Supply Identity Bracelets to NHS

Supply Identity Bracelets to NHS

The Framework Agreement is for Patient Identification Wristbands Printers and Associated Accessories.

UK-Normanton: Identity bracelet

2013/S 042-067026

Prior information notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

NHS Supply Chain acting as agent for NHS Business Services Authority
NHS Supply Chain, Foxbridge Way
For the attention of: Sidney Fontaine
WF6 1TL Normanton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 7714042538
E-mail: sidney.fontaine@supplychain.nhs.uk
Fax: +44 1924328744

Internet address(es):

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

Further information can be obtained from: NHS Supply Chain acting as agent for NHS Business Services Authority
Internet address: http://procurement.supplychain.nhs.uk/ISS/

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:
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
Various location in UK.
NUTS code UK

II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:

The Framework Agreement is for Patient Identification Wristbands Printers and Associated Accessories and is divided into the following Lots:
— Lot 1 : Printable Wristbands (Adult Red/White Child Red/White and Neonatal Red/White to be compatible with Laser printers) Laser Printers and Associated Accessories
— Lot 2 : Printable Wristbands (Adult Red/White Child Red/White and Neonatal Red/White to be compatible with Thermal printers) Thermal Printers and Associated Accessories
Precise quantities are unknown. The estimated value for this contract is between GBP 2,85 – 5,025 million per annum and between GBP 11,4 – 20,1 over the 4 years (2 + 2) 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 11 400 000 and 20 100 000 GBP
Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes

II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

22455100, 30191140, 30232100, 42962000, 30213000, 30232110, 30192320, 31710000

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
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 between GBP 11 400 000 and GBP 20 100 000 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.
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.
NHS Supply Chain intends to enter into arrangements under which it will be entitled to purchase supplies and/or services which it will 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. Only NHS Supply Chain can order from the Framework Agreement and enter into contracts under it.
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. If you would like to speak with NHS Supply Chain in respect of the products which are the subject of this procurement then please contact Sidney Fontaine via http://procurement.supplychain.nhs.uk/ISS/

NHS Supply Chain is issuing this as notification that it intends to operate a pilot Framework Agreement for these products. Interested suppliers are requested to contact Sidney Fontaine via http://procurement.supplychain.nhs.uk/ISS/ to discuss further details in relation to the pilot Framework Agreement.

Information about lots

Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 1 Lot title: Printable Wristbands for use with Laser Printers, Laser Printers and Associated Accessories

1)Short description:

Adult Red/White Child Red/White and Neonatal Red/White patient identification wristbands (compatible with Laser printers). Laser Printers (Handheld Standalone) and Associated Accessories (Battery packs Docking stations Printer ribbons).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

22455100, 30191140, 30232100, 42962000, 30213000, 30232110, 30192320, 31710000

3)Quantity or scope:

Precise quantities are unknown. It is anticipated that initial expenditure will be between GBP 1 425 000 and GBP 2 512 500 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.
4)Indication about different date for start of award procedures and/or duration of contract

Duration in months: 24( 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: Printable Wristbands for use with Thermal Printers, Thermal Printers and Associated Accessories

1)Short description:

Adult Red/White Child Red/White and Neonatal Red/White patient identification wristbands (compatible with Thermal printers). Thermal Printers (Handheld Standalone) and Associated Accessories (Battery packs Docking stations Printer ribbons).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

22455100, 30191140, 30232100, 42962000, 30213000, 30232110, 30192320, 31710000

3)Quantity or scope:

Precise quantities are unknown. It is anticipated that initial expenditure will be between GBP 1 425 000 and GBP 2 512 500 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.
4)Indication about different date for start of award procedures and/or duration of contract

Duration in months: 24( 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:

25.2.2013