Services - 348997-2016

07/10/2016    S194    - - Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-Frimley: Pathology services

2016/S 194-348997

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
Portsmouth Road
Frimley
GU16 7UJ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1276604604
E-mail: vanessa.jinks@fhft.nhs.uk
NUTS code: UKJ

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.frimleyhealth.nhs.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://commercialsolutions.bravosolution.co.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
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
Health

Section II: Object

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

Provision of Blood Sciences services.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
85111800
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Berkshire and Surrey Pathology Services (BSPS) intends to procure for the provision of 1 or more Pathology Managed Service Contract(s) for the services of Blood Sciences. This will include but not limited to, Laboratory equipment, Maintenance and servicing, All associated consumables; reagents, auxiliary goods and equipment, Training with associated services, installation, and enabling works.

Strategic involvement will be expected, to ensure that best value and operational efficiency are achieved and maintained for the Trust throughout the life of the contract.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 100 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 4
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

We are anticipating 4 lots, but we reserve the right to combine the lots where appropriate for:

Blood Sciences;

Virology;

Histology;

Immunology.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Blood Sciences

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85111800
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Frimley Park Hospital.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This contract is intended to cover:

Blood sciences, including but not limited to;

Clinical Chemistry, Immunoassay, Haematology, Immunology, Serology, Histology, National screening programs, blood gas analysis, Peptide Hormones and, Trace Elements. This list is not intended to be exhaustive, and has only provided to offer and indication of the types of specialities that the BSPS may look to include in the final contract award.

II.2.14)Additional information

This is not a call for competition but an opportunity for providers to meet with members of the Berkshire and Surrey pathology services, procurement and project team, who will outline the proposed vision for the procurement of a strategic pathology managed service contract. Suppliers will be given the opportunity to attend a market engagement event. Details of which will be submitted via Bravo.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Immunology

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85111800
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKJ
Main site or place of performance:

Frimley Park Hospital.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

See Information in Lot 1.

II.2.14)Additional information

See Information in Lot 1.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Virology

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85111800
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKJ
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

See Information in Lot 1.

II.2.14)Additional information

See Information in Lot 1.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Histology

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85111800
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKJ
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

See Information in Lot 1.

II.2.14)Additional information

See Information in Lot 1.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
04/10/2016

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
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:

The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction. Suppliers Instructions — How to Express Interest in this Tender:

1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once) — Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://commercialsolutions.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register — Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’ — Enter your correct business and user details — Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete — You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure).

2. Express an Interest in the tender — Login to the portal with the username/password — Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) — Click on the relevant Title to access the content. — Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of th.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
03/10/2016