Supply of Pharmaceutical Homecare Services to East of England
Supply of low-tech Pharmaceutical Homecare Services to the East of England region.
United Kingdom-Westcliff-on-Sea: Pharmacy services
Section I: Contracting authority
Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
For the attention of: Stephanie Sprakes
SSO ORY Westcliff-on-Sea
General address of the contracting authority: www.eoecph.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)
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: The East of England NHS Collaborative Procurement Hub (EOECPH) works in alliance with NHS Commercial Solutions and the Regional Pharmacy Procurement Service – Hampshire and IOW, Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire. For the purposes of this agreement the EOECPH represents NHS organisations in the East of England, NHS Commercial Solutions represents NHS organisations in the South East Coast area and the Regional Pharmacy Procurement Services represents NHS organisations in the South Central area.
This Framework Agreement will include but not be limited to the following: Please follow the links below to identify specific organisations:
— Acute trusts: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AcuteTrustListing.aspx
— Ambulance trusts: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AmbulanceTrustListing.aspx
— Clinical Commissioning Groups: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/CCGListing.aspx
— Health & Care trusts: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/CareTrustListing.aspx
— Mental health trusts: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/MentalHealthTrustListing.aspx
— Special health authorities: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/SpecialHealthAuthorityListing.aspx
This framework will also be available to other private organisations acting as managing agents or procuring onbehalf of the above public sector or public interest bodies with prior written consent from the funding body.
This framework will also be available to any statutory and other successor organisations to any of the foregoing.More details of the specific organisations involved in this opportunity will be published during the process.
NUTS code UK
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in months: 24
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 10 000 000 and 20 000 000 GBP
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once): https://e-sourcingni.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.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:11.7.2013