Iron Chelators

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Fitzwilliam House, Skimped Hill Lane
Bracknell
RG12 1BQ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Guy Wells
Telephone: +44 1344415766
E-mail: Guy.Wells@berkshire.nhs.uk
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.berkshirehealthcare.nhs.uk/

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.nhssourcing.co.uk/bhft/web/login.shtml
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.nhssourcing.co.uk/bhft/web/login.shtml
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted 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:

Iron Chelators

Reference number: BHFT 0212
II.1.2)Main CPV code
33600000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

The appointed Contractor will provide a home-care service for the purchasing, dispensing and delivery of oral medicinal products and/or the purchasing, compounding, dispensing, delivery of injectable medicinal products for Thalassaemia and other indications requiring treatment with iron chelators.

The service includes the option of nurse administration and/or nurse-led training of patients to self-administer medicines (referred to henceforth as the Service) for patients of Trusts in the Thames Valley and Wessex region.

The contract is divided into two lots as follows:

— Lot 1: Iron Chelators (Oral),

— Lot 2 Iron Chelators (Injectable).

II.1.5)Estimated total value
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: 2
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

— Lot 1: Iron Chelators (Oral) 180 000,00 GBP.

— Lot 2: Iron Chelators (Injectable) 500 000 00 GBP.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Iron Chelators (Oral)

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
33600000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

UK.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1: Iron Chelators (Oral).

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

2+1+1 = 4 Years

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 5
Maximum number: 7
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Iron Chelators (Injectable).

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
33600000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

UK.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 2: Iron Chelators (Injectable).

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

2+1+1=4 Years

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 5
Maximum number: 7
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

The Contracting Authority for this ranked framework contract is the Thames Valley and Wessex Pharmacy Procurement Service on behalf of:

— Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.

— Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust.

— Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

— Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust.

— Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

— Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust.

— Isle of Wight NHS Trust.

— Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

— Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust.

— Oxford University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

— Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

— Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust.

— Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust.

— Solent NHS Trust.

— Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust.

— The Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

— University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust.

Additional to these, members of NHS Commercial Solutions will have the option to use this contract. These Trusts can be viewed at:

http://www.commercialsolutions-sec.nhs.uk/trusts.php

The frameworks when awarded will be for two years with two options for twelve months extension (maximum duration four years).

To download the SSQ to participate in the above, please register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once):

— browse to the ESourcing Portal:

— — https://www.nhssourcing.co.uk/bhft/web/login.shtml

— click the link to register,

— accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’,

— enter your correct business and user details,

— note the username you choose and click ‘save’- when complete,

— you will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep secure).

Login to the portal with the username / password:

— click the ‘SSQ/ITTs open to all suppliers’ link (these are Standard Selection Questionnaires or tenders open to any Registered suppliers),

— click on the relevant PQQ/ITT to access the content,

— click the ‘Express Interest’ button in the ‘Actions’ box on the left-hand side of the page. This will move the SSQ into yourMy SSQ/My ITTs page (this is a secure area reserved for your projects only),

— you can now access any of the attachments by clicking the ‘Settings and BuyerAttachment’ in the ‘Actions’ box.

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.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of 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
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 4
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 12/03/2018
Local time: 10:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 10/04/2018
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

48 Months

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
P.O Box 4248
Bracknell
RG12 1BQ
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
08/02/2018