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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Birmingham: Catheters
Document Ref:
140351-2020
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Restricted Procedure
Published By:
HealthTrust Europe LLP (HTE) acting as agent for the University Hospitals of Cov
Date Published:
23 March 2020
Deadline Date:
22 April 2020
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
Yes
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Notice Abstract

This tender is to establish a framework agreement for the supply of Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) lines, Medial Venous Catheter (Midlines), Central venous catheter (CVC) lines, Distal Tip Location Systems, CVC Procedure Packs and Central Line Protectors/Stabilizers.The duration of the framework agreement will be 4 years maximum; 2 years initial period with the option of extending for up to 24 months.

Notice Details

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1) Name and addresses

HealthTrust Europe LLP (HTE) acting as agent for the University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust (‘UHCW’)

19 George Road

Edgbaston, Birmingham

B15 1NU

UK

Telephone: +44 08458875000

E-mail: manju.bishnoi@htepg.com

NUTS: UK

Internet address(es)

Main address: https://healthtrusteurope.bravosolution.co.uk

I.3) Communication

Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at:

https://healthtrusteurope.bravosolution.co.uk


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://healthtrusteurope.bravosolution.co.uk


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

Framework Agreement for PICC, Mid, CVC lines and Associated Products

Reference number: SF051560

II.1.2) Main CPV code

33141200

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4) Short description

This tender is to establish a framework agreement for the supply of Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) lines, Medial Venous Catheter (Midlines), Central venous catheter (CVC) lines, Distal Tip Location Systems, CVC Procedure Packs and Central Line Protectors/Stabilizers.

The duration of the framework agreement will be 4 years maximum; 2 years initial period with the option of extending for up to 24 months.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 8 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: Yes

Tenders may be submitted for all lots

Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 3

II.2) Description

Lot No: 1

II.2.1) Title

Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) Lines, Medial Venous Catheter (Midlines) and Central Venous Catheter (CVC) Lines and Distal Tip Location System

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

33141200

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UK

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

This lot is for the supply of Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC Lines), Medial Venous Catheter (Midlines) and Central venous catheter (CVC) lines and distal tip location systems.

This includes the supply of PICC lines, Midlines and CVC lines which are used to give medicines and other fluids via a long thin hollow flexible tube called a catheter. These products must be single use, sterile, latex free and DEHP Free. It should be delivered in suitable packaging protecting and describing the product. PICC lines should be available in single, dual or triple lumen. Midlines should be available in single or dual lumen. CVC lines; the implantable port should be available with a single or double port incorporating single and dual lumen. Tunneled catheters should be available in a minimum of a dual lumen.

This lot also include distal tip location systems. Distal tip location system is an ECG system dedicated to CVC distal tip positioning. It allows magnetic tracking of the PICC tip during insertion and confirmation of the final location using ECG System. It enables more accurate insertion of central lines and as a result minimising the risk of thrombosis. It should be compatible with all kind of CVC including PICC Line, Midline and CVC lines. The display screen of the device should have clear uniform visualisation, must feature key information, should include visual and/or audible alert systems for any faults or problems and should provide a clear indication of battery life.

Terms and conditions/activity based income (ABI)

The terms and conditions of this framework agreement and any resulting call-off contract is appended to the ITT. These terms include provisions requiring the payment by the supplier of an ABI management charge in consideration of the award of this framework agreement, the management and administration by HTE of the overall contract structure and associated documentation, as well as the requirement to submit regular management information to HTE. Submission of expressions of interest and procurement information. This exercise will be conducted on the HTE Bravo portal. Candidates wishing to be considered must register expressions of interest as follows:

— register on the HTE portal at https://healthtrusteurope.bravosolution.co.uk

— login to the portal with username/password;

— click the SQs/ITTs;

— open to All Suppliers link. These are the SQs/ITTs open to any registered supplier;

— click on the relevant SQ/ ITT to access the content;

— click the Express Interest button at the top of the page. This will move the SQ/ITT into your My SQs/My ITTs page. You can access any attachments by clicking buyer attachments in the SQ/ITT Details box. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the SQ/ITT. Submit your reply using the submit response button at the top of the page. If you require any further advice, contact the Bravo e- Tendering Help Desk at help@bravosolution.co.uk. Sid4Gov HTE utilises the sid4gov supplier information database. Candidates should register on sid4gov at https://sid4gov.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/organisation/register and submit their sid4gov company profile for publication on the database. Candidates already registered on sid4gov must ensure information is up to date. Where access to sid4gov is unavailable, please contact the sid4gov helpdesk at sid4gov@gps.gsi.gov.uk. Please note that sid4gov does not prepopulate any fields of the SQ on HTE's Bravo portal. Candidates must complete the qualification and technical envelopes of the SQ in Bravo in full.

