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Title: Implementation of In-House Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing for Trisomy 21, 18 and 13
Published by: NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership-Procurement Services (hosted by Velindre University NHS Trust)
Publication Date: 13/03/2015
Deadline Date: 14/04/2015
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: Contract Notice
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: Implementation of a rapid Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) screening service that focuses on T13, T18 and T21 including technical transfer for in-house delivery. The solution is to include the following:
- Lowest cost per sample
- Consumables
- Hardware
- Complete IT solution for analysis and reporting
- Skill transfer and training
- Backup / failover solution
- Full technical and clinical validation of solution
- All aspects must conform with the laboratory’s quality accreditation
CPV: 85100000.

CONTRACT NOTICE – OFFICIAL JOURNAL

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1)

Name, Address and Contact Point(s)


Cardiff & Vale Local Health Board

Floor 8 Brecknock House, University Hospital of Wales

Cardiff

CF14 4XW

UK

Procurement

Christian Clee

+44 2920744248

christian.clee@wales.nhs.uk


http://www.procurement.wales.nhs.uk

http://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0221

www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.UK

www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.UK
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I.2)

Type of contracting Authority and Main Activity or Activities

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No

Section II: Object of the Contract

II.1)

Description

II.1.1)

Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority

Implementation of In-House Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing for Trisomy 21, 18 and 13

II.1.2(a))

Type of works contract

II.1.2(b))

Type of supplies contract

II.1.2(c))

Type of service contract

25

II.1.2)

Main site or location of works, place of delivery or performance

University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, CF14 4XW



UKL22

II.1.3)

This notice involves

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II.1.4)

Information on framework agreement (if applicable)

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Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged

Duration of the framework agreement

Justification for a framework agreement the duration of which exceeds four years

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Frequency and value of the contracts to be awarded

II.1.5)

Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Implementation of a rapid Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) screening service that focuses on T13, T18 and T21 including technical transfer for in-house delivery. The solution is to include the following:

- Lowest cost per sample

- Consumables

- Hardware

- Complete IT solution for analysis and reporting

- Skill transfer and training

- Backup / failover solution

- Full technical and clinical validation of solution

- All aspects must conform with the laboratory’s quality accreditation

II.1.6)

Common Procurement Vocabulary (CPV)

85100000

II.1.7)

Contract covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

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II.1.8)

Division into lots

No

II.1.9)

Will variants be accepted

No

II.2)

Quantity or Scope of the Contract

II.2.1)

Total quantity or scope

390000.00
GBP

II.2.2)

Options

Contract duration is for 2 years with the option to extend for a further 1 year.

Provisional timetable for recourse to these options

24

Number of possible renewals

1

In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated time frame for subsequent contracts

12

Section III: Legal, Economic, Financial and Technical Information

III.1)

Conditions Relating to the Contract

III.1.1)

Deposits and guarantees required

III.1.2)

Main Terms of financing and payment and/or reference to the relevant provisions

III.1.3)

Legal form to be taken by the grouping of suppliers, contractors or service providers to whom the contract is to be awarded

III.1.4)

Other particular conditions to which the performance of the contract is subject

III.2)

Conditions for Participation

III.2.1)

Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers


III.2.2)

Economic and financial capacity





III.2.3)

Technical capacity





III.2.4)

Reserved contracts

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Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)

Type of Procedure


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Justification for the choice of accelerated procedure

IV.1.1)

Have candidates already been selected?

No

IV.1.2)

Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

6

Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates

IV.1.3)

Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

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IV.2)

Award Criteria

No


Yes

No

IV.2.2)

An electronic auction will be used

No

IV.3 Administrative Information

IV.3.1)

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

14/2046

IV.3.2)

Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

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Other previous publications

IV.3.3)

Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents



 


IV.3.4)

Time-limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

 14-04-2015  12:00

IV.3.5)

Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

 21-04-2015

IV.3.6)

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

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IV.3.7)

Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender 

IV.3.8)

Conditions for opening tenders



 21-04-2015  12:00
on Bravo eTender Wales

Section VI: Other Information

VI.1)

Indicate whether this procurement is a recurrent one and the Estimated timing for further notices to be published


VI.2)

Does the contract relate to a Project/Programme financed by Community Funds?

No



VI.3)

Additional Information

1. The Contracting Authority reserves the right to award the contract in whole, in part or annul the tendering process and not award any contract.

2. Bidders should note that they will be required to enter into terms and conditions of contract as set out in the ITT and that save for matters of clarification or consistency the Contracting Authority will not negotiate the terms.

3. The Contracting Authority will not accept completed PQQ's after the stated closing date.

4. All documents to be priced (where applicable) in sterling and all payments made in sterling.

5. All tender costs and liabilities incurred by bidders shall be the sole responsibility of the bidders.

6. In reference to II.1.9 (Variants) to the extent permitted, if at all, in the tender documents.

7. Prospective suppliers should note that NHS Shared Services Partnership - Procurement Services is acting on behalf of Cardiff and Vale University Local Health Board

This notice is TO make any and all potential bidders aware that a PQQ is available on Bravo eTender Wales and must be returned completed by the 14th of April 2015.

The Bravo reference is; Project_29900

(WA Ref:24170)

VI.4)

Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)

Body responsible for appeal procedures










Body responsible for mediation procedures










VI.4.2)

Lodging of appeals

NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership on behalf of Cardiff and Vale University Local Health Board will allow a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period between notifying the award decision and awarding the contract. Unsuccessful tenderers and applicants are entitled to receive reasons for the decision, including the characteristics and relative advantages of the winning bid and the reasons why the tenderer/applicant was unsuccessful. Should additional information be required it should be requested of the addressee in section I.1. Aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the procurement rules have the right to take action in the High Court (England and Wales). Any such action is subject to strict time limits in accordance with the Public Contracts (Amendments) Regulations 2009.

VI.4.3)

Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained










VI.5)

Dispatch date of this Notice

 13-03-2015

ANNEX A

Additional Addresses and Contact Points

I)

Address and contact points from which further information can be obtained



Cardiff & Vale Local Healthboard

Floor 8 Brecknock, University Hospital of Wales

Cardiff

CF14 4XW

UK

Procurement

Christian Clee

+44 292090744248

christian.clee@wales.nhs.uk

http://www.procurement.wales.nhs.uk

II)

Address and contact points from which specifications and additional documentation may be obtained



Cardiff & Vale Local Healthboard

Floor 8 Brecknock House, University Hospital of Wales

Cardiff

CF14 4XW

UK

Procurement

Christian Clee

+44 292090744248

christian.clee@wales.nhs.uk

http://www.procurement.wales.nhs.uk

III)

Address and contact points to which Tenders/Requests to Participate must be sent



Cardiff & Vale Local Healthboard

Floor 8 Brecknock House, University Hospital of Wales

Cardiff

CF14 4XW

UK

Procurement

Christian Clee

+44 29209744248

christian.clee@wales.nhs.uk

http://www.procurement.wales.nhs.uk

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Main Contact: christian.clee@wales.nhs.uk
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Other Contact: christian.clee@wales.nhs.uk

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