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Title: Supply of material for INR External Quality Assessment provision
OCID: ocds-kuma6s-136954
Published by: NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership-Procurement Services (hosted by Velindre University NHS Trust)
Authority ID: AA0221
Publication Date: 01/12/2023
Deadline Date: 08/01/2024
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: 02 Contract Notice
Has Documents: No
Has SPD: No
Abstract: The product specification will detail the material required to be supplied from this external source for quality assurance testing
CPV: 33141520.

Contract notice

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership

2nd Floor Woodland House, Maes-Y-Coed Road

Cardiff

CF14 4HH

UK

Contact person: Nadine Stokes

Telephone: +44 2921508276

E-mail: nadine.stokes@wales.nhs.uk

NUTS: UK

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://nwssp.nhs.wales/ourservices/procurement-services/

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0221

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/home.html


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/home.html


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity

Health

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Supply of material for INR External Quality Assessment provision

Reference number: CAV-ITT-PROJECT_55043

II.1.2) Main CPV code

33141520

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4) Short description

The product specification will detail the material required to be supplied from this external source for quality assurance testing

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 306 000.00  GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKL22


Main site or place of performance:

WEQAS National External Quality Assessment Scheme

Unit 6 Parc Ty Glas, Llanishen, Cardiff CF14 5DU

UK

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (UHB) operating as Weqas seeks to establish a contract for the supply of material for INR EQA provision.

Weqas is a National External Quality Assessment Scheme which monitors the analytical performance of diagnostic laboratories in the UK, Ireland and overseas. It is a non-profit making organisation within the NHS, a division of Cardiff and Vale UHB.

Weqas is registered with United Kingdom Accreditation Services (UKAS) for conformity assessment. Weqas External Quality Assessment services are accredited in accordance with the recognised International Standard – General requirements for proficiency testing (ISO/IEC 17043:2010).

A number of programmes require material supplied by an external source for use as EQA material. This will be distributed to all participants within the EQA programme.

The product specification will detail the material required to be supplied from this external source for quality assurance testing.

Ideally liquid stable ‘ready to use’ material is needed for distribution as INR EQA material, which is compatible with Roche Coaguchek, Siemens Xprecia and Abbott i-STAT as a minimum. Lyophilised material may also be considered but is not the material of choice.

Please note that the UHB reserves the right not to award this contract

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

12 Month Extension

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: Yes

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

Ideally liquid stable ‘ready to use’ material is needed for distribution as INR EQA material, which is compatible with Roche Coaguchek, Siemens Xprecia and Abbott i-STAT as a minimum. Lyophilised material may also be considered but is not the material of choice

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 III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents


III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents


III.2) Conditions related to the contract

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.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 08/01/2024

Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

CY

IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Tender must be valid until: 01/04/2024

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 08/01/2024

Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3) Additional information

Please note additional information on this procurement:

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

NOTE: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=136954

(WA Ref:136954)

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

High Court

Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand

London

WC2A 2LL

UK

Telephone: +44 2079477501

VI.4.3) Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership on behalf of Cardiff and Vale University 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 2015.

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

01/12/2023


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Main Contact: nadine.stokes@wales.nhs.uk
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IDTitleParent Category
33141520Plasma extractsDisposable non-chemical medical consumables and haematological consumables

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1022Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan

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