Services - 273266-2014

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09/08/2014    S152

United Kingdom-Livingston: Miscellaneous medical devices and products

2014/S 152-273266

Prior information notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Official name: West Lothian Council
Postal address: West Lothian Civic Centre, Howden South Road
Town: Livingston
Postal code: EH54 6FF
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Corporate Procurement Unit
For the attention of: Mark Duignan
E-mail: mark.duignan@westlothian.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1506281813
Fax: +44 1506281325

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.westlothian.gov.uk/article/2468/Contract-Opportunities

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00140

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

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity
General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

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

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
West Lothian Council Telecare Maintenance and Associated Works.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 1: Maintenance and repair services
West Lothian.

NUTS code UKM28 West Lothian

II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
Provision of services to maintain and support the current and future telecare infrastructure in operation in West Lothian.
Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=314611

Lots

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

33190000 Miscellaneous medical devices and products, 33196200 Devices for the disabled, 38431200 Smoke-detection apparatus, 85000000 Health and social work services, 64200000 Telecommunications services, 72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support, 44482000 Fire-protection devices

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
2.3.2015
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:
Equipment to be maintained and supported may include (but not be limited to the following:
Telecare (non-hard wired) base units; personal alarm trigger devices; wall mounted alarm triggers; alert devices / pagers; personal care / health / movement detectors and sensors; and environmental devices.
The Partner will be required to provide end-to-end service delivery in partnership with WL CHCP, be responsible for delivery, installation, maintenance and disposal of equipment and be
fundamental in developing the council's approach to telecare provision whilst ensuring appropriate provision at the right time and leading in innovative practice which includes service delivery and equipment.

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:
Summary:
Expressions of interested are invited from suitably qualified and experienced organisations with a track record of successfully providing outcome focussed telecare maintenance services.
The tender will include telecare and systems maintenance cover and the provision of daily and specialist work days.
Equipment to be supported but will not be limited to)the following:
Telecare (non-hard wired) base units; personal alarm trigger devices; wall mounted alarm triggers; alert devices / pagers; personal care / health / movement detectors and sensors; and environmental devices.
The planned commencement date is 1.4.2015 and the duration of contract is planned to be 2-years with two 1-year extension options at the discretion of the Authority.
Background:
Established in 2001, West Lothian's Home Safety Service provides telecare equipment to give increased safety and security for disabled, elderly and vulnerable people in over 4,500 homes. This equipment provides a 24 hour telephone line between the service user and our alarm receiving centre – Careline.
Telecare equipment and alarm systems have also been installed in care homes, housing with care and sheltered housing units across West Lothian.
We now require to establish one contract to ensure that this equipment and infrastructure is maintained and supported appropriately.
Telecare equipment installed may include (but not be limited) to the following: (non-hard wired) base units; personal alarm trigger devices; wall mounted alarm triggers; alert devices / pagers; personal care / health / movement detectors and sensors; and environmental devices. Telecare equipment has been procured from the Scotland Excel Framework – No. 0211; Telecare equipment and associated services.
Scope:
The Partner will be required to provide service delivery in partnership with WL CHCP and not only be responsible for maintenance but also for delivery, socket work, fit, installation, testing, adjusting, repair/refurbishing, decontaminating, recycling and or disposal of telecare equipment and alarm systems. This service will be fundamental in developing our approach to telecare provision whilst ensuring appropriate provision at the right time and leading in innovative practice which includes service delivery and equipment
The tender will be conducted on the Public Tenders Scotland portal. A contract notice will be published at that time which will provide a link to the ITT documentation.
(SC Ref:314611)
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:
7.8.2014