Supply of a Hosted IT Software System for Managing Clinical Research Studies

Supply of a Hosted IT Software System for Managing Clinical Research Studies

The system must be — Web based-Use SSL/TSSL encryption and secondary authentication-Have screen displays and user manuals in English-Be scalable so that it can be used across multiple organisations 

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Computer-related services

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust
RQ6
Prescot Street, Prescot Streef
Contact point(s): Mr Les Stamper
For the attention of: Les Stamper — Purchasing Manager
L7 8XP Liverpool
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1517062243
E-mail: les.stamper@rlbuht.nhs.uk

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

Health

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:

Contract for the supply of a hosted IT software system for managing clinical research studies.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
NUTS code

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)

Computer-related services. The Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust is the host organisation for the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network, North West Coast (NIHR, CRN:NWC). We are looking to purchase a Local Portfolio Management System (LPMS) to help manage research studies across the NIHR, CRN:NWC. The system must be web based and must enable access across the NIHR, CRN: NWC to : — (i) Hold all information relating to studies (ii) Have sufficient security to enable staff to input or view studies by Trust only but also have the flexibility to allow read only access to others (iii) Input research data directly to the database (iv) Allow the download of data from other research systems (v) Allow the upload of data from the NIHR and the subsequent download of data to other CRN member research systems (vi) Work to an agreed, standards based supplier contract approved by NIHRThe system must be implemented within a short time-frame so an ‘off the shelf’ software system is required. The system must be operational in other sites in a research environment across multiple organisations. The system must be — Web based-Use SSL/TSSL encryption and secondary authentication-Have screen displays and user manuals in English-Be scalable so that it can be used across multiple organisations The NHIR, CRN has worked with all major LPMS stakeholders to create the LPMS Systems of Choice Framework, which is a set of documentation which provides guidance on contracting with the Suppliers, levels of functionality specifications and service management approach to help support selection of an appropriate LPMS. NWC will follow the guidance provided in these documents, which are available at www.crn.nihr.ac.uk/evolving_the_network/local_portfolio_management_system

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72500000 – JA02

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:
II.2.2)Information about options

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Interested economic operators are required to request and complete a pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) from the contact detailed in I.1.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Interested economic operators are required to request and complete a pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) from the contact detailed in I.1.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Interested economic operators are required to request and complete a pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) from the contact detailed in I.1.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Interested economic operators are required to request and complete a pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) from the contact detailed in I.1.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Interested economic operators are required to request and complete a pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) from the contact detailed in I.1.
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

Restricted
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
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

LPMS1

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

no

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

Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

13.10.2014 – 12:00
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

English.
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.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Liverpool:-Computer-related-services./538U9A99P5

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/538U9A99P5

GO Reference: GO-201495-PRO-5980618

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:

5.9.2014