Orthopaedic Services – Joint Venture

Orthopaedic Services – Joint Venture

To appoint a partner(s) to enter a Joint Venture to provide Orthopaedic Services to Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust.

UK-London: Health services

2013/S 036-057520

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

King’s Health Partners
C/o Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, 2nd Floor, New City Court, Guy’s Hospital, Great Maze Pond
Contact point(s): Director of Procurement
For the attention of: David Lawson
SE1 9RT London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2071885314
E-mail: david.lawson1@nhs.net

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.guysandstthomas.nhs.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: www.guysandstthomas.g2b.info/cgi-gen/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

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.3)Main activity

General public services
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:

Z/190/13 Orthopaedic Services – Joint Venture
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 25: Health and social services
NUTS code UKI

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)

Health services. To appoint a partner(s) to enter a Joint Venture to provide Orthopaedic Services to Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. The joint venture organisation will be expected to invest in improving and expanding existing facilities on the Guy’s Hospital site to establish the Hospital as an international centre of excellence for Orthopaedic Services. The joint venture may also expand to establish regional and international satellite facilities based on the Guy’s Orthopaedic model of care.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85100000

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: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Undertake between 6,500-7,000 adult elective orthopaedic cases per annum with target to increase to 10,000 – 15,000 per annum over the term of the contract.
Provision of capital investment to upgrade existing x 3 (of x 4) operating theatres and build additional x 2 new operating theatres to establish a x 6 operating theatre unit with associated surgical admission facilities.
Establish an international innovation hub to support translational research to create a King’s Health Partner’s Orthopaedic model of care to improve patient experience and patient outcomes.
Establish an international training centre to support and enhance training of Theatre and Surgical teams in terms of model of care, operational efficiency, and product technology.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 400 000 000 and 600 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 1
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 120 (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: Refer to Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Refer to Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Refer to Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Refer to Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Refer to Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

competitive dialogue
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 3: and maximum number 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Refer to Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated yes
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:

Z/190/13.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

18.3.2013 – 17:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

25.3.2013
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

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information

Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust is advertising this procurement as a Part B healthcare services contract. This procurement exercise is therefore only partially regulated by the Public Contract Regulations 2006, as amended. In particular, the Trust is not bound to choosing one of the procedures set out in these Regulations. The Trust is submitting itself to following the general structure of the Competitive Dialogue on a wholly voluntary basis and reserves the right to depart from any of the related Regulations as it sees fit.
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VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

King’s Health Partners
C/o Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, 2nd Floor, New City Court, Guy’s Hospital, Great Maze Pond
SE1 9RT London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2071885314

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:15.2.2013