Contract for the Supply of Radiopharmaceuticals

Contract for the Supply of Radiopharmaceuticals

Framework Agreement for the Provision of Radiopharmaceuticals. To include Radioisotopes, Therapies and Kits.

United Kingdom-Birmingham: Medical equipments, pharmaceuticals and personal care products

2013/S 221-384527

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
Procurement Dept, University Hospitals Birmingham NHSFT, 32-34 Melchett Road, Kings Norton Businsess Centre
For the attention of: Nicola Watson
B30 3HG Birmingham
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1213714485
E-mail: nicola.watson@uhb.nhs.uk
Fax: +44 1214590555

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.uhb.nhs.uk

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:

Framework Agreement for the Provision of Radiopharmaceuticals.
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: Birmingham.
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

Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 10
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 250 000 and 500 000 GBP

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

Contract for the Supply of Radiopharmaceuticals. To include Radioisotopes, Therapies and Kits.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33000000, 33600000, 33100000

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: no
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
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)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

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

The contracting authority reserves the right to require deposits, guarantees, bonds or other forms of appropriate security.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Revenue.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Joint and several liability.
The contracting authority reserves the right to require groupings of contractors to take a particular legal form or to require a single contractor to take primary liability or to require that each party undertakes joint and several liabilities.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Any contract awarded will be subject to the Authority’s Conditions of Contract.
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: Interested parties who have expressed interest through the supplying2nhs e-portal should complete and submit the online pre qualification questionnaire via the nominated electronic portal by the stated closing date. Please note: the closing date for expressions of interest and submission of completed Pre Qualification Questionnaire is the same.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Interested parties who have expressed interest through the supplying2nhs e-portal should complete and submit the online pre qualification questionnaire via the nominated electronic portal by the stated closing date. Please note: the closing date for expressions of interest and submission of completed Pre Qualification Questionnaire is the same.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Interested parties who have expressed interest through the supplying2nhs e-portal should complete and submit the online pre qualification questionnaire via the nominated electronic portal by the stated closing date. Please note: the closing date for expressions of interest and submission of completed Pre Qualification Questionnaire is the same.
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

Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 15
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As specified in the PQQ.
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:

DNWC-949CWL
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

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: 13.12.2013 – 13:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

13.12.2013 – 13:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

6.1.2014
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

in days: 180 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 10.2.2014 – 13:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

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

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SME’s). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement of this contract.
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust promotes equal opportunity and this is central to our aims and the delivery of the services.
This includes racial, gender, age and disability equality. Any Contracts awarded will commence following a full evaluation of all tenders submitted and subsequent award observing an Alcatel style Standstill period and will be issued for a period of 2 years with the option to extend for a further 2 x 12 months.
Interested suppliers must register on the ProContract e-procurement system at: https://www.supplying2nhs.com/procontract/healthservice/supplier.nsf in order to take part in this contracting opportunity.

Expressions of Interest outside of the portal will not be accepted.

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:13.11.2013