Supply Neuro Shunts and consumables
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is seeking to appoint a supplier or suppliers for the supply of shunts, valves and other consumables associated for use within neuro theatres.
United Kingdom-Cambridge: Miscellaneous medical devices and products
Section I: Contracting authority
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
For the attention of: Sally Stokes
CB2 0QQ Cambridge
Telephone: +44 1223348217
Fax: +44 1223257041
General address of the contracting authority: www.cuh.org.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)
Section II: Object of the contract
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Cambridge.
NUTS code UKH12
Our aim is to assess the quality, service and value for money benefits that suppliers are able to offer across a range of CUH shunt activity with a view to potentially appointing a supplier for up to 70 %
of total CUH market share.
At this point we assume the contract will be allocated on the basis of annual item volume. However, we will consider other bases to index share
(such as number of procedures or value of spend) suggested by suppliers who express interest in the tender. We will communicate any change in
indexing to all suppliers who express interest.
Please be aware shunt business will be segmented into market share scenarios.
Neurological shunt systems, including programmable valves standard fixed valves and all items associated items and consumables.
We reserve the right to review the share with the suppliers on the framework periodically no less than 12 months.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once) – Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://eoecph.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register – Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’ – Enter your correct business and user details – Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete – You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure).
2. Express an Interest in the tender – Login to the portal with the username/password – Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) – Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content. – Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page. – This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) -You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box.
3. Responding to the tender – Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining) – You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification – Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT – There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.
Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrollment on professional or trade registers Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are
met: Requests to participate to be submitted outlining the following:
Proof of membership of professional bodies; proof of previous experience of supplying shunts to other acute hospitals over the last 3 year, stating the nature of the contract and the cost of supply; Client references which verify previous experience of supplying shunts within an acute hospital environment; Annual turnover and profit fr the last 3 years. Confirmation that the applicant is not insolvent or bankrupt and that no proceedings have been instigated against the applicant which may leas to insolvency or bankruptcy.
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust acting as contracting authority, wishes to establish a framework for the Trust and other NHS bodies in the UK including (but not limited to) all NHS Acute Trusts, all NHS Mental Health Trusts, all NHS Foundation Trusts and all Primary Care Trusts (and their statutory successors and organisations created as a result of re-organisation or organisational changes in relation to all these types of bodies). The framework will also be available for all newly formed or merged NHS Trusts.
Further information about the NHS bodies, which are able to use this framework, can be found at:
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Details will be provided in the tender documents.
Section IV: Procedure
Payable documents: no
Section VI: Complementary information
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: July 2018.
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Turst
BE2 0QQ Cambridge
Internet address: www.cuh.org.uk