Supplies - 586863-2020

04/12/2020    S237

United Kingdom-Sheffield: Clothing, footwear, luggage articles and accessories

2020/S 237-586863

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: NHS Supply Chain – Hotel Services is operated by North of England Commercial Procurement Collaborative (‘NOE CPC’) (who are hosted by Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust) is acting on behalf of Supply Chain Coordination Ltd
National registration number: 528867
Postal address: Don Valley House, Saville Street East
Town: Sheffield
NUTS code: UKE32 Sheffield
Postal code: S4 7UQ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Sarah Good - Procurement Support Officer
E-mail: Sarah.Good@supplychain.nhs.uk
Telephone: +44 7980968118
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.supplychain.nhs.uk
Address of the buyer profile: www.supplychain.nhs.uk
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 the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://procurement.supplychain.nhs.uk/ISS
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
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:

Non – Clinical PPE, Work Wear, Slipper Socks, Bedding, Disposable Patient Wear and Miscellaneous Textiles

II.1.2)Main CPV code
18000000 Clothing, footwear, luggage articles and accessories
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

NHS Supply Chain seeks to establish a non-exclusive framework agreement for the supply to NHS Supply Chain depots, via the e-direct, direct, Stock and Blue Diamond Routes for non-clinical PPE, work wear, slipper socks, bedding, disposable patient wear and miscellaneous textiles. The framework agreement will have an initial term of 24 months with an option to extend incrementally for up to a total period of 48 months. It is anticipated that in the first 24 months of the framework agreement the value of purchases will be in the region of GBP 20 000 000. For the full 48 month term (if extended) the anticipated value is circa GBP 40 000 000. These values are approximate only and are based on the most recent historical usage information, with a forecasted level of growth. The values provided are for guidance only and are not a guarantee of business.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 20 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1 – Uniforms and Workwear

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
18000000 Clothing, footwear, luggage articles and accessories
18110000 Occupational clothing
18140000 Workwear accessories
18221000 Waterproof clothing
18224000 Clothing made of coated or impregnated textile fabrics
18233000 Shorts
18300000 Garments
18312000 Underpants
18318200 Dressing gowns
18318500 Nightdresses
18441000 Hats
18443340 Caps
33199000 Medical clothing
39500000 Textile articles
39520000 Made-up textile articles
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

For supply of any form of clothing to be worn by any member of staff within any NHS ward or department including front of house, and includes but shall not be limited to:

• skirts

• shirts

• polo shirts

• fleeces

• ties

• jackets

• overalls

• embroidery if required for any of the above items.

Value of purchases will be circa GBP 1 500 000 in the first 24 months of the framework agreement, and GBP 3 000 000 for the full 48-month term (if extended).

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Sales, service and quality / Weighting: 15 %
Quality criterion - Name: Supply chain resilience / Weighting: 25 %
Price - Weighting: 60 %
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: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend for a further 24 months.

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

NHS Supply Chain — Hotel Services anticipates appointing all applicants to the lot who have met the minimum requirements for Lot 1 of the framework agreement and whose overall score meets or exceeds the tender evaluation stage requirements.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2 - Flame Retardant Curtains and Blinds

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
19244000 Curtain fabrics
39500000 Textile articles
39515000 Curtains, drapes, valances and textile blinds
39515100 Curtains
39515400 Blinds
39515410 Interior blinds
39520000 Made-up textile articles
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

For supply of non-disposable material and plastic composition flame retardant curtains and blinds and includes but shall not be limited to:

• Curtains

• Blinds

Value of purchases will be circa £1,500,000 in the first 24 months of the Framework Agreement and £3,000,000 for the full 48-month term (if extended).

