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PaLS - Air Ambulance/Air Transfer Service.

Contract award notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Procurement and Logistics Service
77 Boucher Crescent
For the attention of: John Barron
BT12 6HU Belfast
Telephone: +44 2890667799
Fax: +44 2890668989

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
PaLS - Air Ambulance/Air Transfer Service.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 3: Air transport services of passengers and freight, except transport of mail
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Various locations throughout Northern Ireland.

NUTS code UKN0

II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Provision of a door-to-door transport service involving air transport for Health & Social Care Northern Ireland, serving the population of Northern Ireland. The service is to include provision for clinical care during transport.The framework is intended to run for 3 years with the option to extend for a further 12 months.
The framework has been established with accessibility for the following organisations:
i. Health & Social Care Board
ii. Belfast HSC Trust
iii. Northern HSC Trust
iv. South Eastern HSC Trust
v. Western HSC Trust
vi. Southern HSC Trust
vii. Business Services Organisation
viii. Public Health Agency
ix. Northern Ireland Ambulance Service
x. Other public bodies under DHSSPSNI may have occasion to access the services provided at any time during the period of the framework.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
1. Price. Weighting 712
2. Quality. Weighting 288
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Contract notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2013/S 165-287342 of 27.8.2013

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 4581 Lot title: PaLS - Air Ambulance/Air Transfer Service
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 6
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Woodgate Aviation (NI) Ltd
Belfast International Airport
BT29 4AB Antrim
Telephone: +44 2894422478
Internet address:
Fax: +44 2894452649

V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: