Positive Patient Identification IT System
Positive Patient Identification (PPID) IT system for the phlebotomy process, which facilitates bedside checking of Blood Transfusions and captures a complete blood component audit trail.
UK-Canterbury: medical software package
Section I: Contracting authority
East Kent Hospitals University
NHS Foundation Trust Headquarters Kent and Canterbury Hospital Ethelbert Road
For the attention of: Sarah Charman
CT1 3NG Canterbury
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
A combination of these
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: East Kent.
NUTS code UKJ4
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement
Estimated value excluding VAT: 420 000 GBP
The system / suppliers must fulfil the following:
— Interface to PAS and pathology systems in use,
— Facility staff being able to link their id badge barcode to their profile,
— Scan the patient wristband,
— Maintain a complete electronic audit trail of activities including dates, times, users etc,
— Have a fully developed and robust method for monitoring patient transfusions including all recommended observations and facility to enter ‘ad-hoc’ comments,
— Facilitate ‘immediate’ printing of labels at the bedside for sample tubes which contain patient demographics in both eye readable and barcode format,
— Provide a complete audit trail of the cold chain,
— Provide evidence of successful implementation from other sites, stating the numbers of wards and hospitals involved,
— Provide and install manager PC’s with UPS and printers into each blood transfusion laboratory,
— Provide and install portable data terminals and printers on wards. To include all licenses, configuration and training,
— Where possible facilitate wireless operation or alternatively make use of the current network facility,
— In partnership with each hospital develop and support a robust training programme for staff involved in the transfusion process. This will include laboratory staff, phlebotomists, porters, nurses, and medical staff.
A Prequalification Questionnaire will be published on the Bravo e tendering site week commencing 8.10.2012 and must be completed by those organisations expressing an interest in this opportunity.
The contract will be awarded for a period of three years with a maximum 2 year extension option.
48180000, 72267100, 48170000, 44316400
Lot 1 – Supply, Installation and Maintenenace of Software and all Hardware.
Lot 2 – Supply, Instatllation and Maintenance of Software and Phlebotomy/Blood Transfusion Hardware only.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender~: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once) – Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://commercialsolutions.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register – Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’ – Enter your correct business and user details – Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete – You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure) 2. Express an Interest in the tender – Login to the portal with the username/password – Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) – Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content. – Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page. – This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) -You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box 3. Responding to the tender – Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining) – You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification – Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT – There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.
Section IV: Procedure
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Passing the PQQ threshold.
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:8.10.2012