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4437-2013: UK-Worcester: Pharmacy services

Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust (WHCT) is seeking to award a contract for 48 months with two seperate 12 month extension periods. Therefore, the potential total
length of contract for each LOT would be 6 years. Each LOT would be awarded at the same time.
HealthTrust Europe ('HTE') acting as a provider of procurement services to Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust (WHCT) is seeking to award a contract for Pharmacy Dispensing Services for the mentioned sites in this notice.
The estimated annual value of the contract is c £ 600,000 with a drug dispensing spend of £ 2.63 m per annum.
Number of sites for each contract:
Prisons – 2 sites
Mental health-18 sites
Community Hospitals- 5 sites
Scope of procurement:
Prisons: procurement of drugs and medicinal products including containers: supply of stock medication including over-labelled stock and controlled drugs: dispensing of named patient medication: transport: out of hours service: invoicing: medicines information; action and implementation of drug and patient safety alerts; management of specialist drugs Mental Health: procurement of drugs and medicinal products including containers; supply of stock medication including over-labelled stock, packed-down stock and controlled drugs; dispensing of named patient medication; transport; out of hours service; invoicing; medicines information; provision of pharmacy top-up service to include stock rotation, stock control and stock reconciliation; action and implementation of drug and patient safety alerts; management of specialist drugs.
Community Hospitals: procurement of drugs and medicinal products including containers; supply of stock medication including over-labelled stock and controlled drugs; dispensing of named patient medication; transport; out of hours service; invoicing, medicines information; provision of pharmacy top-up service to include stock rotation, stock control and stock reconciliation; action and implementation of drug and patient safety alerts; management of specialist drugs.
Drug costs- based on 2011-2012 data:
Prisons £ 761 000.00
MH £ 1 145 800.00
Comm hosp £ 730 000.00.

Ref: GPJ-001772,

Contact:

Worcestershire Health & Care NHS Trust
Isaac Maddox House, Shrub Hill Road
For the attention of: Sanjeev Narwal
WR4 9RW Worcester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 7908115360
E-mail: sanjeev.narwal@healthtrusteurope.com
Fax: +44 1216871345
Internet address(es):
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 service currently is costing in the region of c £ 600,000 per annum across the three sites. The drug dispensing spend across the three sites is approx. c £2.63m per annum. These figures are provided for reference only and do not constitute a guarantee of future volume or spending.

Published: 5 Jan 2013, Receipt by: 4 Feb 2013