Pressure Area Care Products NHS Supply Chain

Pressure Area Care Products NHS Supply Chain

“Pressure Area Care products including Beds Mattresses Cushions and Prevention and Support Aids. In addition services associated with these type of products; rental maintenance and decontamination. Precise quantities are unknown.

UK-Normanton: beds for medical use

2012/S 86-141418

Prior information notice

Supplies
Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

NHS Supply Chain
NHS Supply Chain Foxbridge Way, West Yorkshire
Contact point(s): Ben McLoughlin
WF6 1TL Normanton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1924328817
E-mail: ben.mcloughlin@supplychain.nhs.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.supplychain.nhs.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
National or federal agency/office
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

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)
II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
“Pressure Area Care Products and Services”.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Supplies
“Various locations in the UK”.

NUTS code UK
II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
“Pressure Area Care products including Beds Mattresses Cushions and Prevention and Support Aids. In addition services associated with these type of products; rental maintenance and decontamination. Precise quantities are unknown. It is anticipated that initial expenditure will be in the region of 13 000 000 GBP to 16 000 000 GBP in the first year of this Framework Agreement however this is approximate only and the values may vary depending on the requirements of those bodies purchasing under the Framework Agreement”.
Estimated cost excluding VAT: 55 000 000,00 GBP

Lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33192100, 33192120, 39143112, 39516110, 50421000
II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
4.2.2013
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:
The purpose of this notice is to draw attention to a procurement that NHS Supply Chain intends to commence during the subsequent 12 months. The invitation to tender will be the subject of a separate notice and it is that notice to which potential suppliers will need to respond at the appropriate time.
The Framework Agreement between NHS Supply Chain and successful suppliers will reserve the right to purchase the same or similar supplies and/or services from suppliers not appointed to the Framework Agreement at its sole discretion.
Whilst it is anticipated that initial expenditure under any forthcoming procurement will be in the region of 55 000 000 GBP to 65 000 000 GBP for this contract award this is approximate only and the values will be to such level as those purchasing under the Framework Agreement consider necessary to provide suitable requirements.
The Framework Agreement will in addition to the main vocabulary codes include Prevention and Support Aids which cover; heel pads bootees protectors wedges leg troughs positioners/postural management pressure mapping system and turning aids.
The services will also include rental decontamination maintenance equipment audits pressure Ulcers Audits Mattress Disposal.
NHS Supply Chain expects to provide successful suppliers with the opportunity to offer additional savings to customers through the provision of discounted pricing value added offerings and commitment/bulk buy initiatives.
The Framework Agreement will be between NHS Supply Chain and the Supplier. Under the Framework Agreement there will be two different methods of supply – one for Non-Direct Contract Products and one for Direct Contract Products.
NHS Supply Chain will be entitled to purchase the supplies and/or services identified (below) (in the tender documents) as Non-Direct Contract Products which it will then make available for purchase by.
1) any NHS Trust;
2) any other NHS entity;
3) any government department agency or other statutory body and/or
4) any private sector entity active in the UK healthcare sector.
For the supplies and/or services identified as Direct Contract Products (below) (in the tender documents).
1) NHS Supply Chain;
2) any NHS Trust;
3) any other NHS entity;
4) any government department agency or other statutory body and/or
5) any private sector entity active in the UK healthcare sector will be able to enter into a direct contract with the Supplier for any of the supplies and/or services under the Framework.
For Direct Contract Products the Supplier will be required to report to and pay a direct contract management fee to NHS Supply Chain as detailed in the tender documents.
Non-Direct Contract Products.
Lots 1 – 7 inclusive (all products) will be transacted via NHS Supply Chain’s ordering system.
Direct Contract Products.
Lot 7 (all services) will be transacted direct with the supplier. NHS Supply Chain will apply a management fee to these services which will be payable by the supplier on a quarterly basis.
NHS Supply Chain is currently considering the use of lots for this procurement. However it reserves the right not to as part of any future tender process. Further information in respect of the lot strategy will be set out in the notice for the forthcoming procurement.

As part of its pre-tender strategy NHS Supply Chain anticipates engaging with suppliers of these products / services. If you would like to speak with NHS Supply Chain in respect of the (products / services) which are the subject of this procurement then please contact Ben McLoughlin via http://procurement.supplychain.nhs.uk/).

Information about lots
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 1 Lot title: Specialist Beds and Associated products
1)Short description:
A range of beds which cover Spinal, rotational/Respiratory, Critical Care, Therapy, Turning Beds and Associated Products.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33192120, 33192150, 33192100
3)Quantity or scope:
“Precise quantities are unknown. It is anticipated that initial expenditure will be in the region of 820 000 GBP to 850 000 GBP in the first year of this Framework Agreement however this is approximate only and the values may vary depending on the requirements of those bodies purchasing under the Framework Agreement”.
Estimated cost excluding VAT:
Range: between 3 236 719,00 and 3 825 120,00 GBP
4)Indication about different date for start of award procedures and/or duration of contract
Duration in months: 48( from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots:
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 2 Lot title: Electric Profiling Variable Height Beds & Associated Products
1)Short description:
General ward beds including; Ultra Low, Community, Bariatric, Maternity/Birthing, Cots, Paediatric beds.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33192120
3)Quantity or scope:
“Precise quantities are unknown. It is anticipated that initial expenditure will be in the region of 7 900 000 GBP to 8 500 000 GBP in the first year of this Framework Agreement however this is approximate only and the values may vary depending on the requirements of those bodies purchasing under the Framework Agreement”.
Estimated cost excluding VAT:
Range: between 29 535 062,00 and 34 904 220,00 GBP
4)Indication about different date for start of award procedures and/or duration of contract
Duration in months: 48( from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots:
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 3 Lot title: Foam Mattresses & Associated Products
1)Short description:
Foam Mattresses including; Standard Pressure Redistributing, Memory, Active, Overlays.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

