Leicester: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
Provision of a managed business partner for IM&T transformation
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
University Hospitals of Leicester
Finance & Procurement, Gwendolen House, Gwendolen Road
Contact point(s): Colin Bray Procurement Manager, Rob Gillingwater, Associate Director of Procurement & Supplies
LE5 4QF Leicester
General address of the contracting authority: www.supplying2NHS.com
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Internet address: www.supplying2NHS.com suppliers who are not already registered will be required to register before they can express an interest and take part in the tender process
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 7: Computer and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Leicestershire.
NUTS code UKF2
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
It is through this partnership partner, we would be able to increase, in an agile manner, the capability and capacity to successfully deliver IT enabled change. The partner would engage with us to provide a range of skills and services to help the organisation ensure it is getting value for money from its IM&T services. The aim is to develop a strategic partnership that will deliver world class IT based services and ultimately help procure and potentially deliver a full electronic patient record (EPR). It is further anticipated that we will form a future commercial arrangement, for the financial benefit of both parties, to deliver services to other organisations based on the services and intellectual property co-created through this partnership.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
72000000, 48000000, 48180000, 48217000, 48822000, 48900000, 48920000, 50300000, 50312000, 72261000, 72262000, 72263000, 72266000, 72267000, 72511000, 72512000, 72600000, 32500000, 50334100, 32250000, 32400000, 32412000, 32420000, 32430000, 32424000, 92220000, 64200000, 48510000
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
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
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
(a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the Court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order compulsory winding up the administration by the Court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contract authorities can demonstrate;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organization, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26.5.1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j) has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10.6.1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
(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 3 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 of these turnovers is available.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
NHS SID profile may be assessed and as such must be updated prior to the PQQ and/or tender return date with all public domain and private financial information relevant to the contract accessible to the buyer.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: The Authority must be satisfied that the vendor is capable of sustaining the investment in the contract required to supply equipment and sustain service throughout the contract period including liability for maintaining goods for at least 15 years from installation where requested.
The Contracting Authority reserves the right to assess this and other criteria related to economic and financial capacity at the evaluation of tenders or at any stage prior to contract award.
(b) a list of the principal deliveries effected or the main services provided in the past 3 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 issues 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.
(c) an indication of the technicians or technical bodies involved, whether or not belonging directly to the economic operator’s undertaking, especially those responsible for quality control and, in the case of public works contracts, those upon whom the contractor can call in order to carry out the work;
(d) a description of the technical facilities and measures used by the supplier or service provider for ensuring quality and the undertaking’s study and research facilities;
(f) the educational and professional qualifications of the service provider or contractor and/or those of the undertaking’s managerial staff and, in particular, those of the person or persons responsible for providing the services or managing the work;
(g) for public works contracts and public services contracts, and only in appropriate cases, and indication of the environmental management measures that the economic operator will be able to apply when performing the contract;
(h) a statement of the average annual manpower of the service provider or contractor and the number of managerial staff for the last 3 years;
(i) a statement of the tools, plant or technical equipment available to the service provider or contractor for carrying out the contracts;
(j) an indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract.
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Section IV: 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.2.2)Information about electronic auction
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.3.6)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
Interested parties must express interest via the www.supplying2nhs.com e-tendering portal. The Trust reserves the right not to award any contracts or agreements from this exercise should it be unbeneficial to do so. A pre-qualification questionnaire and a presentation supporting the tender may be required.
The Trust will not bear any costs associated with submission of any tender.
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:16.11.2011