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Services - 357189-2019

30/07/2019    S145    Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-Durham: Pathology services

2019/S 145-357189

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Durham County Council
Postal address: Corporate Procurement, County Hall
Town: Durham
NUTS code: UKC
Postal code: DH1 5UL
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Donna Iley

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Regional Post Mortem Pathology Services

II.1.2)Main CPV code
85111800 - LA33
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The North East region is looking for 2 specialist providers who can deliver Regional Post Mortem Pathology Services.

Services to be included are:

— Post Mortem Examination (PME),

— Post Mortem Imaging (PMI),

— Minimally Invasive Post Mortems,

— histology,

— body storage.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKC
Main site or place of performance:

The framework will be available for use by Durham plus Contracting Authorities where they have entered into a Procurement Service Level Agreement. See

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This procurement is issued under light touch regime for contracts for social and other specific services, Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (PCRs), and utilising principles of Regulation 29 of the PCRs 2015 for competition with negotiation.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: