The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - Procurement Portal - home page

The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - Procurement Portal

Buyer Profile

Return to Buyer Profile

< Previous Notices Next Notice >

UK-Uxbridge: Enteral feeds.

Section I: Contracting Authority
I.1)Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, RAS
The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Pield Heath Road, Uxbridge, UB8 3NN, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1895279896, Fax. +44 1895279434, Email:, URL:, URL:
Contact: Andy Carrey, Attn: Andy Carrey

Further information can be obtained at: As Above
Specifications and additional documents: As Above
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: As Above

I.2)Type of the contracting authority:
Body governed by public law

I.3) Main activity:

I.4) Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities:
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: Yes

Section II: Object Of The Contract: SERVICES
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Home Enteral Feed (HEF) Supply and Service of Home Delivery Services (HDS)
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance: SERVICES
Service Category: 25

Region Codes: UKI23 - Outer London - West and North West
II.1.3) Information about a public contract, a framework or a dynamic purchasing system:The notice involves a public contract

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase:
Enteral feeds. Dietetic products. Administration sets. Hospital support services. Health services. Home medical treatment services. Special nutritional products. Nutritional pumps. Supply and Delivery of Enteral Feed Foodstuffs, Giving Sets and Ancilliaries to Home Eneteral Feed (HEP) Patients within the catchment areaa of the London Borough of Hillingdon plus additional requirement relating to other primary and secondary healthcare establishments. The administration and support of said servive.

II.1.6)Common Procurement Vocabulary:
33692300 - Enteral feeds.

15882000 - Dietetic products.

33141624 - Administration sets.

85112000 - Hospital support services.

85100000 - Health services.

85141210 - Home medical treatment services.
LA08-4 - For dietary use

15880000 - Special nutritional products.

42122411 - Nutritional pumps.

II.1.7) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA):
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): No
This contract is divided into lots: No
II.1.9)Information about variants:
Variants will be accepted: No

II.2)Quantity Or Scope Of The Contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
The objective of this tender is to establish a Nutritional Supply Service for the Acute and Community requirements for NHS Hillingdon. The contract excludes activity for Oral Nutritional Supplements generated from General Practitioner FP10 activity for non home Enteral feeding patients.

The expectation of this Contract is for the Trusts to receive their feeds and consumables for each of their hospital sites and a Homecare Delivery Service for patients registered with Hillingdon GPs including those who live outside the Borough of Hillingdon but who are registered with a Hillingdon GP.

If patients are discharged outside the boundaries specified above the Homecare Delivery Service may be required to provide a service to those patients (if the receiving Trusts are in agreement).

The final part of the expectation is that the provider must support this services by means of employed resource (Mon-Fri) at HEF Patient residences and primary and secondary healthcare locations, 24/7/365 Telephonic Support, Provision of literature (in multi- lingual, Large Print and/or Braille formats), a HEF Prescription Collection Service, and the utilisation of an N compliant Electronic Patient Registration System (with detailed Management Reporting functions).

II.2.2)Options: No
II.2.3)Information about renewals:
This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Number of possible renewals: 2

II.3)Duration Of The Contract Or Time-Limit For Completion
Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

Information About Lots

Section III: Legal, Economic, Financial And Technical Information
III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
Not Provided

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Not Provided

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Not Provided

III.1.4)Other particular conditions:
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions:Yes
If Yes, description of particular conditions:
Participation will only move forward to those organisations who submit a PQQ as available through this notice.
III.2)Conditions For Participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers:
Not Provided
III.2.2)Economic and financial capacity
Economic and financial capacity - means of proof required:
Not Provided

III.2.3)Technical capacity
Technical capacity - means of proof required
Not Provided
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts: Not Provided
III.3)Conditions Specific To Service Contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession:
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: Not Provided
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service:
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: Not Provided
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1)Type Of Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure: Restricted

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate:

Objective Criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:
As defined in the PQQ and ITT (as submitted to qualifed organisations post PQQ stage)
IV.2)Award Criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria:
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
The criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction:
An electronic auction will be used: No

IV.3)Administrative Information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority: T/Hill/122
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract: No

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document:

Payable documents: No

IV.3.4)Time-limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 09/10/2012
Time: 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates: 19/10/2012
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up: English

Section VI: Complementary Information

VI.1)This Is A Recurrent Procurement: Yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 36, 48 or 60 Months
VI.2)Information about European Union funds:
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No
VI.3)Additional Information: The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundations Trust is acting as the lead negotiator on their own behalf and for NHS Hillingdon who will also be a beneficiary of this service. GO-201297-PRO-4220393 TKR-201297-PRO-4220392

VI.4)Procedures For Appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures:
The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS FoundationTrust
The Furze, Uxbridge, UB8 3NN, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1895279896

Body responsible for mediation procedures:
The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
The Furze, Uxbridge, UB8 3NN, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1895279896

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals: Not Provided

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
The Hillingdon Hospital s NHS Foundation Trust
The Furze, Uxbridge, UB8 3NN, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1895279896

VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 07/09/2012


IV) Address of the other contracting authority on behalf of which the contracting authority is purchasing
Purchased on behalf of other contracting authority details:
1: Contracting Authority
NHS Hillingdon
Kirk House, 97-109 High Street, Yiewsley, UB7 7HJ, United Kingdom

< Previous Notices Next Notice >

Return to Buyer Profile