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Title: Targeted Lung Health Check Programme
Published by: NHS Newcastle Gateshead Clinical Commissioning Group
Publication Date: 11/09/2019
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Deadline Time:
Notice Type: VEAT
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Has ESPD: No

A 4 year programme to identify and invite participants for a lung health check, low dose CT scanning from mobile vans (where relevant) and follow - up and recall.

Voluntary ex ante transparency notice

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1) Name and addresses

NHS Newcastle Gateshead Clinical Commissioning Group

Riverside House, Goldcrest Way, Newburn Riverside (Business Park)

Newcastle Upon Tyne

NE15 8NY




Internet address(es)

Main address:

I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity


Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Targeted Lung Health Check Programme

II.1.2) Main CPV code



II.1.3) Type of contract


II.1.4) Short description

Programme for early diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement

Value excluding VAT: 10 250 000.00 GBP

II.2) Description

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:


Main site or place of performance:

Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

A 4 year programme to identify and invite participants for a lung health check, low dose CT scanning from mobile vans (where relevant) and follow - up and recall.

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

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

II.2.14) Additional information

Relevant, identified participants will be invited to free lung checks over a period of 3 years until March 2021. Those assessed as high risk will be offered a low-dose CT scan. The remaining 2 years of the programme will focus on follow-up surveillance scans.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Award of a contract without prior publication of a call for competition in the Official Journal of the European Union

Justification for selected award procedure:

The procurement falls outside the scope of application of the Directive


The Contracting Authority intends to vary its contract with Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust the provision of Article 72 of Directive 2014/24/EU. Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust currently provides a range of health services and the proposed variation will be made under Article 72 (i) (c):

(a) the Contracting Authority could not reasonably foresee all allocation of funding for the programe ahead of its contracting round;

(b) the modification will not alter the overall contract; and

(c) the increase in value does not represent more than a 50 % increase in the original contract value.

Further or alternatively, the modification is not substantial under Article 72 (4) because the modification does not introduce conditions which would have allowed for different tenderers or tenders and the scope of the contract is not to be considerably extended Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will procure mobile scanning vans from a framework compliant with directive 2014/24/EU.

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No

Section V: Award of contract/concession

V.2 Award of contract/concession

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract/concession


V.2.2) Information about tenders

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

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospital Foundation Trust

Freeman Hospital, Freeman Road, High Heaton

Newcastle upon Tyne




The contractor is an SME: No

V.2.4) Information on value of the concession and main financing terms (excluding VAT)

Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot/concession: 10 250 000.00 GBP

Total value of the concession/lot: 10 250 000.00 GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting

The contract/concession is likely to be subcontracted

Short description of the part of the contract to be subcontracted:

The mobile scanning requirements will be procured through an EU complaint framework.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3) Additional information

Newcastle Gateshead CCG intends to enter into a contract with Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust for the delivery of Targeted Lung Health Check Programme on whichever is the later date:

1) upon completion of a 10 day standstill period which will commence on the date after the publication of this Notice, or

2) after midnight on 18.9.2019.

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VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

North of England Commissioning Support

Teesdale House, Thornaby

Stockton on Tees

TS17 6BL


VI.4.3) Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provides that aggrieved parties who have been harmed, or are at risk of harm, by breach of the rules are to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice


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