Supply of Pharmacy Services – Market Engagement

Supply of Pharmacy Services – Market Engagement

To include supply and dispensing of medicines for mental health in-patients and Trust community teams.

United Kingdom-Worcester: Pharmacy services

2020/S 198-481269

Prior information notice

This notice is a call for competition

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust
National registration number: N/A
Postal address: 2 Kings Court, Charles Hasting Way
Town: Worcester
NUTS code: UKG1 Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Warwickshire
Postal code: WR5 1JR
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Marvin Foolchand
E-mail: marvin.foolchand1@nhs.net
Telephone: +44 1905681926
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.hacw.nhs.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: https://uk.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/22031

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=34837&B=HACW_NHS
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=34837&B=HACW_NHS
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Supply of Pharmacy Services

 

Reference number: T.HACW.031

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85149000 Pharmacy services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Provision of a Pharmacy service to Worcestershire Health and Care Trust specifically Community services (in-patients, out-patients inc community hospitals, minor injury units, community nursing teams and specialist primary care services) and mental health services (in-patients and community teams). Including the provision of pharmacy items including procurement, storage, dispensing, transport and supply.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 18 233 700.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

33600000 Pharmaceutical products
33680000 Pharmaceutical articles
85110000 Hospital and related services
85323000 Community health services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG1 Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Warwickshire

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of a pharmacy service to Worcestershire Health and Care Trust Community services (in-patients, out-patients inc community hospitals, minor injury units, community nursing teams and specialist primary care services). Provision of a pharmacy service to Worcestershire Health and Care Trust Mental Health Services (in-patient and community teams). To include supply and dispensing of medicines for mental health in-patients and Trust community teams. This will include the specialist monitoring associated with certain medicines. Including the provision of pharmacy items including procurement, storage, dispensing, transport and supply.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 18 233 700.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend for three further 12-month periods.

 

II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

Suppliers are required to review the specification and confirm if they wish to participate in any future market engagement and tender process. See link in the advert in section ‘I.3) Communication’ of the PIN notice. See instructions in section VI.3) Additional information.

 

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

As stated within procurement documents.

 

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As stated within procurement documents.

 

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest

Date: 09/11/2020
Local time: 16:00

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English
IV.2.5)Scheduled date for start of award procedures:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

 

Suppliers are required to review the specification and confirm if they wish to participate in any future market engagement and tender process. Suppliers are required to follow the instructions below once they have clicked on the link in the advert in section ‘I.3) Communication’ of the PIN notice:

1) log in to the EU Supply eTendering system;

2) ‘Accept’ (expression of interest) — or if you have previously logged into the EU Supply eTendering system and clicked ‘Accept’ (expression of interest), login and click ‘go to quotes/tender’;

3) on this page you can: view quote/tender, access documents and assign user access;

4) in the ‘My response section’ towards the bottom of the page there is a section for ‘Qualification questions’;

5) click ‘answer questions’ and respond to confirm your interest;

6) once you have answered the questions click ‘save and back’;

7) click ‘Submit response’ (highlighted in blue).

Please be aware that the tender documentation will only be available on the EU-Supply Portal. All communications and submissions will be conducted via the EU-Supply Portal.

It is free to register on the portal, which can be accessed at any time of day.

Should you have any queries, or are having problems registering on the portal, you should contact EU Supply by email: uksupport@eu-supply.com or telephone: 0800 840 2050 during office hours only (8.00 to 17.00).

 

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust
Town: Worcester
Postal code: WR5 1JR
Country: United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

07/10/2020