Supplies - 378181-2020

11/08/2020    S154

United Kingdom-London: Medical gases

2020/S 154-378181

Contract notice


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust (as host of the NHS London Procurement Partnership)
Postal address: First Floor, 200 Great Dover Street
Town: London
Postal code: SE1 4YB
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Jacqueline Eastwood
Telephone: +44 7500573068
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Framework Agreement for the Supply and Rental of Compressed Medical Gas Cylinders and the Provision of Cylinder Asset Tracking Systems

Reference number: LPP/2020/004
II.1.2)Main CPV code
24111500 Medical gases
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

NHS London Procurement Partnership (NHS LPP) is tendering for the supply and rental of medical gas cylinders, related consumables and cylinder tracking systems. This procurement is being managed by NHS LPP (hosted by Guys and St Thomas's NHS Foundation Trust) for use of NHS Trusts, Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships (STPs) and Integrated Care Systems (ICS) within London and the South East Coast region. Please refer to the tender documents for further information.

Reference number: LPP/2020/004

Proactis reference number: DN490930.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 22 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
24111500 Medical gases
33600000 Pharmaceutical products
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NHS London Procurement Partnership are undertaking a full EU procurement tender to establish a framework agreement for the provision of medical cylinder gases, related consumables and cylinder tracking services which may include internal and external tracking capabilities.

The framework agreement will allow NHS organisations identified below to create call-off contracts for the supply of goods and/or services as appropriate to their organisation. The framework call-off ordering procedure includes the mixture of direct award and mini-competition routes.

The list below identifies the bodies to whom the use of this framework agreement will be open. This shall also include any successors and organisations created as a result of structural re-organisation during the life of the framework agreement. Sustainability and transformation partnerships (STPs) and any future integrated care systems which evolve from STPs within the London and South East Coast region will also be able to access this framework agreement (see for further details).

London Region

• Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust,

• Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust,

• Barts Health NHS Trust,

• Bromley Healthcare,

• Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust,

• Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust,

• Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust,

• Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust,

• Croydon Health Services NHS Trust,

• East London NHS Foundation Trust,

• Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust,

• Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust,

• Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust,

• Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust,

• Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare,

• Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust,

• King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust,

• Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust,

• Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust,

• London Ambulance Service NHS Trust,

• London North West Healthcare NHS Trust,

• Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust,

• NHS Barking and Dagenham CCG,

• NHS Barnet CCG,

• NHS Bexley CCG,

• NHS Brent CCG,

• NHS Bromley CCG,

• NHS Camden CCG,

• NHS Central London (Westminster) CCG,

• NHS City and Hackney CCG,

• NHS Croydon CCG,

• NHS Ealing CCG,

• NHS Enfield CCG,

• NHS Greenwich CCG,

• NHS Hammersmith and Fulham CCG,

• NHS Haringey CCG,

• NHS Harrow CCG,

• NHS Havering CCG,

• NHS Hillingdon CCG,

• NHS Hounslow CCG,

• NHS Islington CCG,

• NHS Kingston CCG,

• NHS Lambeth CCG,

• NHS Lewisham CCG,

• NHS Merton CCG,

• NHS Newham CCG,

• NHS North Central London CCG,

• NHS Redbridge CCG,

• NHS Richmond CCG,

• NHS Southwark CCG,

• NHS Sutton CCG,

• NHS Tower Hamlets CCG,

• NHS Waltham forest CCG,

• NHS Wandsworth CCG,

• NHS West London (K and C and QPP) CCG,

• North East London NHS Foundation Trust,

• North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust,

• Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust,

• Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust,

• Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust,

• Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust,

• South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust,

• South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust,

• St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,

• Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust,

• The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,

• The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust,

• The Whittington Hospital NHS Trust,

• University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,

• West London Mental Health NHS Trust.

South East Coast;

• East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust (Acute),

• Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust,

• South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust,

• Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust (Acute),

• Medway NHS Foundation Trust (Acute),

• Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust (Acute),

• Brighton and Sussex University Hospital NHS Trust (Acute),

• Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (Acute),

• Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust (Acute),

• Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Acute),

• Brighton and Sussex University Hospital NHS Trust (Acute),

• East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust (Acute),

• Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust (Acute),

• Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Acute),

• Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (Acute),

• Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (Mental Health).

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 60 %
Quality criterion - Name: Contract management and social values / Weighting: 5 %
Price - Weighting: 35 %
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 22 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The initial term of the framework will be 24 months, with the option to extend the term on one or more occasion for a further 24 months. The framework agreement is expected to start 1 October 2020 and shall not exceed 4 years in total.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 07/09/2020
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 07/09/2020
Local time: 12:10

NHS London Procurement Partnership, first floor, 200 Great Dover Street, London, SE1 4YB.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust (as host of the London Procurement Partnership)
Postal address: Great Maze Pond
Town: London
Postal code: SE1 9RT
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2071887188
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Bidders who are not awarded a place on the framework agreement after the evaluation stage will be informed by NHS London Procurement Partnership as soon as possible with details regarding why the tender was unsuccessful. All notifications will be submitted via the eTendering portal Proactis.

The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the Regulations to take legal action. Any such action must be brought within the applicable limitation period.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust (as host of the NHS London Procurement Partnership)
Postal address: Great Maze Pond
Town: London
Postal code: SE1 9RT
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2071887188
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: