Supplies - 514716-2020

28/10/2020    S210

United Kingdom-London: Medical equipments, pharmaceuticals and personal care products

2020/S 210-514716

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: NHS Supply Chain Operated by DHL Supply Chain Ltd acting as agent of Supply Chain Coordination Ltd (SCCL)
Postal address: c/o Skipton House, 80 London Road
Town: London
NUTS code: UKI4 Inner London – East
Postal code: SE1 6LH
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Lisa-Marie Stead
E-mail: contracting.team@supplychain.nhs.uk
Telephone: +44 7920084563
Fax: +44 1924328744
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-of-health
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-of-health/about/procurement
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://procurement.supplychain.nhs.uk/ISS/
Additional information can be obtained from another address:
Official name: DHL Supply Chain Ltd
Postal address: Foxbridge Way
Town: Normanton
NUTS code: UKE4 West Yorkshire
Postal code: WF6 1TL
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Lisa-Marie Stead
E-mail: contracting.team@supplychain.nhs.uk
Telephone: +44 7920084563
Fax: +44 1924328744
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-of-health
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-of-health/about/procurement
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://procurement.supplychain.nhs.uk/ISS/
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: http://procurement.supplychain.nhs.uk/ISS/
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
National or federal agency/office
I.5)Main activity
Health

Section II: Object

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

Skin Cleansing and Disinfection

II.1.2)Main CPV code
33000000 Medical equipments, pharmaceuticals and personal care products
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

NHS Supply Chain seeks to establish a non-exclusive framework agreement for supply to NHS Supply Chain depots via the Stock/Blue Diamond routes and to the NHS Supply Chain customer base via the E-Direct Route.

It is anticipated that in the first 36 months of the framework agreement the value of purchases will be in the region of GBP 84 075 000 Exc VAT. For the full 48-month term (if extended) the anticipated value is GBP 112 100 000 Exc VAT.

Lots within this tender may have further opportunities available, please see the Invitation to Tender for details.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 6
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Patient Cleansing Wipes

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
33141118 Wipes
33711430 Disposable personal wipes
33711500 Skin-care products
33741000 Hand care products
33700000 Personal care products
33740000 Hand and nails care products
33741100 Hand cleaner
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

Various locations in the UK.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot is for wipes used for the personal hygiene and cleansing of patients of all ages including (but not limited to) hand, face, body, bed bath and continence wipes.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Supply chain / Weighting: 8
Quality criterion - Name: Sustainability / Weighting: 12
Cost criterion - Name: Financial / Weighting: 80
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 12 700 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

This framework agreement will have the option to extend incrementally for up to 12 months.

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

It is anticipated that in the first 36 months of the framework agreement, the value of purchases for this lot will be circa GBP 9 525 000 Exc VAT and for the full 48-month term (if extended), the anticipated value will be circa GBP 12 700 000 Exc VAT.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Patient Cleansing and Hygiene Products

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
33700000 Personal care products
33741000 Hand care products
33711900 Soap
33711000 Perfumes and toiletries
33711600 Hair preparations and articles
33711610 Shampoos
33740000 Hand and nails care products
33741100 Hand cleaner
33741200 Hand or body lotions
33711500 Skin-care products
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

Various locations in the UK.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot is for for non-wipe products used for patient cleansing and hygiene including (but not limited to) shampoo, shower gel, shampoo caps without medicinal properties, tablet soap body wash and baby bath.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Supply chain / Weighting: 6
Quality criterion - Name: Sustainability / Weighting: 14
Cost criterion - Name: Financial / Weighting: 80
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 3 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

This framework agreement will have the option to extend incrementally for up to 12 months.

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

It is anticipated that in the first 36 months of the framework agreement, the value of purchases for this lot will be circa GBP 2 250 000 Exc VAT and for the full 48-month term (if extended), the anticipated value will be circa GBP 3 000 000 Exc VAT.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Localised Alcohol Skin Cleansing and Decolonisation Wipes

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
33631600 Antiseptics and disinfectants
33141118 Wipes
33711430 Disposable personal wipes
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

Various locations in the UK.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot is for products used for localised cleaning and decolonisation of skin including (but not limited to) alcohol wipes with chlorhexidine and alcohol swabs.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Supply chain / Weighting: 8
Quality criterion - Name: Sustainability / Weighting: 12
Cost criterion - Name: Financial / Weighting: 80
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 3 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

This framework agreement will have the option to extend incrementally for up to 12 months.