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: 6 500 000.00 GBP

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:

Extension of up to 24 months.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged number of candidates: 6

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

Extension of up to 24 months.

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Lot No: 2

II.2.1) Title

CVC Procedural Packs (including PICC Lines, Midlines and CVC Lines)

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

33141200

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UK

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Under this lot the supplier will provide CVC procedural packs. A procedural pack is a specific set of disposable medical products provided in a single packed sterile tray format.

As an indication, CVC procedure packs may contain the components listed below:

• PICC, Mid or CVC line in a variety of sizes and materials;

• nitinol or Steel Guidewires in .0.18 with radiopaque features for greater radiopacity;

• dilator;

• sheath introducer;

• 1 safety scalpel/blade;

• 1 x 10 ml syringe;

• blue or green safety needle;

• huber type needle (for access into implantable port only).

Terms and conditions / activity based income (ABI)

The terms and conditions of this framework agreement and any resulting call-off contract is appended to the ITT. These terms include provisions requiring the payment by the supplier of an ABI management charge in consideration of the award of this framework agreement, the management and administration by HTE of the overall contract structure and associated documentation, as well as the requirement to submit regular management information to HTE. Submission of expressions of interest and procurement information. This exercise will be conducted on the HTE Bravo portal. Candidates wishing to be considered must register expressions of interest as follows:

— register on the HTE portal at https://healthtrusteurope.bravosolution.co.uk

— login to the portal with username/password;

— click the SQs/ITTs Open to All Suppliers link. These are the SQs/ITTs open to any registered supplier ;

— click on the relevant SQ/ ITT to access the content;

— click the express interest button at the top of the page. This will move the SQ/ITT into your My SQs/My ITTs page. You can access any attachments by clicking buyer attachments in the SQ/ITT Details box. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the SQ/ITT. Submit your reply using the submit response button at the top of the page. If you require any further advice, contact the Bravo e- Tendering Help Desk at help@bravosolution.co.uk. Sid4Gov HTE utilises the sid4gov supplier information database. Candidates should register on sid4gov at https://sid4gov.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/organisation/register and submit their sid4gov company profile for publication on the database. Candidates already registered on sid4gov must ensure information is up to date. Where access to sid4gov is unavailable, please contact the sid4gov helpdesk at sid4gov@gps.gsi.gov.uk. Please note that sid4gov does not prepopulate any fields of the SQ on HTE's Bravo portal. Candidates must complete the qualification and technical envelopes of the SQ in Bravo in full.

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: 1 000 000.00 GBP

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:

Extension up to 24 months.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged number of candidates: 6

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

Extension up to 24 months.

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Lot No: 3

II.2.1) Title

Central Line Protector/Stabilizers

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

33141240

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UK

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Under this lot the supplier will provide central line protectors/stabilizers.

This could include a range of products to keep lines in place and protect lines from being accidentally removed. Products must secure lines with either adhesive to the skin or non-adhesive or non-invasive, which might be in the form of wearable clothing. Products must be suitable for usage with neonates, paediatrics and/or adults of various sizes.

Terms and conditions/activity based income (ABI)

The terms and conditions of this framework agreement and any resulting call-off contract is appended to the ITT. These terms include provisions requiring the payment by the supplier of an ABI management charge in consideration of the award of this framework agreement, the management and administration by HTE of the overall contract structure and associated documentation, as well as the requirement to submit regular management information to HTE. Submission of expressions of interest and procurement information. This exercise will be conducted on the HTE Bravo portal. Candidates wishing to be considered must register expressions of interest as follows:

— register on the HTE portal at https://healthtrusteurope.bravosolution.co.uk

— login to the portal with username/password

— click the SQs/ITTs Open to All Suppliers link. These are the SQs/ITTs open to any registered supplier

— click on the relevant SQ/ ITT to access the content

— click the express interest button at the top of the page. This will move the SQ/ITT into your My SQs/My ITTs page. You can access any attachments by clicking buyer attachments in the SQ/ITT Details box. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the SQ/ITT. Submit your reply using the submit response button at the top of the page. If you require any further advice, contact the Bravo e- Tendering Help Desk at help@bravosolution.co.uk. Sid4Gov HTE utilises the sid4gov supplier information database. Candidates should register on sid4gov at https://sid4gov.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/organisation/register and submit their sid4gov company profile for publication on the database. Candidates already registered on sid4gov must ensure information is up to date. Where access to sid4gov is unavailable, please contact the sid4gov helpdesk at sid4gov@gps.gsi.gov.uk. Please note that sid4gov does not prepopulate any fields of the SQ on HTE's Bravo portal. Candidates must complete the qualification and technical envelopes of the SQ in Bravo in full.

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: 500 000.00 GBP

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:

Extension of up to 24 months.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged number of candidates: 6

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

Extension of up to 24 months.

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

List and brief description of selection criteria:

HTE may request such information as may be requested pursuant to Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. Details are provided in the Supplier Questionnaire.

III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

HTE may request such information as may be requested pursuant to Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. Details are provided in the supplier questionnaire.

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Restricted procedure

IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement with several operators.

Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 18

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: 22/04/2020

Local time: 12:00

IV.2.3) Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 04/05/2020

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

EN

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.3) Additional information

HTE is a central purchasing body who is able to carry out this tender exercise by virtue of its appointment as an agent of UHCW. Notwithstanding HTE’s relationship with UHCW, it is HTE conducting this tender exercise and will execute the resultant framework agreement with successful bidders. The bodies to whom the use of this framework agreement will be open include all contracting authorities in the UK as defined in Regulation 2 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 as may be updated from time to time. In particular, the following entities in the UK (particularly those of a health and/or social care nature) are envisaged as framework agreement users:

1) All National Health Service (NHS) bodies in England, including but not limited to

(i) acute trusts (as listed at: http://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/pages/acutetrustlisting.aspx);

(ii) health and care trusts (as listed at: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/CareTrustListing.aspx);

(iii) mental Health trusts (as listed at: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/MentalHealthTrustListing.aspx);

(iv) clinical commissioning groups (as listed at: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/CCGListing.aspx);

(v) ambulance trusts (as listed at: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/CareTrustListing.aspx

(vi) area teams (as listed at: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AreaTeamListing.aspx);

(vii) special health authorities (http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/SpecialHealthAuthorityListing.aspx);

(viii) NHS England; and

(ix) clinical senates and strategic clinical networks.

2) All NHS bodies in Wales, including but not limited to all:

(i) health boards;

(ii) NHS trusts;

(iii) the national delivery group;

(iv) community health councils; and

(v) NHS Wales shared services partnership (as listed at http://www.wales.nhs.uk/nhswalesaboutus/structure.

3) All NHS bodies in Northern Ireland (known as Health and Social Care), including but not limited to:

(i) health and social care trusts as listed at: http://online.hscni.net/?s=Trust

(ii) health agencies as listed at: http://online.hscni.net/?s=health+agencies

(iii) hospitals as listed at: http://online.hscni.net/?s=hospitals; and

(iv) the health and social care board.

4) Social enterprises undertaking some or all of the previous service provider functions of contracting authorities in relation to health and/or social care services (including charitable incorporated organisations, cooperatives, industrial and provident societies

And community interest companies listed on the Companies House WebCheck service.

5) Ministerial departments and non-ministerial departments of central government, non-departmental agencies and other public bodies, and public corporations (as listed at: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations).

6) Devolved governmental and parliamentary organisations within the UK, including but not limited to the Scottish Government, Scottish Parliament, and Scottish public bodies (as listed at: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Government/public-bodies/about/Bodies), as well as the Welsh Government, Welsh Assembly and Welsh unitary authorities (as listed at: http://www.assembly.wales/en/abthome/role-of-assembly-how-it- works/Pages/governance-of-wales.aspx (7) All local authorities (as listed at: http://local.direct.gov.uk/LDGRedirect/Start.do?mode=1) (8) The Ministry of Defence (as detailed at: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/ministry-of-defence). This list includes each organisation’s successors and assigns, any equivalent organisations and associated organisation created due to any organisational changes.

This framework agreement will be open to any bodies or organisations operating in the UK of a health, and/or social care nature or which have a similar procurement need, and/or any UK based central government authority listed at Annex I of Directive 2014/24/EU, in respect of any goods or services to any of the above listed organisation.

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Legal Department, Heath Trust Europe

19 George Road

Edgbaston, Birmingham

B15 1NU

UK

Telephone: +44 8458875000

VI.4.3) Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

HTE will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

19/03/2020

Current Notes