PQQ for Pharmaceutical Dispensing Services and Medical Drug Supply

PQQ for Pharmaceutical Dispensing Services and Medical Drug Supply

PQQ for Pharmaceutical Dispensing Services and the provision of pharmaceutical drug supply for Mental Health services and specialist services (Learning Disability and Eating Disorder) only.

United Kingdom-Coventry: Pharmacy services

2013/S 150-260453

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust
Wayside House
For the attention of: Gill Brown
CV66NY Coventry
Telephone: +44 2476536742

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.covwarkpt.nhs.uk/aboutus/procurement/Pages/default.aspx

Electronic access to information: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/

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

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

PQQ for Pharmaceutical Dispensing Services and the provision of pharmaceutical drug supply for Mental Health services and specialist services (Learning Disability and Eating Disorder) only.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Hire purchase
NUTS code UKG13

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)

Pharmacy services. Pharmaceutical products. The Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust is seeking to award a contract for up to 5 years for the provision of the pharmaceutical drug supply for Mental Health services and specialist services (Learning Disability and Eating Disorder) only, and the Pharmaceutical Dispensing Services from Trust specified sites within the Warwickshire Area . Additional outpatient prescribing may also be undertaken via prescribers within the network of community based teams.
This advert is for the Pre-qualifying Questionnaire stage of a restricted process and is not for expressions of interest .
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85149000, 33600000

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

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

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:

Using data provided over the last 12 months, the estimated annual value contract spend was GBP 2,500 000.00. 2m of this expendiature was for the drug provision only; the remainder for the service element . This value aims to act as a guide for bidders only with regard to spend over the last 12 months and is not a guarantee of future volume of work of contract spend.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 2 500 000 and 12 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
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:
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
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
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
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

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: Please refer to the PQQ for more information for more details about this requirement. The trust reserves the right to vary the minimum and maximum number of suppliers taken to the ITT stage.
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:

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 31.7.2013 – 18:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

10.9.2013 – 10:00
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

Any EU official language
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
VI.3)Additional information

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
This opportunity is the pre-qualification questionnaire for a restricted proces . This advert is not for expressions of interest.
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GO Reference: GO-2013731-PRO-4998793.

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:31.7.2013