Medical Software Tender

Medical Software Tender

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust UK-Grantham: software package and information systems

2012/S 8-012030

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Procurement Department, Grantham Hospital, 101 Manthorpe Road
Contact point(s): Procurement Department
For the attention of: Barry Pogson – Category Manager
NG31 8DG Grantham
Telephone: +44 1476464641
Fax: +44 1476572917

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

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

Regional or local authority
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: no

Section II: Object of the contract

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

Provision of Cancer Services Electronic Prescribing System.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Lincolnshire.
NUTS code UKF3

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)

Provision of a Cancer Services Electronic Prescribing System to United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

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:

Provision of a Cancer Services Electronic Prescribing System to United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust.
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

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: yes
Description of particular conditions: Entering General PQQ Supplier Information and Expressing an Interest in This Procurement.
The United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust utilises the NHS Supplier Information Database (sid4health) tomanage and assess general pre-qualification information in the form of a profile. Candidates are requested toprovide their profile in sid4health as follows:
i) Candidates must obtain a Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) D-U-N-S(R) Number to enable registration on sid4health.This normally is provided within 48 hours but may take up to 5 days*, so please ensure this step is completed assoon as possible. The D-U-N-S(R) Number is the standard supplier coding for the NHS and must be obtainedfor use in all trading with the NHS. Check to see if your company has a D-U-N-S(R) Number on the Sid4healthregistration page.
*The D-U-N-S(R) Number registration turnaround time quoted is for UK subjects. Non UK subjects (businessesregistered outside of the UK), should use and choose the country in which the business isregistered from the selection at the top of the Home page and then search for DUNS request form. If unable tofind a DUNS request form please contact the local Customer Services team. Turnaround times will vary fromcountry to country.

ii) Candidates must go to the following web page and select link. Select the Register Organisation on the left of the page and then select Organisation Type supplier. Key indetails as shown to search for your D-U-N-S(R) Number. If you are not on their database click on the link at thebottom of the page to obtain a number from D&B.

iii) Once registration has been authorised by the Sid4health administrator and after receiving logon details,access the Profile Management area and create and validate your Sid4health company profile. (Candidatesmust publish at least one validated profile to make their profile available for buyers to view generally – see theHelp page on Sid4health within Profile Management for more details).
iv) Candidates should ensure all the mandatory fields of their Sid4health profile are completed. Failure to complywith the completion of all mandatory fields could result in the elimination from the procurement process at thisPQQ stage. D&B data will be supplied automatically by D&B.
v) Once a candidate has ensured that all the required fields are completed for this PQQ and the profile has beenvalidated.
They must add the profile to the Request to Participate list ID:
RWD 249 name: Provision of a Cancer Services Electronic Prescribing System in order to Express an Interest in this procurement.
Select ‘View all request to participate lists’ on the left menu and search/select this list. Select the Join button tothe right of the list and then select the validated profile to allocate to this procurement (you may have more thanone validated profile as you may have different information held against your profile for different procurements).
vi) Where access to Sid4health is unavailable, please contact the sid4health Helpdesk

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

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

14.2.2012 – 12:00
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 Trust reserves the right not to award any contract under this notice.
The Trust shall under no circumstances be responsible for the costs or expenses of any tenderer.
(MT Ref:85209).
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: Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Standstill and debrief procedures will take place inaccordance with the provisions of the Public Contract Regulations 2006 (as amended). Further information canbe obtained from the address, set out in I.1.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:11.1.2012