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Notice Summary

United Kingdom-London: Automated Blood Transfusion Solution Using Column Agglutination Techniques
536764-2018
Royal Marsden Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
06 December 2018
07 January 2019
Contract Notice - Restricted Procedure
No

Notice Abstract

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust is a Specialist Oncology Centre seeking to appoint a supplier who will be able to deliver an Automated Blood Transfusion solution using column agglutination techniques.The service is provided to inpatients, outpatients and day cases, supporting a busy surgical unit (on the Chelsea site), a large HPC-transplantation unit (on the Sutton site) and routine top-up transfusions for medical oncology patients.There is a full haematology and blood transfusion service at both sites site operating 24 hour 7 day cover.The blood sciences department currently holds full UKAS accreditation under ISO 15189 and is enrolled in all relevant UK EQA schemes for tests conducted within its routine laboratories

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

Royal Marsden Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Unit G3, Harbour Yard, Chelsea Harbour

London

SW10 0XD

UK

Contact person: tenders@chelwest.nhs.uk

E-mail: tenders@chelwest.nhs.uk

NUTS: UKI

Internet address(es)

Main address: www.royalmarsden.nhs.uk

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

I.2) Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3) Communication

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

https://www.lppsourcing.org


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://www.lppsourcing.org


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

The Provision of Automated Blood Transfusion Solution Using Column Agglutination Techniques at Royal Marsden Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Reference number: DN360020

II.1.2) Main CPV code

33141510

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4) Short description

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust is a Specialist Oncology Centre seeking to appoint a supplier who will be able to deliver an Automated Blood Transfusion solution using column agglutination techniques.

The service is provided to inpatients, outpatients and day cases, supporting a busy surgical unit (on the Chelsea site), a large HPC-transplantation unit (on the Sutton site) and routine top-up transfusions for medical oncology patients.

There is a full haematology and blood transfusion service at both sites site operating 24 hour 7 day cover.

The blood sciences department currently holds full UKAS accreditation under ISO 15189 and is enrolled in all relevant UK EQA schemes for tests conducted within its routine laboratories

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKI

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The Trust is asking service providers to deliver a Contract which will:

— install and maintain duplicate automated analytical systems on each site for the processing of samples for Blood Group and Antibody screen and associated tests,

— allow the analysers to operate in stand-alone (no IT connectivity) mode for the initial phase of use within the live laboratory environment,

— provide the necessary IT connectivity to integrate the equipment into the yet-to-be-confirmed Laboratory Information Management System via suitable middleware, Instrument Manager if possible and manage the data produced by the analysers.

— provide for all reagents and consumables including comprehensive Internal Quality Control (IQC), running on all systems up to three times daily,

— provide other services such as practical support for initial verification and implementation, training, contract management support, reagents and other consumables supply, an optional inventory management solution, and value added items such as marketing and service improvement.

— allow for new services which may come online during the course of the contract,

— the methodologies on offer at both sites must be the same. The Chelsea site in particular is severely restricted for space and so solutions that can provide the required throughput with the minimum of footprint are sought.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Quality / Weighting: 60

Price / Weighting:  40

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

Duration in months: 60

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

There is an option to extend for another 2 years (1 + 1).

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.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues

Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue

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

Restricted procedure

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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

High Court

The Strand

London

WC2 A2LL

UK

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

03/12/2018