First Aid and Medical Supplies Tender

First Aid and Medical Supplies Tender

This contract is to provide a direct delivery service of First Aid and Medical Supplies to Lancashire County Council establishments.

UK-Preston: Medical kits

2012/S 250-414343

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Lancashire County Council
Corporate Procurement, E38, PO Box 100, County Hall
Contact point(s):
For the attention of: Fiona Jackson
PR1 0LD Preston

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

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

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

See vi.3 and tender documents

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

LPcoe supply of First Aid and Medical Supplies.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

NUTS code UKD43

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)

This contract is to provide a direct delivery service of First Aid and Medical Supplies to Lancashire County Council establishments.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33141620, 33140000, 33141623, 33192600

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
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Estimated value excluding VAT: 560 000 EUR
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

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.2.3)Technical capacity
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
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:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

12.2.2013 – 10:00
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 of tenders

Date: 12.2.2013

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
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

This contract will be awarded for a period of 2 years with an option to extend for a further 2 years. The tender documents are available on Lancashire County Council’s electronic tendering site Use of this system does not require high specification IT equipment or connections, nor high level personal IT skills/capabilities. Access to the system/software and advice is free of charge. The contract covers the administrative County of Lancashire; however, where a successful bidder’s capacity and capability permits, the agreement will be open to other Public sector bodies, who may wish to access the provision. The list of possible Local authorities, police, emergency services and NHS bodies that are eligible to join the contract are listed in the following websites:

Central Government Departments and their Agencies.

UK Local Authorities, colleges, academies, higher education establishments (including universities) and schools;

Fire and rescue service;



Access to this agreement will be under the terms agreed with LCC. Further information will be released at Cycle 2 to those suppliers who qualify from Cycle 1.
LCC will expect a successful tenderer, when approached, to be willing to contract with other UK Public Sector Bodies for the works outlined herein, at the prices agreed as a result of this tender process.
Any such contract entered into between one or more of the successful tenderers and another UK Public Sector Body will be wholly independent of the both the contract and relationship between the successful tenderer and LCC, and will be entered into by the successful tenderer without any reliance on any representations made by LCC.
For the avoidance of doubt, where contracts are entered into with any third party other than LCC, LCC accepts no liability for the act or omissions of that third party with the exception of personal injury, death or fraud where such is either directly or indirectly caused as a result of LCC’s act or omission.
A tenderer’s capacity and capability, or even unwillingness to contract with other UK Public Sector Bodies as described above will NOT affect or be considered as part of the scoring of a tenderer’s submission.

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:28.12.2012