Ultrasound Service Provider Framework

Ultrasound Service Provider Framework

North East Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group hereby invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced providers to be incorporated onto a Framework to provide a local, direct access, non-obstetric ultrasound service for a 3 year period.

United Kingdom-Grimsby: Medical imaging services

2016/S 016-024358

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

North East Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group
Athena Building, 5 Saxon Court, Gilbey Road
Contact point(s): Contract Team
For the attention of: Brett Brown
DN31 2UJ Grimsby
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3003000400
E-mail: NELCCG.NELPCProcurement@nhs.net

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.northeastlincolnshireccg.nhs.uk/

Electronic access to information: http://www.northeastlincolnshireccg.nhs.uk/e-procurement/

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

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions

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: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Non-Obstetric Ultrasound Service (NOUS) Service Provider Framework.

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: North East Lincolnshire.

NUTS code UKE13

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: 8

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 36

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 590 000 and 640 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

North East Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (NELCCG) hereby invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced providers to be incorporated onto a Framework to provide a local, direct access, non-obstetric ultrasound service for a 3 year period.
The aim of the service is to aid early diagnostics and avoid the need for unnecessary referral into services in secondary care.
The provider must ensure that services are provided in an environment that promotes access and ensures a safe and equitable service. This includes ensuring that there is adequate privacy and confidentiality.
The provider must also demonstrate how it plans to enhance partnerships and provide an integrated service that works across agencies within North East Lincolnshire, providing a seamless approach.
The intention of NELCCG is to award a number of contracts under a framework agreement which will allow the provider to be registered on the CCG local E-referral system and be a nominated provider for delivery.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85150000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 1
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

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

Duration in months: 36 (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:
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
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

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
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:

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
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

26.2.2016 – 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

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 26.2.2016 – 13:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
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:

22.1.2016

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