Hygiene Services University Hospitals Birmingham

Hygiene Services University Hospitals Birmingham

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) wishes to appoint a contractor to provide an efficient, effective, timely and complete hygiene service to all its premises.

UK-Kings Norton: hygiene services

2012/S 19-030909

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

University Hospitals Birmingham
32-34 Melchett Road
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Mr Stephen Cross
B30 3HG Kings Norton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1212041837
E-mail: stephen.cross@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

Section II: Object of the contract

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

The provision of hygiene services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Edgbaston, 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
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) wishes to appoint a contractor to provide an efficient, effective, timely and complete hygiene service to all its premises. The successful contractor shall be responsible for the installation, provision, replacement, maintenance, top up, replenishment and cleanliness of all supplied goods and equipment and will be required to provide all disposable products including appropriate vending.
If you are interested in applying for this opportunity, you must register on the following web site to express your interest and access all relevant documentation and communicate with the Trust https://www.supplying2nhs.com/procontract/healthservice/supplier.nsf.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85142300

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
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:

Will be included in tender documents.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 150 000 and 350 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.4.2013. Completion 31.3.2016

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

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

Parent company guarantees may be required. See invitation to tender for further details.
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.
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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Interested parties who have expressed an interest should complete and submit the online pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) available in the Due North ProContract portal ‘ Supplying to the NHS (supplying2nhs.com), by the stated closing date.
Please note: the closing date for expressions of interest and the submission of completed pre-qualification are 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 an interest should complete and submit the online pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) available in the Due North ProContract portal ‘ Supplying to the NHS (supplying2nhs.com), by the stated closing date.
Please note: the closing date for expressions of interest and the submission of completed pre-qualification are the same.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Interested parties who have expressed an interest should complete and submit the online pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) available in the Due North ProContract portal ‘ Supplying to the NHS (supplying2nhs.com), by the stated closing date.
Please note: the closing date for expressions of interest and the submission of completed pre-qualification are 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 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Highest scoring pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) responses (as described in the PQQ Guidance document available on the Due North ProContract e-tendering portal opportunity).
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-8QSGB2
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

23.2.2012 – 16:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

13.5.2012
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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Date: 17.6.2012 – 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: 2015.
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 University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to annul the tender process, not to accept the lowest or any offer, and shall not be liable to reimburse a tenderer for costs incurred in, or related to the preparation of the tender. University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust promotes equal opportunity and this is central to our aims and the delivery of services. This includes racial, gender age and disability equality. Contract dates are 1.4.2012 to 31.3.2016. Compliant bids must be submitted with any variants. University Hospital’s Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust use the Due North ProContract e-procurement system to conduct all tender exercises.
Supplier must register on the ProContract e-procurement system at: https://www.supplying2nhs.com/procontract/healthservice/supplier.nsf to take part in the process.

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:

24.1.2012