Tender to Deliver London Home Oxygen Service

Tender to Deliver London Home Oxygen Service

The London Home Oxygen Service provides a service to users in their own homes and also supports users working and travelling outside the home through the provision of appropriate oxygen supply and equipment.

United Kingdom-Runcorn: Oxygen-therapy services

2020/S 247-615604

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: The NHS Commissioning Board (operating under the name of NHS England)
Postal address: 2nd Floor, Rutland House
Town: Runcorn
Postal code: WA7 2ES
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Liz Salter
E-mail: liz.salter1@nhs.net
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.england.nhs.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.england.nhs.uk/


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://health.atamis.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://health.atamis.co.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: http://health.atamis.co.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

National or federal agency/office

I.5)Main activity


Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


London Home Oxygen Service


II.1.2)Main CPV code

85111700 Oxygen-therapy services

II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The contract will be established by NHS England on behalf of the London Region Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs), who have the responsibility for commissioning the Home Oxygen Service for service users.


II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 75 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85141210 Home medical treatment services
33157110 Oxygen mask
42996600 Oxygenation equipment
24111500 Medical gases
24111900 Oxygen
33157810 Oxygen therapy unit
44611100 Air cylinders
44611110 Compressed-air cylinders
44611200 Breathing apparatus
44612100 Gas cylinders

II.2.3)Place of performance

Main site or place of performance:

Throughout the London Region.


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:


The London Home Oxygen Service (HOS) provides a service to users in their own homes and also supports users working and travelling outside the home through the provision of appropriate oxygen supply and equipment. The services include, but are not limited to:

• the provision of a customer contact centre;

• processing and delivery of Home Oxygen requests;

• supply and installation of equipment;

• training and guidance for service users and/or carers;

• managing oxygen supplies through replenishment of cylinders and Liquid Oxygen (LOX);

• reimbursement of electricity costs for concentrator users; and servicing and maintenance of equipment.


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: 84
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Competed at the end of the contract.


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

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information

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

Date: 22/01/2021
Local time: 14:00
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.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 22/01/2021
Local time: 15:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: The High Court
Postal address: Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom
Internet address: https://www.gov.uk/courts-tribunals

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

Official name: NHS England
Postal address: Skipton House, 80 London Road
Town: London
Postal code: SE1 6LH
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: test@testmail.com
Internet address: https://www.test.com

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: