Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 11/01/2021

Local time: 17:00

This tender is to establish a multi supplier framework agreement which will provide a comprehensive range of products suitable for use in Acute and Community settings, this may include the provision of hospital ward beds, specialist beds, low beds, maternity beds, foam, dynamic, fluid simulating and air fluidised mattresses, hybrid mattresses, cushions, chairs, and other products that can be properly described as pressure relieving equipment.

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United Kingdom-Edgbaston: Hospital beds

2020/S 238-589528

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: HealthTrust Europe LLP (HTE) acting as agent for the University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust (‘UHCW’)
Postal address: 19 George Road
Town: Edgbaston, Birmingham
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: B15 1NU
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail:
Telephone: +44 08458875000
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://healthtrusteurope.bravosolution.co.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://healthtrusteurope.bravosolution.co.uk

Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://healthtrusteurope.bravosolution.co.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

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:

Framework Agreement for the Supply of Pressure Area Care Equipment and Services

Reference number: SF052197

II.1.2)Main CPV code

33192120 Hospital beds

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

This tender is to establish a multi supplier framework agreement which will provide a comprehensive range of products suitable for use in Acute and Community settings, this may include the provision of hospital ward beds, specialist beds, low beds, maternity beds, foam, dynamic, fluid simulating and air fluidised mattresses, hybrid mattresses, cushions, chairs, and other products that can be properly described as pressure relieving equipment.

The scope of the framework will also include a range of services which will include delivery, collection, decontamination, repair, maintenance, PPM, managed service, training, education, audit and clinical/technical support. Duration of the framework will be 4 years maximum (3 years initial period with the option of extending for 1 period of 12 months) The product/service offering in Lots 1 to 10 will be a multi supplier framework agreement with tiered pricing via direct award with options for competed services where required.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 100 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes

Tenders may be submitted for all lots

Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 10

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Medical Beds and Associated Services

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

33192100 Beds for medical use

33192120 Hospital beds

39143116 Cots

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The objective of Lot 1 is to award a multi-supplier based framework for the supply of medical beds, including 4 section electric profiling beds, community beds, low height beds, floor level beds, paediatric beds, birthing beds, cots, and cribs. Repair and maintenance services, decontamination for the products within this lot and a managed service will also be included. The framework agreement will also include training and clinical support for implementation and through the lifetime of the contract.

Terms and conditions/Activity Based Income (ABI). The terms and conditions of this framework agreement and any resulting call-off contract is appended to the ITT. These terms include provisions requiring the payment by the supplier of an ABI management charge in consideration of the award of this framework agreement, the management and administration by HTE of the overall contract structure and associated documentation, as well as the requirement to submit regular management information to HTE.

Submission of expressions of interest and procurement information. This exercise will be conducted on the HTE Bravo portal. Candidates wishing to be considered must register expressions of interest as follows:

— register on the HTE portal at https://healthtrusteurope.bravosolution.co.uk

— login to the portal with username/password;

— click the ITTs Open to All Suppliers link;

— these are the ITTs open to any registered supplier;

— click on the relevant ITT to access the content;

— click the Express Interest button at the top of the page;

— this will move the ITT into your My ITTs page;

— you can access any attachments by clicking Buyer Attachments in the ITT Details box. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the ITT;

— submit your reply using the Submit Response button at the top of the page;

— if you require any further advice, contact the Bravo e-Tendering Help Desk at . Sid4Gov HTE utilises the sid4gov supplier information database. Candidates should register on sid4gov at https://sid4gov.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/organisation/register and submit their sid4gov company profile for publication on the database. Candidates already registered on sid4gov must ensure information is up to date. Where access to sid4gov is unavailable, please contact the sid4gov helpdesk at . Please note that sid4gov does not prepopulate any fields of the ITT on HTE’s Bravo portal. Candidates must complete the qualification and technical and commercial envelopes of the ITT in full.

II.2.5)Award criteria

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

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 25 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36

This contract is subject to renewal: yes

Description of renewals:

The contract shall be for the period of 3 years with the option to renew for one further period of 12 months subject to satisfactory performance of the contractor.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes

Description of options:

1 option to extend the contract for a period of 12 months.

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

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Specialist Beds & Associated Services

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

33192100 Beds for medical use

33192150 Therapy beds

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The objective of Lot 2 is to award a multi-supplier based framework for the supply of beds which are categorised as ‘specialised or therapy’ beds. Products included critical care beds, rotational / respiratory beds, spinal beds, standing beds and turning beds.

Repair and maintenance services, decontamination for the products within this lot and managed service will also be included.

The Framework Agreement will also include training and clinical support for implementation and through the lifetime of the contract.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS / ACTIVITY BASED INCOME (ABI). The terms and conditions of this Framework Agreement and any resulting Call-Off contract is appended to the ITT. These terms include provisions requiring the payment by the supplier of an ABI management charge in consideration of the award of this framework agreement, the management and administration by HTE of the overall contract structure and associated documentation, as well as the requirement to submit regular management information to HTE. SUBMISSION OF EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST AND PROCUREMENT INFORMATION This exercise will be conducted on the HTE Bravo portal. Candidates wishing to be considered must register expressions of interest as follows: Register on the HTE portal at https://healthtrusteurope.bravosolution.co.uk. Login to the portal with username/password. Click the ITTs Open to All Suppliers link. These are the ITTs open to any registered supplier. Click on the relevant ITT to access the content. Click the Express Interest button at the top of the page. This will move the ITT into your My ITTs page. You can access any attachments by clicking Buyer Attachments in the ITT Details box. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the ITT. Submit your reply using the Submit Response button at the top of the page. If you require any further advice, contact the Bravo e-Tendering Help Desk at . Sid4Gov HTE utilises the sid4gov supplier information database. Candidates should register on sid4gov at https://sid4gov.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/organisation/register and submit their sid4gov company profile for publication on the database. Candidates already registered on sid4gov must ensure information is up to date. Where access to sid4gov is unavailable, please contact the sid4gov helpdesk at . Please note that sid4gov does not prepopulate any fields of the PQQ on HTE’s Bravo portal. Candidates must complete the Qualification, Technical & Commercial Envelopes of the ITT in Bravo in full.

II.2.5)Award criteria

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

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 10 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36

This contract is subject to renewal: yes

Description of renewals:

The contract shall be for the period of three years with the option to renew for one further period of 12 months subject to satisfactory performance of the contractor.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes

Description of options:

Option to extend for one period of 12 months

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

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Patient Trolleys & Associated Services

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

33192120 Hospital beds

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The objective of Lot 3 is to award a multi-supplier based framework for the supply of patient trolleys. Products include patient trolleys, and emergency department trolleys.

Repair and maintenance services, decontamination and managed services will also be included.

The Framework Agreement will also include training and clinical support for implementation and through the lifetime of the contract.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS / ACTIVITY BASED INCOME (ABI). The terms and conditions of this Framework Agreement and any resulting Call-Off contract is appended to the ITT. These terms include provisions requiring the payment by the supplier of an ABI management charge in consideration of the award of this framework agreement, the management and administration by HTE of the overall contract structure and associated documentation, as well as the requirement to submit regular management information to HTE. SUBMISSION OF EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST AND PROCUREMENT INFORMATION This exercise will be conducted on the HTE Bravo portal. Candidates wishing to be considered must register expressions of interest as follows: Register on the HTE portal at https://healthtrusteurope.bravosolution.co.uk. Login to the portal with username/password. Click the ITTs Open to All Suppliers link. These are the ITTs open to any registered supplier. Click on the relevant ITT to access the content. Click the Express Interest button at the top of the page. This will move the ITT into your My ITTs page. You can access any attachments by clicking Buyer Attachments in the ITT Details box. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the ITT. Submit your reply using the Submit Response button at the top of the page. If you require any further advice, contact the Bravo e-Tendering Help Desk at . Sid4Gov HTE utilises the sid4gov supplier information database. Candidates should register on sid4gov at https://sid4gov.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/organisation/register and submit their sid4gov company profile for publication on the database. Candidates already registered on sid4gov must ensure information is up to date. Where access to sid4gov is unavailable, please contact the sid4gov helpdesk at . Please note that sid4gov does not prepopulate any fields of the PQQ on HTE’s Bravo portal. Candidates must complete the Qualification, Technical & Commercial Envelopes of the ITT in Bravo in full.

II.2.5)Award criteria

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

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 5 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36

This contract is subject to renewal: yes

Description of renewals:

The contract shall be for the period of three years with the option to renew for one further period of 12 months subject to satisfactory performance of the contractor.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes

Description of options:

One option to extend for a period of 12 months

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

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Bariatric Beds, Mattresses, Chairs, Accessories & Associated Services

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

33192100 Beds for medical use

33192120 Hospital beds

33192130 Motorised beds

39143112 Mattresses

39516110 Cushions

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The objective of Lot 4 is to award a multi-supplier based framework which will only include bariatric products suitable for the needs of plus size patients who exceed the safe working load and dimensions of a standard medical bed. Products within this Lot includes hospital beds, community beds, pressure redistributing mattresses, pressure relieving chairs, and cushions.

Decontamination, and repair and maintenance services applicable to products within this Lot and managed service will also be included.

The Framework Agreement will also include training and clinical support for implementation and through the lifetime of the contract.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS / ACTIVITY BASED INCOME (ABI). The terms and conditions of this Framework Agreement and any resulting Call-Off contract is appended to the ITT. These terms include provisions requiring the payment by the supplier of an ABI management charge in consideration of the award of this framework agreement, the management and administration by HTE of the overall contract structure and associated documentation, as well as the requirement to submit regular management information to HTE. SUBMISSION OF EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST AND PROCUREMENT INFORMATION This exercise will be conducted on the HTE Bravo portal. Candidates wishing to be considered must register expressions of interest as follows: Register on the HTE portal at https://healthtrusteurope.bravosolution.co.uk. Login to the portal with username/password. Click the ITTs Open to All Suppliers link. These are the ITTs open to any registered supplier. Click on the relevant ITT to access the content. Click the Express Interest button at the top of the page. This will move the ITT into your My ITTs page. You can access any attachments by clicking Buyer Attachments in the ITT Details box. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the ITT. Submit your reply using the Submit Response button at the top of the page. If you require any further advice, contact the Bravo e-Tendering Help Desk at . Sid4Gov HTE utilises the sid4gov supplier information database. Candidates should register on sid4gov at https://sid4gov.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/organisation/register and submit their sid4gov company profile for publication on the database. Candidates already registered on sid4gov must ensure information is up to date. Where access to sid4gov is unavailable, please contact the sid4gov helpdesk at . Please note that sid4gov does not prepopulate any fields of the ITT on HTE’s Bravo portal. Candidates must complete the Qualification, Technical & Commercial Envelopes of the ITT in Bravo in full.

II.2.5)Award criteria

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

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 10 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36

This contract is subject to renewal: yes

Description of renewals:

The contract shall be for the period of three years with the option to renew for one further period of 12 months subject to satisfactory performance of the contractor.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes

Description of options:

One option to extend for a 12 month period

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

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Dynamic Mattress & Associated Services

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

39143111 Mattress supports

39143112 Mattresses

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The objective of Lot 5 is to award a multi-supplier based framework for the supply of dynamic mattress systems for pressure relief / redistribution and prevention/ management of pressure ulcers. Products covered within this Lot includes alternating pressure mattress replacements / overlays, continuous low pressure and low air loss mattresses.

Decontamination and repair and maintenance services applicable to products within this Lot and managed services will also be included.

The Framework Agreement will also include training and clinical support for implementation and through the lifetime of the contract.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS / ACTIVITY BASED INCOME (ABI). The terms and conditions of this Framework Agreement and any resulting Call-Off contract is appended to the ITT. These terms include provisions requiring the payment by the supplier of an ABI management charge in consideration of the award of this framework agreement, the management and administration by HTE of the overall contract structure and associated documentation, as well as the requirement to submit regular management information to HTE. SUBMISSION OF EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST AND PROCUREMENT INFORMATION This exercise will be conducted on the HTE Bravo portal. Candidates wishing to be considered must register expressions of interest as follows: Register on the HTE portal at https://healthtrusteurope.bravosolution.co.uk. Login to the portal with username/password. Click the ITTs Open to All Suppliers link. These are the ITTs open to any registered supplier. Click on the relevant ITT to access the content. Click the Express Interest button at the top of the page. This will move the ITT into your My ITTs page. You can access any attachments by clicking Buyer Attachments in the ITT Details box. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the ITT. Submit your reply using the Submit Response button at the top of the page. If you require any further advice, contact the Bravo e-Tendering Help Desk at . Sid4Gov HTE utilises the sid4gov supplier information database. Candidates should register on sid4gov at https://sid4gov.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/organisation/register and submit their sid4gov company profile for publication on the database. Candidates already registered on sid4gov must ensure information is up to date. Where access to sid4gov is unavailable, please contact the sid4gov helpdesk at . Please note that sid4gov does not prepopulate any fields of the ITT on HTE’s Bravo portal. Candidates must complete the Qualification, Technical & Commercial Envelopes of the ITT in Bravo in full.

II.2.5)Award criteria

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

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 20 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36

This contract is subject to renewal: yes

Description of renewals:

The contract shall be for the period of three years with the option to renew for one further period of 12 months subject to satisfactory performance of the contractor.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes

Description of options:

One option to extend for a period of 12 months

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

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Static Mattresses & Associated Services

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

39143111 Mattress supports

39143112 Mattresses

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The objective of Lot 6 is to award a multi-supplier based framework for the supply of static standard foam, memory foam and gel mattresses and overlays to support with the prevention/ management of pressure ulcers. Products covered within this Lot include foam, memory foam and gel mattresses and overlays.

Decontamination services applicable to the products within this Lot and managed services will also be included.

The Framework Agreement will also include training and clinical support for implementation and through the lifetime of the contract.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS / ACTIVITY BASED INCOME (ABI). The terms and conditions of this Framework Agreement and any resulting Call-Off contract is appended to the ITT. These terms include provisions requiring the payment by the supplier of an ABI management charge in consideration of the award of this framework agreement, the management and administration by HTE of the overall contract structure and associated documentation, as well as the requirement to submit regular management information to HTE. SUBMISSION OF EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST AND PROCUREMENT INFORMATION This exercise will be conducted on the HTE Bravo portal. Candidates wishing to be considered must register expressions of interest as follows: Register on the HTE portal at https://healthtrusteurope.bravosolution.co.uk. Login to the portal with username/password. Click the ITTs Open to All Suppliers link. These are the ITTs open to any registered supplier. Click on the relevant ITT to access the content. Click the Express Interest button at the top of the page. This will move the ITT into your My ITTs page. You can access any attachments by clicking Buyer Attachments in the ITT Details box. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the ITT. Submit your reply using the Submit Response button at the top of the page. If you require any further advice, contact the Bravo e-Tendering Help Desk at . Sid4Gov HTE utilises the sid4gov supplier information database. Candidates should register on sid4gov at https://sid4gov.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/organisation/register and submit their sid4gov company profile for publication on the database. Candidates already registered on sid4gov must ensure information is up to date. Where access to sid4gov is unavailable, please contact the sid4gov helpdesk at . Please note that sid4gov does not prepopulate any fields of the PQQ on HTE’s Bravo portal. Candidates must complete the Qualification & Technical Envelopes of the PQQ in Bravo in full.

II.2.5)Award criteria

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

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 10 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36

This contract is subject to renewal: yes

Description of renewals:

The contract shall be for the period of three years with the option to renew for one further period of 12 months subject to satisfactory performance of the contractor.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes

Description of options:

Option to extend for a period of 12 months

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

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Air Fluidised / Fluid Simulating Mattresses & Associated Services

Lot No: 7

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

39143112 Mattresses

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The objective of Lot 7 is to award a multi-supplier based framework for the supply of air fluidised and/or fluid simulating mattress systems for pressure relief / redistribution and prevention/ management of pressure ulcers in high-acuity patients.

Decontamination and repair and maintenance services applicable to products within this Lot and managed services will also be included.

The Framework Agreement will also include training and clinical support for implementation and through the lifetime of the contract.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS / ACTIVITY BASED INCOME (ABI). The terms and conditions of this Framework Agreement and any resulting Call-Off contract is appended to the ITT. These terms include provisions requiring the payment by the supplier of an ABI management charge in consideration of the award of this framework agreement, the management and administration by HTE of the overall contract structure and associated documentation, as well as the requirement to submit regular management information to HTE. SUBMISSION OF EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST AND PROCUREMENT INFORMATION This exercise will be conducted on the HTE Bravo portal. Candidates wishing to be considered must register expressions of interest as follows: Register on the HTE portal at https://healthtrusteurope.bravosolution.co.uk. Login to the portal with username/password. Click the ITTs Open to All Suppliers link. These are the ITTs open to any registered supplier. Click on the relevant ITT to access the content. Click the Express Interest button at the top of the page. This will move the ITT into your My ITTs page. You can access any attachments by clicking Buyer Attachments in the ITT Details box. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the ITT. Submit your reply using the Submit Response button at the top of the page. If you require any further advice, contact the Bravo e-Tendering Help Desk at . Sid4Gov HTE utilises the sid4gov supplier information database. Candidates should register on sid4gov at https://sid4gov.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/organisation/register and submit their sid4gov company profile for publication on the database. Candidates already registered on sid4gov must ensure information is up to date. Where access to sid4gov is unavailable, please contact the sid4gov helpdesk at . Please note that sid4gov does not prepopulate any fields of the ITT on HTE’s Bravo portal. Candidates must complete the Qualification, Technical & Commercial Envelopes of the ITT in Bravo in full.

II.2.5)Award criteria

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

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 5 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36

This contract is subject to renewal: yes

Description of renewals:

The contract shall be for the period of three years with the option to renew for one further period of 12 months subject to satisfactory performance of the contractor.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes

Description of options:

Option to extend for a period of 12 months

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

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Hybrid Pressure Reducing Mattresses & Associated Services

Lot No: 8

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

39143112 Mattresses

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The objective of Lot 8 is to award a multi-supplier based framework for the supply of hybrid pressure reducing mattresses used for pressure redistribution and prevention of pressure ulcers. Products within this Lot includes non powered and powered redistributing foam hybrid mattresses.

Decontamination, and repair and maintenance services applicable to products within this Lot and managed services will also be included.

The Framework Agreement will also include training and clinical support for implementation and through the lifetime of the contract.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS / ACTIVITY BASED INCOME (ABI). The terms and conditions of this Framework Agreement and any resulting Call-Off contract is appended to the ITT. These terms include provisions requiring the payment by the supplier of an ABI management charge in consideration of the award of this framework agreement, the management and administration by HTE of the overall contract structure and associated documentation, as well as the requirement to submit regular management information to HTE. SUBMISSION OF EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST AND PROCUREMENT INFORMATION This exercise will be conducted on the HTE Bravo portal. Candidates wishing to be considered must register expressions of interest as follows: Register on the HTE portal at https://healthtrusteurope.bravosolution.co.uk. Login to the portal with username/password. Click the PQQs/ITTs Open to All Suppliers link. These are the ITTs open to any registered supplier. Click on the relevant ITT to access the content. Click the Express Interest button at the top of the page. This will move the ITT into your My ITTs page. You can access any attachments by clicking Buyer Attachments in the ITT Details box. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ITT. Submit your reply using the Submit Response button at the top of the page. If you require any further advice, contact the Bravo e-Tendering Help Desk at . Sid4Gov HTE utilises the sid4gov supplier information database. Candidates should register on sid4gov at https://sid4gov.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/organisation/register and submit their sid4gov company profile for publication on the database. Candidates already registered on sid4gov must ensure information is up to date. Where access to sid4gov is unavailable, please contact the sid4gov helpdesk at . Please note that sid4gov does not prepopulate any fields of the ITT on HTE’s Bravo portal. Candidates must complete the Qualification, Technical & Commercial Envelopes of the ITT in Bravo in full.

II.2.5)Award criteria

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

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 5 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36

This contract is subject to renewal: yes

Description of renewals:

The contract shall be for the period of three years with the option to renew for one further period of 12 months subject to satisfactory performance of the contractor.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes

Description of options:

Option to extend for one period of 12 months

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

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Cushions, Prevention, Support Aids & Associated Products and Services

Lot No: 9

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

39516110 Cushions

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The objective of Lot 9 is to award a multi-supplier based framework for the supply of cushions used for comfort and pressure distribution, support aids to help prevent pressure sores and associated products specifically designed to prevent and treat pressure sores. Products within this Lot includes dynamic cushions, static foam/gel seat cushions, leg troughs, foot protectors and wedges.

