The Provision of Histopathology Laboratory Services
This contract is for the provision of Histopathology laboratory services to process tissue specimens retained by a pathologist at post-mortem examination into blocks and slides for diagnostic purposes.
Reference number: SCMS Tender Ref: 27189
This deadline is for… Notice deadline.
Contract value:£0 – £0
Location where the contract is to be carried out: United Kingdom Around Sheffield City Area
Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? No
Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? No
Name of the buying organisation: Sheffield City Council
Original source URL http://www.mytenders.org/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=91315
Description of the contract
This contract is for the provision of Histopathology laboratory services to process tissue specimens retained by a pathologist at post-mortem examination into blocks and slides for diagnostic purposes. The data revealed by the slides is indicative and the pathologist may need to request additional tests depending on the results.
The current relevant legislation is:
Coroner’s Act 1988, Coroner’s Rules 1984, Coroner’s (Amendment) Rules 2005. The Coroners and Justice Act 2009 is not yet implemented but is likely to be brought into effect in June 2013. Changes resulting from its implementation will not impact upon this contract.
All premises where post-mortem examinations are carried out, bodies or human tissue stored or processed must be licensed under the Human Tissue Act 2004
Classification of the contract
85111800 Pathology services
71900000 Laboratory services
Contract type: Services – Unspecified
Is it a framework agreement? No
Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No
Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents
Estimated length of contract: 01/10/2012 – 30/09/2015
Who to contact
Contact name Paula Atkinson-Philpott
Organisation name Sheffield City Council
Address Sheffield Town Hall, PO Box 1283, Sheffield, GB, S1 1UJ
Telephone +44 1142736365
Web address http://scms.alito.co.uk