Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 31/08/2020

Local time: 12:00

Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust (YAS) seeks to establish a framework agreement consisting of a range of patient-focused transport providers who are suitably qualified. The service shall be used mostly by the Patient Transport Service.

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United Kingdom-Wakefield: Ambulance services

2020/S 139-343625

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust
Postal address: Springhill 2, Brindley Way, Wakefield 41 Industrial Estate
Town: Wakefield
NUTS code: UKE YORKSHIRE AND THE HUMBER
Postal code: WF2 0XQ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Procurement Department
E-mail:
Telephone: +44 8451241241

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.yas.nhs.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/noecpc/aspx/Home

Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address

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:

YAS 66 20_21 Non-emergency Patient Transport Framework Agreement

Reference number: YAS 03484

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85143000 Ambulance services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust (YAS) seeks to establish a framework agreement consisting of a range of patient-focused transport providers who are suitably qualified. The service shall be used mostly by the Patient Transport Service (PTS), for patients eligible for NHS funded transport who are unable to travel to their healthcare appointments by other means due to their medical condition. This also includes discharges, transfers, admissions and low acuity transport. The service shall also be required some of the time by the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) and 111 where transport is required to convey a patient to an Emergency Department within a thirty (30) or sixty (60) minute timeframe from the request for the journey.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes

Tenders may be submitted for all lots

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle and Driver Only

Lot No: Lot 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

34114122 Patient-transport vehicles

85143000 Ambulance services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE YORKSHIRE AND THE HUMBER

Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A vehicle with capacity to transport patients able to get in and out of a standard car with minimal assistance, children travelling with an escort and patients travelling in their own wheelchair.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below

Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 80

Cost criterion – Name: Price / Weighting: 20

II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Start: 02/11/2020

End: 31/05/2024

This contract is subject to renewal: yes

Description of renewals:

18 month contract with the option to extend for a further 1 year + 1 year at the sole discretion of the Trust.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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:

Standard Car

Lot No: Lot 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

34114122 Patient-transport vehicles

85143000 Ambulance services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE YORKSHIRE AND THE HUMBER

Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A vehicle with capacity to transport a minimum of three (3) patients able to get in and out of a standard car with minimal assistance on any journey. This includes children travelling with an escort.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below

Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 80

Cost criterion – Name: Price / Weighting: 20

II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Start: 02/11/2020

End: 31/05/2024

This contract is subject to renewal: yes

Description of renewals:

18 month contract with a option to extend 1 year + 1 year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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:

Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle and Driver only and Requirement for Moving and Handling Equipment and Knowledge

Lot No: Lot 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

34114122 Patient-transport vehicles

85143000 Ambulance services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE YORKSHIRE AND THE HUMBER

Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A vehicle with capacity to transport patients able to get in and out of a standard car with minimal assistance, children travelling with an escort, patients travelling in their own wheelchair and patients who require moving and handling equipment and assistance.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below

Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 80

Cost criterion – Name: Price / Weighting: 20

II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Start: 02/11/2020

End: 31/05/2024

This contract is subject to renewal: yes

Description of renewals:

18 month contract with an option to extend 1 year + 1 year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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:

Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle with Driver and Additional Crew Member and Requirement for Moving and Handling Equipment and Knowledge

Lot No: Lot 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

34114122 Patient-transport vehicles

85143000 Ambulance services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE YORKSHIRE AND THE HUMBER

Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A vehicle with capacity to transport patients able to get in and out of a standard car with minimal assistance, children travelling with an escort, patients travelling in their own wheelchair and patients who require moving and handling equipment and assistance. All may require the assistance from an additional crew member.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below

Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 80

Cost criterion – Name: Price / Weighting: 20

II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Start: 02/11/2020

End: 31/05/2024

This contract is subject to renewal: yes

Description of renewals:

18-month contract with the option to extend 1 year +1 year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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:

Stretcher Vehicle

Lot No: Lot 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

34114122 Patient-transport vehicles

85143000 Ambulance services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE YORKSHIRE AND THE HUMBER

Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A provider registered with the care quality commission and a vehicle with capacity to transport patients able to get in and out of a standard car with minimal assistance, children travelling with an escort, patients travelling in their own wheelchair, patients travelling on a stretcher. All may require moving and handling equipment and assistance and the assistance from an additional crew member.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below

Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 80

Cost criterion – Name: Price / Weighting: 20

II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Start: 02/11/2020

End: 31/05/2024

This contract is subject to renewal: yes

Description of renewals:

18 months contract with and option to extend 1 year + 1 year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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:

Complex Mobility Patients

Lot No: Lot 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

34114122 Patient-transport vehicles

85143000 Ambulance services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE YORKSHIRE AND THE HUMBER

Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A provider registered with the care quality commission and a vehicle with capacity to transport patients with complex mobility needs. This will require moving and handling equipment and assistance and more than two (2) crew members.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below

Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 80

Cost criterion – Name: Price / Weighting: 20

II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Start: 02/11/2020

End: 31/05/2024

This contract is subject to renewal: yes

Description of renewals:

18 month contract with the option to extend 1 year + 1 year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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:

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts

III.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

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

In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:

N/A

IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue

IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no

IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

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

Date: 31/08/2020

Local time: 12:00

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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 31/08/2020

Local time: 12:00

Place:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes

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:

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust
Postal address: Springhill 2
Town: Wakefield
Country: United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

16/07/2020