39143112
3)Quantity or scope:
“Precise quantities are unknown. It is anticipated that initial expenditure will be in the region of 1 200 000 GBP to 1 400 000 GBP in the first year of this Framework Agreement however this is approximate only and the values may vary depending on the requirements of those bodies purchasing under the Framework Agreement”.
Estimated cost excluding VAT:
Range: between 5 425 654,30 and 6 411 980,00 GBP
4)Indication about different date for start of award procedures and/or duration of contract
Duration in months: 48( from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots:
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 4 Lot title: Dynamic Mattress/Overlay Systems & Associated Products
1)Short description:
Dynamic Mattress/Overlay Systems including; Alternating Pressure, Dual mode, Overlay, Low Air Loss.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

39143112
3)Quantity or scope:
“Precise quantities are unknown. It is anticipated that initial expenditure will be in the region of 2 600 000 GBP to 2 800 000 GBP in the first year of this Framework Agreement however this is approximate only and the values may vary depending on the requirements of those bodies purchasing under the Framework Agreement”.
Estimated cost excluding VAT:
Range: between 9 865 769,10 and 11 659 260,00 GBP
4)Indication about different date for start of award procedures and/or duration of contract
Duration in months: 48( from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots:
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 5 Lot title: Non Powered Pressure Redistributing Mattress/Overlays & Associated Products
1)Short description:
Non Powered Pressure Redistributing Mattress/Overlays & Associated Products including; Gel Mattress, Air Filled Mattress, Combination, Overlay.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

39143112
3)Quantity or scope:
“Precise quantities are unknown. It is anticipated that initial expenditure will be in the region of 137 000 GBP to 139 000 GBP in the first year of this Framework Agreement however this is approximate only and the values may vary depending on the requirements of those bodies purchasing under the Framework Agreement”.
Estimated cost excluding VAT:
Range: between 518 704,00 and 613 000,00 GBP
4)Indication about different date for start of award procedures and/or duration of contract
Duration in months: 48( from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots:
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 6 Lot title: Cushions, Pressure Relieving Chairs and Associated Products
1)Short description:
Cushions, Pressure Relieving Chairs and Associated Products including; dynamic, static, specialist, riser/recliner, Pressure Relieving Chair.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

39516110, 34946240
3)Quantity or scope:
“Precise quantities are unknown. It is anticipated that initial expenditure will be in the region of 155 000 GBP to 160 000 GBP in the first year of this Framework Agreement however this is approximate only and the values may vary depending on the requirements of those bodies purchasing under the Framework Agreement”.
Estimated cost excluding VAT:
Range: between 580 949,60 and 686 560,00 GBP
4)Indication about different date for start of award procedures and/or duration of contract
Duration in months: 48( from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots:
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 7 Lot title: Prevention & Support Aids
1)Short description:
Prevention & Support Aids including; Heel Pads, Bootees, Protectors, Wedges, Leg Troughs, Positioners/Postural Management, Pressure Mapping system, Turning Aids.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

18300000, 33141111
3)Quantity or scope:
“Precise quantities are unknown. It is anticipated that initial expenditure will be in the region of 740 000 GBP to 760 000 GBP in the first year of this Framework Agreement however this is approximate only and the values may vary depending on the requirements of those bodies purchasing under the Framework Agreement”.
Estimated cost excluding VAT:
Range: between 2 832 129,30 and 3 346 980,00 GBP
4)Indication about different date for start of award procedures and/or duration of contract
Duration in months: 48( from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots:
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 8 Lot title: Pressure Area Care Associated Services
1)Short description:
Pressure Area Care Associated Services; Rental, Maintenance, Decontamination, Mattress/Equipment Audits, Pressure Ulcer Audits, Clinical Nurse Advisor, Technical Support, Mattress Disposal.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

50421000
3)Quantity or scope:
“Precise quantities are unknown. It is anticipated that initial expenditure will be in the region of 830 000 GBP to 850 000 GBP in the first year of this Framework Agreement however this is approximate only and the values may vary depending on the requirements of those bodies purchasing under the Framework Agreement”.
Estimated cost excluding VAT:
Range: between 3 129 500,00 and 3 700 000,00 GBP
4)Indication about different date for start of award procedures and/or duration of contract
Duration in months: 48( from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots:

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
“N/A”.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about European Union funds
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:
2.5.2012