By browsing our site you agree to our use of cookies. You will only see this message once. Find out more

Negative pressure wound therapy systems with adhesive dressings.

CONTRACT NOTICE

Supplies

SECTION I: CONTRACTING AUTHORITY

I.1)NAME, ADDRESSES AND CONTACT POINT(S)

Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust
Barrack Road
Contact: Andrew Stilliard
Attn: Andrew Stilliard
EX2 5DW Exeter
UNITED KINGDOM
Tel. +44 7967839381
E-mail:

Internet address(es)

General address of the contracting authority https://tactica-live.advanced365.com

Address of the buyer profile https://tactica-live.advanced365.com

Further information can be obtained at: As in above-mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained at: As in above-mentioned contact point(s)

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

I.2)TYPE OF THE CONTRACTING AUTHORITY AND MAIN ACTIVITY OR ACTIVITIES
Body governed by public law
Health
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
Negative pressure wound therapy systems with adhesive dressings.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Supplies
A combination of these
Main place of delivery NHS Bodies within the boundaries of the Peninsula Purchasing & Supply Alliance, participating Trusts will be named in the subsequent tender documents. We reserve the right to extend this invitation to tender to cover Trusts in Somerset, Dorset, Avon, Gloucester and Wiltshire.

NUTS code UKK

II.1.3)The notice involves
The establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged 8
Duration of the framework agreement: Duration in year(s): 4
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement
estimated cost excluding VAT 8 000 000 GBP
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Negative pressure wound therapy systems and related consumables for NHS organisations within Devon, Cornwall and Somerset.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33141111

II.1.7)Contract covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
No
II.1.8)Division into lots
No
II.1.9)Variants will be accepted
Yes
II.2)QUANTITY OR SCOPE OF THE CONTRACT
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope
The quantity and scope will be defined in the tender documentation.
Excluding VAT 8 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Options
No
II.3)DURATION OF THE CONTRACT OR TIME-LIMIT FOR COMPLETION
Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

SECTION III: LEGAL, ECONOMIC, FINANCIAL AND TECHNICAL INFORMATION

III.1)CONDITIONS RELATING TO THE CONTRACT
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required
Parent company and other guarantees may be required in certain circumstances see the invitation to tender for further details.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions regulating 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 to which the performance of the contract is subject
No
III.2)CONDITIONS FOR PARTICIPATION
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met: Any supplier may be disqualified who does not respond to the following in the requisite manner:

1) Suppliers are required to express an interest in the OJEU process and complete PQQ documents (where applicable) via the Trusts eSourcing system TACTICA - which is accessed at https://tactica-live.advanced365.com - please make sure that you are registered to avoid any future delays.

2) Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
(a) Is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) Is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order for compulsory winding up or administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) Has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) Has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contracting authorities can demonstrate;
(e) Has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) Has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) Is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) Has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organisation, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) Has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26.5.1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j) Has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;

(k) Has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10.6.1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering. Bidders who have been convicted of a Bribery Act 2010 offence under section 1 (offences relating to bribing another person) or section 6 (bribery of foreign public officials) will be excluded. In addition to the Provisions of Freedom of Information Act, Bidders will have due regard to the Trusts obligations on Transparency which are set out in more detail at www.businesslink.gov.uk/transparency/procurement and all offers will be submitted on the basis that the contract when awarded may be published in full in accordance with H M Government Transparency Guidance. The TRUST will also be utilising the NHS supplier information database (SID4Health) to manage and assess general pre-qualification information in the form of a profile. As well as responding to the tender via TACTICA, candidates are requested to provide or update their profile on the SID4Health as follows: a) candidates should register on SID4health at http://www.SID4health.nhs.uk by clicking on the Register Organisation tab and select the Supplier button. b) to continue with the registration process Suppliers must have a current DUNS Number. If a Supplier does not have a DUNS Number there is a link to the D&B UK website to request a DUNS Supplier Number.

c) Suppliers who already have a published profile on SID4Health must confirm that information is up to date;

i) candidates should ensure all relevant sections of their NHS SID4Health profile are completed to demonstrate their ability to meet the short listing criteria applicable to this contract. Where access to NHS SID4Health is unavailable, please contact NHS SID4Health helpdesk at please note all responses to ojeu should be made through tactica esourcing system - registration is required on sid4health to update or provide company profiles only.

III.2.2)Economic and financial capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met: As per III.2.1. above.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
As per III.2.1. above.
III.2.4)Reserved contracts
No
III.3)CONDITIONS SPECIFIC TO SERVICES CONTRACTS
III.3.1)Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession
No
III.3.2)Legal entities should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service

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
Envisaged minimum number 3 maximum number 8
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
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)An electronic auction will be used
No
IV.3)ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority
PPSA/T11/0230
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
No
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents
Payable documents No
IV.3.4)Time-limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
26.9.2011 - 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

SECTION VI: COMPLEMENTARY INFORMATION

VI.1)THIS IS A RECURRENT PROCUREMENT
No
VI.2)CONTRACT RELATED TO A PROJECT AND/OR PROGRAMME FINANCED BY EU FUNDS
No
VI.3)ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

This tender is being conducted using electronic means using the internet. Companies must register their interest and respond to the OJEU notice using the link to our e-tendering portal https://tactica-live.advanced365.com. Potential suppliers are requested to click on the current opportunities button on the e-tendering site to view details of this procurement suppliers should use the online registration link to enter their company details. Once this screen is completed and you have received a confirmation e mail then suppliers can continue to follow the on screen prompts to register your interest. Use of this e-tendering system is the preferred method of receiving invitations to tender on behalf of the Peninsula Purchasing and Supply Alliance.

VI.4)PROCEDURES FOR APPEAL
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Authority will allow a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period between notifying the award decision and awarding the contract. Unsuccessful tenderers and applicants are entitled to receive reasons for the decision, including the characteristics and relative advantages of the winning bid and the reasons why the tenderer/applicant was unsuccessful. Should additional information be required it should be requested of the addressee in section I.1. Aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the procurement rules have the right to take action in the High Court (England and Wales). Any such action is subject to strict time limits and must be brought in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 as amended by the Public Contracts (Amendment) Regulations 2009.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)DATE OF DISPATCH OF THIS NOTICE:
19.8.2011