The Belfast Health and Social Care Trust (the Contracting Authority) is seeking to enter into a framework for the provision of the Survey, Installation, Maintenance, Recovery / Removal, Storage and Re-Installation of Stair Lifts And Tracking Hoists in Domestic Premises, as assessed by Occupational Therapy.
It is a condition of the framework agreement that Economic Operators shall make provision to have required maintenance repair works carried out 24 hours per day and 365 day per year (including all weekends and all holiday periods).
Contracting Authority is not under any obligation to make any Call-offs under the Frameworks. Contracting Authority is not responsible for meeting any costs incurred by the Economic Operators should the quantity of Call-offs fall short of Economic Operators’ expectations. The Contracting Authority reserves the right at any time to procure similar or identical work outside the Frameworks. It is expected that the Economic Operators shall adopt an integrated supply chain approach to manage the provision of the works.
The Economic Operator which offers the most economically advantageous tender ( MEAT) shall be offered the works.
The Framework Agreement shall be of three years duration subject to the on-going satisfactory performance of the Economic Operators. At or prior to the expiration of the initial three years duration the Contracting Authority can extend the framework for a further one year with the Economic Operators agreement.