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Provision of Debit Cards for Gluten Free Food Purchases for Hywel Dda University Health Board. The requirement is for the provision of a pre-paid subsidy debit card in 9 GP practices in primary care for a 6 month period. For this period participants ...

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership
Bronglais General Hospital, Caradog Road
Aberystwyth
SY23 1ER
United Kingdom
Contact person: Alun James
Telephone: +44 1970635837
E-mail:
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.procurement.wales.nhs.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0221

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

Provision of Debit Cards for Gluten Free Food Purchases.

Reference number: HDD-OJEU-36957
II.1.2)Main CPV code
30161000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Provision of Debit Cards for Gluten Free Food Purchases for Hywel Dda University Health Board. The requirement is for the provision of a pre-paid subsidy debit card in 9 GP practices in primary care for a 6 month period. For this period participants who at present receive gluten free food on prescription will instead be given a pre-paid subsidy debit card to support the purchase of these products. This specification is for a 6 month pilot of this scheme with the aim that if positively evaluated, the scheme will be rolled out across the Health Board for a contract term of 2 years with a possible 1 year extension from the end of the 6 month trial period.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 480 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
30161000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKL14
Main site or place of performance:

Hywel Dda University Health Board.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The requirement is for the provision of a pre-paid subsidy debit card in 9 GP practices in primary care for a 6 month period. For this period participants who at present receive gluten free food on prescription will instead be given a pre-paid subsidy debit card to support the purchase of these products. This specification is for a 6 month pilot of this scheme with the aim that if positively evaluated, the scheme will be rolled out across the Health Board for a contract term of 2 years with a possible 1 year extension from the end of the 6 month trial period.

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: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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 successful contractor must provide a pre paid subsidy debit card and that can only be spent on Gluten Free Food, with the card restricted to this category.

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.2.1)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)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
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: 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: 20/09/2017
Local time: 12:00
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:
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
Date: 20/09/2017
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

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

Possible renewal of the contract based on its success. Estimated renewal time-frame is October 2020.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

The tender document is loaded on the Bravo e-tenderWales portal under Project ref. PROJECT_36957. Suppliers will be required to register on the portal https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk to access the tender.

Note: The Authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=70112

(WA Ref: 70112).

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership
4-5 Charnwood Court, Heol Billingsley, Parc Nantgarw
Cardiff
CF15 7QZ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1443848585

Internet address:http://www.procurement.wales.nhs.uk

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:
10/08/2017