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05/04/2016    S66    Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-Birmingham: Pathology services

2016/S 066-115210

Prior information notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Official name: HealthTrust Europe LLP (HTE) acting as agent for the University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust (’UHCW’)
Postal address: 19 George Road, Edgbaston
Town: Birmingham
Postal code: B15 1NU
Country: United Kingdom
For the attention of: Chapman Daniel
E-mail: daniel.chapman@htepg.com
Telephone: +44 7768978278
Fax: +44 1216871345

Further information can be obtained from:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
Health
Other
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Official name: University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust
Postal address: Clifford Bridge Road
Town: Coventry
Postal code: CV2 2DX
Country: United Kingdom

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Coventry and Warwickshire Pathology Services (Hosted by University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire) — Pathology Managed Service.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 25: Health and social services

NUTS code UK

II.3)Information on framework agreement
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement: no
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
Coventry and Warwickshire Pathology Services (‘CWPS’) is seeking a partner to implement a Managed Laboratory Service Contract for Pathology that will include the provision of maintenance and replacement of pathology equipment, associated connectivity and the supply of consumables, associated items, chemicals and reagents. Additional developments of the service will be required such as the support in upskilling of staff and access to global research to assist the future strategy of the network.
It is anticipated that all Blood Science disciplines of Pathology will be covered by this procurement, with the additional service of Sample Transportation. This is likely to be split into 2 lots.
CWPS is a managed network of laboratories hosted by University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust. Laboratory services are provided by laboratories at University Hospital, Coventry, South Warwickshire Hospital, Warwick and George Eliot Hospital, Nuneaton.
To assist in the strategic direction of the procurement and overall solution, CWPS will be holding a supplier day on 25th April. Please send your expression of interest to pathology@htepg.com The deadline for expressions of interest for the supplier day will be 14th April. We will contact you within 7 days to confirm attendance and release further details.
This day will be held in accordance with Regulation 40 and 41 of the Public Contract Regulations 2015. Please note — direct any enquiries about the tender or future business through HTE at the above email address. No direct contact should be made with the Network.
Estimated cost excluding VAT: 8 000 000 GBP

Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85111800

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.8)Additional information:
HealthTrust Europe LLP (HTE) acting as a provider of procurement services on behalf of University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust. The resultant contract arising from this procurement will be entered into between University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust and the successful bidder.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
VI.2)Additional information:
HealthTrust Europe LLP (HTE) acting as a provider of procurement services on behalf of University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire. The resultant contract arising from this procurement will be entered into between University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire and the successful bidder.
I.3) Main activity:
Other: Please refer to Section II.1.5)
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:
31.3.2016