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United Kingdom-Salford: Radiotherapy, mechanotherapy, electrotherapy and physical therapy devices
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS) wishes to establish a Radiopharmaceutical products including generators, hot kits and cold kits framework agreement for use by or on behalf of NHS SBS approved organisations. The objective of this framework agreement is to implement a contractual vehicle for NHS SBS approved organisations that are part of the NHS and wider public sector to facilitate the procurement of Radiopharmaceutical products including generators, hot kits and cold kits.
Radiopharmaceutical kits for diagnostic and therapeutic use, Technetium and Krypton generators and preparations, nitrogen vials and other products associated with preparation treatments, and products for diagnosis and treatment in a nuclear medicine unit.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
The duration referenced in section II.2.7) is for the placing of orders.
The value provided in section II.1.5) is only an estimate. We cannot guarantee to successful suppliers any business through this framework agreement. Spend and volumes may vary throughout the life of the framework agreement from the anticipated levels given in this notice.
The framework will be for the benefit, and on behalf, of public sector bodies, details of such bodies can be accessed at: https://www.sbs.nhs.uk/proc-framework-agreements-support
In addition, if provided for in the contract documents, NHS SBS may extend the scope and benefit of the framework agreement to private sector bodies, subject to the approval of NHS SBS. Whilst NHS SBS is not required by procurement legislation to do so, it has extended the principles of public procurement rules to provide its private sector customers with the best value and open and transparent procurement procedures.
The envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement, stated in IV.1.3) is an estimate and is subject to change.
OJEU procedures include a minimum 10 calendar days standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to bidders. This period allows unsuccessful bidders to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Such information should be requested from NHSSBS. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly.