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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Breathing Circuits and Associated Consumables
Document Ref:
228853-2019
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
The Common Services Agency (more commonly known as NHS National Services Scotlan
Date Published:
17 May 2019
Deadline Date:
14 June 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
Yes
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Notice Abstract

The supply of breathing circuit products and associated accessories used in both critical care and theatre environments to all entities constituted pursuant to the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978, (i.e. All NHS Scotland Health Boards, Special Health Boards and the Authority).The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this PQQ/ITT exercise. The Project code is 2706For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343

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 Common Services Agency (more commonly known as NHS National Services Scotland) (“NSS”)

Gyle Square (NSS Head Office), 1 South Gyle Crescent

Edinburgh

EH12 9EB

UK

Telephone: +44 1698794410

E-mail: laura.santi@nhs.net

NUTS: UKM

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.nhsscotlandprocurement.scot.nhs.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA11883

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://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk


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

Breathing Circuits and Associated Consumables

Reference number: NP154/19

II.1.2) Main CPV code

33661100

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4) Short description

The supply of breathing circuit products and associated accessories used in both critical care and theatre environments to all entities constituted pursuant to the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978, (i.e. All NHS Scotland Health Boards, Special Health Boards and the Authority).

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this PQQ/ITT exercise. The Project code is 2706

For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 4 800 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: Yes

Tenders may be submitted for maximum 7 lots

II.2) Description

Lot No: 1

II.2.1) Title

Theatres

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

33157400

33172100

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

This lot is for single use breathing circuits and associated consumables for use within a theatre setting to deliver medical gases.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Quality / Weighting: 50

Cost criterion: Cost / Weighting: 50

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

Duration in months: 48

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: 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

II.2.14) Additional information

Lot 1 unranked multi supplier framework. It is proposed that up to 8 suppliers will be awarded to this lot.

Lot No: 2

II.2.1) Title

Critical Care Heated Circuits

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

33157400

33172100

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Heated breathing circuits and associated accessories for use in critical care.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Quality / Weighting: 50

Cost criterion: Cost / Weighting: 50

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

Duration in months: 48

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: 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

II.2.14) Additional information

Lot 2 unranked multi supplier framework. It is proposed that up to 8 suppliers will be awarded to this lot.

Lot No: 3

II.2.1) Title

Critical Care Standard Circuits

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

33157400

33172100

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Supply of standard breathing circuits and associated accessories for use in critical care.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Quality / Weighting: 50

Cost criterion: Cost / Weighting: 50

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

Duration in months: 48

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: 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

II.2.14) Additional information

Lot 3 unranked multi supplier framework. It is proposed that up to 8 suppliers will be awarded to this lot.

Lot No: 4

II.2.1) Title

Non-Invasive Ventilation Interfaces

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

33157400

33171210

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Non-invasive ventilation interfaces for use in critical care.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Quality / Weighting: 50

Cost criterion: Cost / Weighting: 50

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

Duration in months: 48

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: 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

II.2.14) Additional information

Lot 4 unranked multi supplier framework. It is proposed that up to 8 suppliers will be awarded to this lot.

Lot No: 5

II.2.1) Title

CPAP Ventilation Interfaces

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

33157400

33171210

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

CPAP ventilation interfaces for use in critical care.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Quality / Weighting: 50

Cost criterion: Cost / Weighting: 50

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

Duration in months: 48

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: 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

II.2.14) Additional information

Lot 5 unranked multi supplier framework. It is proposed that up to 8 suppliers will be awarded to this lot.

Lot No: 6

II.2.1) Title

Gas Sampling

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

33172100

33157400

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Gas sampling lines for use in theatres.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Quality / Weighting: 5

Cost criterion: Cost / Weighting: 95

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

Duration in months: 48

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: 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

II.2.14) Additional information

Lot 6 unranked multi supplier framework. It is proposed that up to 8 suppliers will be awarded to this lot.

Lot No: 7

II.2.1) Title

CO2 Absorbent (Sodalime or Equivalent)

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

33157400

33172100

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

CO2 absorbent.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Quality / Weighting: 5

Cost criterion: Cost / Weighting: 95

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

Duration in months: 48

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: 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

II.2.14) Additional information

Lot 7 unranked multi supplier framework. It is proposed that up to 8 suppliers will be awarded to this lot.

