GPS

GPS patient monitoring service

GPS patient monitoring service

The service will comprise of two elements: the first element is for the rental of secure non-removable monitoring devices which will be worn by service users whilst on approved leave. The second element of the requirement is for the monitoring and tracking of service users (who are wearing the devices) via global position systems (GPS).

UK-Beckenham: surveillance and security systems and devices

2012/S 125-207415

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
Bethlem Royal Hospital, Monks Orchard Road
Contact point(s): Omobola Sotomi
BR3 3BX Beckenham
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2032284334
E-mail: omobola.sotomi@slam.nhs.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.slam.nhs.uk, URL: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta
Address of the buyer profile: ://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta
Electronic access to information: ://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta Access Code:83A33F879P
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: ://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta
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

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: yes

Guys and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust
Westminster Bridge Road
SE1 7EH London
UNITED KINGDOM

Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Denmark Hill
SE5 9RS London
UNITED KINGDOM

Kings College London
The Strand
WC2R 2LS London
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

GPS patient monitoring service (Forensics).
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 23: Investigation and security services, except armoured car services
NUTS code UKI

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)

Surveillance and security systems and devices. Repair and maintenance services of security equipment. Surveillance services. Security services. The service will comprise of two elements: the first element is for the rental of secure non-removable monitoring devices which will be worn by service users whilst on approved leave. The second element of the requirement is for the monitoring and tracking of service users (who are wearing the devices) via global position systems (GPS). Service users are medium security offenders and mental health patients based across 2 sites in London.
This contract is initially for use by South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM or the Trust) and the only guaranteed volume is for SLaM. However, SLaM is part of the King’s Health Partners – which includes King’s College London; King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust; and Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. Any of the King’s Health Partners may wish to appoint the chosen provider of this tender process during the contract period. Please visit www.kingshealthpartners.org for more information about the Partnership. Additionally other London NHS Authorities may wish to use the service. Details of these Authorities may be found at http://www.london.nhs.uk/who-we-are/nhs-in-london.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

35120000, 50610000, 79714000, 79710000

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:

Please refer to the ITT.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 400 000 and 500 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 3
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 24 (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:

Refer to Tender Prospectus, ITT and other tender documents.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Refer to Tender Prospectus, ITT and other tender documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Refer to Tender Prospectus, ITT and other tender documents.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: 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.delta-esourcing.com/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 appropriate Access Code; 83A33F879P. Please ensure you follow any instruction provided to you here.
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. The closing date and time is final. Failure to abide by timescales will automatically result in disqualification.
If you experience any technical difficulties please contact the Delta eSourcing Helpdesk on call +44 8452707050 or e-mail helpdesk@delta-esourcing.com.

SLAM supplies service utilises the NHS supplier information database (Sid4Health) to manage and assess general Supplier information in the form of a profile. Candidates are requested to provide their profile on the Sid4Health as follows:
a) Candidates should register on Sid4health at http://www.sid4health.nhs.uk by clicking on the register organisation tab and select the supplier button. To continue with the registration process Suppliers must have a current DUNS Number. If a supplier does not have a DUNS number there is a link to the D&B UK web site to request a DUNS supplier number. Suppliers who already have a published profile on Sid4Health must ensure that their information is up to date;

b) Candidates should ensure all relevant sections of their NHS Sid4Health profile are completed to demonstrate their ability to meet the short listing criteria applicable to this contract. Where access to NHS Sid4Health is unavailable, please contact NHS Sid4Health helpdesk at help@sid4health.nhs.uk

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: The Authority will apply all the offences listed in Article 45(1) of Directive 2004/18/EC (implemented as Regulation 23(1) of the Public Contract Regulations (PCR) 2006 in the UK) and all of the professional misconducts listed at Article 45(2) of Directive 2004/18/EC (see also Regulation 23(2) in the PCR 2006) to the decision of whether a Candidate is eligible to be invited to tender.
A full list of the Regulation 23(1) and 23(2) criteria are at http://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/project/reasonsForExclusion.html#pcr.

Candidates will be required to answer these questions as part of the qualification process. For candidates who are registered overseas, you will need to declare if you have any offences/misconduct under your own countries laws, where these laws are equivalent to the Regulation 23 lists.
Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 45(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest for doing so.
Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 45(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the discretion of the Authority.
Refer to Tender Prospectus, ITT and other tender documents.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (a) Appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance;
(b) The presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established;
(c) A statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last three financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information on these turnovers is available.
Refer to tender prospectus, PQQ and other tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Refer to tender prospectus, ITT and other tender documents.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(b) A list of the principal deliveries effected or the main services provided in the past three years, with the sums, dates and recipients, whether public or private, involved. Evidence of delivery and services provided shall be given:
— Where the recipient was a contracting authority, in the form of certificates issued or countersigned by the competent authority,
— Where the recipient was a private purchaser, by the purchaser’s certification or, failing this, simply by a declaration by the economic operator.
(i) A statement of the tools, plant or technical equipment available to the service provider or contractor for carrying out the contract
(j) An indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract
Refer to Tender Prospectus, ITT and other tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Refer to Tender Prospectus, ITT and other tender documents.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts

The execution of the contract is restricted to the framework of sheltered employment programmes
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
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

Open
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:

Z/07/12
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Notice on a buyer profile

Notice number in the OJEU: 2012/S 86-000141 of 30.4.2012

Other previous publications

Notice number in the OJEU: 2012/S 86-000141 of 30.4.2012

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

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

13.8.2012 – 12:00
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

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
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 (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender. GO Reference: GO-2012628-PRO-4027136.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
Bethlem Royal Hospital, Monks Orchard Road
BR3 3BX
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: Tom.Medhurst@slam.nhs.uk
Telephone: +44 232284334

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. Applicants who are unsuccessful shall be informed by the Authority as soon as possible after the decision has been made as to the reasons why the Applicant was unsuccessful. If an appeal regarding the award of the contract has not been successfully resolved, The Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No. 5) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the rules to take legal action. Any such action must be brought within the applicable limitation period. Where a contract has not been entered into, the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the Court may, depending on the circumstances, award damages, make a declaration of ineffectiveness, order the Authority to pay a fine, and/or order that the duration of the contract be shortened. The purpose of the standstill period referred to above is to allow the parties to apply to the Courts to set aside the award decision before the contract is entered into.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:28.6.2012