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Notice Summary

United Kingdom-Northampton: Point of Care Testing
531991-2018
Northamptonshire County Council
04 December 2018
07 January 2019
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Yes

Notice Abstract

Public Health is seeking to procure point of care testing equipment for all commissioned Northamptonshire providers of NHS Health Checks (on the Council’s Health Checks DPS) with a view to providing greater accessibility and uptake of the health check programme. The POCT service will be an intrinsic part of the delivery of the NHS Health Checks programme commissioned by Northamptonshire County Council.For the purpose of this specification and contract, point of care equipment is taken to include test machines and reagents for cholesterol and HbA1c and all other associated material.The service will be required from 1.4.2019 for an initial period of 2 years (up to 31.3.2021) with an option to extend for a further 1 year, taking the total contract term to a max of 3 years. Any extension will be agreed between the Council and the Provider(s). The deadline for completed ITTs to be received on the LGSS eTendering Portal is 12:00 noon on 7.1.2019.

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

Northamptonshire County Council

One Angel Square, Angel Street

Northampton

NN1 1ED

UK

Contact person: Mrs Amy Myers

E-mail: ammyers@northamptonshire.gov.uk

NUTS: UKF24

Internet address(es)

Main address: https://www.lgss.co.uk/about/

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.lgss.co.uk/about/

I.3) Communication

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

https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=b40e36e6-51e8-e811-80ef-005056b64545


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=b40e36e6-51e8-e811-80ef-005056b64545


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5) Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Northamptonshire County Council: Point of Care Testing (POCT) for NHS Health Check Service

Reference number: DN376794

II.1.2) Main CPV code

33000000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4) Short description

Public Health is seeking to procure point of care testing equipment for all commissioned Northamptonshire providers of NHS Health Checks (on the Council’s Health Checks DPS) with a view to providing greater accessibility and uptake of the health check programme. The POCT service will be an intrinsic part of the delivery of the NHS Health Checks programme commissioned by Northamptonshire County Council.

For the purpose of this specification and contract, point of care equipment is taken to include test machines and reagents for cholesterol and HbA1c and all other associated material.

The service will be required from 1.4.2019 for an initial period of 2 years (up to 31.3.2021) with an option to extend for a further 1 year, taking the total contract term to a max of 3 years. Any extension will be agreed between the Council and the Provider(s). The deadline for completed ITTs to be received on the LGSS eTendering Portal is 12:00 noon on 7.1.2019.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 480 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

33000000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKF24

UKF25

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

This process is being run as an open process, for a multi-Framework to be set up.

Northamptonshire County Council intends to procure and a Point of Care Testing service across all of its commissioned NHS Health Check providers (that are on the Council’s DPS).

The award of the contract will be for an initial 2 years with the option to extend for another 1 year.

The contract will include:

— provision of POCT equipment,

— supply of reagents,

— quality assurance,

— Training,

— safety,

— maintenance,

— data management.

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: 480 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36

This contract is subject to renewal: No

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.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement with several operators.

Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 999

Justification for any framework agreement duration exceeding 8 years: NA

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No

IV.2) Administrative information

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

Date: 07/01/2019

Local time: 12:00

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: 07/01/2019

Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: Yes

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

NA

NA

UK

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

29/11/2018