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:

Economic and financial standing — yearly turnover.

It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commence of any subsequently awarded contract, the types and levels of insurance indicated below.

Minimum level(s) of standards required:

The bidder should provide its (“general”) yearly turnover for the last 3 years.

The bidder should provide its yearly (“specific”) turnover in the business area(s) covered by the contract for the last 3 years.

Employers (compulsory) liability insurance 5 000 000 GBP minimum.

Public liability insurance 5 000 000 GBP minimum.

Product liability insurance 5 000 000 GBP minimum.

III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

All tendered products must fully comply with the requirement documents included within the tender.

Minimum level(s) of standards required:

— if awarded to the framework potential framework participants must provide evidence that tendered products are CE marked, or will have obtained a CE mark prior to the products being available for purchase, complying with Medical Device Directive 93/42/EEC. Evidence should be in form of a certificate of compliance issued by a UKAS (or equivalent) accredited independent third party,

— if awarded to the Framework Potential Framework participants must prove that they hold ISO 13485 certification or equivalent or are in the process of obtaining certification,

— all tendered pricing must be inclusive of delivery,

— potential framework participants must confirm they are able to meet all mandatory requirements as detailed within the ITT.

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open 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.

Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 56

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: 14/06/2019

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

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 17/06/2019

Local time: 09:00

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.3) Additional information

The Common Services Agency (more commonly known as National Services Scotland) (“the Authority”) acting through its division National Procurement, is undertaking this procurement of Breathing circuits, patient interfaces and associated consumables (“Products” “services”) as outlined further below on behalf of all entities constituted pursuant to the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978, (i.e. all NHS Scotland Health Boards, Special Health Boards and the Authority or other NHS Organisation established pursuant to the NHS (Scotland) Act 1978), any integrated Joint Boards established pursuant to the new Public Bodies (Joint Working) Scotland Act 2014 Partnership (collectively hereafter referred to as “Participating Authorities”).

Note: The buyer is using PCS-Tender to carry out this procurement process. Please note this is a separate website and if you are not already registered, registration will be required.

To access PCS-Tender, record your interest in this notice and access the tender documentation please visit https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk and search for project Code 13599 under ITTs Open to all suppliers. Please use the search/filter function, then select project code from the dropdown. Please note that once you have expressed interest in the ITT it will move to your My ITTs area.

The Contracting Authority does not intend to include a sub-contract clause in this contract.

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is 13599

For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343

(SC Ref:583808)

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

The Common Services Agency (more commonly known as NHS National Services Scotland) (“NSS”)

Gyle Square (NSS Head Office), 1 South Gyle Crescent

Edinburgh

EH12 9EB

UK

Telephone: +44 1698794410

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.nhsscotlandprocurement.scot.nhs.uk/

VI.4.3) Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Authority will notify economic operators who submitted a tender or (where no deselection notification has previously been made) applied to be selected to tender, of its decision to award the framework agreement which notification will contain among other information, a summary of the reasons why the economic operators was unsuccessful. The notification will incorporate a “standstill period” of a minimum of 10 clear calendar days (or a minimum of 15 if the communication method used is not electronic) between the date on which the Authority dispatches the notice(s) and the date on which the Authority proposes to conclude the relevant Framework Agreement. The bringing of court proceedings against the Authority during the standstill period will automatically continue the prohibition on entering into the Framework Agreement until the court proceedings are determined, discontinued or disposed of, or the court, by interim order, brings to an end the prohibition. The remedies that may be awarded by the courts before the Framework Agreement has been entered into include the setting aside of the decision to award the Framework Agreement to the winning tenderer(s). The bringing of court proceedings against the Authority after the Framework Agreement has been entered into will not affect the Framework Agreement unless grounds for the imposition of special penalties under the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015 can be established. Otherwise the remedies that may be awarded by the courts where the Framework Agreement has been entered into are limited to the award of damages.

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

14/05/2019

Current Notes