Diathermy Consumables for NHS Supply Chain

Diathermy Consumables for NHS Supply Chain

“Diathermy Consumables including Return Electrode Plates Diathermy Pencils Smoke Evacuation Pencils Argon Pencils Electrode Attachments Forceps and Associated Products.

UK-Normanton: operating theatre devices and instruments

2012/S 115-190081

Prior information notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

NHS Supply Chain
NHS Supply Chain Foxbridge Way Normanton West Yorkshire
For the attention of: Michelle Walker
WF6 1TL Normanton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 7590863424
E-mail: michelle.walker@supplychain.nhs.uk
Fax: +44 1924328744

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://procurement.supplychain.nhs.uk/

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

National or federal agency/office
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.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

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

“Diathermy Consumables”.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
“Various locations in UK”.
NUTS code UK

II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:

“Diathermy Consumables including Return Electrode Plates Diathermy Pencils Smoke Evacuation Pencils Argon Pencils Electrode Attachments Forceps and Associated Products. Precise quantities are unknown. It is anticipated that initial expenditure will be in the region of £2 730 000 in the first year of this Framework Agreement however this is approximate only and the values may vary depending on the requirements of those bodies purchasing under the Framework Agreement. An estimated value of between £13 080 000 and £15 000 000 over a 2+2 year term.”.
Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes

II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33162000, 33161000, 31711140, 33162100

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:

“The purpose of this notice is to draw attention to a procurement that NHS Supply Chain intends to commence during the subsequent 12 months. The invitation to tender will be the subject of a separate notice and it is that notice to which potential suppliers will need to respond at the appropriate time.
The Framework Agreement between NHS Supply Chain and successful suppliers will reserve the right to purchase the same or similar supplies and/or services from suppliers not appointed to the Framework Agreement at its sole discretion.
Whilst it is anticipated that initial expenditure under any forthcoming procurement will be in the region of £13 080 000 to £15 000 000 for this contract award this is approximate only and the values will be to such level as those purchasing under the Framework Agreement consider necessary to provide suitable requirements.
NHS Supply Chain expects to provide successful suppliers with the opportunity to offer additional savings to customers through the provision of discounted pricing value added offerings and commitment/bulk buy initiatives.
NHS Supply Chain intends to enter into arrangements under which it will be entitled to purchase supplies and/or services identified in the tender documents which it will make available for purchase by.
1) any NHS Trust;
2) any other NHS entity;
3) any government department agency or other statutory body and/or
4) any private sector entity active in the UK healthcare sector. Only NHS Supply Chain can order from the Framework Agreement and enter into contracts under it.
NHS Supply Chain is currently considering the use of lots for this procurement. However it reserves the right not to as part of any future tender process. Further information in respect of the lot strategy will be set out in the notice for the forthcoming procurement.
As part of its pre-tender strategy NHS Supply Chain anticipates engaging with suppliers of these products. If you would like to speak with NHS Supply Chain in respect of the products which are the subject of this procurement then please contact Michelle Walker via http://procurement.supplychain.nhs.uk/.

In addition NHS Supply Chain anticipates holding pre-tender meetings with suppliers during August. If you would like to attend this event please contact Michelle Walker via http://procurement.supplychain.nhs.uk/ to register your attendance.

“.

Information about lots

Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 1 Lot title: Diathermy Plates

1)Short description:

Standard (Solid) and Split return electrode plates with and without lead wire.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33162000, 33161000, 33162100

3)Quantity or scope:

“Precise quantities are unknown. It is anticipated that initial expenditure will be in the region of £1 050 000 in the first year of this Framework Agreement however this is approximate only and the values may vary depending on the requirements of those bodies purchasing under the Framework Agreement. “.
5)Additional information about lots:
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 2 Lot title: Disposable Diathermy Pencils

1)Short description:

Disposable diathermy pencils used to either cut tissue or produce coagulation.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33162000, 33161000, 31711140, 33162100

3)Quantity or scope:

“Precise quantities are unknown. It is anticipated that initial expenditure will be in the region of £840 000 in the first year of this Framework Agreement however this is approximate only and the values may vary depending on the requirements of those bodies purchasing under the Framework Agreement. “.
5)Additional information about lots:
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 3 Lot title: Smoke Evacuation Pencils

1)Short description:

Disposable smoke evacuation pencils; fully integrated unit, pencil with cradle & tubing and cradle attachments.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33162000, 33161000, 31711140, 33162100

3)Quantity or scope:

“Precise quantities are unknown. It is anticipated that initial expenditure will be in the region of £110 000 in the first year of this Framework Agreement however this is approximate only and the values may vary depending on the requirements of those bodies purchasing under the Framework Agreement. “.
5)Additional information about lots:
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 4 Lot title: Argon Pencils

1)Short description:

Diathermy pencil with argon beam.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33162000, 33161000, 31711140, 33162100

3)Quantity or scope:

“Precise quantities are unknown. It is anticipated that initial expenditure will be in the region of £60 000 in the first year of this Framework Agreement however this is approximate only and the values may vary depending on the requirements of those bodies purchasing under the Framework Agreement. “.
5)Additional information about lots:
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 5 Lot title: Electrode Attachments

1)Short description:

Electrode attachments including; blades, needles, balls, colposcopy loops, arthroscopic tips, laparoscopic tips.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33162000, 33161000, 31711140, 33162100

3)Quantity or scope:

“Precise quantities are unknown. It is anticipated that initial expenditure will be in the region of £370 000 in the first year of this Framework Agreement however this is approximate only and the values may vary depending on the requirements of those bodies purchasing under the Framework Agreement. “.
5)Additional information about lots:
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 6 Lot title: Suction Coagulators

1)Short description:

Hand pieces used to aspirate blood and small tissue particulate in addition to controlling bleeding during open surgical procedures. Can be hand or foot controlled.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33162000, 33161000, 33162100

3)Quantity or scope:

“Precise quantities are unknown. It is anticipated that initial expenditure will be in the region of £50 000 in the first year of this Framework Agreement however this is approximate only and the values may vary depending on the requirements of those bodies purchasing under the Framework Agreement. “.
5)Additional information about lots:
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 7 Lot title: Forceps

1)Short description:

Diathermy forceps including; single use or reusable, bipolar or monopolar.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33162000, 33161000, 33162100

3)Quantity or scope:

“Precise quantities are unknown. It is anticipated that initial expenditure will be in the region of £70 000 in the first year of this Framework Agreement however this is approximate only and the values may vary depending on the requirements of those bodies purchasing under the Framework Agreement. “.
5)Additional information about lots:
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 8 Lot title: Associated Products

1)Short description:

Associated products including; Argon accessories, cables, cable adaptors, smoke evacuation filters, smoke evacuation adaptors, smoke evacuation suction tubing, footswitches, tip cleaners and quivers.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33162000, 33161000, 33162100

3)Quantity or scope:

“Precise quantities are unknown. It is anticipated that initial expenditure will be in the region of £180 000 in the first year of this Framework Agreement however this is approximate only and the values may vary depending on the requirements of those bodies purchasing under the Framework Agreement. “.
5)Additional information about lots:

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

“N/A”.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework

VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:14.6.2012