Supply of Enteral Feeds

Supply of Enteral Feeds

Enteral Feeds – Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust and Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust.

United Kingdom-Salford: Enteral feeds

2013/S 160-279775

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

NHS Shared Business Services Ltd (NHS SBS)
Halyard Court, 31 Broadway, The Quays
For the attention of: Sarah Golby
M50 2UW Salford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1612123716
E-mail: sarah_golby@nhs.net

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.sbs.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

Other: Joint venture between the Department of Health and Steria
I.3)Main activity

General public services
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:

Enteral Feeds – Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust and Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: UK.
NUTS code UK

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)

Enteral Nutrition Services for:
Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
The Christie NHS Foundation Trust and Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust for:
— Sip and enteral tube feeds in the acute hospital settings (adults and paediatrics),
— Enteral tube feeds, pumps and sets for all paediatric home enterally tube fed patients (HETF) living in Manchester,
— Enteral tube feeds, pumps and sets for all adult and paediatric home enterally fed patients (HETF) living in Trafford (dietetic service managed via Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust).
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33692300, 33140000, 42122411, 85312200

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: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
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:

This Tender and the Contract thus formed comprises of three ‘elements’:
— Lot 1 – Adults
o CMFT all hospital sites ( MRI, REH, SMH, UDH and TH) (pumps/sets & feeds),
o The Christie NHS Foundation Trust,
o Trafford community ( adults)- (pumps and ancillaries),
— Lot 2 – Children
o RMCH(pumps/sets & feeds),
o Manchester community ( pumps and ancillaries),
o Trafford community ( pumps and ancillaries),
— Lot 3 – Adults and Children.
o The third element is the combined provision of services as described in lot 1 and lot 2 above. In the ideal scenario it is the preferred option.
Together they provide a complete service for the provision of Enteral Nutrition Services.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 2 500 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 84 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Adults

1)Short description

o CMFT all hospital sites ( MRI, REH, SMH, UDH and TH) (pumps/sets & feeds)
o The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
o Trafford community ( adults)- (pumps and ancillaries)
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33692300, 33140000, 42122411, 85312200

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Children

1)Short description

o RMCH(pumps/sets & feeds)-
o Manchester community ( pumps and ancillaries)
o Trafford community ( pumps and ancillaries)
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33692300, 33140000, 42122411, 85312200

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Adults & Children

1)Short description

o The third element is the combined provision of services as described in lot 1 and lot 2 above. In the ideal scenario it is the preferred option.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33692300, 33140000, 42122411, 85312200

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Details will be included in the procurement documentation available for download from EU supply eTendering portal: https://nhssbs.eu-supply.com.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Details will be included in the procurement documentation available for download from EU supply eTendering portal: https://nhssbs.eu-supply.com.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Details will be included in the procurement documentation available for download from EU supply eTendering portal: https://nhssbs.eu-supply.com.

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: This procurement exercise will be conducted on the EU supply eTendering portal at: https://nhssbs.eu-supply.com.

Candidates wishing to be considered for this agreement must register their expression of interest and provide additional procurement specific information through this portal.
To register interest:
1) Go to ‘Current Tender Opportunities’ from the eTendering portal login page: https://nhssbs.eu-supply.com

2) Find the tender listed and click on the title. This will take you to the letter of invitation.
3) If you are not a registered user of EU Supply follow the ‘Online registration’ link otherwise follow the ‘Login’ link and enter username and password.
4) Once logged in ‘Accept’ the invitation to register your interest in the opportunity. You will then be taken direct to the tender response screen.
5) Go to the ‘Access Documents’ folder on the response screen to view and download tender documentation.
Further guidance on how to access and respond to the opportunity is available in the ‘Quick Guide for Suppliers’ which is available for downloading from the main portal login page: https://nhssbs.eu-supply.com

(follow link: ‘Quick Guide for Suppliers’).
For any support in submitting your response please contact EU Supply Helpdesk at support@eu-supply.com (Tel: 08008402050) quoting the tender ID number.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Details will be included in the procurement documentation available for download from EU supply eTendering portal: https//nhssbs.eu-supply.com.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Details will be included in the procurement documentation available for download from EU supply eTendering portal: https//nhssbs.eu-supply.com.
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: no
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

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
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:

SBS/13/SG/FA/8453
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

2.10.2013 – 16:00
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

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information

To receive more information about this tender, including any amendments and/or clarifications and to request any clarifications and/or to respond to this tender, you must register your interest to this tender on the following site: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=7152&B=NHSSBS

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: OJEU procedures include a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to bidders. This period allows unsuccessful bidders to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Such information should be requested from NHS SBS. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS)
Halyard Court, 31 Broadway, The Quays
M50 2UW Salford
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:15.8.2013