Invasive pressure monitoring kits

Invasive pressure monitoring kits

invasive physiological pressure monitoring consumable kits.

UK-Cardiff: medical consumables

2012/S 90-148389

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Cardiff and Vale University Local Health Board
Heath Park
For the attention of: Alex Dalton
CF14 4XW Cardiff
Fax: +44 2920746271

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://

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

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law
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

Section II: Object of the contract

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

Invasive pressure monitoring.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

NUTS code UKL22

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)

The Cardiff and Vale uLHB seeks to establish a contract for the supply of invasive physiological pressure monitoring consumable kits.
The requirement will fall generally under the headings below:
General list of products subject to change.
Single simple kit.
Sealed blood sampling system single (arterial) kits.
Sealed blood sampling system triple kit.
Double simple kits.
Extension lines, 30cm and 100cm.
All kits must be supplied with compatible link cables for the following machines:
Phillips monitors.
Datex monitors.
Hewlett Packard monitors.
Aries balloon pumps.
Total cables required will be in excess of enough cabling for 2½ x 162 machines.
Spare cables (for clinical engineering) 12.
Community benefits do not apply to this contract.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


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

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:

Tenders May be offered for whole or part of the tender.
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 36 with option to extend for a further 12 months at the discretion of the Health Board (from the award of the contract)
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:

The Contracting Authority reserves the right to request parent company guarantees of Financial Liability as set out in the invitation to tender (ITT) documents.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

As set out in the invitation to tender (ITT) documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Non specified saved that in the case of consortia or other grouping or more than one legal entity, one party must not act as prime contractor.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
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

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 tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise:
1. The Contracting Authority is not bound to award a contract in whole or part,
2. The Contracting Authority will not bear the tender costs of any of the tenders.
3. The Authority reserves the right to award via a series of lots/baskets which will be specified in the tender and reserves the right to evaluate each lot/basket as a separate contract. It will however, also factor into any tender evaluation any additional value from the potential award of multiple lots or consider awarding on a line by line basis should this prove beneficial.
Items with the contracture separated into basket (relating to the varying products categories).
This Procurement will be carried out via the eTendering portal as follows:

You are only required to register your company details at this stage on the portal.
Initial expressions of interest should be directed to the contact name via e-mail/fax/post.
When available you will be invited to participate in the pre-qualification stage of the procurement and issued with a PQQ document to complete and return by the given deadline. The PQQ will give further details and set out any rules.
Deadline date 8.6.2012 refers to expression of interest only.
Buy4Wales Reference Number: 29927.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The uLHB will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Applicants have 2 working days from the notification of the award decision to request additional debriefing and that information has to be provided a minimum of 3 working days before the expiry of the standstill period. Such additional information should be required from Procurement Department Cardiff and Vale University Local Health Board, Heath Park Cardiff CF14 4XW, UNITED KINGDOM.
If an appeal regarding the award of a 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 a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months). 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 only award damages. [The purpose of the standstill period referred to above is to allow 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:9.5.2012