Tender for Radiation Protection Services
Provide radiation protection services for a range of diagnostic and therapeutic equipment within the above settings. These services would cover diagnostic x-ray equipment, ultrasound equipment, isoltope imaging equipment.
UK-Huddersfield: Radiation protection services
Section I: Contracting authority
Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust
Acre Street, Lindley
For the attention of: Julie Thrippleton
HD3 3EA Huddersfield
Telephone: +44 1484355210
Fax: +44 1484355211
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)
Section II: Object of the contract
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Huddersfield Road Infirmary, Huddersfield, and Calderdale Royal Hospital, Halifax, and community settings, all in West Yorkshire.
NUTS code UKE43
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
The supplier must provide full details if he:
a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, whose affairs are being administered by the court, who has entered into an arrangement with creditors or who 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 for compulsory winding-up or administration by the court or for an arrangement with creditors or is the subject of any other similar proceedings under national laws or regulations.
c) has been convicted of an offence concerning his professional conduct by a judgement which has the force of res judicata.
d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contracting authorities can justify.
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 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 those of the country of the contracting authority.
a) appropriate statement from Bankers
or b) balance sheets/accounts for last 3 years.
c) a statement of overall turnover and the turnover in respect of the goods and services to which the contract relates.
Please note that this information must be provided to ensure that your expression of interest can be processed.
a) a list of the principal service contracts effected in the past 2 years with the details of the recipients involved, (NHS if possible).
b) a description of quality procedures at the suppliers.
c) indication of the technical bodies involved, or associations with OEMs.
d) certificates drawn up by official quality control institutes or agencies.
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision: A Radiation Protection Adviser (RPA) appointed to advise on the requirements of the Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999. The person fulfilling this function must have a certificate of competence awarded by a body recognised by the Health and Safety Executive and be suitable to advise on radiation safety relating to the use of ionising radiation in healthcare. Please attach copy of certificate.
In accordance with the Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations 2000, we require suitably qualified, state registered clinical scientists to provide ‘Medical Physics Expertise’ to advise on matters relating to the safe performance and utilisation of technology used for medical exposures of patients. We require to have available Medical Physics Experts (MPEs) specifically pertaining to the use of ionising radiation in the fields of Radiation Physics, Radiation Protection, Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine.
Section IV: Procedure
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Response to questions in section III.2 and III.3 are required to allow review to candidates.
Section VI: Complementary information
2) There may be a requirement to complete a pre-qualification questionnaire prior to issue of tenders.
3) The Trust does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any offer and reserves the right to accept an offer either in whole or in part, each item for this purpose being treated as separately.
4) The Trust cannot be held responsible for any costs incurred by Offerors in relation to the preparation of their offer and any subsequent post offer clarification.
5) As an alternative to providing the information required under Section II ‘Conditions for Participation’, you can confirm that you have registered on NHS-Sid and that the full qualification information is lodged in that system. You must, however, verify that all the information requested in this Contract Notice is available on NHS-Sid. Any requested information not available on that database must be provided separately with your expression of interest (i.e. by letter, fax or email) by the closing date specified in this Notice, in order for your application to be considered. To create your supplier profile on NHS-Sid, please go to www.pasa.nhs.uk/sid there is help and guidance on that website. The NHS-Sid helpdesk can be contact on firstname.lastname@example.org if required.