Supply of Medical Gases

Supply of Medical Gases

(LOT 1) Cylinder Medical Gases (and to include their delivery, manual handling, collection and transportation) and associated consumables. (LOT 2) Liquid Oxygen (Bulk Gas) (and to include delivery / transfer of liquid oxygen, upkeep and maintenance of the vessels). UK-Birmingham: medical gases

2012/S 111-184381

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
Procurement Department Kings Norton Business Centre 32-34 Melchett Road Kings Norton West Midlands
For the attention of: Miss Clare Houghton
B30 3HG Birmingham
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1216272183
E-mail: clare.houghton@uhb.nhs.uk
Fax: +44 1214590555

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.uhb.nhs.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.supplying2nhs.com/procontract/healthservice/supplier.nsf/frm_home?openFor

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

Section II: Object of the contract

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

Supply of Medical Gases.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Selly Oak Hospital at Raddlebarn Road, Selly Oak, Birmingham, B29 6JD (only anticipated until December 2012).
Queen Elizabeth Hospital at Metchley Park Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TA (2 locations) 1) Pharmacy deck, plant room 2) West deck plant room.
Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham Service Yard, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT.
NUTS code UKG

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)

Offers are being sought by the University Hospital’s Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust for the provision of:
(LOT 1) Cylinder Medical Gases (and to include their delivery, manual handling, collection and transportation) and associated consumables.
(LOT 2) Liquid Oxygen (Bulk Gas) (and to include delivery / transfer of liquid oxygen, upkeep and maintenance of the vessels).
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

24111500

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
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: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Please refer to Invitation to Tender documents.
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: 60 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Cylinder Medical Gases

1)Short description

The aim of this LOT is to ensure the Trust receives an efficient, effective and timely supply of a variety of cylinder Medical Gases (and to include their delivery, manual handling, collection and transportation) and associated consumables, compliant within the invitation to tender documents.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

24111500

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: Liquid Oxygen (Bulk Gas)

1)Short description

The aim of this LOT under the contract is to ensure the Trust receives an efficient, effective, timely and compliant delivery of Liquid Oxygen, as defined within the tender documentation (and to include delivery / transfer of liquid oxygen, upkeep and maintenance of the vessels).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

24111500

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:
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:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
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: Any supplier may be disqualified who:
(a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order compulsory winding up the administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contract authorities can demonstrate;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organization, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26.5.1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j)has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10.6.1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
Please refer to tender documents.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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
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:

To be confirmed upon award of the contract
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2011/S 233-377308 of 30.11.2011

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: 6.7.2012 – 11:59
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

6.7.2012 – 11:59
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

11.6.2012
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

until: 6.7.2012
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Date: 6.7.2012 – 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 31st July 2017
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

11.6.2012