Employee Assistance Programme Southend
Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust require an all-inclusive Employee Assistance Programme which includes face to face counselling services which will integrate to the Trust’s Occupational Health and Wellbeing Services.
United Kingdom-Westcliff-on-Sea: Counselling services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Southend Hospital Prittlewell Chase
For the attention of: Clive Cambridge, Head of Procurement
SS0 0RY Westcliff-on-Sea
Telephone: +44 1702508120
Fax: +44 1702508177
General address of the contracting authority: www.southend-hospital.co.uk
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 25: Health and social services
NUTS code UKH31
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order for compulsory winding up or administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contracting authorities can demonstrate;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organisation, as defined in Article 2 (1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26.5.1972 and Article 3 (1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j) has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10.6.1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
A list of major contracts won in the last 24 months, ideally with in the Health Sector or any other public sector area, with named reference sites, contact names, current telephone numbers and e-mail addresses.
Appropriate trade registrations and certificates.
Failure to provide this information as part of your expression of interest may lead to your company not being issued tender documents.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
2) The Trust does not bind itself to accept the lowest offer or any offer and reserves the right to accept an offer in whole or part, each item for this purpose being treated as separate.
3) Depending on the number of responses received the Trust reserves the right to issue a pre-qualification questionnaire covering further requirements specific to this tender.
4) The Trust can not be held responsible for any costs incurred by Offerers in relation to the preparation of their offer and any post offer clarification.
5) The Trust undertakes to use its best endeavours to hold confident any information provided in any proposal submitted, subject to the Trust’s obligation under law, including the Freedom of Information Act 1997. If the applicant considers that any information submitted in any proposal should not be disclosed because of its sensitivity then this should be stated with the reason(s) for considering it so.
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Applicants have two working days from the notification of the award decision to request additional debriefing and that information has to be provided a minimum of 3 working days before the expiry of the standstill period.
Such additional information should be requested from the contact in part 1.1 of this advert.
If an appeal regarding the award of the contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulation 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) provide for the aggrieved parties who have been harmed or at risk of harm by a breech of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales or Northern Ireland. Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months). Where a contract has not been entered into the court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the Court may only award damages (the purpose of the standstill period referred to allows the parties to apply to the courts to set aside the award decision before the contract is entered into).
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: