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UK-Coventry: Pharmacy services.

Section I: Contracting Authority
I.1)Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust
Wayside House, Coventry, CV66NY, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 2476536742, URL:, URL:
Attn: Gill Brown
Electronic Access URL:
Electronic Submission URL:

Further information can be obtained at: As Above
Specifications and additional documents: As Above
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: As Above

I.2)Type of the contracting authority:
Body governed by public law

I.3) Main activity:

I.4) Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities:
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: No

Section II: Object Of The Contract: SUPPLIES
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: PQQ for Pharmaceutical Dispensing Services and the provision of pharmaceutical drug supply for Mental Health services and specialist services (Learning Disability and Eating Disorder) only
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance: SUPPLIES
Hire purchase

Region Codes: UKG13 - Warwickshire
II.1.3) Information about a public contract, a framework or a dynamic purchasing system:The notice involves a public contract

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase:
Pharmacy services. Pharmaceutical products. The Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust is seeking to award a contract for up to 5 years for the provision of the pharmaceutical drug supply for Mental Health services and specialist services (Learning Disability and Eating Disorder) only, and the Pharmaceutical Dispensing Services from Trust specified sites within the Warwickshire Area . Additional outpatient prescribing may also be undertaken via prescribers within the network of community based teams.

This advert is for the Pre-qualifying Questionnaire stage of a restricted process and is not for expressions of interest .

II.1.6)Common Procurement Vocabulary:
85149000 - Pharmacy services.

33600000 - Pharmaceutical products.

II.1.7) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA):
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): No
This contract is divided into lots: No
II.1.9)Information about variants:
Variants will be accepted: No

II.2)Quantity Or Scope Of The Contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Using data provided over the last 12 months, the estimated annual value contract spend was 2,500 000.00 . 2m of this expendiature was for the drug provision only; the remainder for the service element . This value aims to act as a guide for bidders only with regard to spend over the last 12 months and is not a guarantee of future volume of work of contract spend .
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range between: 2,500,000 and 12,000,000
Currency: GBP

II.2.2)Options: No
II.2.3)Information about renewals:
This contract is subject to renewal: Not Provided
II.3)Duration Of The Contract Or Time-Limit For Completion
Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)

Information About Lots

Section III: Legal, Economic, Financial And Technical Information
III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
Not Provided

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Not Provided

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Not Provided

III.1.4)Other particular conditions:
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: Not Provided
III.2)Conditions For Participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers:
Not Provided
III.2.2)Economic and financial capacity
Economic and financial capacity - means of proof required:
Not Provided

III.2.3)Technical capacity
Technical capacity - means of proof required
Not Provided
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts: Not Provided
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1)Type Of Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure: Restricted

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate:
Envisaged minimum number: 3 and maximum number: 5
Objective Criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:
Please refer to the PQQ for more information for more details about this requirement. The trust reserves the right to vary the minimum and maximum number of suppliers taken to the ITT stage
IV.2)Award Criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria:
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
The criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction:
An electronic auction will be used: No

IV.3)Administrative Information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority: CWPT01OJ0108
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract: No

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document:

Date: 31/07/2013
Time-limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 18:00
Payable documents: No

IV.3.4)Time-limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 10/09/2013
Time: 10:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates: Not Provided
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up: Any EU official language

Section VI: Complementary Information

VI.1)This Is A Recurrent Procurement: No
VI.2)Information about European Union funds:
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: Not Provided
VI.3)Additional Information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.

This opportunity is the pre-qualification questionnaire for a restricted proces . This advert is not for expressions of interest .

Suppliers must read through this set of instructions and follow the process to respond to this opportunity.
The information and/or documents for this opportunity are available on

You must register on this site to respond, if you are already registered you will not need to register again, simply use your existing username and password. Please note there is a password reminder link on the homepage.

Suppliers must log in, go to your Response Manager and add the following. Access Code: C6WWW67N5T

Please ensure you follow any instruction provided to you here:

The last day for submitting clarification question via the e-portal is Tuesday 3rd September 2013 at 10.00am

The deadline for submitting your response(s) is Tuesday 10th September 2013 at 10:00am .

Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this invite prior to the closing date and time, especially if you have been asked to upload documents.

If you experience any technical difficulties please contact the Delta eSourcing Helpdesk on call 0845 270 7050 or email
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
GO-2013731-PRO-4998793 TKR-2013731-PRO-4998792

VI.4)Procedures For Appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures:
Not Provided

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals: Not Provided

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
Not Provided

VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 31/07/2013


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