Cardiac Equipment Tender

Cardiac Equipment Tender

Supply of cardiac resynchronisation therapies (CRT) and implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD). Monitoring equipment (installation maintenance and supervision) and loop recorders.

UK-Enderby: medical equipments, pharmaceuticals and personal care products

2012/S 122-201836

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Midlands and East Specialised Commissioning Group
Fosse House Smith Way, Grove Park
For the attention of: Frank Barson
LE19 1SX Enderby Leicester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1162950904
E-mail: frank.barson@nhs.net

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: https://emprocurenhs.bravosolution.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://emprocurenhs.bravosolution.co.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: yes

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Supply of cardiac resynchronisation therapies (CRT) and implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD). Monitoring equipment (installation maintenance and supervision) and loop recorders.
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: This framework agreement will include, and be for the benefit of, NHS trusts in England, including acute, foundation, ambulance, care, primary care and mental health trusts, strategic and special health authorities. Please follow the links below to identify specific organisations:
— Acute trusts: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AcuteTrustListing.aspx,

— Ambulance trusts: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AmbulanceTrustListing.aspx,

— Care trusts: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/CareTrustListing.aspx,

— Foundation trusts: http://www.monitor-nhsft.gov.uk/home/about-nhs-foundation-trusts/nhs-foundation-trust-directory,

— Mental health trusts: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/MentalHealthTrustListing.aspx,

— Primary care trusts: http://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/pages/primarycaretrustlisting.aspx,

— Strategic health authorities: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/StrategicHealthAuthorityListing.aspx,

— Special health authorities: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/SpecialHealthAuthorityListing.aspx.

This will include any statutory and other successor organisations to any of the foregoing.
[More details of the specific organisations involved in this opportunity will be published during the process.].
NUTS code UK

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

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 10 000 000 and 60 000 000 GBP

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

Loop recorders, cardiac resynchronisation therapies (CRT-D and CRT-P), implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD) and associated leads & accessories to all entities constituted pursuant to the National Health Service England Act 1978, (i.e. all NHS Health Boards, Special Health Boards and the Authority).
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33000000

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: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
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:

Loop recorders, pacing devices, cardiac resynchronisation therapies (CRT), implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD) and associated leads & accessories to all entities.
This Framework will be available to all entities constituted pursuant to the National Health Service Act 1978, (i.e. all NHS Health Boards, Special Health Boards and the Authority).
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: The supply of cardiac resynchronisation therapies (CRT), implantable cardiac defibrillators (ICD) and associated leads & accessories

1)Short description

The supply of cardiac resynchronisation therapies (CRT), implantable cardiac defibrillators (ICD) and associated leads & accessories.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33182200

3)Quantity or scope

Supply of devices and accessories that meet the essential features of the specification.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Managed service

1)Short description

The installation, maintenance and supervision of home monitoring devices to be used with the items listed in lot 1.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33182240

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Loop recorders

1)Short description

Loop recorders and associated products.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33182000

3)Quantity or scope

Supply devices that meet the Essential Features of the specification.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

No.
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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Suppliers instructions how to express interest in this tender:
1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once) – Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://resource.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register – Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’ – Enter your correct business and user details – Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete – You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure);

2. Express an Interest in the tender – Login to the portal with the username/password – Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) – Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content. – Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page. – This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) -You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box;
3. Responding to the tender – Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining) – You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification – Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT – There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.

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
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

Restricted
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: yes
Additional information about electronic auction: Details of any auction will be published in the ITT.
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

M&ESCGFB001
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: 2.8.2012 – 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

2.8.2012 – 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

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

The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.
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:26.6.2012