REQUEST FOR QUOTATION Supply and Install of Robotic Medication Dispenser

Ref LCR CGF Davey’s Chemist Ltd
Expression of Interest closing date 14/11/2022

Supply and Install of Robotic Medication Dispenser

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Background- Community Pharmacy is changing inexorably with an aging population. Customer demand for prescriptions have tripled in the area over the last few years.
Community Pharmacy has been poorly renumerated for the medicine dispensing process whilst NHS and government require community pharmacy to carry out more services.
To this end Davey’s Chemist are establishing a streamlined, managed process using technology to enable faster, safer more efficient process for ongoing repeat medication dispensing and delivery.


Requirement- We need Technology- Machines and support; able to read, label and dispense safely within the NHS community pharmacy environment.We require an integrated, manageable, workable robotic solution which smartly integrates with our established safe technology and processes for the dispensing of original pack dispensing.
We also require a machine that can safely dispense a dosage tray for people with limited capabilities and nursing homes. This must be easy to use, safe, sealed dosage tray and chart.

Deliverable Timescale
We expect the project to commence no later than January 2023, and to be completed by 1st May 2023

Indicative Budget – Circa £465,000

Evaluation Criteria
Quotations will be assessed and scored on the following criteria:
Cost 45%
Does supplier offer value for money.
Deliverability Within Specified Timescales 25%
Supplier must demonstrate they can deliver the requirement to timescales above
Meeting Specification Details 10%
Supplier must demonstrate all specifications met
Supplier Suitability 20%
Supplier must demonstrate they have the capability to deliver the requirement

Scoring Methodology
4 Excellent
Proposal meets, and in some places exceeds the required standard
3 Good
Proposal meets required standard
2 Acceptable
Proposal meets the required standard in most respects, but is lacking or inconsistent in others
1 Poor
Proposal falls short of expected standard
0 Unacceptable
Completely or significantly fails to meet required standard or does not provide the relevant answer

Deadline and Submission

Proposals for consideration are required by: 17:00 on 14th November 2022 either electronically or by post to:

FAO John Davey
Davey’s Chemist
112 Dinas Lane
L36 2NS
Tel 0151-480- 2578

Date Published 31st October 2022

1) This project is part of the Liverpool City Region High Growth Programme, and is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund. Under current Public Procurement Regulations there is no formal tender procedure, but a detailed written quotation is required


2) Conditions of Quote
Please be aware that due to the relatively low indicative budget for this work (i.e. less than the current OJEU limits) there is no regulatory obligation for us to provide feedback if you are unsuccessful.
We reserve the right to discontinue this quote process at any time and not award a contract.
You will not be entitled to claim from us any costs or expenses which you may incur in preparing and/or submitting your quote at any stage of this exercises. This applies, whether or not your organisation is successful.