II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3) Place of performance
II.2.4) Description of the procurement
Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is seeking a supplier of surgical instrument decontamination/sterilisation services for the sterilisation of surgical instruments used within its surgical services at Kingston Hospital.
The Trust are seeking a long-term off-site solution that provides sterile services from the service provider's facilities.
The service provider is expected to provide a fully compliant service that meets all relevant standards and follows best practice guidance, and is expected to include:
— a logistics service for the collection and delivery of instrument trays and supplementaries,
— a turnaround time to meet operational demands, including a fast track service for urgent turnaround requirements,
— a track and trace system that allows the tracking of all instrument trays, supplementaries, and high risk surgical instruments (NICE IPG 196 guidance),
— a smooth transition from existing facilities to the service provider's facilities.
The service provider may also include a number of associated services, such as instrument loans/purchase, etching/laser marking/RFID tracking, internal logistics and other relevant associated services.
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: 84
This contract is subject to renewal: Yes
Description of renewals:
3 extension options of 12 months each up to a maximum contract length of 120 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: