Published date: 14 September 2021

Open opportunity - This means that the contract is currently active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to fulfil the contract.



Closing: 14 October 2021, 4pm

Contract summary

Industry

  • Collection, transport and disposal of hospital waste - 90524400

Location of contract

North West

Value of contract

£2,000,000

Procurement reference

tender_279457/990992

Published date

14 September 2021

Closing date

14 October 2021

Closing time

4pm

Contract start date

21 January 2022

Contract end date

20 January 2027

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open (non-OJEU)

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

Non-OJEU (Official Journal of the European Union) procedures are valued below a certain financial threshold.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

No


Description

HealthTrust Europe is seeking to establish a Contract for the provision of Clinical Waste Services including the collection, storage, transportation and final disposal of clinical waste, including but not limited to: healthcare waste, infectious waste, pathological waste, pharmaceutical waste, offensive/hygiene waste, hazardous and non-hazardous healthcare waste for NHS Trusts within the Cheshire and Merseyside region, namely.

Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
East Cheshire NHS Trust
Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust
Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust
Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Liverpool Heart and Chest NHS Foundation Trust
Southport & Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust
The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust
Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust
Warrington & Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Wirral Community Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust
Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
("the Cluster")

This Contract has two lots:

- Lot 1 - Acute Trusts
- Lot 2 - Community/Mental Health Trusts

Clinical Waste is defined as: "...any waste which consists wholly or partly of human or animal tissue, blood or other body fluids, excretions, drugs or other pharmaceutical products, swabs or dressings, syringes, needles or other sharp instruments, being waste which unless rendered safe, may prove hazardous to any person coming into contact with it; and any other waste arising from medical, nursing, dental, veterinary, pharmaceutical or similar practice, investigation, treatment, care, teaching or research, or the collection of blood for transfusion, being waste which may cause infection to any person coming into contact with it."

Clauses 4.7 and 4.8, Environment and Sustainability Health Technical Memorandum 07-01: Safe management of healthcare waste.

HTE proposes to enter into the Contract for a maximum period of seven (7) years with the successful Tenderer's, being an initial 5 years period with the option to extend by up to 2 years.


More information

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Additional text

The Participating Authorities' to whom the use of this Contract will include:
Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
East Cheshire NHS Trust
Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust
Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust
Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Liverpool Heart and Chest NHS Foundation Trust
Southport & Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust
The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust
Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust
Warrington & Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Wirral Community Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust
Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

and parties who have the relevant Participating Authorities' permission using that site from time to time for the final disposal of clinical waste.


How to apply

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.


About the buyer

Contact name

Armand Wembakungu

Address

19 George Road
Edgbaston, Birmingham
B15 1NU
England

Telephone

+44 (0)7791 488 055

Email

armand.wembakungu@htepg.com