IT Services Tender for NHS Scotland

IT Support Tender for NHS Scotland

The services required include, but are not limited to, site surveys, connection to N3/SWAN and where applicable firewall installation, cabling, connecting them to the internet, installing word, excel and adobe and AV, firewall maintenance, supply and re-supply of VPN tokens, reconnection of sites who lose internet access, and installation of AV.

United Kingdom-Edinburgh: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

2013/S 134-232657

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

NHS National Services Scotland
Gyle Square, 1 South Gyle Crescent
For the attention of: George Futcher
EH12 9EB Edinburgh
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1312757041
E-mail: george.futcher@nhs.net

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.nhsnss.org/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA12442

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: no

Section II: Object of the contract

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

Practitioner Services Desktop and Router Support Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 7: Computer and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Scotland.
NUTS code UKM

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 Practitioner Services Division of NHS National Services Scotland requires the services of a supplier of qualified IT Engineers for Dentists, Opticians and Pharmacists located throughout Scotland.
The services required include, but are not limited to, site surveys, connection to N3/SWAN and where applicable firewall installation, cabling, connecting them to the internet, installing word, excel and adobe and AV, firewall maintenance, supply and re-supply of VPN tokens, reconnection of sites who lose internet access, and installation of AV.
This will be a 3 year contract.
Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=254368

The awarding authority has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via a “Tender Submission Postbox” facility. Further details of this facility are available at: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/PostBox/Postbox_Explain.aspx?ID=254368

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems. The postbox closes precisely at the time stated.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72000000, 72100000, 72253000, 72261000, 72600000, 72700000

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: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 200 000 and 600 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 36 (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:
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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The personal situation of the candidates will be evaluated. These criteria will be specified in full in a PQQ issued to those parties that request it.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The Economic and Financial capacity of the candidates will be evaluated. These criteria will be specified in full in a PQQ issued to those parties that request it.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
The Technical Capacity of the candidates will be evaluated. These criteria will be specified in full in a PQQ issued to those parties that request it.
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
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

9.8.2013 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

23.8.2013
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 of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

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

(SC Ref:254368)
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: An economic operator that suffers, or risks suffering, loss or damage attributable to a breach of duty under the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2012 (SSI 2012/88) may bring proceedings in the Sheriff Court or the Court of Session.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:10.7.2013