II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3) Place of performance
II.2.4) Description of the procurement
HealthTrust Europe is seeking to establish a framework agreement for the supply of blood and specimen collection systems and accessories. The scope of this framework agreement will include any consumables and related services that fall under the provision of blood and specimen collection.
This tender is specifically related to blood and other specimen collection devices and accessories within the following areas blood collection, urine collection, general specimen collection and any associated products.
In addition to this, supporting accessories may include but not limited to needles, lancets, tourniquets, Leuer Adapters, transfer devices and other products to help aid blood and specimen collection and storage.
All National Health Service (NHS) bodies in England, including but not limited to:
— Acute trusts (as listed at: http://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/pages/acutetrustlisting.aspx),
— Health and care trusts (as listed at: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/CareTrustListing.aspx),
— Mental health trusts (as listed at: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/MentalHealthTrustListing.aspx),
— Clinical commissioning groups (as listed at: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/CCGListing.aspx),
— Ambulance trusts (as listed at: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/CareTrustListing.aspx),
— Area teams (as listed at: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AreaTeamListing.aspx),
— special health authorities (as listed at: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/SpecialHealthAuthorityListing.aspx),
— NHS England, and
— clinical senates and strategic clinical networks,
— HCA International Ltd a company registered in England and Wales whose registered office is at 242 Marylebone Road, London pursuant to the call-off terms and conditions set out in Appendix B,
— for the avoidance of doubt, any successor bodies of any of the above entities shall be entitled to place orders and shall be deemed participating authorities for the purposes of this framework agreement.
All NHS bodies in Wales, including, but not limited to all;
— health boards,
— NHS trusts,
— the national delivery group,
— Community health councils, and
— NHS Wales shared services partnership (as listed at http://www.wales.nhs.uk/nhswalesaboutus/structure.
All NHS bodies in Northern Ireland (known as Health and Social Care), including but not limited to:
— Health and social care trusts (as listed at: http://online.hscni.net/?s=Trust),
— health agencies (as listed at: http://online.hscni.net/?s=health+agencies),
— hospitals (as listed at: http://online.hscni.net/?s=hospitals).
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: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: Yes
Description of renewals:
Framework can be extended for up to further 24 months at the discretion of Health Trust Europe (HTE) LLP.
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
Description of options:
Framework can be extended for up to a period of 2 years at Health Trust Europe's (HTE) discretion. The framework is a 2 + 2 framework.
II.2.13) Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: