fri (8:00-18:00) on:

— e-mail: help@bravosolution.co.uk

— Phone: +44 8003684850 / Fax: +44 2070800480.
Tenders or Requests to Participate must be sent to:

Official name: www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

(WA Ref: 24615).

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:

20.3.2015

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