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

It is anticipated that in the first 36 months of the framework agreement, the value of purchases for this lot will be circa GBP 2 250 000 Exc VAT and for the full 48-month term (if extended), the anticipated value will be circa GBP 3 000 000 Exc VAT.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Body Cleansing and Decolonisation

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
33631600 Antiseptics and disinfectants
33711600 Hair preparations and articles
33711610 Shampoos
33711700 Articles and preparations for oral or dental hygiene
33711740 Mouthwash
33741200 Hand or body lotions
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

Various locations in the UK.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot is for antimicrobial products used for the cleaning of patients’ hair and body, including products used for the decolonisation of patients’ skin and mucosa prior to procedure, including (but not limited to) wipes, shampoo caps, body wash, mouth wash, sponges, nasal gel and decolonisation solutions for general skin decolonisation.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Supply chain / Weighting: 6
Quality criterion - Name: Training and Education / Weighting: 6
Quality criterion - Name: Sustainability / Weighting: 8
Cost criterion - Name: Financial / Weighting: 80
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 12 400 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

This framework agreement will have the option to extend incrementally for up to 12 months.

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

It is anticipated that in the first 36 months of the framework agreement, the value of purchases for this lot will be circa GBP 9 300 000 Exc VAT and for the full 48-month term (if extended), the anticipated value will be circa GBP 12 400 000 Exc VAT.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Skin Disinfection (Medicinal Products)

Lot No: 5
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
33631600 Antiseptics and disinfectants
33141118 Wipes
33711700 Articles and preparations for oral or dental hygiene
33711740 Mouthwash
33690000 Various medicinal products
33600000 Pharmaceutical products
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

Various locations in the UK.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot is for medicinal products only and associated products used for the cleansing, disinfection and decolonisation of a clinician’s and/or a patient’s skin including (but not limited to) surgical scrub solutions, surgical skin preparation products, mouth wash and related dispensers.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Supply chain / Weighting: 9
Quality criterion - Name: Training and Education / Weighting: 3
Quality criterion - Name: Sustainability / Weighting: 8
Cost criterion - Name: Financial / Weighting: 80
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 80 100 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

This framework agreement will have the option to extend incrementally for up to 12 months.

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

It is anticipated that in the first 36 months of the framework agreement, the value of purchases for this lot will be circa GBP 60 075 000 Exc VAT and for the full 48-month term (if extended), the anticipated value will be circa GBP 80 100 000 GBP Exc VAT.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Miscellaneous Products

Lot No: 6
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
33000000 Medical equipments, pharmaceuticals and personal care products
33600000 Pharmaceutical products
33690000 Various medicinal products
33631600 Antiseptics and disinfectants
33711500 Skin-care products
33741000 Hand care products
33700000 Personal care products
33740000 Hand and nails care products
33741100 Hand cleaner
33741200 Hand or body lotions
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

Various locations in the UK.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot is for skin cleansing, and disinfection and care sundry products not listed in lots 1 to 5. Products include (but are not limited to) gels, foams and wipes, nursing sundries, emollients; creams and liquids used in patient care such as protection creams, zinc and castor oil ointment, yellow soft paraffin and nail varnish remover.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Supply chain / Weighting: 9
Quality criterion - Name: Training and Education / Weighting: 3
Quality criterion - Name: Sustainability / Weighting: 8
Cost criterion - Name: Financial / Weighting: 80
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 900 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

This framework agreement will have the option to extend incrementally for up to 12 months.

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

It is anticipated that in the first 36 months of the framework agreement, the value of purchases for this lot will be circa GBP 675 000 Exc VAT and for the full 48-month term (if extended), the anticipated value will be circa GBP 900 000 GBP Exc VAT.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

Applicants should refer to II.2) of this contract notice for further details in respect of appointment to the individual lots across the framework agreement.

Applicants may bid for one, more than one or all of the lots and applicants should refer to the Invitation to Tender for more information in respect of this.

The term of contracts formed under the framework agreement may continue beyond the end of the term of the framework agreement itself.

NHS Supply Chain expects to provide successful suppliers with the opportunity to offer additional savings to customers through the provision of discounted pricing, value added offerings and commitment initiatives.

NHS Supply Chain will share savings information in order to assist its customers with making informed procurement decisions.

NHS Supply Chain intends to enter into arrangements under which it will be entitled to purchase supplies and/or services which it will make available for purchase by:

1) any NHS Trust;

2) any other NHS entity;

3) any government department, agency or other statutory body (for the avoidance of doubt including local authorities); and/or

4) any private sector entity active in the UK healthcare sector. Only NHS Supply Chain can order from the framework agreement and enter into contracts under it.

