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The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust is exploring the potential of commissioning an Outpatient Pharmacy on site, and would like to invite interested parties to comment on the documentation being made available.

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust
Ipswich
IP4 5PD
United Kingdom
Contact person: Jane Garnett
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKH14

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/westsuffolkcommissioning/aspx/Home

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.ipswichhospital.nhs.uk/

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
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: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/westsuffolkcommissioning/aspx/Home
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:

Outpatient Pharmacy Services.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
85149000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust is exploring the potential of commissioning an Outpatient Pharmacy on site, and would like to invite interested parties to comment on the documentation being made available.

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)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH14
Main site or place of performance:

This service would be delivered from a unit within the Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust site, at IP4 5PD.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust is a vibrant general hospital providing acute hospital services to the people of Ipswich and East Suffolk, with a catchment population of approximately 390 000. The Services provided includes A&E, critical care and emergency assessment and treatment; planned medical and surgical care covering a wide range of conditions; consultant and midwife-led maternity and neo-natal and paediatric care; and diagnostic and therapy services. The Trust also provides a range of specialised services including spinal surgery, radiotherapy and gynaecological cancer surgery to a wider catchment of more than 500 000.

The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust is exploring the potential of commissioning an Outpatient Pharmacy on site, and would like to invite interested parties to comment on the documentation being made available. Documentation is freely available within the following e-procurement portal:

https://in-tendhost.co.uk/westsuffolkcommissioning/aspx/Home

Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust request that interested parties review and comment on the following documentation which is available on the link above:

- Draft Service Specification;

- Commercial Principles;

- Draft Commercial Schedule, which may form part of any procurement exercise which commences in relation to an Outpatient Pharmacy Service.

Please note that The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust will be working with representatives from NHS West Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group and utilising their procurement portal for the Prior Information Notice and any subsequent procurement process. In order to review the documentation you will need to register on the in-tend procurement portal and express an interest in the Outpatient Pharmacy Project which can be found on the tenders - current tab, this will in turn release the documentation for download.

The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust requests that comments on the documentation are received by 12:00 (noon) 25.8.2017, as a correspondence through the in-tend procurement portal.

II.2.14)Additional information

The purpose of this PIN is to invite interested providers to contact Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust. This PIN is not commencing a procurement process, any future procurement activity in relation to the services that are the subject of this PIN may be the subject of a separate notice. The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust are not liable for any costs incurred by those expressing an interest in this process.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
15/10/2017

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:

The purpose of this PIN is to invite interested providers to contact the Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust. This PIN is not commencing a procurement process, any future procurement activity in relation to the services that are the subject of this PIN may be the subject of a separate notice. The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust are not liable for any costs incurred by those expressing an interest in this process.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
21/07/2017