Supply of Polymer Aprons to NHS Supply Chain

Supply of Polymer Aprons to NHS Supply Chain

NHS Supply Chain expects to provide successful suppliers with the opportunity to offer additional savings to customers through the provision of discounted pricing, value added offerings and commitment/bulk buy initiatives.

Polymer Aprons 2022

Contract summary

 

Industry

  • Plastic products – 19520000

Location of contract

North East, North West, Yorkshire and the Humber, East Midlands, West Midlands, East of England, London, South East, South West, Wales, Northern Ireland, Isle of Man

Value of contract

£62,400,000 to £70,200,000

Procurement reference

tender_280016/980796

Published date

22 July 2021

Approach to market date

31 August 2021

Contract start date

15 March 2022

Contract end date

14 March 2024

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

No

 

Description

 

The purpose of this notice is to draw attention to a procurement that NHS Supply Chain intends to commence during the subsequent 3 months. The invitation to tender will be the subject of a separate notice and it is that notice to which potential suppliers will need to respond at the appropriate time.

The framework agreement between NHS Supply Chain and successful suppliers will reserve the right to purchase the same or similar supplies and/or services from suppliers not appointed to the framework agreement at its sole discretion.

Whilst it is anticipated that initial expenditure under any forthcoming procurement will be in the region of 62 400 000 GBP to 70 200 000 GBP for this contract award, this is an approximate only and the values will be to such level as those purchasing under the framework agreement consider necessary to provide suitable requirements.

NHS Supply Chain is currently considering the use of lots for this procurement. However it reserves the right not to as part of any future tender process. Further information in respect of the lot strategy will be set out in the notice for the forthcoming procurement.

NHS Supply Chain expects to provide successful suppliers with the opportunity to offer additional savings to customers through the provision of discounted pricing, value added offerings and commitment/bulk buy initiatives.

NHS Supply Chain intends to enter into arrangements under which it will be entitled to purchase supplies and/or services which it will make available for purchase by:

1) Any NHS Trust;

2) Any other NHS entity;

3) Pandemic planning programmes;

4) Any government department agency or other statutory body; and/or

5) Any private sector entity active in the UK healthcare sector. Only NHS Supply Chain can order from the framework agreement and enter into contracts under it.

Registration:

Please register your interest in this PIN via the Jaggaer e-Tendering system https://nhssupplychain.app.jaggaer.com/

If you have any queries regarding the NHS Jaggaer Eprocurement Portal or completing your expression of interest on this system, please contact our Support Helpdesk managed by Jaeggaer on telephone: 0800 0698630 or by E-mail: help_uk@jaggaer.com

The forthcoming tender for Polymer Aprons will have contract conditions that will require suppliers to demonstrate that they are managing ethical compliance at their organisation and manufacturing facilities. NHS Supply Chain will brief potential bidders in more detail about the exact requirements in the pre-tender phase. Awarded suppliers will need to demonstrate they are compliant before they begin trading. Details of the pre-tender briefing will be shared with all interested parties.

Once suppliers have registered interest in the PIN, NHS Supply Chain will issue a RFI (request for information) document for suppliers to complete.

 

How to apply

 

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

 

About the buyer

 

Address

Don Valley House, Savile Street East,
Sheffield
S4 7UQ
England

Email

hotelservicessuppliers@supplychain.nhs.uk