Royal Wolverhampton Hospital NHS Trust is seeking to award a contract for 60 months with the option to extend by two seperate 12 month periods. The potential total length of contract is 7 years.
HealthTrust Europe ('HTE') acting as a provider of procurement services on behalf of Royal Wolverhampton Hospital NHS Trust is seeking to award a contract for Outpatient Dispensing Services. It is envisaged that the procurement will comprise of the following three core elements:
Pharmacy outpatient dispensing services - this is likely to constitute the main focus of the procurement. The success provider will need to establish a registered pharmacy at the Trust. The Trust estimates that current volume of outpatient transactions amounts to approximately 110,000 per annum with current spending on outpatient medicines amounting to approximately £3,000,000. These figures are provided for reference ONLY and do not constitute a guarantee of future volume or spending.
Homecare pharmacy services - the Trust is interested in exploring with bidders options for the management and delivery of homecare pharmacy services and the potential development of an integrated service model. There is no guarantee that this will be included in the final specification issued to suppliers.
Retail Pharmacy Services - the delivery of retail pharmacy services to the Trust which include OTC and health and beauty products.
As the contract for this procurement falls within Part B of Schedule 3 to the Public Contracts Regulations 2006, the Trust is not obliged to follow one of the prescriptive procedures set out in those Regulations. However, the Trust intends to use the restricted procedure as a model for this procurement without being bound by the rules that usually attach to that procedure. The Trust therefore
reserves the right to deviate from the restricted procedure at any stage. Any changes to the process will be communicated to all bidders in advance in accordance with the principles of equal treatment, transparency and non-discrimination.
Royal Wolverhampton Hospital NHS Trust
New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton Road, West Midlands
For the attention of: Sanjeev Narwal
WV10 0QP Wolverhampton
Telephone: +44 7908115360
Fax: +44 1216871345
General address of the contracting authority: https://healthtrusteurope.bravosolution.co.uk
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Contract value: The Trust estimates that current volume of outpatient transactions amounts to approximately 110,000 oer annum with current spending on outpatient medicines amounting to approximately £ 3 000 000. These figures are provided for reference only.The service fee is estimated to be in the region of c £ 250 000 based on our experience of other contracts in place.Estimated value excluding VAT: 250 000 GBP
Published: 27 Dec 2012, Receipt by: 21 Jan 2013
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