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NHS Hounslow Clinical Commissioning Group (HCCG) is considering its procurement options for re-commissioning GP Direct Access Pathology Services for its 306,745 registered patients and 49 GP practices. The HCCG currently commissions GP ...

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Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
NHS Hounslow Clinical Commissioning Group
Civic Centre, Lampton Rd, Hounslow
London
TW3 4DN
United Kingdom
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKI7

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.hounslowccg.nhs.uk

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Notice/d648ed55-bc5f-4937-90be-881cfd697695
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Notice/d648ed55-bc5f-4937-90be-881cfd697695
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:

Direct Access Pathology Services for GPs in Hounslow.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
85111800
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

NHS Hounslow Clinical Commissioning Group (HCCG) is considering its procurement options for re-commissioning GP Direct Access Pathology Services for its 306,745 registered patients and 49 GP practices.

The HCCG currently commissions GP Direct Access Pathology for around 2.1m tests/year from two providers.

The HCCG seeks to secure these tests at less than 3 000 000 GBP per year from 1.4.2018 through consolidating service provision to a single provider.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 24 000 000.00 GBP
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: UKI7
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NHS Hounslow CCG wishes to engage with providers of Pathology services about its future pathology services. Organisations are asked to visit the Contracts Finder link displayed on this advert to take part in the market engagement exercise.

II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
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

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Form of procedure
IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement
IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:
IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest
Date: 01/09/2017
Local time: 17:00
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.5)Scheduled date for start of award procedures:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
18/08/2017