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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Dudley: Pharmaceutical Microbiological Monitoring
Document Ref:
134276-2019
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
The Dudley Group NHS FT
Date Published:
22 March 2019
Deadline Date:
10 April 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
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Notice Abstract

The provision of a quality assurance service, that includes aseptic process advice, appropriate settle plates, contact plates and swabs for microbiological monitoring of the clean rooms at Russell's Hall Hospital in accordance with an agreed sampling plan; the supply of appropriate media toundertake process validation studies; the receipt of exposed plates, finger dabs, contact plates, swabs and process validation media for processing, incubation, reading and reporting; the receipt of samples for sterility testing for processing and reporting. It will also cover a full quality audit of the aseptic facility to be carried out on a 12-month basis.

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

The Dudley Group NHS FT

Russells Hall Hospital, Pensnett Road

Dudley

DY1 2HQ

UK

Contact person: Claire Parsons

Telephone: +44 1384456111

E-mail: claire.parsons14@nhs.net

NUTS: UKG36

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://dudleygroup.nhs.uk/

I.3) Communication

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

https://www.nhssourcing.co.uk/web/login.html


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://www.nhssourcing.co.uk/web/login.html


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

Pharmaceutical Microbiological Monitoring, Validation Testing and Quality Assurance Support

Reference number: Q005492

II.1.2) Main CPV code

71900000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

The provision of a quality assurance service, that includes aseptic process advice, appropriate settle plates, contact plates and swabs for microbiological monitoring of the clean rooms at Russell's Hall Hospital in accordance with an agreed sampling plan; the supply of appropriate media to

undertake process validation studies; the receipt of exposed plates, finger dabs, contact plates, swabs and process validation media for processing, incubation, reading and reporting; the receipt of samples for sterility testing for processing and reporting. It will also cover a full quality audit of the aseptic facility to be carried out on a 12-month basis.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 315 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKG36

Main site or place of performance:

The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust.

Russells Hall Hospital.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The provision of a quality assurance service, that includes aseptic process advice, appropriate settle plates, contact plates and swabs for microbiological monitoring of the clean rooms at Russell's Hall Hospital, Dudley, in accordance with an agreed sampling plan; the supply of appropriate media to undertake process validation studies; the receipt of exposed plates, finger dabs, contact plates, swabs and process validation media for processing, incubation, reading and reporting; the receipt of samples for sterility testing for processing and reporting.

It will also cover a full quality audit of the aseptic facility carried out at regular intervals.

In accordance with all appropriate legislation.

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: 315 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

This contract is for an initial 24-month period and the 2 options to extend for a further 12 months subject to service delivery.

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:

Detailed within the tender documents.

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

III.2.2) Contract performance conditions

Detailed within the tender documents.

III.2.3) Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S:

2018/S 249-575770

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

Date: 10/04/2019

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: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 10/04/2019

Local time: 12:00

Place:

The Dudley Group NHS FT.

Russells Hall Hospital, Pensnett Road, Dudley.

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

As per national requirements

As per national requirements

UK

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

19/03/2019

Current Notes