Medical Software Tender
United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust UK-Grantham: software package and information systems
Section I: Contracting authority
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
General address of the contracting authority: www.ulh.nhs.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0039
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
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Lincolnshire.
NUTS code UKF3
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
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 www.dnb.com 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 www.buyingsolutions.gov.uk/healthcms and select thewww.sid4health.nhs.uk 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 at:help@Sid4health.nhs.uk.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
The Trust shall under no circumstances be responsible for the costs or expenses of any tenderer.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:11.1.2012