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Supply of Contrast Media.

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
C/O Gloucestershire NHS Shared Procurement Shared Service, Victoria Warehouse, The Docks.
Contact point(s): Ruth Loasby
For the attention of: as above
GL1 2EL Gloucester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1452318878
E-mail:
Fax: +44 1452318803

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.gloshospitals.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.glosprocure.nhs.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Other: Healthcare
I.3)Main activity
Health
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Supply of Contrast Media.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Supplies
A combination of these

NUTS code UKK13

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Contract for the Supply of Contrast Media and associated equipment/ maintenance. This may include the following procurement lots:
Lot 1- Non Ionic Contrast Media for Cardiac Investigation.
Lot 2- X-Ray Contrast Media and Injectors.
Lot 3- Gadolinium-containing Contrast Agents.
Bidders may submit offers for one or more lots.
The contract shall be for a period of 2 years with the option to extend for a further 2 x 12 month periods.
The Trust reserves the right to award the contract(s) for the full term including extension options depening on offers received.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33696800, 50421200

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Lot 1- Non Ionic Contrast Media for Cardiac Investigation.
The contract shall be for a period of 2 years with the option to extend for a further 2 x 12 month periods.
The Trust reserves the right to award the contract(s) for the full term including extension options depending on offers received.
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Lot 1- Non Ionic Contrast Media for Cardiac Investigation
1)Short description
Lot 1- Non Ionic Contrast Media for Cardiac Investigation.
The contract shall be for a period of 2 years with the option to extend for a further 2 x 12 month periods.
The Trust reserves the right to award the contract(s) for the full term including extension options depending on offers received.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33696800, 50421200

3)Quantity or scope
Please see Lot 1 as above.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: X-Ray Contrast Media and Injectors
1)Short description
Lot 2- X-Ray Contrast Media and Injectors.
The contract shall be for a period of 2 years with the option to extend for a further 2 x 12 month periods.
The Trust reserves the right to award the contract(s) for the full term including extension options depending on offers received.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33696800, 50421200

3)Quantity or scope
As in 1).
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Gadolinium-containing MRI contrast Agents
1)Short description
Lot 3- Gadolinium-containing MRI contrast Agents.
The contract shall be for a period of 2 years with the option to extend for a further 2 x 12 month periods.
The Trust reserves the right to award the contract(s) for the full term including extension options depending on offers received.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33696800, 50421200

3)Quantity or scope
Contract for the Supply of Contrast Media and associated equipment/ maintenance. This may include the following procurement lots:
Lot 1- Non Ionic Contrast Media for Cardiac Investigation.
Lot 2- X-Ray Contrast Media and Injectors.
Lot 3- Gadolinium-containing Contrast Agents.
Bidders may submit offers for one or more lots.
The contract shall be for a period of 2 years with the option to extend for a further 2 x 12 month periods.
The Trust reserves the right to award the contract(s) for the full term including extension options depending on offers received.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Joint and several liability.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Candidates will need to demonstrate financial robustness sufficient to service a contract of this scope/nature from the beginning to the end of this process.
The Trust reserves the right to undertake a financial health check either directly or via an aproved credit reference agency such as Dunn & Bradstreet.
You maybe requested to provide 3 Years audited accounts.
Depending upon on the number of expressions of interest received, a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire maybe issued.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
PT825/2012
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
9.7.2012 - 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

n/a
UNITED KINGDOM

Body responsible for mediation procedures

n/a
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

n/a
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
31.5.2012