Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive
Section I: Contracting Change
I.1) Name and addresses
The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care acting as part of the Crown through the Department of Health and Social Care
2nd Floor, Rutland House
Main address: https://dh.bravosolution.co.uk
I.2) Joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to the abovementioned address
I.4) Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5) Main activity
Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
Contract for the Supply of Tuberculin Purified Protein Derivative (PPD)
Reference number: CM/PHV/16/5512
II.1.2) Main CPV code
II.1.3) Type of contract
II.1.4) Short description
Procurement exercise for a contract for the supply of tuberculin Purified Protein Derivative (PPD). Deliveries will be required over a period of 2 years, with an option to extend for up to an additional 24 months.
II.1.6) Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots:
II.2.3) Place of performance
Main site or place of performance:
To a location in England to be notified to the successful bidder(s) following contract award.
II.2.4) Description of the procurement
The provision of tuberculin Purified Protein Derivative (PPD) to be used as part of the national immunisation programme. The Contracting Authority estimates their requirement over the period of the contract, including the period of the optional extension to be up to 17 055 packs of product.
The awarding of lots is not appropriate to this procurement as the requirement is for a specific product.
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
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:
II.2.11) Information about options
Description of options:
This contract has the option to be extended for a period of up to 24 months.
II.2.13) Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds:
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1) Conditions for participation
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.1.1) Type of procedure
IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement:
IV.2) Administrative information
IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Local time: 13:00
IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted
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
Local time: 13:00
Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1) Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement:
VI.3) Additional information
Responding to this notice
Any supplier may be disqualified who does not respond to the following in the requisite manner:
1) Submission of expression of interest and procurement specific information.
This procurement exercise will be conducted on the eTendering portal at https://dh.bravosolution.co.uk
Candidates wishing to be considered for this procurement exercise must register, and provide additional procurement specific information (if requested), through the eTendering portal as follows:
1.1) If not already registered, candidates should register on the eTendering portal at https://dh.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register:
— accept the terms and conditions and click continue,
— enter your correct business and user details,
— note the username you chose and click “Save” when complete,
— you will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure).
1.2) Once registered, candidates must express interest as follows:
(a) login to the eTendering portal;
(b) select “Response to ITT”;
(c) select “ITTs Open To All Suppliers”;
(d) access listing related to this procurement contract for the supply of tuberculin Purified Protein Derivative (PPD) and view details;
(e) click on “Express interest” button at the top of the page;
(f) once you have expressed interest, the ITT will move to “My ITTs”, where you can download additional documentation (if required), and construct your reply as instructed. You must then publish your reply using the “Publish” button.
1.3) For any support in registering on the portal or submitting your expression of interest please contact the eTendering Help-desk at +44 800 069 8630 or firstname.lastname@example.org
2) General supplier information.
To manage and assess supplier information the Contracting Authority requests candidates provide their company profile in the Governments supplier information database, supplier registration, as follows:
2.1) If not already registered, candidates must go to the following web page
https://supplierregistration.cabinetoffice.gov.uk and select “Register” at the top right of the page. Key in details as requested to search for your company. If you do not have a D-U-N-S® Number, click on the link at the right of the page to obtain a number from D&B. Candidates must obtain a Dun and Bradstreet (D&B) D-U-N-S® Number to enable registration on supplier registration.
2.2) Once registration is complete you are able to create and update your registered company profile. Candidates should ensure all the mandatory fields of their sid4gov profile are completed and up to date for each procurement exercise. D&B data will be supplied automatically by D&B.
2.3) For further help or information concerning supplier registration, please contact the Helpdesk at: email@example.com or telephone +44 (0) 845 299 2994.
Other Contracting Authorities
The contract(s) is for the benefit of the Contracting Authority and NHS bodies along with any other non-NHS bodies which are necessary for the delivery of services or goods to NHS bodies, local authorities, other government departments or non-departmental public bodies charged with the delivery of healthcare or health related services in the United Kingdom, Crown Dependencies and British Overseas Territories including, without limitation, the National Assembly for Wales, the Northern Ireland Assembly, and Scottish Ministers. The resulting products delivered against the contract(s) may be made available to the UK devolved administrations, Crown Dependencies and British Overseas Territories to undertake their respective vaccination programmes.
VI.4) Procedures for review
VI.4.1) Review body
The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care acting through the Department of Health and Social Care
VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice