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Notice Summary

United Kingdom-Morpeth: Orthotics Service, Bespoke/Made to Measure Orthoses, and Orthoses Repairs and Adaptions
464527-2018
Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
23 October 2018
21 November 2018
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
No

Notice Abstract

Northumbria Healthcare Trust (the Trust) requires the provision of an orthotics service (CPV 85111600) with the supply of bespoke and made to measure orthoses and the repair and adaption of orthoses. Off the shelf/standard orthoses will be stipulated by the Trust and an approved list of stock items will be provided.The tender will be divided into 2 lots for the requirements:— Lot 1: Orthotics Service Provision and Bespoke/Made to Measure Orthoses,— Lot 2: Repairs and Adaptions to OrthosesEach Lot will be evaluated in its own right and tenderers are permitted to bid for one or both lots.Further details of the Contracting Authority’s requirements under the contract and other relevant information are given in tender documents.

Notice Details

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting Change entity

I.1) Name and addresses

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

County Hall

Morpeth

NE61 2EF

UK

Contact person: Ms Caroline Rose

Telephone: +44 1670622580

E-mail: caroline.rose@northumberland.gov.uk

NUTS: UKC2

Internet address(es)

Main address: https://www.northumbria.nhs.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.northumbria.nhs.uk

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

https://procontract.due-north.com


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://procontract.due-north.com


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

Contract for the Provision of an Orthotics Service, Bespoke/Made to Measure Orthoses, and Orthoses Repairs and Adaptions

Reference number: DN370867

II.1.2) Main CPV code

33141700

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4) Short description

Northumbria Healthcare Trust (the Trust) requires the provision of an orthotics service (CPV 85111600) with the supply of bespoke and made to measure orthoses and the repair and adaption of orthoses. Off the shelf/standard orthoses will be stipulated by the Trust and an approved list of stock items will be provided.

The tender will be divided into 2 lots for the requirements:

— Lot 1: Orthotics Service Provision and Bespoke/Made to Measure Orthoses,

— Lot 2: Repairs and Adaptions to Orthoses

Each Lot will be evaluated in its own right and tenderers are permitted to bid for one or both lots.

Further details of the Contracting Authority’s requirements under the contract and other relevant information are given in tender documents.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 630 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: Yes

Tenders may be submitted for all lots

The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

The Contracting Authority may award both lots to the same tenderer if they are the winning bidder for each lot.

II.2) Description

Lot No: 1

II.2.1) Title

Lot 1 – Orthotics Service Provision and Bespoke/Made to Measure Orthoses

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

33141700

33141730

33141740

33141760

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKC2

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Lot 1 – Orthotics Service Provision and Bespoke/Made to Measure Orthoses

Northumbria Healthcare Trust (the Trust) requires the provision of an orthotics service (CPV 85111600) with the supply of bespoke and made to measure orthoses.

The successful tenderer will be required to provide a cost effective, accessible, specialist orthotics service for children and adults, which includes diagnosis, treatment and fitting of orthoses, and the manufacture of bespoke orthoses.

Northumbria Healthcare Trust has a requirement for 1100 orthotic clinics per year across all sites, this equates to a maximum of 3 326 hours. This covers all sites; Wansbeck General Hospital, North Tyneside General Hospital, Hexham General Hospital, The Priory/Hexham, Alnwick, Berwick, Blyth, North Tyneside Diabetes Recovery Clinics and the Riverside (includes paediatrics).

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 200 000.00 GBP

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

Initial contract term 24 months with 2 optional 12 months extensions.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Lot No: 2

II.2.1) Title

Lot 2 – Repairs and Adaptions to Orthoses

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

33141700

33141740

33141760

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKC2

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The Lot 2 provider will be required to repair and adapt orthoses as requested by the Orthotist (Lot 1 Service Provider) or Trust’s Orthotics Officer. The lot 1 provider reserves the right to repair their own custom/bespoke orthoses.

The Supplier shall:

— repair any orthosis that the Orthotist can fit back to working condition while trying to retain the original design/purpose,

— make amendments to items which allow orthotic prescriptions to be adhered to,

— turn orders around in two weeks,

— collect and deliver all items,

— keep a log of procedures so if in the future the orthosis requires the same amendment or different footwear, the previous can be seen.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 60 000.00 GBP

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

Initial contract term 24 months with 2 optional 12 months extensions.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 21/11/2018

Local time: 13:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 21/11/2018

Local time: 13:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3) Additional information

Please obtain tender documents from https://procontract.due-north.com Tenders and all supporting documents must be priced in pounds sterling and all payments made in relation to any resulting contract(s) will be made in pounds sterling.

Any resulting contract(s) will be considered as contracts made in England according to English law and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts. All discussions will be held in the English language. The Contracting Authority does not bind itself it accept the lowest tender or any tender and reserves the right to cancel the award procedure at any time.

The Contracting Authority shall not be liable for any costs incurred by those expressing interest in tendering for this opportunity, including but not limited to where the contract award procedure is cancelled for any reason. The successful tenderer may be required to give an undertaking that it will comply with all UK and EC legislation,standards and applicable guidance.

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

County Hall

Morpeth

NE61 2EF

UK

Telephone: +44 1670622576

Internet address(es)

URL: https://www.northumbria.nhs.uk

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

19/10/2018