Awarded contract

Provision of Kitting and Delivery of PCR Sample Test Kits

  • Secretary of State for Health and Social Care acting as part of the Crown through UK Health Security Agency

F03: Contract award notice

Notice reference: 2022/S 000-001160

Published 14 January 2022, 12:37pm



Section one: Contracting authority

one.1) Name and addresses

Secretary of State for Health and Social Care acting as part of the Crown through UK Health Security Agency

Nobel House, 17 Smith Square

London

SW1P 3JR

Contact

Procurement Operations

Email

procurement.operations@dhsc.gov.uk

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code

UKI32 - Westminster

Internet address(es)

Main address

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-health-security-agency

Buyer's address

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-health-security-agency

one.4) Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority

one.5) Main activity

Health


Section two: Object

two.1) Scope of the procurement

two.1.1) Title

Provision of Kitting and Delivery of PCR Sample Test Kits

two.1.2) Main CPV code

  • 79921000 - Packaging services

two.1.3) Type of contract

Services

two.1.4) Short description

UK Health Security Agency (UK HSA) has awarded a contract to K-Med Limited for the provisions of kitting and delivery of PCR sample test kits in direct response to the Omicron threat.

The negotiated procedure with a prior publication has been utilised due to extreme urgency on the grounds of Regulation 32(2)(c) as failure to secure this service would have significant implications for public health.

The Contract enables UK HSA to get delivery of the immediate need for PCR kits, due to the increase in required testing.

two.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

two.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)

Value excluding VAT: £15,240,000

two.2) Description

two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

  • 33124130 - Diagnostic supplies
  • 38911000 - Manual swab test kits
  • 33140000 - Medical consumables
  • 71900000 - Laboratory services
  • 33141625 - Diagnostic kits

two.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS codes
  • UK - United Kingdom

two.2.4) Description of the procurement

Provision of PCR Sample Test Kits as part of the mass testing programme in response to the new Omicron variant.

two.2.5) Award criteria

Price

two.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

two.2.13) Information about European Union Funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No


Section four. Procedure

four.1) Description

four.1.1) Type of procedure

Award of a contract without prior publication of a call for competition in the cases listed below

  • Extreme urgency brought about by events unforeseeable for the contracting authority

Explanation:

The negotiated procedure without a prior publication has been used due to extreme urgency on the grounds of regulation 32(2)(c) as failure to secure this service would have significant implications for public health.

four.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes


Section five. Award of contract

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

five.2) Award of contract

five.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

24 December 2021

five.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 11

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

K-Med Limited

Unit 3a Falcon Way, Feltham, Middlesex, England, TW14 0XJ

Feltham

TW14 0XJ

Telephone

+44 3450348010

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
National registration number

05517042

Internet address

www.kmed.co.uk

The contractor is an SME

Yes

five.2.4) Information on value of contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: £15,000,000

Total value of the contract/lot: £15,240,000

five.2.5) Information about subcontracting

The contract is likely to be subcontracted

Short description of the part of the contract to be subcontracted

The awarded supplier K-Med will deliver this contract in partnership with Kit Manufacturer - Sirane.


Section six. Complementary information

six.4) Procedures for review

six.4.1) Review body

The High Court

Strand

London

WC2A 2LL

Email

generaloffice@administrativecourtoffice.justice.gov.uk

Country

United Kingdom

Internet address

https://www.gov.uk/courts-tribunals

six.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures

The High Court

Strand

London

WC2A 2LL

Email

generaloffice@administrativecourtoffice.justice.gov.uk

Country

United Kingdom

Internet address

https://www.gov.uk/courts-tribunals