Portable Appliance Testing Tender

Portable Appliance Testing Tender

The Trust is looking to award the provision of a portable appliance testing service, including emissions tests for microwaves.

UK-Kettering: Repair and maintenance services of precision equipment

2013/S 119-203782

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
St Mary’s Hospital, Sudborough House, London Road
NN15 7PW Kettering
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1536494433

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.nht.nhs.uk/main.cfm

Further information can be obtained from: Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
BEVAN HOUSE, KETTERING PARKWAY, VENTURE PARK, KETTERING, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE
For the attention of: CATHY HEADLAND – HEAD OF PROCUREMENT
NN15 6XR KETTERING
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1536480351
E-mail: cathy.headland@nhft.nhs.uk
Fax: +44 1536480459

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
BEVAN HOUSE, KETTERING PARKWAY, VENTURE PARK, KETTERING, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE
For the attention of: CATHY HEADLAND – HEAD OF PROCUREMENT
NN15 6XR KETTERING
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1536480351
E-mail: cathy.headland@nhft.nhs.uk
Fax: +44 1536480459

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
BEVAN HOUSE, KETTERING PARKWAY, VENTURE PARK, KETTERING, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE
For the attention of: CATHY HEADLAND – HEAD OF PROCUREMENT
NN15 6XR KETTERING
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1536480351
E-mail: cathy.headland@nhft.nhs.uk
Fax: +44 1536480459

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: no

Section II: Object of the contract

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

PROVISION OF A PORTABLE APPLIANCE TESTING SERVICE
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: NORTHAMPTONSHIRE
NUTS code UKF23

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The Trust is looking to award the provision of a portable appliance testing service, including emissions tests for microwaves.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

50430000

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: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The contractor will be responsible for arranging portable appliance testing (PAT) and microwave emissions tests for all Trust sites throughout the county. There are currently approximately 80,000 items tested annually, although this may change over the period of the contract. Results must be submitted to the Estates Department in an agreed format. Compliance with current legislation is essential. The tests will be a combination of visual inspections, PAT tests & emissions tests.
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: 72 (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:

As detailed within the pre qualification questionnaire and/or tender documents.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

As detailed within the pre qualification questionnaire and/or tender documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

As detailed within the pre qualification questionnaire and/or tender documents.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
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: As detailed within the pre qualification questionnaire and/or tender documents.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed within the pre qualification questionnaire and/or tender documents.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As detailed within the pre qualification questionnaire and/or tender documents.
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: As detailed within the pre qualification questionnaire and/or tender documents.
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

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

Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 10
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
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

NHFT-13-T10 (LW)
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

26.7.2013 – 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

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
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
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:17.6.2013

Requirement: Portable Appliance Testing