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Notice Summary

United Kingdom-Bristol: Tandem Mass Spectrometer
557828-2018
Bristol and Weston Purchasing Consortium on behalf of North Bristol NHS Trust
19 December 2018
15 January 2019
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
No

Notice Abstract

North Bristol NHS Trust provides hospital and community healthcare to the residents of Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset, together with a range of regional services.The Toxicology Section at Southmead Hospital, Bristol, requires a liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometer that must be capable of general unknown drug screening and quantitative drug analysis covering a wide range of commonly encountered drugs of abuse and therapeutic drugs, including sedatives, antidepressants, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, antipsychotics, stimulants (for example amphetamines, cocaine and ketamine), synthetic cannabinoids, new psychoactive drugs and fentanyl analogues in complex biological matrices such as blood, urine and other tissue extracts. The system must be capable of systematic toxicology analysis incorporating an extensive range of targets in a single analytical run and provide excellent sensitivity and reproducibility for quantitative analysis.

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

Bristol and Weston Purchasing Consortium on behalf of North Bristol NHS Trust

Level 3 Whitefriars, Lewins Mead

Bristol

Southwest Region

UK

Contact person: BWPC Geoff Chamberlain

Telephone: +44 1173429401

E-mail: geoff.chamberlain@uhbristol.nhs.uk

NUTS: UKK11

Internet address(es)

Main address: www.bwpc.nhs.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://uk.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/45644

I.3) Communication

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

https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=26524&B=NHSSW


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=26524&B=NHSSW


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

Provision of a Tandem Mass Spectrometer

Reference number: BWPC ME332 RVJ

II.1.2) Main CPV code

38433100

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4) Short description

North Bristol NHS Trust provides hospital and community healthcare to the residents of Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset, together with a range of regional services.

The Toxicology Section at Southmead Hospital, Bristol, requires a liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometer that must be capable of general unknown drug screening and quantitative drug analysis covering a wide range of commonly encountered drugs of abuse and therapeutic drugs, including sedatives, antidepressants, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, antipsychotics, stimulants (for example amphetamines, cocaine and ketamine), synthetic cannabinoids, new psychoactive drugs and fentanyl analogues in complex biological matrices such as blood, urine and other tissue extracts. The system must be capable of systematic toxicology analysis incorporating an extensive range of targets in a single analytical run and provide excellent sensitivity and reproducibility for quantitative analysis.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 191 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

38433000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKK11

UKK1

UKK

UK


Main site or place of performance:

BS10 5NB

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Supply and installation/commission of a liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometer.

II.2.5) Award criteria

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

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:

Maintenance, support may be subject to annual renewals for up to five (5) years after the initial contract duration.

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: Yes

Description of options:

Maintenance and support of equipment, consumables, may be subject to annual renewals for up to five (5) years after the initial contract duration.

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

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

II.2.14) Additional information

Please ensure you access and read all documentation provided for this procurement and submit your response electronically, leaving adequate time before the tender deadline.

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:

Stated within tender documentation.

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: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

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

Date: 15/01/2019

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

Tender must be valid until: 17/06/2019

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 15/01/2019

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

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

Electronic payment will be used

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

High Court of England and Wales

Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand

London

WC2A 2LL

UK

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

15/12/2018