Managed Equipment Service Contract for Radiology
Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust has a requirement for a Managed Equipment Service (MES) contract for use in the Radiology department. The department requires solutions which will ensure high quality imaging, using up-to-date innovative medical technology to meet current and future service demands.
UK-Newcastle: imaging equipment for medical, dental and veterinary use
Section I: Contracting authority
Gateshead NHS Foundation Trust
Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Sheriff Hill
For the attention of: Sharon Whitlie
NE9 6SX Newcastle
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)
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
NUTS code UKC22
The managed service contract will be initially for MRI and Fluoroscopy procedures and may include a number of other Imaging procedures; the intention would be to incorporate additional specialities into the MES in staged phases.
The Trust reserves the right to accept part, all or none of the solutions offered. The Trust also reserves the right not to award a contract. In the event of an award not being made, bidders have no right to recompense.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once) – Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://www.nhssourcing.co.uk and click the link to register – Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’ – Enter your correct business and user details – Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete – You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure) 2. Express an Interest in the tender – Login to the portal with the username/password – Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) – Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content. – Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page. – This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) -You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box 3. Responding to the tender – Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining) – You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification – Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT – There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.
Full details of the information required will be detailed in the Pre Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ).
Section IV: Procedure
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: The PQQ sets out the information which is required by the Authority in order to assess the suitability of potential providers in terms of its technical knowledge and experience, capability/capacity, organisational and financial standing to meet the requirement.
During the PQQ stage, the intention is to short list to a maximum of 8 potential providers. The highest scoring potential providers will be invited to submit the formal Invitation to Tender (ITT).
Notice on a buyer profile
Notice number in the OJEU: 2012/S 208-342604 of 24.10.2012
Section VI: Complementary information