Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
University Hospitals Birmingham
Procurement, University Hospital Birmingham, 32-34 Melchett Road
Contact point(s): Mr Ian Weston
For the attention of: Mr Ian Weston
B30 3HG Kings Norton
Telephone: +44 1216272190
Fax: +44 1214590555
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
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.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Clean Room Clothing and Laundering.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Birmingham, West Midlands, England.
NUTS code UKG31
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)
Clean Room Clothing and Laundering. Protective and safety clothing. 3 year contract for the provision, weekly collection, laundering and delivery of Aseptic Tunics, Trousers, Hoods, Boots, Suits and Coats to the Pharmacy Department and Skin Lab at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham and ACU at Birmingham Women’s Hospital. Plus maintenence, repair and replacement of garments where necessary.
Also a provision for Nuclear Medicine will be required around Quarter 3 2013.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
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:
Quantities may vary.
Estimate of 150-200 Hood, Coverall, Overboots, Coat, Tunic and Undertrousers per week. 3 sets in circulation.
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: 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
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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.2.4)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
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged minimum number 3: and maximum number 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Weightings and Specification will be included in the Invitation to Tender.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
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.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
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
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders
Date: 7.12.2012 – 12:00
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 2016.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, as the lead Trust of the West Midlands Procurement Alliance, are wishing to establish a framework agreement for the supply of Clean Room Clothing and Laundering for use by NHS bodies located within the West Midlands region.
The University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to annul the tender process, not to accept the lowest or any offer, and shall not be liable to reimburse a tenderer for costs incurred in, or relation to the preparation of the tender.
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust promotes equal opportunity and this is central to our aims and the divivery of services. This includes Racial, Gender, Age and Disability Equality.
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: