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United Kingdom-Huddersfield: Medical equipments, pharmaceuticals and personal care products
Voluntary ex ante transparency notice
Section I: Contracting authority/entity
Section II: Object
Provision of Type IIR Masks
The provision of type IIR masks. Type IIR masks were required to effectively implement Covid-19 related PPE measures.
Award of a contract for the short term provision of level 2 and level 3 fluid resistant gowns. The award was made via a negotiation without prior publication of a contract notice
The requirement to use such PEE was issued as part of series of government policies. The authority was required to immediately implement these policies in an effort to prevent and control the spread of Covid-19.
Section IV: Procedure
The Covid-19 pandemic resulted in an requirement for the authority to take immediate action to control the spread of Covid-19. A delay in the procurement would have result in a risk of staff and patients contracting and spreading Covid-19.
The authority's conclusion is that a lawful state of extreme urgency was duly sustained.
Section V: Award of contract/concession
Section VI: Complementary information