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Tender description

This Framework Agreement will include all printable patient identification products along with accessories.

These products will include wristbands compatible with both laser and thermal printers along with the thermal printers.

Precise quantities are unknown. It is anticipated that initial expenditure will be in the region of 3 250 000 GBP to 4 000 000 GBP in the first year of this Framework Agreement, however this is approximate only and the values may vary depending on the requirements of those bodies purchasing under the Framework Agreement.

This Framework Agreement is for 24 months with the option to extend for up to a further 24 months for up to a total period of 48 months

Legal, economic, financial and technical information

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
YES
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
YES

Procedure

Languages in which projects or requests to participate may be drawn up
EN
Date
2018-08-06
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement
Yes
Local time
15:00
Notice number in the OJ S
2017/S 119-239112
Conditions for opening of tenders

2018-08-07

09:00

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement

12

Type of contest
Open

Complementary information

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
YES
This is a recurrent procurement
No
Electronic payment will be used
YES
Additional information

Applicants may bid for 1, more than 1 or all of the Lots and Applicants should refer to the Invitation to Tender for more information in respect of this.

The terms of contracts formed under the Framework Agreement may continue beyond the end of the term of the Framework Agreement itself. The NHS Supply Chain — Office Solutions Contract Manager expects to provide successful Suppliers with the opportunity to offer additional savings to customers through the provision of discounted pricing, value-added offerings and commitment / bulk buy initiatives.

The NHS Supply Chain: Office Solutions Contract Manager will share savings information in order to assist its customers with making informed procurement decisions.

NHS Supply Chain: Office Solutions intends to enter into arrangements under which it will be entitled to purchase supplies and/or services which it will make available for purchase by:

1) any NHS Trust;

2) any other NHS entity;

3) any government department, agency or other statutory body (for the avoidance of doubt including local authorities); and/or

4) any private sector entity active in the UK healthcare sector.

Only NHS Supply Chain — Office Solutions can order from the Framework Agreement and enter into contracts under it.

Non-Direct Contract Products:

As set out in the tender documents.

Electronic ordering will be used and electronic invoicing will be accepted and electronic payment will be used. For the avoidance of doubt, and notwithstanding the estimate indicated within this notice.

NHS Supply Chain — Office Solutions does not guarantee any level of purchase through the framework and advises Applicants that the framework shall be established on a non-exclusive basis.

Tenders and all supporting documentation for the contract must be priced in sterling and written in English. Any agreement entered into will be considered a contract made in England according to English law and will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.

NHS Supply Chain — Office Solutions is not liable for any costs (including any third party costs fees or expenses incurred by those expressing an interest, participating or tendering for this contract opportunity.

NHS Supply Chain — Solutions reserves the right to terminate the procurement process (or part of it), to change the basis of and the procedures for the procurement process at any time, or to procure the subject matter of the contract by alternative means if it appears that it can be more advantageously procured by alternative means. The most economically advantageous or any tender will not automatically be accepted.

All communications regarding responding to the tender must be made through NHS Supply Chain’s e-Tendering portal at http://procurement.supplychain.nhs.uk/ISS/ using the Message Centre facility linked to this particular Contract Aotice once an expression of interest has been made. For any further general information communication can be sent to office.solutions@supplychain.nhs.uk

Date of dispatch of this notice
2018-07-13
Review body

Not Applicable

London

Electonic ordering will be used
YES Main CPV code 22455100

Bidding information

Bidding deadline

6 Aug 2018

0 days remaining

Total estimated value

GBP 16.0 million

Locations

United Kingdom, London

LOTS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS TENDER

Printable Patient Identification wristbands compatible with Laser Printers

Value

GBP 4.0 million

Printable Patient Identification wristbands compatible with Laser Printers This Lot includes patient identification wristbands to be compatible with laser printers. This Lot also includes wristband accessories.

Main site or place of performance

Normanton.

Printable Patient Identification wristbands compatible with Thermal Printers

Value

GBP 4.0 million

Printable Patient Identification wristbands compatible with Thermal Printers This Lot includes patient identification wristbands to be compatible with thermal printers. This Lot also includes thermal printers (handheld and standalone) and associated accessories e.g.: battery packs, docking stations, printer ribbons, handheld electronic devices.

Main site or place of performance

Normanton.

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