Electronic ordering will be used and electronic invoicing will be accepted and electronic payment will be used. For the avoidance of doubt, and notwithstanding the estimate indicated at II.2.1), NHS Supply Chain does not guarantee any level of purchase through the framework and advises applicants that the framework shall be established on a non-exclusive basis. Tenders and all supporting documentation for the contract must be priced in sterling and written in English. Any agreement entered into will be considered a contract made in England according to English law and will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts. NHS Supply Chain is not liable for any costs (including any third party costs fees or expenses incurred by those expressing an interest, participating or tendering for this contract opportunity. NHS Supply Chain reserves the right to terminate the procurement process (or part of it), to change the basis of and the procedures for the procurement process at any time, or to procure the subject matter of the contract by alternative means if it appears that it can be more advantageously procured by alternative means. The most economically advantageous or any tender will not automatically be accepted. All communications must be made through NHS Supply Chain's eTendering portal at http://procurement.supplychain.nhs.uk/ISS/ using the message centre facility linked to this particular contract notice.

Please note that the maximum number of suppliers as set out in IV.1.3) is an estimate only.

III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

The framework agreement includes obligations with respect to environmental issues and a requirement for successful suppliers to comply with the NHS Supply Chain Code of conduct.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
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
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 50
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used
Additional information about electronic auction:

An electronic auction will be used to award part of the requirements of the framework agreement and the use of eAuctions may be an option as part of any contracts awarded under the framework agreement.

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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2019/S 054-123918
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 30/11/2020
Local time: 15:00
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:
English
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 01/12/2020
Local time: 09:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

Submission of expression of interest and procurement specific information:

This procurement exercise will be conducted on the NHS Supply Chain eTendering portal at http://procurement.supplychain.nhs.uk/ISS/

Candidates wishing to be considered for this contract must register their expression of interest and provide additional procurement-specific information (if required) through the NHS Supply Chain eTendering portal as follows:

Registration.

1) Use URL http://procurement.supplychain.nhs.uk/ISS/ to access the NHS Supply Chain Procurement portal.

2) If not yet registered:

— click on the ‘Not Registered Yet’ link to access the registration page;

— complete the registration pages as guided by the mini guide found on the landing page.

Portal access.

If registration has been completed:

— login with URL http://procurement.supplychain.nhs.uk/ISS/

— click on the ‘Supplier Dashboard’ icon to open the list of new procurement events.

Expression of interest.

— view contract notice content by clicking on the ‘View Notice’ button for the procurement event. This opens a PDF document;

— express an interest by clicking on the ‘Express Interest’ button;

— to start the response process after the expression of interest has been done, select the ‘My Active Opportunities’ option and click on the ‘Apply’ button;

— select the procurement event from the list by clicking on the description;

— in the detail view click on the orange coloured ‘Framework Agreement’ button to start responding to the tender.

Header level requirements:

— applicants are required to read all framework header documents which can be accessed using the ‘NHS Scheader Documents’ button, which is located in the ‘Select Framework’ tab;

— applicants are required to upload the documents requested using the ‘Supplier Header Documents’ button, which is located in the ‘Select Framework’ tab;

— applicants are required to complete all mandatory questions, which can be accessed using the ‘Framework Questionnaire’ tab.

Lot level requirements:

— a preview of the lot line details can be viewed using the ‘Lot Header’ tab, by selecting the lot and using the ‘Lot Line Information’ button. In order to respond to a lot, applicants must select the relevant lot and then use the ‘Express Intent’ button. This expression of intent does not place any obligation on the Applicant to respond, the action unlocks the ability to respond;

— complete price offers per line for the Lot by completing the required fields for the lines the Applicant wants to include in the bid using the ‘Lot Line Detail’ tab. There are a number of mandatory fields to complete on a product line basis; these are highlighted in yellow in the ‘Lot Line Detail’ tab,

— applicants are required to answer all mandatory lot specific questions found in the ‘Lot Evaluation Criteria’ tab;

— applicants are then required to click on the ‘Terms and Conditions’ button in the ‘Submit Individual Lot Response(S)’ tab to view and accept the ISS terms and conditions;

— accept the ISS ‘Terms and Conditions’ button to access this function;

— submit lot response, by clicking on the ‘Submit Response to Selected Lot’ button in the ‘Submit Individual Lot Response(S)’ tab to submit response for the lot. Each lot must be submitted independently;

— applicants are able to view their submission using the ‘Supplier Submission Report’ button, found in the ‘Submit Individual Lot Response(S)’ tab.

Please refer to Section III.1.1) for additional information.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Not applicable
Town: Not applicable
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Appeals to be logged in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
23/10/2020