Tender for ICDs and Pacemakers

Tender for ICDs and Pacemakers

Supply of ICDs and Pacemakers for use in the Cath Labs within the Trust. The Trust invites interested suppliers to complete the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) as their Expression of Interest.

UK-Leeds: pacemaker

2012/S 132-219522

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Leeds Teaching Hospitals
Supplies, Leeds General Infirmary, Great George Street
For the attention of: Ms Louise Adams
LS1 3EX Leeds
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1133928205
E-mail: Louise.Adams@leedsth.nhs.uk
Fax: +44 1133928316

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.leedsth.nhs.uk/home/

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.leedsth-tenders.co.uk/procontract/lth/supplier.nsf/frm_home?openForm

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

Health
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

ICDs and Pacemakers.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
Purchase
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.
NUTS code UKE42

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Supply of ICDs and Pacemakers for use in the Cath Labs within the Trust. The Trust invites interested suppliers to complete the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) as their Expression of Interest.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33182210, 33182100, 33182200

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Please note this contract is for 2 years with an option to extend for a further 12 months, either in whole or in part.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 12 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Option to extend for a further 12 months, either in whole or in part.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Single Chamber Pacemakers

1)Short description

Single Chamber Pacemakers.
Estimated value 375 000 GBP.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33182210, 33182100, 33182200

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Dual Chamber Pacemakers

1)Short description

Dual Chamber Pacemakers.
Estimated value 2 400 000 GBP.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33182210, 33182100, 33182200

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Heart Failure/Bi-Ventricular Pacemakers

1)Short description

Heart Failure/Bi-Ventricular Pacemakers.
Estimated value 1 275 000 GBP.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33182210, 33182100, 33182200

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 4 Lot title: Single Chamber ICDs

1)Short description

Single Chamber ICDs.
Estimated value 750 000 GBP.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33182210, 33182100, 33182200

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 5 Lot title: Dual Chamber ICDs

1)Short description

Dual Chamber ICDs.
Estimated value 3 000 000 GBP.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33182210, 33182100, 33182200

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 6 Lot title: Subcuteanous ICDs

1)Short description

Subcuteanous ICDs.
Estimated value 75 000 GBP.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33182210, 33182100, 33182200

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 7 Lot title: Heart Failure/Bi-Ventricular ICDs

1)Short description

Heart Failure/Bi-Ventricular ICDs.
Estimated value 3 750 000 GBP.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33182210, 33182100, 33182200

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 8 Lot title: Implantable Cardiac Monitor Systems

1)Short description

Implantable Cardiac Monitor Systems.
Estimated value 375 000 GBP.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33182210, 33182100, 33182200

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

To be agreed between the parties.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Joint and Several Liability.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Obligations relating to taxes, environmental protection, employment protection and working conditions.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Any supplier may be disqualified who:
(a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order compulsory winding up the administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contract authorities can demonstrate;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organization, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26.5.1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j) has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10.6.1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (a) appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance;
(b) the presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established;
(c) a statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last 3 financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information of these turnovers is available.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(b) a list of the principal deliveries effected or the main services provided in the past 3 years, with the sums, dates and recipients, whether public or private, involved. Evidence of delivery and services provided shall be given: – where the recipient was a contracting authority, in the form of certificates issues or countersigned by the competent authority, – where the recipient was a private purchaser, by the purchaser’s certification or, failing this, simply by a declaration by the economic operator;
(d) a description of the technical facilities and measures used by the supplier or service provider for ensuring quality and the undertaking’s study and research facilities;
(e) where the products or services to be supplied are complex or, exceptionally, are required for a special purpose, a check carried out by the contracting authorities or on their behalf by a competent official body of the country in which the supplier or service provider is established, subject to that body’s agreement, on the production capabilities of the supplier or the technical capacity of the service provider and, if necessary, on the means of study and research which are available to it and the quality control measures it will operate;
(k) with regard to the products to be supplied: (i) samples, descriptions and/or photographs, the authenticity of which must be certified if the contracting authority so request; (ii) certificates drawn up by official quality control institutes or agencies of recognized competence attesting the conformity of products clearly identified by references to specifications or standards.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 3: and maximum number 6
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

DNWD-8W2E39
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

8.8.2012 – 17:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 2 years
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information

Expressions of Interest and the Pre-Qualification Questionnaires can be obtained by following the below links to the trusts e-tendering portal at www.leedsth-tenders.co.uk.

1. Browse to the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust e tendering Portal: www.leedsth-tenders.co.uk;

2. You will need to register on the system if you are not already. Help with the registration can be found at the bottom right hand side of the page – Supplier Guide How to do Business;
3. Once registered, Login to the system – help is on hand at the bottom right hand side of the screen again – Supplier Guide First time Login.
If you need support with any aspect of the registration, login or using the system the first point of contact would be the help documents on the bottom right of the page. Failing that, please contact support at the top of the tendering page. Please note Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is not liable for any costs incurred by the respondents to this advert or any subsequent tender exercise. Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust reserves the right not to award a contract if circumstances dictate. Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust would welcome responses from Small to Medium Enterprises (SME) as defined by the Department for Business Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (BERR) capable of supplying all products and/or services detailed.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: This authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Applicants have 2 working days from notification of the award decision to request additional debriefing and that information has to be provided a minimum of 3 working days before expiry of the standstill period. Such additional information should be requested from the address in section 1.1. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the (for Public Sector) Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) 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 (generally within 3 months). Where a contract has not been entered into the court may order the settling aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the court may only award damages.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:9.7.2012