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4 PROCUREMENT PROCESS – OVERVIEW The Specialist Community Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Service Procurement timeline is summarised in paragraph 4.1 and further detailed in paragraphs 4.2 to 4.6 below.

4.1

Indicative Procurement Timeline The proposed timeline for the Specialist Community Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Service procurement project is set out below.; It must be noted that the dates are expected dates at the time of issuing this MOI and may be subject to change. Milestones Advertisement published & Expressions of Interest invited

w/c 26 July 2010

Deadline for receipt of Expressions of Interest

13 August 2010

Pre Qualification Questionnaires issued

w/e 20 August 2010

Deadline for receipt of PQQ submissions

w/e 17 September 2010

PQQ evaluation and communication of result

w/e 24 September 2010

Invitation to Bid issued to short listed bidders

w/e 1 October 2010

Deadline for receipt of Bidder Clarification questions

w/e 15 October 2010

Deadline for receipt of Bids

w/e 29 October 2010

Short-listed bidders to present to Procurement Project Team

November 2010

Selection, finalisation and approval

November 2010

Preferred bidder notified

December 2010

Unsuccessful Bidders notified

December 2010

Unsuccessful Bidder debrief

December / Jan 2010/11

Contract signature Commencement of service

4.2

Date

January 2011 1 April 2011

Advert, MOI & EOI

4.2.1 Advertisement A national advertisement has been published describing, in general terms, the services being procured by Kirklees PCT. Potential Bidders must register their interest by submitting an EOI in accordance with the requirements of paragraph 4.2.3.

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