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Title: Coroner Service – Body Storage, Mortuary Provision, Histology and Toxicology
Published by: Buckinghamshire Council
Publication Date: 20/11/2020
Deadline Date: 21/12/2020
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: Contract Notice
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract:

Lot 1: to provide accommodation, facilities and staff to provide for full and immediate post mortems, including paediatrics, high risk and Home Office forensic post mortems.

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Prior information notice - This notice is a call for competition

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Buckinghamshire Council

11th Floor, New County Offices, Walton Street

Aylesbury

HP20 1YU

UK

Contact person: Mr Adrian Ratcliff

Telephone: +44 1296383337

E-mail: adrian.ratcliff@buckinghamshire.gov.uk

NUTS: UKJ13

Internet address(es)

Main address: https://buckinghamshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://buckinghamshire.gov.uk

I.3) Communication

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

https://www.supplybucksbusiness.org.uk


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://www.supplybucksbusiness.org.uk


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5) Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Coroner Service – Body Storage, Mortuary Provision, Histology and Toxicology

Reference number: DN509662

II.1.2) Main CPV code

85000000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

Buckinghamshire Council is seeking to place two contracts – one for the body storage, mortuary provision and histology (lot 1), and one for toxicology (lot 2). The contracts will commence on site on 1 April 2021 and end on the 31 March 2026.The contracts may be extended by one further 2 year period, and then one further 1 year period.

The Buckinghamshire Coroner jurisdiction covers the territorial county of Buckinghamshire, excluding Milton Keynes. The coronial jurisdiction contains major transport links consisting of motorways, A-roads, underground and mainline railways, as well as an airport. It also has one healthcare trust, a mental health unit and two prisons. As with all Coroners, the Buckinghamshire Coroner works to the Coroners and Justice Act 2009.

The current population of Buckinghamshire is 540 000 and with 13 % growth anticipated by 2036.

There is a well-established medical examiner service in place at Stoke Mandeville Hospital which reviews all hospital deaths, and there is a statutory requirement for this to include all community deaths by April 2022.

The contract spend for lot 1 is estimated to be GBP 255 000 per annum and lot 2 it is estimated to be GBP 60 000 per annum. Therefore the total contract spend per annum is estimated to be GBP 315 000 for both lots.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: Yes

Tenders may be submitted for all lots

II.2) Description

Lot No: 1

II.2.1) Title

Fully Inclusive Mortuary Services and Post Morten Facilities, Including Invasive and Non-Invasive Post Mortems

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKJ13

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Lot 1: to provide accommodation, facilities and staff to provide for full and immediate post mortems, including paediatrics, high risk and Home Office forensic post mortems.

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

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

Lot No: 2

II.2.1) Title

Toxicology Provision

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKJ13

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Lot 2: The service provider will be required to analyse tissue and body fluids obtained during the post mortem examination for the detection of substances and assist the Coroner to investigate sudden and unexplained deaths within their area of remit, in accordance with the Coroners and Justice Act 2009.

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.1.4) Objective rules and criteria for participation

All criteria are stated in the procurement documents accessed via http://www.supplybucksbusiness.org.uk

Award criteria: quality 60, price 40.

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2) Contract performance conditions

As set out in the procurement documents accessed via http://www.supplybucksbusiness.org.uk

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest

Date: 21/12/2020

Local time: 12:00

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

EN

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Buckinghamshire Council

Walton Street

Aylesbury

HP20 1UA

UK

E-mail: procurement@buckinghamshire.gov.uk

VI.4.3) Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Council will incorporate a standstill period at the point when information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. The standstill period will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, and provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for the aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

17/11/2020


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Main Contact: adrian.ratcliff@buckinghamshire.gov.uk
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