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GB-Uxbridge: Repair and maintenance services of medical and surgical equipment.

Section I: Contracting Authority
I.1)Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
The Hillingdon Hospital NHS Trust
The Hillingdon Hospital NHS Trust, Pield Heath Road, , Uxbridge, UB8 3NN, United Kingdom
Tel. 01895 279575, Fax. 01895 279434, Email: John.Dangerfield@thh.nhs.uk, URL: www.thh.nhs.uk
Contact: John Dangerfield, Attn: John Dangerfield

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 contracting authority and main activity or activities:
Body governed by public law
Health

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: No

Section II: Object Of The Contract: SERVICES
II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Repair, Maintenance, Administration and Training Support Services of Medical Equipments
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance: SERVICES
Service Category: 1

Region Codes: UKI23 - Outer London - West and North West
II.1.3)This notice involves: A public contract

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase:
Repair and maintenance services of medical and surgical equipment.

II.1.6)Common Procurement Vocabulary:
50420000 - Repair and maintenance services of medical and surgical equipment.


II.1.7)Contract Covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No
II.1.8)Division into lots: No
II.1.9)Variants will be accepted: Yes

II.2)Quantity Or Scope Of The Contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
The Contract will cover:

a. Asset Tracking of all Medical Equipments
b. Acceptance Testing, PAT Testing, 1st and 2nd line repair and maintenance of Medical Equioments.
c. In collaboration with the Authority, the deliverance of user training on Medical Equipments to agreed standards.
d. The organisation, administration and control of an equipment library to pre-defined quantities.
e. End of Life Equipment Disposal

Medical Equipment is defined as equipments for use in Biomedical, Radiology, Endoscopy, Surgical, Therapies and General Medicine disciplines

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range between: 3000000 and 5000000
Currency: GBP


II.2.2)Options: No
II.3)Duration Of The Contract Or Time-Limit For Completion
Starting: 01/08/2011
Completion: 31/07/2016

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 regulating them:
Not Provided

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

III.1.4)Other particular conditions to which the performance of the contract is subject: No
III.2)Conditions For Participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers:
(a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order for compulsory winding up or administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) has been convicted by a judgement which has he force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by ay means which the contracting authorities can demonstrate;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this section or has not supplied such information;
(h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organisation as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26 May 1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j) has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10 June 1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.

III.2.2)Economic and financial capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
(a) appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance;
(b) the presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established;
(c) a statement of the undertaking's overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last three financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information on these turnovers is available.


III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
(a) a list of the works carried out over the past five years, accompanied by certificates of satisfactory execution for the most important works. These certificates shall indicate the value, date and site of the works and shall specify whether they were carried out according to the rules of the trade and properly completed. Where appropriate, the competent authority shall submit these certificates to the contracting authority direct;
(b) a list of the principal deliveries effected or the main services provided in the past three years, with the sums, dates and recipients, whether public or private, involved. Evidence of delivery and services provided shall be given: - where the recipient was a contracting authority, in the form of certificates issued or countersigned by the competent authority, - where the recipient was a private purchaser, by the purchaser's certification or, failing this, simply by a declaration by the economic operator;
(c) an indication of the technicians or technical bodies involved, whether or not belonging directly to the economic operator's undertaking, especially those responsible for quality control and, in the case of public works contracts, those upon whom the contractor can call in order to carry out the work;
(d) a description of the technical facilities and measures used by the supplier or service provider for ensuring quality and the undertaking's study and research facilities;
(e) where the products or services to be supplied are complex or, exceptionally, are required for a special purpose, a check carried out by the contracting authorities or on their behalf by a competent official body of the country in which the supplier or service provider is established, subject to that body's agreement, on the production capacities of the supplier or the technical capacity of the service provider and, if necessary, on the means of study and research which are available to it and the quality control measures it will operate;
(f) the educational and professional qualifications of the service provider or contractor and/or those of the undertaking's managerial staff and, in particular, those of the person or persons responsible for providing the services or managing the work;
(g) for public works contracts and public services contracts, and only in appropriate cases, an indication of the environmental management measures that the economic operator will be able to apply when performing the contract;
(i) a statement of the tools, plant or technical equipment available to the service provider or contractor for carrying out the contract;

III.2.4)Reserved contracts: No

III.3)Conditions Specific To Service Contracts
III.3.1)Execution of service is reserved to particular profession: Yes
If yes, reference to relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:
At bid stage, potential suppliers must be able to produce copy of OEM training qualification and certificates relevant to the range of equipments identified within the Tender Pack and Engineering Support Staff they propose
III.3.2)Legal person should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for execution of the service: Yes
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1)Type Of Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure: Negotiated
Candidates have already been selected: No
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate:

Envisaged number of operators: 5

Objective Criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:
Following Expressions of Interest, potential suppliers will be required to complete an additional Pre Qualification Questionairre. Further shortlisting will be conducted based on the Evaluation Procedure as defined in this PQQ.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue: Yes
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)An electronic auction will be used: No

IV.3)Administrative Information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority: T/Hill/EF2011/2
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract: No

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

Date: 17/01/2011 Time-limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 12:00
Payable documents: No

IV.3.4)Time-limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 18/02/2011
Time: 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates: 07/03/2011
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: 60 Months
VI.2)Contract related to a project and/or programme financed by Community Funds: No
VI.3)Additional Information: The Contract will cover all ranges of medical equipment including biomedical, radiology and laboratory equipment.

The Srevice will be delivered in accordance with the Medical Devices Agency's Guidelines "Medical Devices and Equipment Management : Repair and Maintenace Provision" Reference Number DB2000(02) or as subsequently amended.

All maintenance work is to be carried out in accordance with Original Equipment manufacturers recommendations. All and any spare parts should meet the original manufacturers recommendations.

NHS Standard Te3rms and Conditions of Contract for the Maintenance of Equipment, in conjunction with CRACOE Terms and Conditions of Contract will apply.

A mechanism will be in place within the Tender Documentation to allow for the addition and deletion of equipments from time to time within the base contract. A listing of types of equipments to be mainytained will be included within the PQQ and the tender documentation.

The successful contractor will also be required to provide assistance in areas such as Training, Acceptance Testing, PAT Testing, Repair Work, Equipment Disposal, running of an equipment library and equipment replacement programme planning and to offer advice and assistance to ensure the a\uthorities compliance to the highest level of CNST. GO-2011110-PRO-2113827 TKR-2011110-PRO-2113826

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures:
Not Provided

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals: Not Provided

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
Not Provided

VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 10/01/2011

ANNEX A


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