Blood Gas Analysers Tender

Blood Gas Analysers Tender

Blood analysers. Purchase of 6 (possibly rising to 7) Blood Gas Analysers. Support (on a projected 5 year lifecycle) for said analysers. Supply of Reagents/Analytes/Calibrants to support the application of the Analysers over their Life Cycle.

UK-Uxbridge: blood analysers

2012/S 68-111694

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
RAS
The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Pield Heath Road
For the attention of: Andy Carrey
UB8 3NN Uxbridge
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1895279896
E-mail: Andy.Carrey@thh.nhs.uk
Fax: +44 1895279434

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile: www.thh.nhs.uk

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

Body governed by public law
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:

T/Hill/113.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
A combination of these
NUTS code UKI23

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Blood analysers. Purchase of 6 (possibly rising to 7) Blood Gas Analysers.
Support (on a projected 5 year lifecycle) for said analysers.
Supply of Reagents/Analytes/Calibrants to support the application of the Analysers over their Life Cycle.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

38434520

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
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

This will be a single award including acquisition, ongoing maintenance and provision of consumables.
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

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

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Prospective suppliers must have a proven record in the supply of Point of Care Blood Gas Systems, and must be able to show satisfaction by other reputable users. This must be supported by a list of EU users, and MUST include details of UK users.
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: The Authority will apply all the offences listed in Article 45(1) of Directive 2004/18/EC (implemented as Regulation 23(1) of the Public Contract Regulations (PCR) 2006 in the UK) and all of the professional misconducts listed at Article 45(2) of Directive 2004/18/EC (see also Regulation 23(2) in the PCR 2006) to the decision of whether a Candidate is eligible to be invited to tender.
A full list of the Regulation 23(1) and 23(2) criteria are at http://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/project/reasonsForExclusion.html#pcr.

Candidates will be required to answer these questions as part of the qualification process. For candidates who are registered overseas, you will need to declare if you have any offences/misconduct under your own countries laws, where these laws are equivalent to the Regulation 23 lists.
Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 45(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest for doing so.
Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 45(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the discretion of the Authority.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
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.
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

Accelerated negotiated
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 8
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: References.
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:

T/Hill/113
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
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: 9.5.2012 – 09:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

9.5.2012 – 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

Any EU official language
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 5 Years
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

1.1 The Biochemistry Department in conjunction with clinical directorates will be replacing the point of care testing device used for the analysis of:
— Blood Gases.
— Electrolytes.
— Urea/Creatinine.
— Ionised Calcium.
— Glucose.
— Lactate.
— Haemoglobin and Haemoglobin derivatives, Haematocrit and Carboxy-Haemoglobin.
— Bilirubin.
1.2 This equipment replacement looks towards increasing test reliability, analytical performance, and ease of use, whilst minimising consumable and support costs.
1.3 The existing contract is due to expire in October 2012.
1.4 Prospective suppliers must have a proven record in the supply of Point of Care Blood Gas Systems, and must be able to show satisfaction by other reputable users. This must be supported by a list of EU users, and must include details of UK users.
1.5 Devices will be maintained by the Biochemistry Department who will also be responsible for staff training and maintenance of a quality assurance system. There are currently six blood gas analysers in use in the Trust with a possible extra one required for the Emergency Assessment Unit. GO Reference: GO-201242-PRO-3827133
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

The Hillingdon Hospital NHS Trust
The Furze
UB8 3NN Uxbridge
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1895279896

Body responsible for mediation procedures

The Hillingdon Hospital NHS Trust
The Furze
UB8 3NN Uxbridge
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: Andy.Carrey@thh.nhs.uk
Telephone: +44 1895279896
Internet address: www.thh.nhs.uk
Fax: +44 1895279434

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

The Hillingdon Hospital NHS Trust
The Furze
UB8 3NN Uxbridge
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: Andy.Carrey@thh.nhs.uk
Telephone: +44 1895279896
Internet address: www.thh.nhs.uk
Fax: +44 1895279434

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:2.4.2012