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12/09/2014    S175

United Kingdom-Lincoln: Health and social work services

2014/S 175-309045

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Official name: Procurement Lincolnshire
Postal address: c/o Lincolnshire County Council, Newland
Town: Lincoln
Postal code: LN1 1BA
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1522553649

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:
Integrated Care Equipment Services.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 25: Health and social services

NUTS code UKF30 Lincolnshire,UKF3 Lincolnshire

II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
Lincolnshire County Council will be carrying out a tender for the supply of community equipment on behalf of the Council and its joint commissioning Health partners. This Integrated Community Equipment Service (ICES) includes but is not exclusive of the following provisions: — Source, procure, store, deliver / supply and install equipment — Service, maintain, collect, decontaminate, refurbish, recycle equipment — Provision of on-site technical advice and support to health and social care clinicians — Monitor and maintain stock levels to meet prescriber and end-user needs. The type of equipment varies but will include Complex Aids for Daily Living (CADLs) such as beds, hoists, pressure care equipment and specialist bathing equipment plus smaller aids e.g. toileting and mobility equipment etc. The ICES is also expected to include minor adaptations i.e. provision and installation of handrails and Telecare. It is the Council's intention that self-funders will also be able to access this contract. Given the continued pressure and increasing demand within the health and social care environment, a key priority for commissioners is securing cost savings. The tendering exercise is expected to start in April of 2015.There will be a market engagement event for interested parties to meet with commissioners in order to help them explore the potential models for the delivery of such a service, in order best to meet the needs of service users. The event is expected to take place in early November 2014, specific date and location to be confirmed. To register your attendance, for details of the venue and for further information please contact Tracey Manders via email, or alternatively call Tracey on +44 1522552589.
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000 Health and social work services, 50421000 Repair and maintenance services of medical equipment, 50421100 Repair and maintenance services of wheelchairs, 33700000 Personal care products, 33196200 Devices for the disabled, 33196100 Devices for the elderly, 33192600 Lifting equipment for health care sector

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.8)Additional information:

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:
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GO Reference: GO-201499-PRO-5987743
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: