II.2.3) Place of performance
II.2.4) Description of the procurement
The service provider will be expected to implement an oncology e-prescribing system within the St Barts Hospital production environment with full compatibility and integration of services within 6-12 months of contract sign off for a period of 3 years plus one (1 + 1) year extension.
The service provider will supply electronic prescribing, medicines administration and dispensing activities, including worksheets, treatment/patient labels, dispensing and storage details — in all settings: inpatient, discharge (TTH) (including day or short leave), day case and outpatient, and all prescriber types or to be actively developing this for implementation within 6-12 months of award of contract.
The new solution must provide the following key functionality: (including but not limited too):
— provision of specialist chemotherapy e-Prescribing providing complete end-to-end chemotherapy prescribing solution including predefined regimens, prescribing, scheduling, dispensing, through to chemotherapy administration and reporting,
— the ability to integrate with other software solutions both internal and external to the Trust. In particular, with the increasing integration of cytotoxic treatment and radiotherapy integrate with radiotherapy treatment and verification systems to support chemo-radiation regimens. The integration must be capable of 2-way communication with other Trust solutions ensuring critical clinical information is shared,
— the ability to accommodate all of the Trust’s cancer patients for the duration of the contract including any possible future service expansion requirements. Automatic dose calculations, allergy and sensitivity alerting, decision support linked to pathology and toxicity, drug-to-drug interaction support, and bar-coded wristband and drug scanning,
— enable the Trust to analyse and audit all clinical processes of the Trust’s chemotherapy prescribing activities and be fully compliant with all national reporting requirements including SACT,
— the provider must provide integration capability to integrate with pre-defined Barts application currently in use, as part of in-flight projects and new projects,
— enable Trust to migrate data from previous chemotherapy IT systems
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:
2 x 12 months.
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
II.2.13) Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: