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Airway Management Products and Associated Equipment

A Prior Information Notice
by NHS SUPPLY CHAIN OPERATED BY DHL SUPPLY CHAIN LIMITED ACTING AS AGENT OF SUPPLY CHAIN COORDINATION LTD (SCCL)

Source
Find a Tender
Type
Contract (Goods)
Duration
not specified
Value
£-£180M
Sector
HEALTH
Published
21 Jun 2022
Delivery
not specified
Deadline
n/a

Concepts

Location

United Kingdom: Various Locations in the UK

Geochart for 1 buyers and 0 suppliers

Description

The scope of the framework is to cover a range of airway management products used within theatres, wards, ICU and A&E areas within Healthcare Environments. Products will include endotracheal tubes, tracheostomy tubes, laryngeal masks, laryngoscopes, video laryngoscopes, breathing filters, breathing circuits, endobronchial tubes, nasopharyngeal tubes, oropharyngeal tubes and any accessories relating to these products. Precise quantities are unknown. It is anticipated that initial expenditure will be in the region of £35,000,000 to £45,000,000 in the first year of this Framework Agreement; however, this is approximate only and the values may vary depending on the requirements of those bodies purchasing under the Framework Agreement. The estimated value of the total Framework Agreement term (including any extension options) of between £140,000,000 to £180,000,000.

Lot Division

1 Laryngoscopes, Video Laryngoscopes, Tracheal Intubation Equipment and Single Use Flexible Intubation Video Endoscopes and Related Accessories

This Lot is for the supply of airway equipment to aid tracheal intubation. Additional information: Precise quantities are unknown. It is anticipated that initial expenditure will be in the region of £15,000,000 in the first year of this Framework Agreement, however this is approximate only and the values may vary depending on the requirements of those bodies purchasing under the Framework Agreement.

2 Endotracheal tubes, Endobronchial Tubes and Blockers, Tracheostomy Tubes, Supraglottic Airways and Simple Airway Adjuncts

This lot is airway devices that provide a means of access and securement of an airway. Additional information: Precise quantities are unknown. It is anticipated that initial expenditure will be in the region of £15,000,000 in the first year of this Framework Agreement, however this is approximate only and the values may vary depending on the requirements of those bodies purchasing under the Framework Agreement.

3 Breathing System Circuits and Accessories

This Lot is for the supply of parts that make up the anaesthetic breathing systems/circuits and the critical care breathing systems/circuits. Additional information: Precise quantities are unknown. It is anticipated that initial expenditure will be in the region of £5,000,000 in the first year of this Framework Agreement, however this is approximate only and the values may vary depending on the requirements of those bodies purchasing under the Framework Agreement.

4 Humidification and Filtration (HME’s, HMEF’s, Bacterial and Viral Filters)

This Lot is for Humidification and Filtration devices. Humidification and Filtration devices are to provide warmth, moisture and filtration manually. These devices and filters do not require the need for heated humidification circuit and are used independently. Additional information: Precise quantities are unknown. It is anticipated that initial expenditure will be in the region of £3,000,000 in the first year of this Framework Agreement, however this is approximate only and the values may vary depending on the requirements of those bodies purchasing under the Framework Agreement.

5 Single Use Bronchoscopes and Related Accessories

This Lot is for Single use bronchoscopes which are used in diagnostic and therapeutic interventions for a variety of pulmonary disorders. They can also be used to visualise the anatomy in unexpected difficult airways. Additional information: Precise quantities are unknown. It is anticipated that initial expenditure will be in the region of £500,000 in the first year of this Framework Agreement, however this is approximate only and the values may vary depending on the requirements of those bodies purchasing under the Framework Agreement.

CPV Codes

  • 33140000 - Medical consumables
  • 33157000 - Gas-therapy and respiratory devices
  • 33157400 - Medical breathing devices
  • 33162100 - Operating-theatre devices
  • 33171100 - Instruments for anaesthesia
  • 33172100 - Anaesthesia devices
  • 33172200 - Resuscitation devices
  • 33190000 - Miscellaneous medical devices and products

Indicators

  • Restrictions apply to the lot award allocation.

Other Information

** PREVIEW NOTICE, please check Find a Tender for full details. ** The purpose of this notice is to draw attention to a procurement that NHS Supply Chain intends to commence during the subsequent 12 months. The invitation to tender will be the subject of a separate notice and it is that notice to which potential suppliers will need to respond at the appropriate time. The following certification will be a requirement of the upcoming tender exercise and Applicants may be required to include evidence of this within their tender submission. - ISO 9001:2015 accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (or equivalent) to cover all segments of the Applicant's (and the product's) supply chain. This should include but not be limited to manufacturing, storage, and distribution. Further information in respect of certification requirements will be set out in the notice for the forthcoming procurement. If such certificates are not in the name of the Applicant then the Applicant must supply a copy of agreements setting out the authority and responsibilities of all parties in the supply chain and provide evidence of ISO9001:2015 or equivalent for all relevant parties in the supply chain. - Public Liability Insurance cover of £5m per claim in the name of the Applicant - Product Liability Insurance cover in the name of the Applicant of £5m per claim and in the annual aggregate in the name of the Applicant - Declaration of Conformity and CE Certification to demonstrate compliance to Medical Devices Directive 93/42/EEC or Medical Device Regulation 2017/745 (where applicable) If an Applicant commits to obtain any of the above at the time of their tender submission then the requirement is that such certification is in place prior to the commencement date of the Framework Agreement (in order for NHS Supply Chain to place orders with the successful Applicant). The Framework Agreement between NHS Supply Chain and successful suppliers will reserve the right to purchase the same or similar supplies and/or services from suppliers not appointed to the Framework Agreement at its sole discretion. NHS Supply Chain intends to enter into arrangements under which it will be entitled to purchase supplies and/or services which it will make available for purchase by 1) any NHS Trust; 2) any other NHS entity; 3) any government department, agency or other statutory body and/or 4) any private sector entity active in the UK healthcare sector. Only NHS Supply Chain can order from the Framework Agreement and enter into contracts under it. NHS Supply Chain is currently considering the use of lots for this procurement. However, it reserves the right not to as part of any future tender process. Further information in respect of the lot strategy will be set out in the notice for the forthcoming procurement. As part of its pre-tender strategy, NHS Supply Chain would also like to engage with suppliers of these products via a Request for Information (RFI). If you would like to complete the Request for Information document in respect of the products which are the subject of this procurement then please follow the below instructions; Candidates wishing to complete the RFI must first register their expression of interest on the NHS Supply Chain eProcurement Portal via the following URL: https://nhssupplychain.app.jaggaer.com/. If you are not already registered, complete the registration process first to allow access to express interest in this opportunity. The RFI document will then be sent via the Jaggaer ‘Messages Tab’. Applicants will then have 4 weeks from the dispatch of this notice to complete and return the RFI document. Candidates are encouraged to download the Supplier Handbook located within the eProcurement portal by following the 'Supplier Helpcentre' link within the Useful Links section of the Dashboard.

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