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Title: Provision of Public Health Microbiology Services for North England and Yorkshire and the Humber
Published by: Public Health England
Publication Date: 06/12/2018
Deadline Date:
Deadline Time:
Notice Type: Contract Award Notice
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract:

The awarded contract is for the provision of Public Health Microbiology Service for North East. It covers the following elements:

— timely testing of samples for a wide range of pathogens (including some not tested for by NHS microbiology laboratories), providing results/interpretation to the sender and providing treatment advice to clinicians if required,

— processing specialist referred samples for NHS laboratories,

— developing/rolling out new tests or methodologies to support PHE locally/nationally,

— maintaining existing active links to PHE and other Reference Laboratories,

— testing service for the investigation of outbreaks of infections or sporadic infections caused by pathogens specific concern,

— professional expert microbiological and virological advice and support in relation to medical and scientific issues pertaining to Public Health Microbiology and PHE.

The contract is for 3 years with possible extensions up to 2 years.

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting Change entity

I.1) Name and addresses

Public Health England

Manor Farm Road, Porton Down

Salisbury

SP2 0QT

UK

Telephone: +44 2076548000

E-mail: anna.gibson@phe.gov.uk

NUTS: UK

Internet address(es)

Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/public-health-england

I.2) Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.4) Type of the contracting authority

National or federal agency/office

I.5) Main activity

Health

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Provision of Public Health Microbiology Services for North England and Yorkshire and the Humber

II.1.2) Main CPV code

85100000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

Public Health England (PHE) awarded the contract for the provision of Public Health Microbiology Service for North East to The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: Yes

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement

Value excluding VAT: 500 000.00 GBP

II.2) Description

Lot No: 2

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

85100000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UK

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The awarded contract is for the provision of Public Health Microbiology Service for North East. It covers the following elements:

— timely testing of samples for a wide range of pathogens (including some not tested for by NHS microbiology laboratories), providing results/interpretation to the sender and providing treatment advice to clinicians if required,

— processing specialist referred samples for NHS laboratories,

— developing/rolling out new tests or methodologies to support PHE locally/nationally,

— maintaining existing active links to PHE and other Reference Laboratories,

— testing service for the investigation of outbreaks of infections or sporadic infections caused by pathogens specific concern,

— professional expert microbiological and virological advice and support in relation to medical and scientific issues pertaining to Public Health Microbiology and PHE.

The contract is for 3 years with possible extensions up to 2 years.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Cost criterion: Technical / Weighting: 70 %

Cost criterion: Commercial / Weighting: 30 %

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

The subject of the tender falls under “health services”, Common Procurement Vocabulary (CPV) code 85100000, therefore, the use of the light touch regime was permitted, as set out in Schedule 3 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

Due to clear requirement, the tender structure reflected the characteristics of an open procedure with a variation allowing a tender to submit a variant bid. The variant bid allowed for submission of proposal(s) covering both lots. Any variant bid would only be considered once the Authority would be satisfied that the Tenderer has submitted a compliant Reference Bids for Lot 1: Public Health Microbiology Services for North East (ITT 3064) and Lot 2: Public Health Microbiology Services for Yorkshire and The Humber (ITT 3065).

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S:

2017/S 241-500383

IV.2.9) Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

The contracting authority will not award any further contracts based on the above prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

V.2 Award of contract

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

30/09/2018

V.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 1

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust of The Freeman Hospital

Tyne and Wear

Newcastle upon Tyne

NE7 7DN

UK

NUTS: UK

The contractor is an SME: No

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Lowest offer: 300 000.00 GBP / Highest offer: 500 000.00 GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Public Health England (PHE)

London

NW9 5EQ

UK

VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures

Public Health England

NW9 5EQ

London

UK

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

04/12/2018


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