Emergency Medical Cover Tender

Emergency Medical Cover Tender

The contractor is to provide emergency medical airfield cover to include the provision of pre-hospital emergency care and treatment.

United Kingdom-Lichfield: Miscellaneous health services

2019/S 236-578955

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Ministry of Defence, C&C, Defence Medical Services (DMS)
Postal address: DMS Whittington
Town: Lichfield
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: WS14 9PY
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: kelvin.edwards109@mod.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1543434723
Internet address(es):Main address: www.contracts.mod.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.contracts.mod.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
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

Defence

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Provision of Emergency Medical Cover to Boscombe Down

Reference number: 700009645

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85140000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The contractor is to provide emergency medical airfield cover to include the provision of pre-hospital emergency care and treatment. This shall be provided by 1 x Health Care Professional Council (HCPC) registered paramedic and 1 x Institute of Healthcare and Development (IHCD) ambulance technician or equivalent level and to include the provision of an a fully equipped trauma all-terrain patient carrying vehicle, at MOD Boscombe Down.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 370 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK1
Main site or place of performance:

Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Bristol/Bath area.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Requirement:

The contractor is to provide emergency medical airfield cover to include the provision of pre-hospital emergency care and treatment. This shall be provided by 1 x Health Care Professional Council (HCPC) registered paramedic and 1 x Institute of Healthcare and Development (IHCD) ambulance technician or equivalent level and to include the provision of an a fully equipped trauma all-terrain patient carrying vehicle, at MOD Boscombe Down.

Within 10 minutes of an emergency call the contractor will provide pre-Hospital emergency medical cover to preserve lives as safely as possible by providing triage, live-saving first aid, basic life support and advanced life support, until the casualties can receive the advanced trauma response and onward casualty transfer provided through the NHS ambulance service. In conjunction with the fire service and under the command of the fire master. This provision shall cover airfield incidents, off-site incidents and domestic incidents on Boscombe Down.

Quantity: 240 days a year of which, 104 Working days (excluding Fridays) can be extended to cover night flying operations with 24 hours’ notice to the contractor. A maximum of 700 hours per year in addition to the 240 workings days and weekend stated above can be provided, with no more than 65 hours in any 1 calendar month. The hours associated with night operations are part of these 700 hours.

Contract term: 3 years

Options: the authority reserves the right, at its sole discretion to extend the contract for a period of up to 24 months.

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

Value excluding VAT: 1 370 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/04/2020
End: 31/03/2023
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: yes
Description of options:

The authority reserves the right, at its sole discretion to extend the contract for a period of up to 24 months. The estimated the value for the option period is 563 000 GBP.

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.2.1)Information about a particular profession

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Electronic trading:

Potential suppliers must note the mandatory requirement for electronic trading using the contracting, purchasing and finance (CP&F) electronic procurement tool. All payments for contractor deliverables under the contract shall only be made via CP&F. You can find details on CP&F at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/mod-contractingpurchasing-and-finance-e-procurement-system

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

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: no
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: 09/01/2020
Local time: 10:00
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:

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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 09/01/2020
Local time: 10:00
Place:

Tender Board, JFC Commercial, Coltman House, DMS Whittington, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS14 9PY.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Tender board run by chairman and secretary.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.The authority reserves the right to amend any condition related to security of information to reflect any changes in national law or government policy. If any contract documents are accompanied by instructions on safeguarding classified information (e.g. a Security Aspects Letter), the authority reserves the right to amend the terms of these instructions to reflect any changes in national law or government policy, whether in respect of the applicable protective marking scheme, specific protective markings given, the aspects to which any protective marking applies, or otherwise. The link below to the Gov.uk website provides information on the Government Security Classification.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/government-security-classifications

Advertising Regime OJEU: this contract opportunity is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU), the MoD Defence Contracts Bulletin and www.contracts.mod.uk

Cyber:

The authority has a duty to protect itself from cyber threats and now we extend this to suppliers we engage with. As an extension of the Government’s Cyber Essentials Scheme the authority, working together with industry and other Government Departments, have developed a more robust Cyber Security Model, under the umbrella of the Defence Cyber Protection Partnership (DCPP). All prime contractors must have the cyber security controls specified in DEF Stan 05-138 (Cyber Security for Defence Suppliers), as appropriate to the cyber risk level specified in the contract.

The authority has determined the level of risk as N/A (Reference: RAR-AXRV269T) as defined in DEF Stan 05-138.

Suppliers must read through this set of instructions and follow the process to respond to this opportunity:

The information and/or documents for this opportunity are available on https://www.contracts.mod.uk/delta You must register on this site to respond, if you are already registered you will not need to register again, simply use your existing username and password. Please note there is a password reminder link on the homepage.

Suppliers must log in, go to your Response Manager and add the following Access Code: 86Q76EMSPW

Please ensure you follow any instruction provided to you here.

The deadline for submitting your response(s) is 9.1.2020 10.00 a.m. Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this invite prior to the closing date and time, especially if you have been asked to upload documents.

If you experience any difficulties please refer to the online frequently asked questions (FAQ’s) or the user guides or contact the MOD DCO Helpdesk by emailing — support@contracts.mod.uk or call 0800 282324.

Go Reference: GO-2019123-DCB-15627168

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Ministry of Defence, C&C, Defence Medical Services (DMS)
Postal address: DMS Whittington
Town: Lichfield
Postal code: WS14 9PY
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: KELVIN.EDWARDS109@MOD.GOV.UK
Telephone: +44 1543434723
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:

03/12/2019