Decontamination and repair and maintenance services applicable to products within this Lot and managed services will also be included.

The Framework Agreement will also include training and clinical support for implementation and through the lifetime of the contract.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS / ACTIVITY BASED INCOME (ABI). The terms and conditions of this Framework Agreement and any resulting Call-Off contract is appended to the ITT. These terms include provisions requiring the payment by the supplier of an ABI management charge in consideration of the award of this framework agreement, the management and administration by HTE of the overall contract structure and associated documentation, as well as the requirement to submit regular management information to HTE. SUBMISSION OF EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST AND PROCUREMENT INFORMATION This exercise will be conducted on the HTE Bravo portal. Candidates wishing to be considered must register expressions of interest as follows: Register on the HTE portal at https://healthtrusteurope.bravosolution.co.uk. Login to the portal with username/password. Click the ITTs Open to All Suppliers link. These are the ITTs open to any registered supplier. Click on the relevant ITT to access the content. Click the Express Interest button at the top of the page. This will move the ITT into your My ITTs page. You can access any attachments by clicking Buyer Attachments in the TT Details box. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the ITT. Submit your reply using the Submit Response button at the top of the page. If you require any further advice, contact the Bravo e-Tendering Help Desk at . Sid4Gov HTE utilises the sid4gov supplier information database. Candidates should register on sid4gov at https://sid4gov.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/organisation/register and submit their sid4gov company profile for publication on the database. Candidates already registered on sid4gov must ensure information is up to date. Where access to sid4gov is unavailable, please contact the sid4gov helpdesk at . Please note that sid4gov does not prepopulate any fields of the ITT on HTE’s Bravo portal. Candidates must complete the Qualification,Technical & Commercial Envelopes of the ITT in Bravo in full.

II.2.5)Award criteria

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

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 5 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36

This contract is subject to renewal: yes

Description of renewals:

The contract shall be for the period of three years with the option to renew for one further period of 12 months subject to satisfactory performance of the contractor.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes

Description of options:

Option to extend for one period of 12 months

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

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Pressure Relieving Chairs & Associated Services

Lot No: 10

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

34946240 Chairs and chair wedges

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The objective of Lot 10 is to award a multi-supplier based framework for the supply of Chairs used for comfort and pressure distribution and to help prevent pressure sores. Products within this Lot include chairs that support with the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers.

Decontamination, and Repair and maintenance services for the applicable products within this Lot and managed services will also be included.

The Framework Agreement will also include training and clinical support for implementation and through the lifetime of the contract.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS / ACTIVITY BASED INCOME (ABI). The terms and conditions of this Framework Agreement and any resulting Call-Off contract is appended to the ITT. These terms include provisions requiring the payment by the supplier of an ABI management charge in consideration of the award of this framework agreement, the management and administration by HTE of the overall contract structure and associated documentation, as well as the requirement to submit regular management information to HTE. SUBMISSION OF EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST AND PROCUREMENT INFORMATION This exercise will be conducted on the HTE Bravo portal. Candidates wishing to be considered must register expressions of interest as follows: Register on the HTE portal at https://healthtrusteurope.bravosolution.co.uk. Login to the portal with username/password. Click the ITTs Open to All Suppliers link. These are the ITTs open to any registered supplier. Click on the relevant ITT to access the content. Click the Express Interest button at the top of the page. This will move the ITT into your My ITTs page. You can access any attachments by clicking Buyer Attachments in the ITT Details box. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the ITT. Submit your reply using the Submit Response button at the top of the page. If you require any further advice, contact the Bravo e-Tendering Help Desk at . Sid4Gov HTE utilises the sid4gov supplier information database. Candidates should register on sid4gov at https://sid4gov.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/organisation/register and submit their sid4gov company profile for publication on the database. Candidates already registered on sid4gov must ensure information is up to date. Where access to sid4gov is unavailable, please contact the sid4gov helpdesk at . Please note that sid4gov does not prepopulate any fields of the ITT on HTE’s Bravo portal. Candidates must complete the Qualification, Technical & Commercial Envelopes of the ITT in Bravo in full.

