Provide Virology Services to Metropolitan Police

Provide Virology Services to Metropolitan Police

This specification relates to the care and treatment of all officers and police staff employed by the MPS who been exposed to potential infection.

United Kingdom-Earls Court: Health and social work services

2014/S 014-021027

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Metropolitan Police
OPR – Support Services, Floor 8 Empress State Building, Lillie Road
For the attention of: Sue Panesar
SW6 1TR Earls Court
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2071611513
E-mail: sue.panesar@met.police.uk
Fax: +44 2071611403

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

Public order and safety
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:

The Provision of Virology Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Premium Service to be provided to the MPS.
In the course of their duty, Police Officers and staff can be exposed to bloodborne viruses, such as Hepatitis B, C and HIV. There is a risk of infection with these viruses following percutaneous (e.g. needlestick, blood in fresh cut or abrasion) or mucosal exposure to blood and other high risk bodily fluids.
The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) wishes to ensure that its officers and staff receive prompt and effective care and treatment where they are exposed to such a risk.
The precaution is that all elements of the services required are currently available free of charge under the National Health Service (NHS). However the intention of this contract is to ensure that all elements are provided to members of the MPS as a high priority.
This specification relates to the care and treatment of all officers and police staff employed by the MPS who been exposed to potential infection.
NUTS code UKI

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with a single operator
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 18
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 400 000 and 450 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Premium Service to be provided to the MPS.
In the course of their duty, Police Officers and staff can be exposed to bloodborne viruses, such as Hepatitis B, C and HIV. There is a risk of infection with these viruses following percutaneous (e.g. needlestick, blood in fresh cut or abrasion) or mucosal exposure to blood and other high risk bodily fluids.
The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) wishes to ensure that its officers and staff receive prompt and effective care and treatment where they are exposed to such a risk.
The precaution is that all elements of the services required are currently available free of charge under the National Health Service (NHS). However the intention of this contract is to ensure that all elements are provided to members of the MPS as a high priority.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85111200, 85140000

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:

Premium Service to be provided to the MPS.
In the course of their duty, Police Officers and staff can be exposed to bloodborne viruses, such as Hepatitis B, C and HIV. There is a risk of infection with these viruses following percutaneous (e.g. needlestick, blood in fresh cut or abrasion) or mucosal exposure to blood and other high risk bodily fluids.
The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) wishes to ensure that its officers and staff receive prompt and effective care and treatment where they are exposed to such a risk.
The precaution is that all elements of the services required are currently available free of charge under the National Health Service (NHS). However the intention of this contract is to ensure that all elements are provided to members of the MPS as a high priority.
This specification relates to the care and treatment of all officers and police staff employed by the MPS who been exposed to potential infection.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 400 000 and 450 000 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: 18 (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:

Participants will be advised if this is necessary during the procurement. Parent company and/or other guarantees of performance and financial stability may be required by Metropolitan Police Service if considered appropriate.
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:

No special legal form is required but if a contract is awarded to a consortium, the Metropolitan Police Service may require the consortium to form, a separate legal entity before entering into the Framework Agreement.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As defined within the ITT document located on WWW.bluelight.gov.uk.
The title of the ITT is The Provsion of Virology Services.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
As defined within the ITT document located on WWW.bluelight.gov.uk.
The Bluelight Reference is: QTLE 9EH L6T
The title of the ITT is The Provision of Virology Services.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As defined within the ITT document located on www.bluelight.gov.uk.

The Bluelight Reference is: QTLE 9EH L6T
The title of the ITT is The Provision of Virology Services.

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: no
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

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

SS3/13/147
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
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: 10.3.2014 – 17:00
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

10.3.2014 – 17:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

17.1.2014
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

Duration in months: 18 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: January 2015.
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

This is voluntary publication is respect of a requirement for Part B services as defined by the Public Contract Regulations 2006. The value provided in section 11.1.4 is only an estimate and no volume will be guaranteed.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Sue Panesar
Metropolitan Police Service Procurement Services, 8th Floor West, Empress State Building, Lillie Road
SW6 1TR London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: sue.panesar@met.police.uk
Telephone: +44 2071611513
Fax: +44 2071611403

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Metropolitan Police Service
Metropolitan Police Service Procurement Services, 8th Floor West, Empress State Building, Lillie Road
SW6 1TR London
E-mail: sue.panesar@met.police.uk
Telephone: +44 2071611513
Fax: +44 2071611403

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Sue Panesar
Metropolitan Police Service Procurement Services, 8th Floor West, Empress State Building, Lillie Road
SW6 1TR London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: sue.panesar@met.police.uk
Telephone: +44 2071611513
Fax: +44 2071611403

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

17.1.2014