Pharmacy Services and Pharmaceutical Supply Tender

Pharmacy Services and Pharmaceutical Supply Tender

NELFT provide a procurement shared service which is seeking to introduce a new framework agreement which will allow healthcare authorities to procure pharmacy services and pharmaceutical supply.

United Kingdom-London: Pharmaceutical products

2020/S 205-500530

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: North East London Foundation Trust
Postal address: West Wing, CEME Centre, Marsh Way, Rainham, Essex
Town: London
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: RM13 8GQ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Chris George
E-mail: chris.george@nelft.nhs.uk
Telephone: +44 3025551201
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.nelft.nhs.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.nelft.nhs.uk

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.lppsourcing.org/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.lppsourcing.org/

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Other type: NHS Foundation Trust

I.5)Main activity

Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Pharmacy Services and Pharmaceutical Supply Tender

 

Reference number: DN503828

II.1.2)Main CPV code

33600000 Pharmaceutical products

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

 

NELFT provide a procurement shared service which is seeking to introduce a new framework agreement which will allow healthcare authorities to procure pharmacy services and pharmaceutical supply. This framework agreement will be available for use by:

1) the current partners of the NELFT Procurement Shared Service (NELFT, BEH and C&I) and any additional new partners (including wholly owned companies and subsidiaries);

2) members of the North East London Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (NEL STP);

3) provide CIC;

4) members of the North Central London Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (NCL STP);

5) Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (EPUT).

These authorities may utilise this framework agreement during the contract term.

The authorities listed on the web pages below are are eligible to access the resulting framework subject to NELFT approval:

NCL STP: https://www.england.nhs.uk/integratedcare/stps/view-stps/north-london/

NEL STP: https://www.england.nhs.uk/integratedcare/stps/view-stps/east-london/

EPUT: https://eput.nhs.uk/

Provide: https://www.provide.org.uk/

There will be a further competition run alongside the framework tender for NELFT alone.

(North East London NHS Foundation Trust (NELFT) provides care and treatment for a diverse population of almost 4.3 million people across London, Essex and Kent and Medway. The contractor is required to provide pharmaceutical services to support all services provided by NELFT.

The estimated value range (provided in II.1.5)) is based on the price of the anticipated services in scope for NELFT, BEH and C&I over 7 years plus the price of the anticipated services that could be delivered to other NHS bodies within NCL STP, NEL STP, EPUT and provide during the life of the contract.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 44 380 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85149000 Pharmacy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH3 Essex
NUTS code: UKI5 Outer London – East and North East
NUTS code: UKJ4 Kent

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of procurement, supply, formulary and stock management, delivery, and dispensation of pharmaceuticals.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: MEAT as per the specification and ITT / Weighting: 40
Price – Weighting: 60 %
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/01/2021
End: 31/12/2025
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

 

Description of these options:

Any contracts awarded under this procurement will have a 5-year term with options to extend for a further two annual extension periods; this will be finally determined by NELFT.

Provisional timetable for recourse to these options: in months: 48.

Number of possible renewals: 2.

In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent.

Contracts: in months: 12.

Term of framework agreement will be 4 years.

 

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

 

Any contracts awarded under this procurement will have a 5-year term with options to extend for a further two annual extension periods; this will be finally determined by NELFT.

Provisional timetable for recourse to these options: in months: 48.

Number of possible renewals: 2.

In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent.

Contracts: in months: 12.

Term of framework agreement will be 4 years.

 

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:

 

 

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 20/11/2020
Local time: 23:55
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 20/11/2020
Local time: 23:55

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: North East London Foundation Trust
Postal address: West Wing, CEME Centre, Marsh Way, Rainham, Essex
Town: London
Postal code: RM13 8GQ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: chris.george@nelft.nhs.uk
Telephone: +44 3025551201

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

16/10/2020