Supply Consumables, Reagents and Equipment to Department of Health and Social Care

Supply Consumables, Reagents and Equipment to Department of Health and Social Care

The DHSC are looking to instigate a procurement exercise (currently scheduled for January 2021) with a view to setting up a DPS for the delivery of the full scope of consumables, reagents and equipment required for the purposes of administering Covid 19 tests.

United Kingdom-London: Diagnostic supplies

2020/S 253-639078

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Supplies

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Department of Health and Social Care
Town: London
NUTS code: UKI32 Westminster
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: credps@dhsc.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-of-health-and-social-care

I.3)Communication

Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

DPS – Consumables, Reagents and Equipment

 

II.1.2)Main CPV code

33124130 Diagnostic supplies

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and its associated bodies are looking to develop a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) for the provision of products which shall include, but shall not necessarily be restricted to; consumables, reagents and equipment (the “categories”) which are required in order to administer Covid 19 tests and which are necessary as part of the UK Governments overall response to Covid 19 (albeit their ultimate use during the term of the DPS may not be limited to pandemic related activities). Further details of these categories will be set out within the procurement documents which DHSC is looking to issue in January 2021.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Consumables

 

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

38437000 Laboratory pipettes and accessories

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI32 Westminster

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The DHSC are looking to instigate a procurement exercise (currently scheduled for January 2021) with a view to setting up a DPS for the delivery of the full scope of consumables, reagents and equipment required for the purposes of administering Covid 19 tests. It is currently envisaged that the products required by the DHSC may include (but may not be limited to) plastics, equipment, accessories, liquids, hoods, cabinets, plate spinner, RNA extraction, plate sealers, liquid handlers, liquid dispensing, lab furniture and refrigeration. Further details of the categories of products covered by the proposed DPS will be set out within the procurement documentation. It is acknowledged that as technologies in terms of testing capability develops, the DHSC’s requirements in term of the categories of products may also change. The DHSC reserves the right to vary its requirements in respect of these categories, in accordance with the terms of the DPS arrangements and in compliance with PCR 2015.

 

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Reagents

 

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

24000000 Chemical products
33695000 All other non-therapeutic products
33696000 Reagents and contrast media
33698000 Clinical products
33696200 Blood-testing reagents

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI32 Westminster

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The DHSC are looking to instigate a procurement exercise (currently scheduled for January 2021) with a view to setting up a DPS for the delivery of the full scope of consumables, reagents and equipment required for the purposes of administering Covid 19 tests. It is currently envisaged that the products required by the DHSC may include (but may not be limited to) plastics, equipment, accessories, liquids, hoods, cabinets, plate spinner, RNA extraction, plate sealers, liquid handlers, liquid dispensing, lab furniture and refrigeration. Further details of the categories of products covered by the proposed DPS will be set out within the procurement documentation. It is acknowledged that as technologies in terms of testing capability develops, the DHSC’s requirements in term of the categories of products may also change. The DHSC reserves the right to vary its requirements in respect of these categories, in accordance with the terms of the DPS arrangements and in compliance with PCR 2015.

 

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Equipment

 

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

33124100 Diagnostic devices
38434000 Analysers
38000000 Laboratory, optical and precision equipments (excl. glasses)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI32 Westminster

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The DHSC are looking to instigate a procurement exercise (currently scheduled for January 2021) with a view to setting up a DPS for the delivery of the full scope of consumables, reagents and equipment required for the purposes of administering Covid 19 tests. It is currently envisaged that the products required by the DHSC may include (but may not be limited to) plastics, equipment, accessories, liquids, hoods, cabinets, plate spinner, RNA extraction, plate sealers, liquid handlers, liquid dispensing, lab furniture and refrigeration. Further details of the categories of products covered by the proposed DPS will be set out within the procurement documentation. It is acknowledged that as technologies in terms of testing capability develops, the DHSC’s requirements in term of the categories of products may also change. The DHSC reserves the right to vary its requirements in respect of these categories, in accordance with the terms of the DPS arrangements and in compliance with PCR 2015.

 

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Diagnostic Equipment (Including Analytical Instruments, Ancillaries, etc)

 

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

24000000 Chemical products
33124100 Diagnostic devices
33695000 All other non-therapeutic products
33696000 Reagents and contrast media
33696200 Blood-testing reagents
33698000 Clinical products
38000000 Laboratory, optical and precision equipments (excl. glasses)
38434000 Analysers
33124110 Diagnostic systems

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI32 Westminster

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The DHSC are looking to instigate a procurement exercise (currently scheduled for January 2021) with a view to setting up a DPS for the delivery of the full scope of consumables, reagents and equipment required for the purposes of administering Covid 19 tests. It is currently envisaged that the products required by the DHSC may include (but may not be limited to) plastics, equipment, accessories, liquids, hoods, cabinets, plate spinner, RNA extraction, plate sealers, liquid handlers, liquid dispensing, lab furniture and refrigeration. Further details of the categories of products covered by the proposed DPS will be set out within the procurement documentation. It is acknowledged that as technologies in terms of testing capability develops, the DHSC’s requirements in term of the categories of products may also change. The DHSC reserves the right to vary its requirements in respect of these categories, in accordance with the terms of the DPS arrangements and in compliance with PCR 2015.

 

II.2.14)Additional information

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

17/01/2021

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

It is currently envisaged that the value of the DPS will range between GBP 300m and GBP 2bn per annum. However these figures are indicative and further details will be provided within the procurement documents.

 

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

24/12/2020