Supply of Senior and Consultant Nurses Uniform

Supply of Senior and Consultant Nurses Uniform

NHS Wales shared service partnership. Procurer reference: AW4421

Value of tender: £Undisclosed
CONTRACT NOTICE – NON OJEU
Is this notice funded by the Welsh European Funding Office (WEFO)?
No
Contract Type
Supplies
SECTION I: CONTRACTING AUTHORITY
Name of the organisation
NHS Wales shared service partnership – Procurement services
Contact Name
Ms. Faye Parsons
Address
Bevan House, 24-30 Lambourne Crescent, Llanishen
Town
Cardiff
Postcode
CF14 5GF
Phone
02920 315486
Fax
02920 315450
EMail
faye.parsons@wales.nhs.uk
Web Address
http://www.procurement.wales.nhs.uk/
SECTION II: DETAILS OF THE CONTRACT
Type of supplies contract
Purchase
Is it a framework agreement?
No
Title of the contract
Supply of Senior and Consultant Nurses Uniform
Description of the contract

A requirement for Senior and Consultant Nurses uniform has been identified by NHS Wales. It has been agreed that further differentiation is required for Senior and consultant Nurses from the current All Wales Nurses & Midwives uniform in terms of both style and colour Style and Colour

For Senior Nurses, the requirement is a smart top in navy with red piping around the collar; a mandarin style collar for the female uniform with a zip front (centered), a dentist style collar for the male uniform with the zip front (off centre) and a unisex trouser in navy. For Consultant Nurses, the agreed style in peacock blue with navy contrasting piping around the collar and navy trousers. All garments will be embroidered with the NHS Wales Logo, and the Welsh Speaking Logo when required. The contract will also include the requirement for a maternity top and an ethnic top, both available made to order.

Sizing

All garments are to be available in sizes X-Small to 4X- large (x8 sizes) as per the current All Wales Nurses Uniform agreement.

Fabric

The fabric will be the same specification as the All Wales Nurses Uniform – a poly cotton blend 65/35 +/- % which is a standard specification for the NHS. The weight of the fabric specified will be between 195gsm-215gsm. It has been confirmed that 195gsm is the lightest fabric that can be used for both the mandarin style and dentist style to ensure the collar remains rigid and upright. A softer handle finish fabric will be specified, in line with the All Wales Nurses Uniform.

Place / site of work / delivery
NHS sites in Wales

Classification of contract (CPV codes)
18000000 – Clothing, footwear, luggage articles and accessories.

Contract Length
Starting date:
01.07.2012
and/or Ending date
31.12.2014
SECTION III: AWARD CRITERIA
Contract will be awarded based on:

Most economically advantageous tender in terms of:Criteria as detailed in the contract documents


SECTION IV: Administrative Information

Instructions to suppliers
Suppliers must visit and register an account on the NHS Wales Shared Service Partnership – Procurement services e-tendering website (https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/nhs/) in order to access the Pre Qualification questionairre for this contract. A full outline of the requirement and timescales can be found in the PQQ documentation.
Reference Number
AW4421
Deadline Date
24.04.2012
Deadline date refers to
Submission of Pre-qualification questionairre
Does this contract relate to a Project / Programme funded by EU funds?
No
Community Benefits do not apply to this contract