UK-London: endoscopy, endosurgery devices

Organisation text: 
The Whittington Hospital NHS Trust
Main activities: 
Health
Type: 
Contract notice
Type of contract: 
Market: 
Supply contract
Bid type: 
Global tender
Awarding procedure: 
Restricted procedure
Award criteria: 
The most economic tender
Published: 
Thursday, October 9, 2008
Deadline: 
Tuesday, November 4, 2008 - 12:00
Tender cycle: 
Tender ID: 
2008/S 196-259456

SECTION I: CONTRACTING AUTHORITY

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

    For the attention of: Neil Thornton
    The Whittington Hospital NHS Trust
    Dartmouth Park Road
    London
    UK

    Further information can be obtained at:

    As in above-mentioned contact point(s).

    Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained at:

    As in above-mentioned contact point(s).

    Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to:

    As in above-mentioned contact point(s).

  • 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:

      Endoscopy camera stack systems for general purpose surgery and urology.

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

      Supplies.

      Purchase.

      Main place of delivery: Whittington Hospital, London.

    • 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):

      2 replacement camera stacks are required. A three-chip camera stack for general-purpose procedures e.g. bariatric, colorectal, gynae, and a single chip camera stack for urology.

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

      33168000.

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

      Yes.

    • II.1.8) Division into lots:

      No.

    • II.1.9) Variants will be accepted:

      No.

  • II.2) QUANTITY OR SCOPE OF THE CONTRACT

    • II.2.1) Total quantity or scope:

      2 replacement camera stacks are required. A three-chip camera stack for general-purpose procedures e.g. bariatric, colorectal, gynae, and a single chip camera stack for urology.

    • II.2.2) Options:

      Not provided

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

    Starting: 1.2.2009.

SECTION III: LEGAL, ECONOMIC, FINANCIAL AND TECHNICAL INFORMATION

  • III.1) CONDITIONS RELATING TO THE CONTRACT

    • III.1.1) Deposits and guarantees required:

      Parent company or other guarantees may be required in certain circumstances. See the invitation to offer for further details.

    • 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: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met: Any supplier may be disqualified who:

      (a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;

      (b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order for compulsory winding up or administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;

      (c) has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;

      (d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contracting authorities can demonstrate;

      (e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;

      (f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;

      (g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;

      (h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organisation, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;

      (i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26.05.1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;

      (j) has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;

      (k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10.06.1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.

      Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met (If applicable):

    • III.2.2) Economic and financial capacity:

      Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met: (a) appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance;

      (b) the presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established;

      (c) a statement of the undertaking's overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last 3 financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information on these turnovers is available.

      Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met (If applicable) minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable).

    • III.2.3) Technical capacity:

      Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met: Technical capacity (b) a list of the principal deliveries effected or the main services provided in the past 3 years, with the sums, dates and recipients, whether public or private, involved. Evidence of delivery and services provided shall be given: - where the recipient was a contracting authority, in the form of certificates issued or countersigned by the competent authority, - where the recipient was a private purchaser, by the purchaser's certification or, failing this, simply by a declaration by the economic operator; (c) an indication of the technicians or technical bodies involved, whether or not belonging directly to the economic operator's undertaking, especially those responsible for quality control and, in the case of public works contracts, those upon whom the contractor can call in order to carry out the work; (d) a description of the technical facilities and measures used by the supplier or service provider for ensuring quality and the undertaking's study and research facilities; (e) where the products or services to be supplied are complex or, exceptionally, are required for a special purpose, a check carried out by the contracting authorities or on their behalf by a competent official body of the country in which the supplier or service provider is established, subject to that body's agreement, on the production capacities of the supplier or the technical capacity of the service provider and, if necessary, on the means of study and research which are available to it and the quality control measures it will operate; (f) the educational and professional qualifications of the service provider or contractor and/or those of the undertaking's managerial staff and, in particular, those of the person or persons responsible for providing the services or managing the work; (g) for public works contracts and public services contracts, and only in appropriate cases, an indication of the environmental management measures that the economic operator will be able to apply when performing the contract; (h) a statement of the average annual manpower of the service provider or contractor and the number of managerial staff for the last 3 years; (i) a statement of the tools, plant or technical equipment available to the service provider or contractor for carrying out the contract; (j) an indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract; (k) with regard to the products to be supplied: (i) samples, descriptions and/or photographs, the authenticity of which must be certified if the contracting authority so requests; (ii) certificates drawn up by official quality control institutes or agencies of recognised competence attesting the conformity of products clearly identified by references to specifications or standard.

    • 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:

      Not provided

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

      Not provided

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:

      Envisaged minimum number: 3.

    • 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:

      Not provided

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

      No.

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

      Not provided

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

      4.11.2008 - 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:

      Not provided

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:

    5.10.2008.

Low Value Tender: