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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Filton: Licencing, Development, Support and Maintenance
Document Ref:
576064-2019
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
NHS Blood and Transplant
Date Published:
05 December 2019
Deadline Date:
10 January 2020
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
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Notice Abstract

Hematos is a blood donor and patient testing system, supporting the bulk of NHSBT’s diagnostic and therapeutic services (DTS) directorate. As a system it records immuno-genetic test data including red cell, HLA and HPA types to support all of the DTS ‘Specialist Services’ functions: Red cell immunohaematology, international blood group reference laboratory, histocompatibility and immunogenetics, cellular and molecular therapies, stem cell donation and transplantation (SCDT). Hematos additionally supports the national bacteriology laboratory (NBL). In the SCDT function hematos is used to support the collection, processing and distribution of stem cell and cord blood products and the creation and maintenance of a searchable registry of potential adult bone marrow/stem cell donors and a searchable bank of cord blood donations. Hematos is critical to all aspects of business as usual within DTS, and to the delivery of the strategic plans for 2014-20.

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

NHS Blood and Transplant

North Bristol Park, Bristol

Filton

BS34 7QH

UK

Telephone: +44 1179217230

E-mail: Gerry.Dulston@nhsbt.nhs.uk

NUTS: UK

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.nhsbt.nhs.uk

I.3) Communication

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

https://nhsbt.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://nhsbt.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml


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

Licencing, Development, Support and Maintenance

Reference number: NHSBT1261

II.1.2) Main CPV code

48180000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

Hematos is a blood donor and patient testing system, supporting the bulk of NHSBT’s diagnostic and therapeutic services (DTS) directorate. As a system it records immuno‐genetic test data including red cell, HLA and HPA types to support all of the DTS ‘Specialist Services’ functions: Red cell immunohaematology, international blood group reference laboratory, histocompatibility and immunogenetics, cellular and molecular therapies, stem cell donation and transplantation (SCDT). Hematos additionally supports the national bacteriology laboratory (NBL). In the SCDT function hematos is used to support the collection, processing and distribution of stem cell and cord blood products and the creation and maintenance of a searchable registry of potential adult bone marrow/stem cell donors and a searchable bank of cord blood donations. Hematos is critical to all aspects of business as usual within DTS, and to the delivery of the strategic plans for 2014-20.

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

Hematos is a blood donor and patient testing system, supporting the bulk of NHSBT’s diagnostic and therapeutic services (DTS) directorate. As a system it records immuno‐genetic test data including red cell, HLA and HPA types to support all of the DTS ‘Specialist Services’ functions: red cell immunohaematology, international blood group reference laboratory, histocompatibility and immunogenetics, cellular and molecular therapies, stem cell donation and transplantation (SCDT). Hematos additionally supports the national bacteriology laboratory (NBL). In the SCDT function hematos is used to support the collection, processing and distribution of stem cell and cord blood products and the creation and maintenance of a searchable registry of potential adult bone marrow/stem cell donors and a searchable bank of cord blood donations.

Hematos is critical to all aspects of business as usual within DTS, and to the delivery of the strategic plans for 2014-20.

The requirement of this tender is for the ongoing provision of support and, in response to changing business circumstances such as new/amended regulations, maintenance services for these systems.

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

Start: 01/04/2020

End: 31/03/2023

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

Option for a further 2 x 1 year periods up to and including 31.3.2025.

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.1.2) 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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

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: 10/01/2020

Local time: 17:00

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

EN

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 13/01/2020

Local time: 09:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: Yes

Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

5 years.

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

Electronic payment will be used

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

NHS Blood and Transplant

500 North Bristol Park, Bristol

Filton

BS34 7QH

UK

VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures

Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution London

London

UK

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

02/12/2019

Current Notes