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  • Notice Summary
    United Kingdom-Birmingham: Enterprise Level Information Communication Technology Solutions
    210470-2019
    HealthTrust Europe LLP (HTE) acting as agent for the University Hospitals of Cov
    07 May 2019
    03 June 2019
    Contract Notice - Restricted Procedure
  • Notice Abstract

    The tender is to establish a Framework Agreement for the provision of enterprise level Information Communication Technology Solutions (ICT) for hardware, software, programs, applications, security, computer science, managed services, consultancy and associated services.The duration of the Framework Agreement will be 4 years maximum; 2 years initial period with the option to extend for a further 2 periods of 12 months.

  • 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

    HealthTrust Europe LLP (HTE) acting as agent for the University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust (“UHCW”)

    19 George Road

    Edgbaston, Birmingham

    B15 1NU

    UK

    Telephone: +44 1216871350

    E-mail: Sinead.Joseph@htepg.com

    NUTS: UK

    Internet address(es)

    Main address: https://healthtrusteurope.bravosolution.co.uk

    I.2) Joint procurement

    The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

    I.3) Communication

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

    https://healthtrusteurope.bravosolution.co.uk


    Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


    Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

    https://healthtrusteurope.bravosolution.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

    Framework Agreement for the Provision of Enterprise Level Information Communication Technology Solutions (ICT) 2019

    II.1.2) Main CPV code

    30000000

     

    II.1.3) Type of contract

    Supplies

    II.1.4) Short description

    The tender is to establish a Framework Agreement for the provision of enterprise level Information Communication Technology Solutions (ICT) for hardware, software, programs, applications, security, computer science, managed services, consultancy and associated services.

    The duration of the Framework Agreement will be 4 years maximum; 2 years initial period with the option to extend for a further 2 periods of 12 months.

    II.1.5) Estimated total value

    Value excluding VAT: 6 000 000 000.00 GBP

    II.1.6) Information about lots

    This contract is divided into lots: No

    II.2) Description

    II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

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    II.2.3) Place of performance

    NUTS code:

    UK

    II.2.4) Description of the procurement

    HTE is seeking to establish a Framework Agreement for the provision of enterprise level Information Communication Technology (ICT) Solutions for ICT hardware, software, programs, applications, security, computer science, managed services, consultancy, support and associated services. The scope of this Framework Agreement across 1 (One) Lot includes end-to end offerings of all the below ICT categories, including any other product, service or solution which can be reasonably described as ICT.

    Hardware solutions to include: audio visual equipment, client devices, data storage, digital technology devices, enterprise servers, furniture, housing and power, networking solutions, peripherals, telecommunication equipment;

    Software solutions to include: licensing, Cloud, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), operating software, internet, social media, software development, auditing, testing, software asset management, license optimisation, portfolio management;

    ICT Security solutions to include: hardware, software and application security, browser security, endpoint security, firewalls, forensic investigation and reporting, data security, device management, risk monitoring, governance/compliance management, network security, mobile security, patch configuration/ management, penetration testing, risk/vulnerability solutions, security/threat management;

    ICT Technology Assisted services to include; consultancy, advisory, education and training, support/maintenance, application services, asset recovery, business continuity, disaster recovery, business intelligence/analytics, deployments, configuration, data destruction, installation, managed services, helpdesk, BPO, project management, security, conferencing, data sharing, unified comms; computer science solutions to include; automation, machine learning, natural language processing, artificial intelligence, cognitive computing and technologies, computer vision, data mining, data processing/analysis;

    Terms and conditions/Activity Based Income (ABI) the terms and conditions of this Framework Agreement and any resulting call-off contract is appended to the ITT. These terms include provisions requiring the payment by the supplier of an ABI management charge in consideration of the award of this Framework Agreement, the management and administration by HTE of the overall contract structure and associated documentation, as well as the requirement to submit regular management information to HTE.

    Submission of expressions of interest and procurement information: this exercise will be conducted on the HTE Bravo portal. Candidates wishing to be considered must register expressions of interest as follows:

    — register on the HTE portal at https://healthtrusteurope.bravosolution.co.uk,

    — login to the portal with username/password,

    — click the SQs/ITTs open to all suppliers link. These are the SQs/ITTs open to any registered supplier,

    — click on the relevant SQ/ ITT to access the content,

    — click the “Express Interest button” at the top of the page. This will move the SQ/ITT into your My SQs/My ITTs page. You can access any attachments by clicking buyer attachments in the SQ/ITT Details box. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the SQ/ITT. Submit your reply using the submit response button at the top of the page. If you require any further advice, contact the Bravo e- Tendering Help Desk at help@bravosolution.co.uk. Sid4Gov HTE utilises the sid4gov supplier information database. Candidates should register on sid4gov at https://sid4gov.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/organisation/register and submit their sid4gov company profile for publication on the database. Candidates already registered on sid4gov must ensure information is up to date. Where access to sid4gov is unavailable, please contact the sid4gov helpdesk at sid4gov@gps.gsi.gov.uk. Please note that sid4gov does not prepopulate any fields of the SQ on HTE's Bravo portal. Candidates must complete the qualification and technical envelopes of the SQ in Bravo in full.

    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: 6 000 000 000.00 GBP

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

    Duration in months: 24

    This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

    Description of renewals:

    Extension of up to 24 months (2 x 12-month extensions).

    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:

    Extension of up to 24 months (2 x 12-month extensions).

    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.1.2) Economic and financial standing

    List and brief description of selection criteria:

    HTE may request such information as may be requested pursuant to Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. Details are provided in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.


    III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

    List and brief description of selection criteria:

    HTE may request such information as may be requested pursuant to Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. Details are provided in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.


    III.2) Conditions related to the contract

    Section IV: Procedure

    IV.1) Description

    IV.1.1) Type of procedure

    Restricted procedure

    IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

    The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement with several operators.

    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: 03/06/2019

    Local time: 12:00

    IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

    EN

    Section VI: Complementary information

    VI.1) Information about recurrence

    This is a recurrent procurement: No

    VI.3) Additional information

    HTE is a central purchasing body able to carry out this tender exercise by virtue of its appointment as an agent of UHCW. Notwithstanding HTE’s relationship with UHCW, it is HTE conducting this tender exercise and who will execute the resultant Framework Agreement with successful bidders. The Framework Agreement will be open to all Contracting Authorities in the UK as defined in Regulation 2 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 as may be updated occasionally. The following entities in the UK (particularly those of a health and/or social care nature) are envisaged as Framework Agreement users:

    (1) National Health Service (NHS) bodies in England, for example: acute trusts; health and care trusts; mental health trusts; clinical commissioning groups; ambulance trusts; area teams; special health authorities; NHS England; clinical senates and strategic clinical networks;

    (2) All NHS bodies in Wales, for example health boards; NHS trusts; the national delivery group; community health councils; and NHS Wales shared services partnership;

    (3) All NHS bodies in Northern Ireland, for example: health and social care trusts; health agencies; hospitals; and the Health and Social Care Board;

    (4) Social enterprises undertaking some or all of the previous service provider functions of Contracting Authorities in relation to health and/or social care services (including charitable incorporated organisations, cooperatives, industrial and provident societies and community interest companies listed on Companies House WebCheck service);

    (5) Ministerial departments and non-ministerial departments of central government, non-departmental agencies and other public bodies, and public corporations;

    (6) Devolved governmental and parliamentary organisations within the UK, for example Scottish Government, Scottish Parliament, and Scottish public bodies, as well as Welsh Government, Welsh Assembly and Welsh unitary authorities;

    (7) All local authorities;

    (8) The Ministry of Defence;

    (9) NHS bodies in Scotland, for example: NHS trusts; Special NHS Boards; and national and support organisations;

    (10) Emergency services including police, fire and rescue services, the maritime and coastguard agency and other rescue authorities;

    (11) Educational establishments;

    (12) Registered providers of social housing on a not for profit basis;

    (13) Registered charities;

    (14) Her majesty's prison service.

    This list includes each organisation’s successors and assigns, any equivalent organisations and associated organisations created due to any organisational changes.

    Furthermore, and if provided for in the contract documents, HTE may extend the scope and benefit of the Framework Agreement to any private sector organisations operating in the United Kingdom and/or any country in the European Union which are of a health and/or social care nature. Whilst HTE is not required by procurement legislation to do so, it has extended the principles of the public tendering so as to assure its private sector customers of best value and open and transparent processes. In the UK these entities are registered with the CQC. In the EU, such entities are regulated by equivalent regulatory bodies.

    This list includes each organisations’ successors and assigns, any equivalent organisations and associated organisations created due to any organisational changes.

    In addition, the use of this Framework Agreement will be open to any bodies or organisations operating in the UK and/ or any country in the EU of a health, and/or social care nature or which have a similar procurement need, and/or any UK based central government authority listed at Annex I of Directive 2014/24/EU, in respect of any goods or services to any of the above listed organisation.

    VI.4) Procedures for review

    VI.4.1) Review body

    Legal Department, HealthTrust Europe

    19 George Road

    Edgbaston, Birmingham

    B15 1NU

    UK

    Telephone: +44 1216871350

    Fax: +44 1216871345

    VI.4.3) Review procedure

    Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

    HTE will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.

    VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

    03/05/2019