II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3) Place of performance
Main site or place of performance:
Various locations throughout Wales.
II.2.4) Description of the procurement
The home oxygen service provides a service to users in their own homes and also supports users working and travelling outside the home through the provision of appropriate oxygen equipment. Health Boards/Trusts have the responsibility for provide home oxygen service to patients. The services that will be included in the contract includes, but is not limited to:
— the provision of a customer contact centre,
— processing and delivery of Home Oxygen requests,
— supply and installation of equipment,
— training and guidance for service users and/or carers,
— managing oxygen supplies through replenishment of cylinders and Liquid Oxygen (LOX),
— reimbursement of electricity costs for concentrator users, and
— servicing and maintenance of equipment.
Suppliers must be able to deliver all aspects of the service and must support the service that they provide with a suite of reports that enable Clinician to monitor the oxygen usage for their patients, and to be alerted when service users are not responsive to risk assessments and maintenance. This is in addition to reports that support reconciliation.
The Health Boards/Trusts that will utilise this contract are:
— Aneurin Bevan University Health Board,
— Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board,
— Cardiff and Vale University Health Board,
— Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board,
— Hywel Dda University Health Board,
— Powys Teaching Health Board,
— Swansea Bay University Health Board.
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: 59 780 000.00 GBP
II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 120
This contract is subject to renewal: Yes
Description of renewals:
Initial term of 7 years (84 months) followed by an extension option of 3 years (36 months) during which time the services are likely to be retendered as an ongoing requirement.
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: