Supplies - 265797-2020

08/06/2020    S109

United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Protective gear

2020/S 109-265797

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Supplies

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: The Common Services Agency (more commonly known as NHS National Services Scotland) (‘NSS’)
Postal address: Gyle Square (NSS Head Office), 1 South Gyle Crescent
Town: Edinburgh
NUTS code: UKM SCOTLAND
Postal code: EH12 9EB
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: SSGovernance
E-mail: NSS.SSGovernance@nhs.net
Telephone: +44 1698794410
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.nhsscotlandprocurement.scot.nhs.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA11883
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

NSSCOVID-19 -005 FFP3 Mask Award

Reference number: NSSCOVID-19 -005 FFP3
II.1.2)Main CPV code
18143000 Protective gear
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

FFP3 face masks.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 17 290 000.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM SCOTLAND
Main site or place of performance:

Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This is a directly awarded contract between the authority on behalf of NHS Scotland to meet the additional demands of the Scottish Health and Social Care sector during the current Covid-19 pandemic.

This award has been approved for reasons of extreme urgency brought about by events unforeseeable by the contracting authority in line with Regulation 33(1)(c) of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015 if under OJEU threshold but still a regulated Contract then Regulation 6(1)(c) of the Procurement (Scotland) Regulations should be cited.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 60
Price - Weighting: 40
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 IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Award of a contract without prior publication of a call for competition in the Official Journal of the European Union in the cases listed below
  • Extreme urgency brought about by events unforeseeable for the contracting authority and in accordance with the strict conditions stated in the directive
Explanation:

This is a directly awarded contract between the authority on behalf of NHS Scotland to meet the additional demands of the Scottish Health.

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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
30/03/2020
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 1
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 0
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Bunzl Healthcare
Postal address: 8 Tollpark Place, Wardpark East Industrial Estate
Town: Cumbernauld
NUTS code: UKM SCOTLAND
Postal code: G68 0LN
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 17 290 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

(SC Ref:622721)

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Sherriff Court House
Postal address: 27 Chambers Street
Town: Edinburgh
Postal code: EH1 1LB
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: edinburgh@scotcourts.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1312252525
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Economic operators should approach the contracting authority in the first instance. However, the only formal remedy is to apply to the

Courts: an economic operator that suffers, or is at risk of suffering, loss or damage attributable to a breach of duty under the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015 or the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014, may bring proceedings in the Sheriff Court or the Court of Session.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
04/06/2020