Suministros - 452783-2020

25/09/2020    S187

United Kingdom-Birmingham: Training and entertainment software package

2020/S 187-452783

Prior information notice

This notice aims at reducing time limits for receipt of tenders


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Postal address: Bristol Road South, Northfield
Town: Birmingham
NUTS code: UKG3 West Midlands
Postal code: B31 2AP
Country: United Kingdom
Internet address(es):
Main address:
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Patient Entertainment System

Reference number: PROC.08.02234
II.1.2)Main CPV code
48930000 Training and entertainment software package
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust wishes to engage with suppliers interested in its requirement for a patient entertainment system.

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)
32000000 Radio, television, communication, telecommunication and related equipment
32320000 Television and audio-visual equipment
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust wishes to engage with suppliers interested in its requirement for a patient entertainment system.

The authority is looking to implement a patient entertainment system to be implemented across all impatient services. All patients will have access to a smart device whereby they can contact loved ones and also have access to a substantial range of entertainment for their stay in hospital.

The authority has prepared an outline brief of the requirement and a pre-market engagement questionnaire. We request that interested suppliers completed and return the pre-market engagement questionnaire via the Bravo portal by 12.00 on Monday 12 October 2020

The purpose of this exercise is to allow the authority to assess the capabilities of the market and to refine its specification and approach to the procurement of this requirement.

The response questionnaire and outline requirements documentation can be accessed via the Bravo procurement portal — please refer to the additional information section for further instructions.

II.2.5)Award criteria
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
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
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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.2.5)Scheduled date for start of award procedures:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Additional Text:

Suppliers wishing to respond participate in this pre-market engagement exercise should respond to questionnaire via the online form on the Bravo Portal by 12.00 on Monday 12 October 2020.

Bravo reference of online form: ppq__28612 ‘Patient Entertainment System — Pre-Market Engagement.’

How to register:

1) Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once):

— browse to the eSourcing Portal: 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 and respond to PIN questionnaire:

— 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);

— browse the PQQs (there may be more than one page) and select 'pqq_28612’ by clicking on it;

— click the 'Express Interest' button at the top of the page;

— this will move the PQQ/ITT into your 'My PQQs/My ITTs' page (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only);

— you can now access any attachments by clicking 'Buyer Attachments' in the 'PQQ/ITT Details' box.

3) Responding to the tender

— Click 'My Response' under 'PQQ/ITT Details.' you can choose to 'Create Response' or to 'Decline to Respond' (please give a reason if declining).

— You can now use the 'Messages' function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification.

— Note the deadline for completion, then follow the on-screen instructions to complete the PQQ/ITT.

— There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available). You must then submit your reply using the 'Submit Response' button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help or contact the eTendering help desk.

Please note: this is purely a market engagement exercise and any subsequent procurement will be advertised separately and all organisations wanting to participate will need to respond to the procurement advertisement as and when published. Please note that This is not a PQQ and does not represent the commencement of the procurement process, we are using this functionality within the Bravo portal to communicate with interested parties as part of the market engagement.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: BWC Management Services Ltd
Postal address: Steelhouse Lane
Town: Birmingham
Postal code: B4 6NH
Country: United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: