Services - 224754-2019

15/05/2019    S93    - - Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-Glasgow: Laboratory services

2019/S 093-224754

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
Procurement Department, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, 84 Castle Street
G4 0SF
United Kingdom
Contact person: Elizabeth McLaughlin
Telephone: +44 1412118794
Fax: +44 1412114682
NUTS code: UKM82

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

NHSGG&C Managed Laboratory Services III

Reference number: GGC0615
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

To supply a Managed Laboratory service to NHSGG&C Labs based in QEUH Glasgow.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 180 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM82
Main site or place of performance:

Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of a managed service agreement for the large majority of analyses performed within the NHS GG&C Laboratory Medicine Department across the full range of laboratory specialties.

This will include equipment, consumables and reagents for the provision of services in the following laboratory specialties operating over a number of hospital sites across the Health Board area:

— biochemistry including Core Biochemistry; Immunoassay; specialist Metabolic, Toxicology and Endocrine analysis and other niche specialist biochemistry analysis including the Scottish Trace Metals and Micronutrients Laboratory,

— immunology including autoimmune, allergy and flow cytometry,

— haematology — core haematology, coagulation, specialist haemostasis, haemoglobinopathy and haemato-oncology, including flow cytometry,

— blood transfusion,

— histocompatability and immunogenetics,

— bacteriology,

— virology,

— histopathology including core histology, immunocytochemistry and electron microscopy,

— cytology — non-gyn cytology,

— genetics,

— point of care testing equipment across a number of laboratory specialties including Blood Gas Analysis, HBA1C.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland website at

(SC Ref:583621)

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: