UK-Leicester: orthotic services

Organisation text: 
University Hospitals of leicester NHS Trust
Main activities: 
Health
NUTS Code: 
Type: 
Contract notice
Type of contract: 
Market: 
Service contract
Bid type: 
Global tender
Awarding procedure: 
Restricted procedure
Award criteria: 
The most economic tender
Published: 
Thursday, March 27, 2008
Deadline: 
Thursday, April 24, 2008 - 12:00
Tender cycle: 
Tender ID: 
2008/S 60-81493

SECTION I: CONTRACTING AUTHORITY

  • I.1) NAME, ADDRESSES AND CONTACT POINT(S):

    For the attention of: Sue Whyment
    Contact: Sue Whyment
    University Hospitals of leicester NHS Trust
    Procurement Department Materials handling Unit. Leicester Royal Infirmary. Havelock Street
    Leicester
    LE2 7HA
    UK

    Tel: 011 62 58 75 54
    Fax: 011 62 58 60 11

    Internet address(es)

    :

    General address of the contracting authority: www.uhl-tr.nhs.uk.

    Address of the buyer profile: www.uhl-tenders.co.uk.

  • I.2) TYPE OF THE CONTRACTING AUTHORITY AND MAIN ACTIVITY OR ACTIVITIES:

    Body governed by public law.

    Health.

    The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no.

SECTION II: OBJECT OF THE CONTRACT

  • II.1) DESCRIPTION

    • II.1.1) Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

      Orthotic services.

    • II.1.2) Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance:

      Services.

      Service category: No 0.

      Main place of performance: Leicestershire and Rutland.

      NUTS code: UKF21.

    • II.1.3) The notice involves:

      A public contract.

    • II.1.4) Information on framework agreement:

      Not provided

    • II.1.5) Short description of the contract or purchase(s):

      Contract to provide a dedicated orthotic service to patients at various locations in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

    • II.1.6) Common procurement vocabulary (CPV):

      85111600.

    • II.1.7) Contract covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA):

      No.

    • II.1.8) Division into lots:

      No.

    • II.1.9) Variants will be accepted:

      Yes.

  • II.2) QUANTITY OR SCOPE OF THE CONTRACT

    • II.2.1) Total quantity or scope:

      As advised within the tender document.

    • II.2.2) Options:

      No.

  • II.3) DURATION OF THE CONTRACT OR TIME-LIMIT FOR COMPLETION:

    Duration in months: 36 months with options to extend by upto 3 further periods of 12 months each (from the award of the contract).

SECTION III: LEGAL, ECONOMIC, FINANCIAL AND TECHNICAL INFORMATION

  • III.1) CONDITIONS RELATING TO THE CONTRACT

    • III.1.1) Deposits and guarantees required:

      Not provided

    • III.1.2) Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions regulating them:

      Not provided

    • III.1.3) Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

      Joint and several liability.

    • III.1.4) Other particular conditions to which the performance of the contract is subject:

      No.

  • III.2) CONDITIONS FOR PARTICIPATION

    • III.2.1) Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers:

      Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met: Submission of expressions of interest and procurement specific information.

      This procurement will be conducted via the UHL e-tendering portal at www.uhl-tenders.co.uk.

      Candidates wishing to be considered for this contract must register their expression of interest and provide additional procurement specific information (if required) through the UHL e-tendering portal as follows:

      1)candidates should register on the UHL e-tendering portal at www.uhl-tenders.co.uk. Once registered, candidates must express your interest and respond to the PQQ if published.

      A full user guide for suppliers can be found on your home page once you have registered.

    • III.2.2) Economic and financial capacity:

      Not provided

    • III.2.3) Technical capacity:

      Not provided

    • III.2.4) Reserved contracts:

      No.

  • III.3) CONDITIONS SPECIFIC TO SERVICES CONTRACTS

    • III.3.1) Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession:

      Yes.

      Orthotists who deliver this service must have current UK registration with Health Professions Council.

    • III.3.2) Legal entities should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service:

      Yes.

SECTION IV: PROCEDURE

  • IV.1) TYPE OF PROCEDURE

    • IV.1.1) Type of procedure:

      Restricted.

    • IV.1.2) Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate:

      Not provided

    • IV.1.3) Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue:

      Not provided

  • IV.2) AWARD CRITERIA

    • IV.2.1) Award criteria:

      The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document.

    • IV.2.2) An electronic auction will be used:

      No.

  • IV.3) ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION

    • IV.3.1) File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

      DNWD-7CVPDK.

    • IV.3.2) Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract:

      No.

    • IV.3.3) Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

      Payable documents: no.

    • IV.3.4) Time-limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate:

      24.4.2008 - 12:00.

    • IV.3.5) Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates:

      Not provided

    • IV.3.6) Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up:

      English.

    • IV.3.7) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender:

      Not provided

    • IV.3.8) Conditions for opening tenders:

      Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no.

SECTION VI: COMPLEMENTARY INFORMATION

  • VI.1) THIS IS A RECURRENT PROCUREMENT:

    No.

  • VI.2) CONTRACT RELATED TO A PROJECT AND/OR PROGRAMME FINANCED BY EU FUNDS:

    No.

  • VI.3) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

    Not provided

  • VI.4) PROCEDURES FOR APPEAL

    • VI.4.1) Body responsible for appeal procedures:

      Not provided

    • VI.4.2) Lodging of appeals:

      Not provided

    • VI.4.3) Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:

      Not provided

  • VI.5) DATE OF DISPATCH OF THIS NOTICE:

    20.3.2008.

Low Value Tender: