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This Prior Information Notice (PIN) is issued as a call for information by Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust (SaSH) and Brighton and Sussex University. Hospitals NHS Trust (BSUH). Please note that this PIN does not represent a formal stage in ...

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
East Surrey Hospital, Canada Avenue
Redhill
RH1 5RH
United Kingdom
Contact person: Frances O'Grady
Telephone: +44 1306646816
E-mail: frances.o'grady@nhs.net
NUTS code: UKJ2

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.surreyandsussex.nhs.uk

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from another address:
Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust
Royal Sussex County Hospital, Eastern Road
Brighton
BN2 5BE
United Kingdom
E-mail: frances.o'grady@nhs.net
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://commercialsolutions.bravosolution.co.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Health

Section II: Object

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

Frontier Pathology Managed Service.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
85100000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

This Prior Information Notice (PIN) is issued as a call for information by Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust (SaSH) and Brighton and Sussex University.

Hospitals NHS Trust (BSUH).

Please note that this PIN does not represent a formal stage in the procurement process and will play no part in any subsequent evaluation process.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
73000000
33000000
38000000
48000000
50000000
24000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKJ2
Main site or place of performance:

Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust and Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

New suppliers wishing to express an interest and for more information (Memorandum of Information document - MOI) on this opportunity, suppliers need to:

1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal -

Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://commercialsolutions.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register. Bravo Project reference = Project_1887 and PQQ reference = PQQ_873 Titled: ‘PIN Expression of Interest for Frontier Pathology Managed Service’. 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).

II.2.14)Additional information

2. Express an Interest - Login to the portal with the username/password - Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link.

- Click PQQ_873 to access the content. - 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 the MOI document.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
14/08/2017

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust (SaSH) and Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust (BSUH) have established a Joint Venture for pathology services called Frontier Pathology NHS Partnership. The Joint Venture will provide a platform to develop and deliver a Sussex and East Surrey wide pathology service which is:

- At the cutting edge of diagnosis;

- Providing added medical value to service users;

- Providing added value to patients.

Frontier Pathology is reconfiguring the pathology services in a way that is affordable and able to meet the service and investment requirements of the future.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
08/05/2017