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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-London: Insourcing Clinical Services — Endoscopy
Document Ref:
329730-2019
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Date Published:
15 July 2019
Deadline Date:
16 July 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
Alert Profile:
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Notice Abstract

Kings NHS Trust carries out a variety of endoscopy procedures and as with all trusts a key objective is to ensure patients are seen within the nationally set timescale targets. With increasing demand for diagnostic procedures, the Trust is seeking to work with an insourcing provider who can set up and run a managed service for the delivery of a range of endoscopic procedures utilising the Trust's on-site facilities. The service requirement will be to cover weekend working and twilight evening shifts.

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

Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Unit 1, 129 Coldharbour Lane

London

SE5 9NY

UK

Contact person: Mr Steve Calcutt

Telephone: +44 2032999000

E-mail: steve.calcutt@procure4.com

NUTS: UK

Internet address(es)

Main address: https://www.kch.nhs.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.kch.nhs.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://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=e1209e5e-06a3-e911-80f8-005056b64545


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=e1209e5e-06a3-e911-80f8-005056b64545


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5) Main activity

Health

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Insourcing Clinical Services — Endoscopy — Kings College Hospital NHS Trust

Reference number: DN421383

II.1.2) Main CPV code

79625000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

Kings NHS Trust carries out a variety of endoscopy procedures and as with all trusts a key objective is to ensure patients are seen within the nationally set timescale targets. With increasing demand for diagnostic procedures, the Trust is seeking to work with an insourcing provider who can set up and run a managed service for the delivery of a range of endoscopic procedures utilising the Trust's on-site facilities. The service requirement will be to cover weekend working and twilight evening shifts.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UK

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The Trust is looking for an insourcing clinical services provider who deliver a managed service delivering a range of endoscopic procedures which is not limited to but could include the following procedures: HRG Codes – FZ51Z, FZ52Z, FZ54Z, FZ55Z, FZ60Z, FZ61Z. The procedures will be carried out on site utilising Trust facilities. The requirement is to deliver procedures on weekends and weekday evenings, 18:00 to 21:00.

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: 12

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

While the requirement is short term, there may be a need for renewal if the Trust is unable to satisfy demand utilising internal resource. Therefore there will be an option to extend for a further 12 month period.

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:

All medical and clinical staff proposed for delivery of the services must be registered members of relevant and appropriate regulated bodies.

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.2.3) 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 - Accelerated procedure

Justification:

Due to the nature of the services we will be utilising the Light Touch Regime (LTR) for this process. A compressed timescale will be utilised due to the need to set up the service as soon as feasible. As the contract value is likely to be above the OJEU threshold for LTR this requirement is being advertised in OJEU in alignment with the recommendations.

IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used

Additional information about electronic auction:

The Trust reserves the option to utilise an auction in order to conclude the BAFO stage (best and final offer).

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No

IV.2) Administrative information

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

Date: 16/07/2019

Local time: 14:00

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

EN

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 06/08/2019

Local time: 14:00

Place:

The tenders will be submitted and opened electronically via a public sector procurement compliant e-Tendering software.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

London

UK

E-mail: bev.jandziol@procure4.com

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

10/07/2019

Current Notes