Tender for Screening HIV IDPS

Tender for Screening HIV IDPS

The UK National Screening Committee recommends systematic population screening in pregnancy for HIV, hepatitis B and syphilis. 

United Kingdom-Salisbury: Health services

2018/S 136-311073

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Public Health England
Manor Farm Road, Porton Down
Salisbury
SP2 0QT
United Kingdom
E-mail: ben.massey@cadenceinnova.com
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: www.phe.bravosolution.com
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.phe.bravosolution.com
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.phe.bravosolution.com
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

PHE — Screening HIV IDPS

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85100000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The UK National Screening Committee (UK NSC) recommends systematic population screening in pregnancy for HIV, hepatitis B and syphilis. This is to enable early detection and treatment for infections in pregnancy in order to significantly reduce the risk of vertical transmission of infection from the mother to the child. The Infectious Diseases in Pregnancy Screening (IDPS) programme, part of Public Health England, and has responsibility for implementing this policy in the NHS.

The broad potential health outcomes of the IDPS Programme are safeguarding the health of women identified with these conditions in pregnancy, preventing new infant infections and protecting the health of newly infected infants.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The UK National Screening Committee (UK NSC) recommends systematic population screening in pregnancy for HIV, hepatitis B and syphilis. This is to enable early detection and treatment for infections in pregnancy in order to significantly reduce the risk of vertical transmission of infection from the mother to the child. The Infectious Diseases in Pregnancy Screening (IDPS) programme, part of Public Health England, and has responsibility for implementing this policy in the NHS.

The broad potential health outcomes of the IDPS Programme are safeguarding the health of women identified with these conditions in pregnancy, preventing new infant infections and protecting the health of newly infected infants.

Over the life of the contract, the provider will manage the Integrated Screening Outcomes Surveillance Service to collect, analyse and report obstetric and paediatric data on HIV, syphillis and hepatitis B in pregnant women and children in order to assess the key outcomes of the IDPS Programme and its impact on:

— prevention of vertically-acquired HIV, hepatitis B and syphilis,

— protecting the health of women with HIV, hepatitis B and syphilis during and after pregnancy,

— protecting the health of infants newly infected with HIV, hepatitis B and syphilis.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

2 extensions of up to 1 year each are permitted

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 22/08/2018
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 22/08/2018
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Public Health England
London
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

16/07/2018

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