The Provision Of Emergency Medical Airfield Cover For Boscombe Down Aerodrome

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Ministry of Defence, C&C, Other
Room 1.2.24, Kentigern House, 65 Brown Street
G2 8EX
United Kingdom
Contact person: David Rankin
Telephone: +44 1412242958
NUTS code: UKK15

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

The Provision of Emergency Medical Airfield Cover for Boscombe Down Aerodrome

Reference number: JFC7A/00048
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The provision of Emergency medical airfield cover for Boscombe Down Aerodrome.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 920 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKK15
Main site or place of performance:

Wiltshire CC

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The provision of emergency medical airfield cover to the MOD site at Boscombe Down Aerodrome. The core purpose of the requirement is immediate emergency medical cover to preserve life as safely as possible by providing triage, life saving first aid, Basic life support and Advanced life support, until casualties can receive the advanced trauma response and onward caulty transfer provided by the NHS ambulance service. The contractor will be required to provide:

An all terrain patient carrying vehicle manned by 1 healthcare professional council (HCPC) paramedic, 1 institute of Healthcare and development (ICHD) Ambulance technician or equivalent level.

The cover will be required for 240 working day of which 104 days out of that total can be extended to cover night flying operations within 24 hours notice to the contractor. A maximum of 700 hours per year in addition to the 240 working days and weekend stated above can be provided of 65 hours in any calendar month. The hours associated with night operations are part of these 700 hours.

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: 920 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

2 Option Years

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

2 Years 1 + 1

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

Suppliers must read through this set of instructions and follow the process to respond to this opportunity. For Tender docs suppliers must log in, go to your Response manager and add the following Access Code: HXB93GQ9AV. Please ensure you follow any instruction provided to you here. If you experience any difficulties DCO Helpdesk 0800 282 324.

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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
Accelerated procedure

PIN issued

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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: no
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: 19/07/2018
Local time: 10:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 19/07/2018
Local time: 10:00

Section VI: Complementary information

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

30 months

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

The Contracting Authority considers that this Contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement. The Authority reserves the right to amend any condition related to security of information to reflect any changes in national law or government policy. If any contract documents are accompanied by instructions on safeguarding classified information (e.g. a Security Aspects Letter), the Authority reserves the right to amend the terms of these instructions to reflect any changes in national law or government policy, whether in respect of the applicable protective marking scheme, specific protective markings given, the aspects to which any protective marking applies, or otherwise. The link below to the website provides information on the Government security classification.

Advertising Regime OJEU:

— This Contract opportunity is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU),the MoD Defence contracts bulletin and GO Reference: GO-2018627-DCB-12686613

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Ministry of Defence, C&C, Other
Room 1.2.24, Kentigern House, 65 Brwon Street
G2 8EX
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1412242958
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: