Tender for Supply of Homecare Services

Tender for Supply of Homecare Services

Tender for the supply of and homecare services for subcutaneous biological medicines (Abatacept only).

UK-Leeds: Medical equipments, pharmaceuticals and personal care products

2013/S 006-006483

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Leeds Teaching Hospitals
Yorkshire and Humber NHS Pharmaceuticals Purchasing Consorita, c/o Pharmacy Dept, Moor House, 125 Moor Road, Hunslet
For the attention of: Amanda Stephenson
LS10 2JQ Leeds
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1133927016
E-mail: amanda.stephenson@leedsth.nhs.uk
Fax: +44 1133927019

Further information can be obtained from: Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Yorkshire and Humber NHS Pharmaceuticals Purchasing Consortia, c/o website www.leedsth-tenders.co.uk
Contact point(s): Amanda Stephenson
LS10 2JQ Leeds
E-mail: amanda.stephenson@leedsth.nhs.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Yorkshire and Humber NHS Pharmaceuticals Purchasing Consortia, c/o website www.leedsth-tenders.co.uk
Contact point(s): Amanda Stephenson
LS10 2JQ Leeds
E-mail: amanda.stephenson@leedsth.nhs.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Yorkshire and Humber NHS Pharmaceuticals Purchasing Consortia, c/o website www.leedsth-tenders.co.uk
Contact point(s): amanda stephenson
LS10 2JQ Leeds
E-mail: amanda.stephenson@leedsth.nhs.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
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:
Tender for the supply of and homecare services for subcutaneous biological medicines (Abatacept only).
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: To various trust sites within the Yorkshire and Humber NHS Pharmaceuticals Purchasing Consortia and to patients own homes or preferred delivery location.
NUTS code UKE
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
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 5
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 23
Justification for a framework agreement, the duration of which exceeds four years: 23 month period with an option to extend for up to a further 24 months.
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 925 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Tender for the supply of and homecare services for subcutaneous biological medicines for abatacept only.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33000000, 85100000

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:
Approx value of GBP 500,000 per annum across deliveries made to hospitals and direct deliveries to patients including homecare service provision. Full details of the specification can be found in the tender documentation.
This tender is limited to the product Abatacept only.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 950 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 23 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
n/a
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
To be agreed within the parties.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
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: Compliance with the tender specification.
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: Any supplier may be disqualified who:
a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or 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 compulsory winding up the administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
c) has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contract authorities can demonstrate;
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 with those of the country of the contracting authority;
g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
j) has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10.6.1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
suppliers are to complete details within the following website
http://www.sid4health.nhs.uk/home.action
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: a) appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance;
b) the presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established;
c) a statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate , of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last three financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information of these turnovers is available.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
suppliers are to complete details within the following website
http://www.sid4health.nhs.uk/home.action
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
a) a list of the works carried out over the past five years, accompanied by certificates of satisfactory execution for the most important works. These certificates shall indicate the value, date and site of the works and shall specify whether they were carried out according to the rules of the trade and properly completed. Where appropriate, the competent authority shall submit these certificates to the contracting authority direct;
b) a list of the principal deliveries effected or the main services provided in the past three years, with the sums, dates and recipients, whether public or private, involved. Evidence of delivery and services provided shall be given:
— where the recipient was a contracting authority, in the form of certificates issues or countersigned by the competent authority,
— where the recipient was a private purchaser, by the purchaser’s certification or, failing this, simply by a declaration by the economic operator;
c) an indication of the technicians or technical bodies involved, whether or not belonging directly to the economic operator’s undertaking, especially those responsible for quality control and, in the case of public works contracts, those upon whom the contractor can call in order to carry out the work;
d) a description of the technical facilities and measures used by the supplier or service provider for ensuring quality and the undertaking’s study and research facilities;
e) where the products or services to be supplied are complex or, exceptionally, are required for a special purpose, a check carried out by the contracting authorities or on their behalf by a competent official body of the country in which the supplier or service provider is established, subject to that body’s agreement, on the production capabilities of the supplier or the technical capacity of the service provider and, if necessary, on the means of study and research which are available to it and the quality control measures it will operate;
f) the educational and professional qualifications of the service provider or contractor and/or those of the undertaking’s managerial staff and, in particular, those of the person or persons responsible for providing the services or managing the work;
j) an indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract.
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:
DNWD-93QBP8
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Notice on a buyer profile

Notice number in the OJEU: 2012/S 152-254432 of 9.8.2012

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 9.1.2013 – 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
18.2.2013 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
10.1.2013
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: 270 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 18.2.2013 – 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

Expressions of Interest to participate in this tender must be obtained by following the below links to the trusts e-tendering portal at www.leedsth-tenders.co.uk

1. Browse to the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust e-tendering Portal: www.leedsthtenders.co.uk;

2. You will need to register on the system if you are not already. Help with the registration can be found at thebottom right hand side of the page – Supplier Guide How to do Business;
3. Once registered, Login to the system – help is on hand at the bottom right hand side of the screen again -Supplier Guide First time Login.
If you need support with any aspect of the registration, login or using the system the first point of contact wouldbe the help documents on the bottom right of the page. Failing that, please contact support at the top of thetendering page.
Please note Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is not liable for any costs incurred by the respondents to thisadvert or any subsequent tender exercise Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust reserves the right not to awarda contract if circumstances dictate. Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust would welcome responses from Smallto Medium Enterprises (SME) as defined by the Department for Business Enterprise and Regulatory Reform(BERR) capable of supplying all products and/or services detailed.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: This Authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendarday standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. Thisperiod allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contractis entered into. Applicants have 2 working days from notification of the award decision to request additionaldebriefing and that information has to be provided a minimum of 3 working days before expiry of the standstillperiod. Such additional information should be requested from the address in section 1.1. If an appeal regardingthe award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the (for Public Sector) Public Contracts Regulations2006 (SI 2006 No 5) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breachof the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must bebrought promptly (generally within 3 months). Where a contract has not been entered into the court may orderthe settling aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages.If the contract has been entered into the court may only award damages.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:7.1.2013

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