Vitamin D Supplement Framework – Department of Health and Social Care

Vitamin D Supplement Framework – Department of Health and Social Care

Framework Agreement with multiple suppliers for the provision and supply of vitamin D supplements.

United Kingdom-London: Vitamins

2020/S 239-592207

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Department of Health and Social Care
Postal address: 39 Victoria Street
Town: London
NUTS code: UKI32 Westminster
Postal code: SW1H 0EU
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Jesca Ackell
E-mail: jesca.ackell@dhsc.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-of-health-and-social-care
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-of-health-and-social-care

I.3)Communication

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

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Vitamin D Supplement Framework

 

Reference number: C16721

II.1.2)Main CPV code

33616000 Vitamins

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

Department of health and social care is seeking to establish a framework agreement with multiple suppliers for the provision and supply of vitamin D supplements to support those most vulnerable with their vitamin D levels to protect their musculoskeletal health. Tenders are invited for the supply of individual packs each containing 120 individual daily doses of vitamin D supplements of 10 micrograms (400 IU) for a fixed proportion of the CEV. The amount required is expected to cover approximately 1 840 000 people for a 4-month period from January 2021. Lot 1 is for the supply of vitamin D Supplements. Lot 2 is for the supply and associated logistics services of vitamin D supplements.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 11 297 600.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

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

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

64113000 Postal services related to parcels
33616000 Vitamins

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

UNITED KINGDOM.

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Framework agreement for the supply and where applicable, associated logistics services, for vitamin D food supplements to those on the Clinically Extremely Vulnerable list (‘CEV’) where this need is particularly important. The procurement is divided into two lots. Further information about the lots can be obtained from the procurement documentation.

 

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: 11 297 600.00 GBP

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

Start: 08/01/2021
End: 31/03/2021
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.2.13)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

A framework contract will be awarded to four suppliers on each lot. The maximum number of suppliers for each lot may increase where two or more bidders have tied scores in the last awarded position only. We also reserve the right to award a framework contract to any bidders whose final score is within 1 % of the last awarded position. The last awarded position is the fourth position for each lot.

 

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)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
Accelerated procedure
Justification:

Quantity required in time for winter months to support those most vulnerable with their vitamin D levels to protect their musculoskeletal health.

 

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 a single operator

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: 21/12/2020
Local time: 13:00
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: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 21/12/2020
Local time: 13:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.3)Additional information:

The value and volume provided are only an estimate. We cannot guarantee to suppliers any business.

 

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.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

03/12/2020