NHS England Occupational Health Framework

NHS England Occupational Health Framework

8 Lots. Lot 1 is for the provision of Full Service Occupational Health Services for all of Contracting Authorities Personnel within public sector health.

United Kingdom-Leeds: Miscellaneous health services

2018/S 123-279571

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

NHS England
Quarry House, Quarry Hill
Leeds
LS2 7UE
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1138252975
E-mail: ami.keilah@nhs.net
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.england.nhs.uk/

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://nhsengland.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://nhsengland.bravosolution.co.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Occupational Health Framework

Reference number: _1489

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85140000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

National Health Service Commissioning Board (NHS England), intends to put a framework in place for Occupational Health Services. The Framework Agreement will be made available to public sector health organisations throughout England not including Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

The duration of _1485 Framework Agreement is two (2) years initial contract period with an option to extend for another one (1) plus one (1) years in total.

The Framework Agreement will be divided into eight (8) Lots based on geographical locations to provide occupational health services on a regional level or national:

Lot 1: Midlands

Lot 2: Central and East of England

Lot 3: North West

Lot 4: North East

Lot 5: South West

Lot 6: South East

Lot 7: London

Lot 8: National

Running alongside this framework will be the Call Off of the non-clinical requirement for National Health Service Commissioning Board (NHS England). This requirement will commence on the 3.10.2018.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 8
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

Providers are allowed to bid for all or a combination of Lots stated for the Framework Agreement, however National Health Service Commissioning Board (NHS England) have the right to award a maximum of three (3) providers per Lot based on the award criteria stated in the Invitation To Tender (ITT).

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Midlands

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71317200
71317210
85000000
85100000
85140000
85147000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

England – Midlands

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1 is for the provision of Full Service Occupational Health Services for all of Contracting Authorities Personnel within public sector health.

The core requirements for Lot 1 Full Service Occupational Health Service which shall include but is not limited to:

— Professional Advice to Contracting Authorities and to its employee’s,

— Provide trained and qualified occupational health staff and Contractor accreditation’s,

— Workplace and Workstation Assessments,

— Display Screen Equipment Workstation Assessments,

— Manage referrals and cases from initial assessment to patient outcome,

— Provide an online portal for Contracting Authorities to manage occupational health requirements on the Contractors portal,

— Provide well being services,

— Provide telephone services,

— Provide face to face appointments,

— Provide physician led services,

— Provide nurse led services,

— Flexible service,

— Education and awareness training,

— Provide physiotherapy services,

— Single or multi location services,

— Attendance Management,

— Missed Appointments,

— Clinical Requirements for those working in the medical, dental and optometric environment,

— Substance misuse,

— Eyesight tests,

— Organisation-wise stress audit and services,

— Counselling (within working hours and outside working hours) including self-referrals,

— Mediation services for any disputes,

— Referral to an external specialist and or medical practitioners,

— Ill- health retirement services,

— Pre-employment and pre-enrolement checks,

— Consultancy Services,

— Attendance assessments and case management/conferences,

— In-service health surveillance checks,

— Education and awareness programmes and training.

The delivery of the Occupational Health Services shall be underpinned by the following principles:

— The Services shall be available to all health Contracting Authorities Personnel in England,

— The Service shall provide sufficient flexibility of approach to accommodate different organisational structures, operating styles, cultures and job roles,

— Confidentiality is crucial to the integrity of the Services,

— A strong focus on a high quality, clinically-led, evidence-based Services,

— Impartial advice and guidance for both Contracting Authorities Personnel and the Contracting Authorities,

— Cooperation and partnership with suppliers of Services where there is a required hand off between Services,

— Delivery of innovative Services,

— Maximising e-enabled solutions and innovations,

— Flexibility to meet identified individual business needs, including the provision of a permanent on-site presence at the Contracting Authorities specified locations; and

— Flexibility to meet changing internal and external policies and regulations.

The value of Lot 1 is an estimated £200,000 however this figure may increase or decrease depending on the number of Contracting Authorities utilizing Lot 1. The value of the total contract value may increase from £2,500,000 to £5,000,000 depending on the number of Public Sector Health Contracting Authorities utilizing the framework, therefore increasing the value of Lot 1.

