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This tender process is to renew the All Wales Framework Agreement for Blood Collection Systems throughout NHS Wales. Products included in the framework are: Evacuated Blood Collection Tubes; Non evacuated capillary (or low draw) tubes ...

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership
Alder House, Alder Court, St Asaph Business Park
St Asaph
LL17 0JL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1745448430
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKL

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
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.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:

AW36881 All Wales Blood Collection Systems.

Reference number: Bravo Reference itt_63884
II.1.2)Main CPV code
33141300
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

This tender process is to renew the All Wales Framework Agreement for Blood Collection Systems throughout NHS Wales. Products included in the framework are:

Evacuated Blood Collection Tubes; Non evacuated capillary (or low draw) tubes suitable for paediatric patients or patients with difficult veins; safety blood collection needles; tube holders; evacuated urine tubes and any associated consumable.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Evacuated Blood Collection and Associated Products

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
33141300
33140000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKL
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Evacuated collection tubes are a sealed vacuum tube used to collect a blood specimen obtained through venipuncture.

A blood collection needle is used as part of a system to collect venous blood.

An evacuated urine collection tube are the tubes used in automated testing running side by side with the blood collection tubes in this lot.

This Lot includes all evacuated blood collection tubes; evacuated urine collection tubes; safety blood collection needles which may comprise all in 1 or 2 pieces to make up device, and other products such as transfer straws, holders etc.

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:

The initial period will be for 4 years (48 months), there will be an option to extend by a further 2 x 12 month periods (maximum duration 72 months).

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
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

For further information please refer to the ITT and all documents attached to the ITT located at www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Non Evacuated Blood Collection

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
33141300
33140000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKL
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A sealed tube used to collect a capillary or low draw blood specimen obtained through venipuncture. Specifically in small children, babies or patients with difficult veins any associated products.

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:

The initial period will be for 4 years (48 months), there will be an option to extend by a further 2 x 12 month periods (maximum duration 72 months).

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
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

For further information please refer to the ITT and all documents attached to the ITT located at www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

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:

As stated in the procurement documents.

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:

As stated in the procurement documents.

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
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 2
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: The Framework Agreement duration may exceed 4 years due to the potential cost of change associated with this procurement. A longer time period will reduce any impact of such a change and prevent workload/resource issues for clinical and laboratory staff managing such change
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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 161-290789
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 25/09/2017
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: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 26/09/2017
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:

Upon renewal (dependent on whether extension invoked).

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:

Bravo Reference: itt_63884

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=69774

(WA Ref: 69774).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership
Alder House, Alder Court, St Asaph Business Park
St Asaph
LL17 0JL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1745448430

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:
17/08/2017