II.2.5)Award criteria

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

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 5 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36

This contract is subject to renewal: yes

Description of renewals:

The contract shall be for the period of three years with the option to renew for one further period of 12 months subject to satisfactory performance of the contractor.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes

Description of options:

Option to extend for one period of 12 months

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

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

HTE may request such information as may be requested pursuant to Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. Details are provided in the ITT Guidance Document.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

HTE may request such information as may be requested pursuant to Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. Details are provided in the ITT Guidance Document.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

HTE may request such information as may be requested pursuant to Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. Details are provided in the ITT Guidance Document.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators

IV.1.8)Information about the 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: 11/01/2021

Local time: 17:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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

English

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 11/01/2021

Local time: 17:01

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.3)Additional information:

HTE is a central purchasing body who is able to carry out this tender exercise by virtue of its appointment as an agent of UHCW. Notwithstanding HTE’s relationship with UHCW, it is HTE conducting this tender exercise and will execute the resultant framework agreement with successful bidders. The bodies to whom the use of this framework agreement will be open include all contracting authorities in the UK as defined in Regulation 2 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 as may be updated from time to time. In particular, the following entities in the UK (particularly those of a health and/or social care nature) are envisaged as framework agreement users: (1) All National Health Service (NHS) bodies in England, including but not limited to (i) acute trusts (as listed at: http://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/pages/acutetrustlisting.aspx); (ii) health and care trusts (as listed at: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/CareTrustListing.aspx); (iii) mental health trusts (as listed at: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/MentalHealthTrustListing.aspx); (iv) clinical commissioning groups (as listed at: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/CCGListing.aspx); (v) ambulance trusts (as listed at: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/CareTrustListing.aspx (vi) area teams (as listed at: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AreaTeamListing.aspx); (vii) special health authorities (http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/SpecialHealthAuthorityListing.aspx); (viii) NHS England; and (ix) clinical senates and strategic clinical networks. (2) All NHS bodies in Wales, including but not limited to all (i) health boards; (ii) NHS trusts; (iii) the national delivery group; (iv) community health councils; and (v) NHS Wales shared services partnership (as listed at http://www.wales.nhs.uk/nhswalesaboutus/structure. (3) All NHS bodies in Northern Ireland (known as Health & Social Care), including but not limited to: (i) health and social care trusts (as listed at: http://online.hscni.net/?s=Trust (ii) health agencies (as listed at: http://online.hscni.net/?s=health+agencies (iii) hospitals (as listed at: http://online.hscni.net/?s=hospitals; and (iv) the Health and Social Care Board. (4) Social enterprises undertaking some or all of the previous service provider functions of contracting authorities in relation to health and/or social care services (including charitable incorporated organisations, cooperatives, industrial and provident societies and community interest companies listed on the Companies House WebCheck service). (5) Ministerial departments and non-ministerial departments of central government, non-departmental agencies and other public bodies, and public corporations (as listed at: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations). (6) Devolved governmental and parliamentary organisations within the UK, including but not limited to the Scottish Government, Scottish Parliament, and Scottish public bodies (as listed at: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Government/public-bodies/about/Bodies), as well as the Welsh Government, Welsh Assembly and Welsh unitary authorities (as listed at: http://www.assembly.wales/en/abthome/role-of-assembly-how-itworks/Pages/governance-of-wales.aspx (7) All local authorities (as listed at: http://local.direct.gov.uk/LDGRedirect/Start.do?mode=1) (8) The Ministry of Defence (as detailed at:https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/ministry-of-defence). This list includes each organisation’s successors and assigns, any equivalent organisations and associated organisation created due to any organisational changes. This framework agreement will be open to any bodies or organisations operating in the UK of a health, and/or social care nature or which have a similar procurement need, and/or any UK based central government authority listed at Annex I of Directive 2014/24/EU, in respect of any goods or services to any of the above listed organisation.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Legal Department, HealthTrust Europe
Postal address: 19 George Road
Town: Birmingham
Postal code: B15 1NU
Country: United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

02/12/2020