Supply of Blood Collection Systems

Supply of Blood Collection Systems

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which is hosting a Pathology joint venture partnership, is seeking a suitable supplier for the supply of a high quality blood collection system for venepuncture of patients in the primary and secondary care sectors.

UK-Cambridge: venepuncture, blood sampling devices

2012/S 215-354831

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
Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Procurement Department, Box 200, Hills Road
Contact point(s): Procurement Manager
For the attention of: Liana Booth
CB2 0QQ Cambridge
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1223393982
E-mail: liana.booth@transformingpathologypartnership.org.uk
Fax: +44 1223393958

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

The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust
Heath Road
IP4 5PD Ipswich
UNITED KINGDOM

Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust
Court Road, Broomfield
CM1 7ET Chelmsford
UNITED KINGDOM

Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust
Turner Road
CO4 5JL Colchester
UNITED KINGDOM

West Suffolk Hospital NHS Trust
Hardwick Lane
IP33 2QZ Bury St Edmunds
UNITED KINGDOM

Hinchingbrooke Health Care NHS Trust
Hinchingbrooke Hospital, Hinchingbrooke Park
PE29 6NT Huntingdon
UNITED KINGDOM

East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
Lister Hospital, Coreys Mill Lane
SG1 4AB Stevenage
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

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

Supply of Blood Collection Systems.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
Purchase
NUTS code UKH1,UKH12,UKH14,UKH31,UKH23

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with a single operator
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 3

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which is hosting a Pathology joint venture partnership, is seeking a suitable supplier for the supply of a high quality blood collection system for venepuncture of patients in the primary and secondary care sectors. The system should incorporate all necessary components to provide safe and effective venepuncture. The system should evidence consideration to relevant guidelines and legislative requirements. All relevant information will be included within the PQQ and the Invitation to Tender documents.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33141300

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:

Evacuated blood collection tubes, needles and associated sundry items (detailed information will be included in the tender documents).
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Options to extend the contract by a further 12 months.
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Duration in months: 36 (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 considered appropriate by the Trust an indemnity, guarantee, bond or other form of appropriate security may be 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:

Joint and several liability will be required.
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: In accordance with Articles 45 and 46 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulation 23 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006.
Additional information will be provided within the PQQ.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In accordance with Article 47 of Directive 2004/18/ECand Regulation 24 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006.
Additional information will be provided within the PQQ.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
In accordance with Article 48 of Directive 2004/18/ECand Regulation 25 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006.
Additional information will be provided within the PQQ.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

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

Envisaged number of operators: 5
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/KM/12/16
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2012/S 191-313832 of 1.10.2012

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

6.12.2012 – 00:00
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 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: no
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
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Hills Road
CB2 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 is 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:5.11.2012