Tender for the Supply of Agency Nurses

Tender for the Supply of Agency Nurses

Supply of Agency Nurses, Midwives, Health Visitors, Healthcare Assistants and Operating Department Practitioners.

United Kingdom-Cardiff: Health services

2020/S 247-615656

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership-Procurement Services (hosted by Velindre University NHS Trust)
Postal address: Companies House, Crown Way
Town: Cardiff
Postal code: CF14 3UZ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Nigel Williams
E-mail: nigel.williams@wales.nhs.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://nwssp.nhs.wales/ourservices/procurement-services/
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0221

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/home.html
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/home.html

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity


Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


The Supply of Agency Nurses, Midwives, Health Visitors, Healthcare Assistants and Operating Department Practitioners


II.1.2)Main CPV code

85100000 Health services

II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The supply of agency nurses, midwives, health visitors, healthcare assistants and operating department practitioners.


II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 70 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85100000 Health services

II.2.3)Place of performance

Main site or place of performance:

Various Hospitals, NHS Sites and other relevant locations throughout Wales.


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

As detailed in the ITT.


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: 70 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Framework to be let for 3 years with option to extend for up to a further 12 months.


II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

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.1.2)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

Section IV: Procedure


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

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

Date: 14/01/2021
Local time: 16:00
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:


IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 15/01/2021
Local time: 10:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.3)Additional information:


All communication regarding this tender including clarification questions must be made via the BRAVO messaging portal.

Not that requests for clarification must be made by no later than 5 p.m. on Thursday 7 January 2021.

Note: to register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales Web Site at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=106525.

(WA Ref:106525)


VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: High Court
Postal address: Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079477501

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: