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
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Postal address: 39 Victoria Street
NUTS code: UKI32 Westminster
Postal code: SW1H 0EU
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Jesca Ackell
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.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Vitamin D Supplement Framework
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
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
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
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.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
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.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
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
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
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
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
The value and volume provided are only an estimate. We cannot guarantee to suppliers any business.
Postal address: Strand
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom
Internet address: https://www.gov.uk/courts-tribunals
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: