Pharmacy services

Country: United Kingdom
Language: EN
Customer: Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Number: 7033796
Publication date: 12-01-2018
Contract value: 11 306 198 (USD)
Price original: 8 500 000 (GBP)

Source: TED
Deadline: 18 days
Tags: Pharmaceutical products

Description

  1. Section I
    1. Name and addresses
      Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
      Swandean, Arundel Road
      Worthing
      BN13 3EP
      United Kingdom
      Telephone: +44 1306646816
      E-mail: emmajane.taylor@nhs.net
    2. Joint procurement
    3. Communication
      The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at
      https://commercialsolutions.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml
      Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned addresselectronically via: https://commercialsolutions.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml
      to the abovementioned address
    4. Type of the contracting authority:
      Body governed by public law
    5. Main activity:
      Health
  2. Section II
    1. Scope of the procurement:
      1. Title:

        Provision of pharmacy services for Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


      2. Main CPV code:
        85149000
      3. Type of contract:
        Services
      4. Short description:

        Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is looking to procure a service for the provision of medicines to various units based in Sussex.

        The successful bidder will be required to procure, supply and distribute pharmaceutical products.

        Alternatively, tenders may be submitted for procurement and supply only, with distribution to be arranged separately.

        The initial term of the contract will be 5 years with 2 x 1-year option extension.


      5. Estimated total value:
        Value excluding VAT: 8 500 000.00 GBP
      6. Information about lots:
        This contract is divided into lots: no
    2. Description
      1. Title:
      2. Additional CPV code(s):

      3. Place of performance:
        Main site or place of performance:

        The Trust will require the supply of medication to approximately 35 inpatient units and approximately 65 community units across East and West Sussex.


      4. Description of the procurement:

        Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (“The Contracting Authority”) is undertaking this procurement for Pharmaceutical Dispensing and Supply Services Provided for Units and Teams of the Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. This process will be used to identify and contract with a supplier that will enhance clinical standards, drive service efficiencies and deliver cost savings whilst ensuring continuity of supply and quality of service and products. The service will supply approximately 115000 items per annum.

        The Authority shall not be committed to any course of action as a result of issuing this advert or an invitation to participate or to submit a Bid Response in respect of this Procurement. The Authority shall not be bound to accept any Bid and reserves the right not to conclude a Contract for some or all of the Service(s) for which Bids are invited with 1 or more Bidders. The Authority reserves the right to amend, add to or withdraw all or any part of this Procurement at any time during the process.


      5. Award criteria:
        Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
      6. Estimated value:

      7. Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
        Duration in months: 60
        This contract is subject to renewal: no
      8. Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
      9. Information about variants:
        Variants will be accepted: no
      10. Information about options:
        Options: no
      11. Information about electronic catalogues:

      12. Information about European Union funds:
        The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
      13. Additional information:
  3. Section III
    1. Conditions for participation:
      1. Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers:
      2. Economic and financial standing:
        Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
      3. Technical and professional ability:
        Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
      4. Information about reserved contracts:
    2. Conditions related to the contract:
      1. Information about a particular profession:
      2. Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract:
  4. Section IV
  5. Description:
    1. Type of procedure:
      Open procedure
    2. Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system:
    3. Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue:
    4. Information about negotiation:
    5. Information about electronic auction:
    6. Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA):
      The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
  6. Administrative information:
    1. Previous publication concerning this procedure:
    2. Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate:
      Date: 2018-02-06
      Local time: 12:00
    3. Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates:
    4. Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
      EN
    5. Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender:
      (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
    6. Conditions for opening of tenders:
      Date: 2018-02-06
      Local time: 12:15
  1. Information about recurrence
    This is a recurrent procurement: no
  2. Information about electronic workflows
  3. Additional information

    Potential Bidders should note: This tender is being administered on behalf of the Authority by NHS Commercial Solutions. The tender will be conducted via the NHS Commercial Solutions Bravo e tendering system. Bidders will be required to register on the Bravo system if they have not previously done so. This can be done at any time via this web link: https://commercialsolutions.bravosolution.co.uk

    This is the only route through which NHS Commercial Solutions and the Authority will conduct communications with Potential Bidders, and accept completed submissions. Potential Bidders wishing to submit an ITT should register their interest on the Bravo Solutions website.

    To register on the portal:

    -From the portal Home Page, click the ‘Click Here to Register’ link.

    -Accept the terms and conditions of using the portal.

    -Complete your organisation and personal details.

    -Choose a memorable username and submit.

    -You will shortly be sent an email with your unique password, please treat this securely (if you lose it there is a ‘Forgot my Password’ link on the portal homepage).

    -Log in with your unique username & password.

    -From the supplier"s reserved area click ‘ITTs Open to All Suppliers’ –this is a repository of all ITTs open to any registered supplier.

    -Browse the ITTs (there may be more than one page) and select the relevant ITT.


  4. Procedures for review
    1. Review body
      Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
      Swandean, Arundel Road
      Worthing
      BN13 3EP
      United Kingdom
      Contact person: BN13 3EP
    2. Body responsible for mediation procedures

    3. Review procedure
      Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

      The Authority will incorporate a standstill period at the point of information on the award of the framework agreement is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide a full information on the award decision. The standstill period which shall be for a minimum of 10 calendar days provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the framework agreement is concluded. The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).


    4. Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

      The Authority will incorporate a standstill period at the point of information on the award of the framework agreement is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide a full information on the award decision. The standstill period which shall be for a minimum of 10 calendar days provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the framework agreement is concluded. The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).



  5. Date of dispatch of this notice
    2018-01-09

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