Tender for Full IT Solutions

Tender for Full IT Solutions

NHS Tender for IT infrastructure software, servers and storage hardware.

United Kingdom-Salford: Information technology services

2019/S 241-590997

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: NHS Shared Business Services
National registration number: 05280446
Postal address: Halyard Court, 31 Broadway, The Quays
Town: Salford
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: M50 2UW
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Sakir Mahmud
E-mail: sakir.mahmud@nhs.net
Telephone: +44 1612122420
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.sbs.nhs.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://nhssbs.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/39

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

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=30796&B=NHSSBS
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=30796&B=NHSSBS
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Other type: Joint venture between the department of health and sopra steria

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Link: Solutions 2

II.1.2)Main CPV code

72222300

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

NHS Shared Business Services are looking to renew an existing framework which expands upon the current offering. Due to the consistent and growing market for one-stop solutions, the new framework will focus on allowing contracting authorities to purchase full IT solutions. Therefore NHS Shared Business Services are looking for providers of full IT Infrastructure software, servers and storage hardware, networking, virtualization, other services and end user and solutions software and all associated products and services within these solution requirements.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 500 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

30211000
30210000
30211200
30211300
48000000
48200000
48210000
48220000
48710000
48760000
48761000
48780000
48800000
48820000
72222300
30200000
30211100
30211400
30211500

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

M50 2UW.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NHS Shared Business Services are looking to renew an existing framework which expands upon the current offering. Due to a consistent and growing market for one-stop solutions, the new framework will focus on allowing contracting authorities to purchase full IT solutions. Therefore NHS Shared Business Services are looking for providers of full IT infrastructure software, servers and storage hardware, networking, virtualization, other services and end user and solutions software and all associated products and services within these solution requirements.

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

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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

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:

Please refer to 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.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 30
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2019/S 135-331311

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 22/01/2020
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 48 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 22/01/2020
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

The duration referenced in Section II.2.7) is for the placing of orders.

The value provided in Section II.1.5) is only an estimate. We cannot guarantee to successful suppliers any business through this framework agreement. Spend and volumes may vary throughout the life of the framework agreement from the anticipated levels given in this notice.

The framework will be for the benefit, and on behalf, of public sector bodies, details of such bodies can be accessed at: https://www.sbs.nhs.uk/proc-framework-agreements-support

In addition, if provided for in the contract documents, NHS SBS may extend the scope and benefit of the framework agreement to private sector bodies, subject to the approval of NHS SBS. Whilst NHS SBS is not required by procurement legislation to do so, it has extended the principles of public procurement rules to provide its private sector customers with the best value and open and transparent procurement procedures.

The envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement, stated in IV.1.3) is an estimate and is subject to change.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: NHS Shared Business Services
Postal address: Chandlers Point 31 Broadway
Town: Salford
Postal code: M50 2UW
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1612123701Internet address: https://www.sbs.nhs.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

OJEU procedures include a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to bidders. This period allows unsuccessful bidders to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Such information should be requested from NHSSBS. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

11/12/2019