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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Carlisle: Radiology Reporting Services
Document Ref:
552828-2018
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust
Date Published:
15 December 2018
Deadline Date:
23 January 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
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Notice Abstract

The contract is for the provision of radiology reporting services which must be able to support the business and clinical needs of this Trust. It covers specifically the requirement for Plain Film Reporting, which can be provided either on-site (as it is currently) or remotely.Bidders are required to submit a tender for either one or both of the options/lots below:— lot 1 — On-Site Plain Film Reporting,— lot 2 — Off-Site Plain Film Reporting.Further details of the Contracting Authority’s requirements under the contract and other relevant information are given in the Specification at Schedule 2.

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

North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust

Carlisle Infirmary, Infirmary Street

Carlisle

CA2 7HY

UK

Contact person: Teresa Skelly

Telephone: +44 1539795346

E-mail: Teresa.skelly@ncuh.nhs.uk

Fax: +44 1539795346

NUTS: UKD1

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.ncuh.co.uk

I.3) Communication

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

http://www.uhmb.bravosolutions.co.uk


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

http://www.uhmb.bravosolutions.co.uk


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to the abovementioned address


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

Radiology Reporting Services

Reference number: project_17552

II.1.2) Main CPV code

85150000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

The contract is for the provision of radiology reporting services which must be able to support the business and clinical needs of this Trust. It covers specifically the requirement for Plain Film Reporting, which can be provided either on-site (as it is currently) or remotely.

Bidders are required to submit a tender for either one or both of the options/lots below:

— lot 1 — On-Site Plain Film Reporting,

— lot 2 — Off-Site Plain Film Reporting.

Further details of the Contracting Authority’s requirements under the contract and other relevant information are given in the Specification at Schedule 2.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 333 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: Yes

Tenders may be submitted for all lots

Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 1

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

It is intended to appoint one supplier for either Lot 1 or Lot 2.

II.2) Description

Lot No: LOT 2 OFF SITE PLAIN FILM REPORTING

II.2.1) Title

Lot 2

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

85150000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKD1

Main site or place of performance:

Carlisle.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

North Cumbria University Hospitals Trust (NCUH) is an acute Trust that provides a range of Radiological services including CT, MRI Ultrasound and plain film Radiographs in North Cumbria. These services are based at two main sites the Cumberland Infirmary Carlisle (CIC) and the West Cumberland Hospital Whitehaven (WCH) and plain film services provided at four Community sites (Penrith Community Hospital, Mary Hewetson Cottage Hospital Keswick, Ruth Lancaster James Cottage Hospital, Alston and Workington Community Hospitals. North Cumbria University Hospitals trust serves a population of around 320 000 people.

NCUH intends to award a Contract for Outsourced Radiology Reporting Services or On-Site Reporting services for an initial period of 3 years, with the option to extend for up to a further 2 years covering the following Lots:

Lot 2 Off-Site Plain Film Reporting.

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: 333 000.00 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

Lot No: 1

II.2.1) Title

Lot 1 — On-Site Plain Film Reporting

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

85150000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKD1

Main site or place of performance:

Carlisle.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

North Cumbria University Hospitals Trust (NCUH) is an acute Trust that provides a range of Radiological services including CT, MRI Ultrasound and plain film Radiographs in North Cumbria. These services are based at 2 main sites the Cumberland Infirmary Carlisle (CIC) and the West Cumberland Hospital Whitehaven (WCH) and plain film services provided at four Community sites (Penrith Community Hospital, Mary Hewetson Cottage Hospital Keswick, Ruth Lancaster James Cottage Hospital, Alston and Workington Community Hospitals. North Cumbria University Hospitals trust serves a population of around 320 000 people.

NCUH intends to award a Contract for Outsourced Radiology Reporting Services or On-Site Reporting services for an initial period of 3 years, with the option to extend for up to a further 2 years covering the following Lots:

Lot 1 On-Site Plain Film Reporting.

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: 333 000.00 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 III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.1.1) Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

The Supplier(s) must provide a high-quality reporting service which has access to prior imaging and is subject to the full range of standards and guidelines produced by the Royal College of Radiologists (The Royal College of Radiologists, 2017).

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

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: No

IV.2) Administrative information

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

Date: 23/01/2019

Local time: 23:59

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: 24/01/2019

Local time: 12:00

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

VI.3) Additional information

Please note that the tender documents can be accessed via https://uhmb.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml. Only tenders submitted via the portal will be accepted.

Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender:

1) Register your company on the University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust portal (this is only required once):

— browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://uhmb.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml,

— click the “Click here to register” link,

— accept the terms and conditions and click “continue”,

— enter your correct business and user details,

— multiple email addresses can be entered to enable all divisions within your business to receive e-mails from the system, these must be separated using a semi-colon,

— note the username you chose and click “Save” when complete,

— you will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure);

2) Express an Interest in the tender:

— login to the portal with the username/password,

— click the “Open Access PQQs” link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires open to any registered supplier),

— click on the relevant PQQ to access the content,

— click the “Express Interest” button in the “Actions” box on the left-hand side of the page,

— this will move the PQQ into your “My PQQs” page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only),

— click on the PQQ code, you can now access any attachments by clicking the “Settings and Buyer Attachments” in the “Actions” box;

3) Responding to the tender:

— you can now choose to “Reply” or “Reject” (please give a reason if rejecting),

— you can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification,

— note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ,

— there may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available),

If you require any further assistance use the online help, or the BravoSolution help desk is available Mon – Fri (8 am – 6 pm) on:

— e-mail: help@bravosolution.co.uk,

— phone: 0800 069 8630.

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

North Cumbria University Hospiatls NHS Trust

Cumberland Infirmary

Carlisle

CA2 7HY

UK

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

12/12/2018

Current Notes