Supply Neuro Shunts and consumables

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

2013/S 144-250149

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Hills Rd
For the attention of: Sally Stokes
CB2 0QQ Cambridge
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1223348217
E-mail: sally.stokes@addenbrookes.nhs.uk
Fax: +44 1223257041

Internet address(es):

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)

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: yes

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

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

Supplies
Purchase
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Cambridge.
NUTS code UKH12

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)

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.
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.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33190000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
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:

Information will be provided in the tender documents.
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 48 (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:

If it is considered appropriate by the authority, an indemnity, guarantee, band or other form of appropriate security may required.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Details will be provided in the tender documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Joint and several liability.
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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender:
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:
http://www.monitor-nhsft.gov.uk/home/about-nhs-foundation-trusts/nhs-foundation-trust-directory

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/PrimaryCareTrustListing.aspx

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AcuteTrustListing.aspx

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Details will be provided in the tender documents.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Details will be provided in the tender documents.
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

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

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
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:

ADD/PU/SS/13/06
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: 3.9.2013
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

13.9.2013
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

in days: 120 (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: July 2018.
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

The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Turst
Hills Road
BE2 0QQ Cambridge
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: www.cuh.org.uk

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Trust will incorporate a standstill period at the point the decision regarding the award of the contract id communicated to tenderers. The standstill period shall be in accordance with Regulation 32A of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

23.7.2013