Contract for the Supply of First Aid and Medical Kits

Contract for the Supply of First Aid and Medical Kits

Contract for the Supply of First Aid and Medical Kits and Vaccinations for FCO Posts Overseas.

United Kingdom-London: Medical kits

2017/S 213-442083

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Foreign and Commonwealth Office
King Charles Street
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 02070080618
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Provision of a Contract for the Supply of First Aid and Medical Kits and Vaccinations for FCO Posts Overseas.

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Provision of a Contract for the Supply of First Aid and Medical Kits and Vaccinations for FCO Posts Overseas.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has a requirement for the supply of vaccines, pharmaceutical, medical supplies to FCO clinics in Islamabad, Nairobi and New Delhi and the supply of first aid kits to all 270 FCO posts in 170 countries.

All first aid kits should be BS8599 standard so they are complaint with the First Aid Act 1981.

On occasion there may be a need to purchase Potassium Iodate supplies as determined by Department of Health policy. This will be an occasional requirement and not a regular purchase.

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

Invitation To Tender documents can be found on the FCO’s e-procurement portal: (project_ 1382 / itt_2029)

The contract will be used primarily by the FCO but will be open for other Government departments to use if required.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 28/11/2017
Local time: 17:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:


IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 29/11/2017
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Invitation To Tender documents are available at (project_1382 / itt_2029).

Unless already registered, interested suppliers must register on the portal to gain access. Registration is a one-time activity and is free of charge. Support is available from the BravoSolution helpdesk for suppliers who are unfamiliar with the portal. (See the portal homepage for details).

Deadline for submissions — 28.11.2017 17:00

Deadlne for clarification questions — 17.11.2017 17:00.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Foreign and Commonwealth Office
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:



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