Outpatient Pharmacy Dispensary and Associated Retail Pharmacy Services

Outpatient Pharmacy Dispensary and Associated Retail Pharmacy Services

The Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust seeks an innovative solution to provide an enhanced Pharmacy Outpatients Service within a Managed Service Contract with one service provider.

UK-Swindon: pharmacy services

2012/S 225-370854

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Marlborough Road
For the attention of: Katie Davidson
SN3 6BB Swindon
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1793604020
E-mail: katie.davidson@gwh.nhs.uk

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

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

Health
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Care and Support Partnership Community Interest Company (trading as SEQOL)
SN25 4AN
Swindon
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Outpatient Pharmacy Dispensary and Associated Retail Pharmacy Services.
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
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Swindon.
NUTS code UKK14

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)

The Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust seeks an innovative solution to provide an enhanced Pharmacy Outpatients Service within a Managed Service Contract with one service provider.
The service will include, but not be limited to, dispensing out-patient, day-case and community hospital prescriptions from on-site and/or off-site dispensaries. The solution offered should demonstrate a flexible approach to the delivery of pharmacy and health related services to patients and a willingness to develop additional services to meet the needs of patients which may include homecare solutions, services to other healthcare establishments e.g. prisons and occupational wellbeing services.
Depending on requirements and further discussions during the life of the contract, the service may be extended to include the provision of a dispensing service to the Urgent Care Centre (Operated by the Care and Support Partnership Community Interest Company trading as SEQOL).
Dispensing must be compliant with statutory and professional requirements of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society and General Pharmaceutical Council and all staff must be fully trained to undertake their roles and work within formalised standard operating procedures.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85149000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
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:

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is seeking to appoint a supplier for an outpatient pharmacy dispensing and associated retail pharmacy services.
Our aim is to assess the quality, service and value for money benefits that suppliers are able to offer.
The contract duration is 5 years with 1 plus 1 year extension.
During the life of the contract, Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust may explore opportunities with the successful provider for the supply of a dispensing service to the Urgent Care Centre (Operated by the Care and Support Partnership Community Interest Company trading as SEQOL).
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

Duration in months: 60 (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:

Not applicable.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Not applicable.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Not applicable.
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
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Applicants will be required to provide information relating to their company accounts to enable the authority to assess their financial standing.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please see tender for specific requirements. The bidder is required to provide the name and GPhC registration number of the bidder’s Superintendent Pharmacist.
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: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision: Medicines Act and Related Statutes.
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: yes

Section IV: Procedure

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

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

RN3/001285/07/12
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
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

24.1.2013 – 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

Other: English.
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

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
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: In accordance with Regulation 32 (information about contract award procedures and the application of standstill period prior to contract award) Regulation 47(enforcement obligations) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 and remedies directives December 2009.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:19.11.2012