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II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Sales, Service & Quality / Weighting: 10 %
Quality criterion - Name: Supply Chain Resilience / Weighting: 15 %
Price - Weighting: 75 %
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: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend for a further 24 Months

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

NHS Supply Chain — Hotel Services anticipates appointing all applicants to the lot who have met the minimum requirements for Lot 2 of the framework agreement and whose overall score meets or exceeds the tender evaluation stage requirements.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 3 – Non-Clinical Personal Protective Equipment

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
18000000 Clothing, footwear, luggage articles and accessories
18100000 Occupational clothing, special workwear and accessories
18130000 Special workwear
18140000 Workwear accessories
18143000 Protective gear
18221000 Waterproof clothing
18224000 Clothing made of coated or impregnated textile fabrics
18234000 Trousers
18300000 Garments
18410000 Special clothing
18441000 Hats
18443340 Caps
18812200 Rubber boots
18830000 Protective footwear
18831000 Footwear incorporating a protective metal toecap
18832000 Special footwear
35113100 Site-safety equipment
35113400 Protective and safety clothing
39500000 Textile articles
39520000 Made-up textile articles
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

For supply of personal protective equipment for employed NHS staff which has some form of protection including clothing or footwear and includes but shall not be limited to:

• Hi-Visibility Clothing

• Trousers

• Protective Fleeces

• Work Trousers

• Ear Plugs

• Work Gloves

• Knee Pads

• Goggles

• Safety Work Shoes

Value of purchases will be circa £3,460,000 in the first 24 months of the Framework Agreement £6,920,000 for the full 48-month term (if extended).

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II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Sales, Service & Quality / Weighting: 5 %
Quality criterion - Name: Supply Chain Resilience / Weighting: 20 %
Price - Weighting: 75 %
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 6 920 000.00 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:

Option to extend for a further 24 Months

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

NHS Supply Chain — Hotel Services anticipates appointing all applicants to the lot who have met the minimum requirements for Lot 3 of the framework agreement and whose overall score meets or exceeds the tender evaluation stage requirements.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 4 – Staff and Theatre Footwear

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
18000000 Clothing, footwear, luggage articles and accessories
18800000 Footwear
18812000 Footwear with rubber or plastic parts
18812200 Rubber boots
18830000 Protective footwear
18832000 Special footwear
39500000 Textile articles
39520000 Made-up textile articles
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

For supply of a range of theatre and nursing staff footwear which provide a mixture of cleanliness/sterility, comfort and protection whilst within a healthcare environment and includes but shall not be limited to:

• Clogs

• Wellington Boots

• Nursing and Theatre Shoes

Value of purchases will be circa £3,000,000 in the first 24 months of the Framework Agreement and £6,000,000 for the full 48-month term (if extended).

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II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Sales, Service & Quality / Weighting: 5 %
Quality criterion - Name: Supply Chain Resilience / Weighting: 20 %
Price - Weighting: 75 %
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 6 000 000.00 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:

Option to extend for a further 24 Months

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

NHS Supply Chain — Hotel Services anticipates appointing all applicants to the lot who have met the minimum requirements for Lot 4 of the framework agreement and whose overall score meets or exceeds the tender evaluation stage requirements.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 5 – Bedding, Linen and Towels

Lot No: 5
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
39563600 Quilted textile products
39520000 Made-up textile articles
39518000 Hospital linen
39514100 Towels
39512500 Pillowcases
39512300 Mattress covers
39512200 Duvet covers
39512100 Sheets
39512000 Bed linen
39500000 Textile articles
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

For supply via Direct Supply Route, a range of bedding, linen and towels to be used by NHS staff within a healthcare environment and includes but shall not be limited to:

• Duvets

• Pillows – Feather, Washable and Wipeable

• Pillowcases

• Sheets

• Mattress Covers

• All sizes and types of towelling including tea towels

Value of purchases will be circa £1,240,000 in the first 24 months of the Framework Agreement and £2,480,000 for the full 48-month term (if extended).

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Sales, Service & Quality / Weighting: 5 %
Quality criterion - Name: Supply Chain Resilience / Weighting: 20 %
Price - Weighting: 75 %
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 2 480 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in days: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend for a further 24 Months

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

NHS Supply Chain — Hotel Services anticipates appointing all applicants to the lot who have met the minimum requirements for Lot 5 of the framework agreement and whose overall score meets or exceeds the tender evaluation stage requirements.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 6 – Patient Wear

Lot No: 6
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
39560000 Miscellaneous textile articles
39550000 Non-woven articles
39525000 Miscellaneous manufactured textile articles
39520000 Made-up textile articles
39500000 Textile articles
18312000 Underpants
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

For supply of a range of products to be worn by a patient within a healthcare environment and includes but shall not be limited to:

• Briefs disposable

• Shorts disposable

• Bibs disposable

Value of purchases will be circa £860,000 in the first 24 months of the Framework Agreement and £1,720,000 for the full 48-month term (if extended).

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Supply Chain Resilience / Weighting: 20 %
Price - Weighting: 80 %
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 1 720 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in days: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend for a further 24 Months

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

NHS Supply Chain — Hotel Services anticipates appointing all applicants to the lot who have met the minimum requirements for Lot 6 of the framework agreement and whose overall score meets or exceeds the tender evaluation stage requirements.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 7 – Shrouds

Lot No: 7
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
39500000 Textile articles
39520000 Made-up textile articles
39525000 Miscellaneous manufactured textile articles
39560000 Miscellaneous textile articles
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

For supply of shrouds for a deceased patient whilst within a healthcare environment and includes but shall not be limited to:

• Cotton Shrouds

• Non-Woven Shrouds

• PVC Shrouds

Value of purchases will be circa £800,000 in the first 24 months of the Framework Agreement and £1,600,000 for the full 48-month term (if extended).

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Supply Chain Resilience / Weighting: 20 %
Price - Weighting: 80 %
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 1 600 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in days: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend for a further 24 Months

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

NHS Supply Chain — Hotel Services anticipates appointing all applicants to the lot who have met the minimum requirements for Lot 7 of the framework agreement and whose overall score meets or exceeds the tender evaluation stage requirements.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 8 – Miscellaneous Textiles

Lot No: 8
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
18452000 Safety pins
30192200 Measuring tapes
39500000 Textile articles
39512000 Bed linen
39520000 Made-up textile articles
39525000 Miscellaneous manufactured textile articles
39550000 Non-woven articles
39560000 Miscellaneous textile articles
39561120 Textile tape
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

For supply via Stock, Blue Diamond or E-Direct routes, miscellaneous textile products used within a healthcare environment and includes but shall not be limited to:

• Bathmat’s

• Haberdashery in many forms, Pins, Tapes, Threads etc

• Non-Disposable Shower Curtains

Value of purchases will be circa £1,120,000 in the first 24 months of the Framework Agreement and £2,240,000 for the full 48-month term (if extended).

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Sales, Service & Quality / Weighting: 5 %
Quality criterion - Name: Supply Chain Resilience / Weighting: 15 %
Price - Weighting: 80 %
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 2 240 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in days: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend for a further 24 Months

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

NHS Supply Chain — Hotel Services anticipates appointing all applicants to the lot who have met the minimum requirements for Lot 8 of the framework agreement and whose overall score meets or exceeds the tender evaluation stage requirements.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 9 – Filled and Flat Bedding Products

Lot No: 9
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
39500000 Textile articles
39512000 Bed linen
39516120 Pillows
39520000 Made-up textile articles
39525000 Miscellaneous manufactured textile articles
39563600 Quilted textile products
39512500 Pillowcases
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

For supply of a range of bedding that has a feather, foam or polyester filling and is to be used within a healthcare environment and includes but shall not be limited to:

• Duvets

• Pillows

• Disposable Pillowcases

• Disposable Bed Sheets

Value of purchases will be circa £1,400,000 in the first 24 months of the Framework Agreement and £2,800,000 for the full 48-month term (if extended).

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Supply Chain Resilience / Weighting: 20 %
Price - Weighting: 80 %
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 2 800 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in days: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend for a further 24 Months

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

NHS Supply Chain — Hotel Services anticipates appointing all applicants to the lot who have met the minimum requirements for Lot 9 of the framework agreement and whose overall score meets or exceeds the tender evaluation stage requirements.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 10 – Disposable Footwear and Eye Wear

Lot No: 10
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
18317000 Socks
18800000 Footwear
18812000 Footwear with rubber or plastic parts
18832000 Special footwear
39500000 Textile articles
39520000 Made-up textile articles
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

For supply of footwear for patient use to assist in the prevention of slips/falls, also including eye wear which assists patient with sleep when within a healthcare environment and includes but shall not be limited to:

• Slippers

• Slipper Socks

• Step Socks

• Tube Socks

• Eye Shades

Value of purchases will be circa £5,670,000 in the first 24 months of the Framework Agreement and £11,400,000 for the full 48-month term (if extended).

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Sales, Service & Quality / Weighting: 5 %
Quality criterion - Name: Supply Chain Resilience / Weighting: 15 %
Price - Weighting: 80 %
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 11 400 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in days: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend for a further 24 Months

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

NHS Supply Chain — Hotel Services anticipates appointing all applicants to the lot who have met the minimum requirements for Lot 10 of the framework agreement and whose overall score meets or exceeds the tender evaluation stage requirements.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 11 – Polythene Bedding and Protection

Lot No: 11
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
19520000 Plastic products
39500000 Textile articles
39512300 Mattress covers
39520000 Made-up textile articles
39525000 Miscellaneous manufactured textile articles
39560000 Miscellaneous textile articles
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

For supply of a range of flame retardant waterproof bedding and protectors that would be used within a healthcare environment and includes but shall not be limited to:

• Pillow Protectors

• Mattress Protectors

• Draw sheets

Value of purchases will be circa £200,000 in the first 24 months of the Framework Agreement and £400,000 for the full 48-month term (if extended).

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Supply Chain Resilience / Weighting: 20 %
Price - Weighting: 80 %
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 400 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in days: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend for a further 24 Months

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

24 Months to extend

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

NHS Supply Chain — Hotel Services anticipates appointing all applicants to the lot who have met the minimum requirements for Lot 11 of the framework agreement and whose overall score meets or exceeds the tender evaluation stage requirements.

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 — Hotel Services 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 — Hotel Services will share savings information in order to assist its customers with making informed procurement decisions. NHS Supply Chain — Hotel Services 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 — Hotel Services can order from the framework agreement and enter into contracts under it. NHS Supply Chain reserves the right to purchase goods from the framework agreement resulting from this procurement process for the stockpile that NHS Supply Chain holds for the pandemic influenza preparedness programme (‘PIPP’). In such case, the PIPP stock is held in deep storage, meaning the goods will be held palletised in standard racking for the duration of their shelf life and the goods will only be issued in the event of a flu pandemic or other health related emergencies.

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 — Hotel Services 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 — Hotel Services 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 — Hotel Services 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 - Hotel Service's e-Tendering portal at http://procurement.supplychain.nhs.uk/ISS/ using the message centre facility linked to this particular contract notice.

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

The framework agreement includes obligations with respect to directives and a requirement for successful suppliers to comply with the NHS Supply Chain — Hotel Services code of conduct. Applicants must provide within Appendix 1a evidence of conformance of all tendered products (as listed within the tender documents) to the applicable standards. Awarded Applicants must provide NHS Supply Chain - Hotel Services with all evidence before the awarded product(s) can be supplied under the framework agreement. The framework agreement includes obligations with respect to environmental and social issues and applicant’s attention is drawn to the relevant section in the framework agreement.

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: 30
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used
Additional information about electronic auction:

Additional information about electronic auction:

Although an electronic auction will not be used to award this framework agreement, NHS Supply Chain — Hotel Services reserves the right to use e Auctions during the lifetime of the framework agreement, as an option to procure 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.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 06/01/2021
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: 07/01/2021
Local time: 09:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:

Submission of expression of interest and procurement specific information:

This procurement exercise will be conducted on the NHS Supply Chain — Hotel Services e Tendering portal athttp://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: Hotel Services e Tendering portal as follows:

Registration.

1) Use URL http://procurement.supplychain.nhs.uk/ISS/ to access the NHS Supply Chain: Hotel Services 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 ‘NHSSC header 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.

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 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: NHS Supply Chain – Hotel Services Operating as North of England Commercial Procurement Collaborative (NoECPC)
Town: Sheffield
Postal code: S4 7UQ
Country: United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
30/11/2020