The geographical coverage of Midlands Lot 1 is but not limited to:

Staffordshire, Shropshire and Telford and Wrekin; Derbyshire; Lincolnshire; Nottinghamshire; Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland; Black Country and West Birmingham; Birmingham and Solihull; Coventry and Warwickshire; and Herefordshire and Worcestershire.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Central and East of England

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71317200
71317210
85000000
85100000
85140000
85147000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

England – Central and East of England

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 2 is for the provision of Full Service Occupational Health Services for all of Contracting Authorities Personnel within public sector health.

The core requirements for Lot 2 Full Service Occupational Health Service which shall include but is not limited to:

— Professional Advice to Contracting Authorities and to its employee’s,

— Provide trained and qualified occupational health staff and Contractor accreditation’s,

— Workplace and Workstation Assessments,

— Display Screen Equipment Workstation Assessments,

— Manage referrals and cases from initial assessment to patient outcome,

— Provide an online portal for Contracting Authorities to manage occupational health requirements on the Contractors portal,

— Provide well being services,

— Provide telephone services,

— Provide face to face appointments,

— Provide physician led services,

— Provide nurse led services,

— Flexible service,

— Education and awareness training,

— Provide physiotherapy services,

— Single or multi location services,

— Attendance Management,

— Missed Appointments,

— Clinical Requirements for those working in the medical, dental and optometric environment,

— Substance misuse,

— Eyesight tests,

— Organisation-wise stress audit and services,

— Counselling (within working hours and outside working hours) including self-referrals,

— Mediation services for any disputes,

— Referral to an external specialist and or medical practitioners,

— Ill- health retirement services,

— Pre-employment and pre-enrolment checks,

— Consultancy Services,

— Attendance assessments and case management/conferences,

— In-service health surveillance checks,

— Education and awareness programmes and training.

The delivery of the Occupational Health Services shall be underpinned by the following principles:

— The Services shall be available to all health Contracting Authorities Personnel in England,

— The Service shall provide sufficient flexibility of approach to accommodate different organisational structures, operating styles, cultures and job roles,

— Confidentiality is crucial to the integrity of the Services,

— A strong focus on a high quality, clinically-led, evidence-based Services,

— Impartial advice and guidance for both Contracting Authorities Personnel and the Contracting Authorities,

— Cooperation and partnership with suppliers of Services where there is a required hand off between Services,

— Delivery of innovative Services,

— Maximising e-enabled solutions and innovations,

— Flexibility to meet identified individual business needs, including the provision of a permanent on-site presence at the Contracting Authorities specified locations; and

— Flexibility to meet changing internal and external policies and regulations.

The value of Lot 2 is an estimated £200,000 however this figure may increase or decrease depending on the number of Contracting Authorities utilizing Lot 2. The value of the total contract value may increase from £2,500,000 to £5,000,000 depending on the number of Public Sector Health Contracting Authorities utilizing the framework, therefore increasing the value of Lot 2.

The geographical coverage of Central and East of England Lot 2 is but not limited to:

Northamptonshire; Cambridgeshire and Peterborough; Norfolk and Waveney; Suffolk and North East Essex; Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes; Hertfordshire and West Essex; and Mid and South Essex

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

North West

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71317200
71317210
85000000
85100000
85140000
85147000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

England – North West

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 3 is for the provision of Full Service Occupational Health Services for all of Contracting Authorities Personnel within public sector health.

The core requirements for Lot 3 Full Service Occupational Health Service which shall include but is not limited to:

— Professional Advice to Contracting Authorities and to its employee’s,

— Provide trained and qualified occupational health staff and Contractor accreditation’s,

— Workplace and Workstation Assessments,

— Display Screen Equipment Workstation Assessments,

— Manage referrals and cases from initial assessment to patient outcome,

— Provide an online portal for Contracting Authorities to manage occupational health requirements on the Contractors portal,

— Provide well being services,

— Provide telephone services,

— Provide face to face appointments,

— Provide physician led services,

— Provide nurse led services,

— Flexible service,

— Education and awareness training,

— Provide physiotherapy services,

— Single or multi location services,

— Attendance Management,

— Missed Appointments,

— Clinical Requirements for those working in the medical, dental and optometric environment,

— Substance misuse,

— Eyesight tests,

— Organisation-wise stress audit and services,

— Counselling (within working hours and outside working hours) including self-referrals,

— Mediation services for any disputes,

— Referral to an external specialist and or medical practitioners,

— Ill- health retirement services,

— Pre-employment and pre-enrolment checks,

— Consultancy Services,

— Attendance assessments and case management/conferences,

— In-service health surveillance checks,

— Education and awareness programmes and training.

The delivery of the Occupational Health Services shall be underpinned by the following principles:

— The Services shall be available to all health Contracting Authorities Personnel in England,

— The Service shall provide sufficient flexibility of approach to accommodate different organisational structures, operating styles, cultures and job roles,

— Confidentiality is crucial to the integrity of the Services,

— A strong focus on a high quality, clinically-led, evidence-based Services,

— Impartial advice and guidance for both Contracting Authorities Personnel and the Contracting Authorities,

— Cooperation and partnership with suppliers of Services where there is a required hand off between Services,

— Delivery of innovative Services,

— Maximising e-enabled solutions and innovations,

— Flexibility to meet identified individual business needs, including the provision of a permanent on-site presence at the Contracting Authorities specified locations; and

— Flexibility to meet changing internal and external policies and regulations.

The value of Lot 3 is an estimated £200,000 however this figure may increase or decrease depending on the number of Contracting Authorities utilizing Lot 3. The value of the total contract value may increase from £2,500,000 to £5,000,000 depending on the number of Public Sector Health Contracting Authorities utilizing the framework, therefore increasing the value of Lot 3.

The geographical coverage of North West Lot 3 is but not limited to:

Lancashire and South Cumbria; Greater Manchester; and Cheshire and Merseyside.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

North East

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71317200
71317210
85000000
85100000
85140000
85147000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

England – North East

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 4 is for the provision of Full Service Occupational Health Services for all of Contracting Authorities Personnel within public sector health.

The core requirements for Lot 4 Full Service Occupational Health Service which shall include but is not limited to:

— Professional Advice to Contracting Authorities and to its employee’s,

— Provide trained and qualified occupational health staff and Contractor accreditation’s,

— Workplace and Workstation Assessments,

— Display Screen Equipment Workstation Assessments,

— Manage referrals and cases from initial assessment to patient outcome,

— Provide an online portal for Contracting Authorities to manage occupational health requirements on the Contractors portal,

— Provide well being services,

— Provide telephone services,

— Provide face to face appointments,

— Provide physician led services,

— Provide nurse led services,

— Flexible service,

— Education and awareness training,

— Provide physiotherapy services,

— Single or multi location services,

— Attendance Management,

— Missed Appointments,

— Clinical Requirements for those working in the medical, dental and optometric environment,

— Substance misuse,

— Eyesight tests,

— Organisation-wise stress audit and services,

— Counselling (within working hours and outside working hours) including self-referrals,

— Mediation services for any disputes,

— Referral to an external specialist and or medical practitioners,

— Ill- health retirement services,

— Pre-employment and pre-enrolment checks,

— Consultancy Services,

— Attendance assessments and case management/conferences,

— In-service health surveillance checks,

— Education and awareness programmes and training.

The delivery of the Occupational Health Services shall be underpinned by the following principles:

— The Services shall be available to all health Contracting Authorities Personnel in England,

— The Service shall provide sufficient flexibility of approach to accommodate different organisational structures, operating styles, cultures and job roles,

— Confidentiality is crucial to the integrity of the Services,

— A strong focus on a high quality, clinically-led, evidence-based Services,

— Impartial advice and guidance for both Contracting Authorities Personnel and the Contracting Authorities,

— Cooperation and partnership with suppliers of Services where there is a required hand off between Services,

— Delivery of innovative Services,

— Maximising e-enabled solutions and innovations,

— Flexibility to meet identified individual business needs, including the provision of a permanent on-site presence at the Contracting Authorities specified locations; and

— Flexibility to meet changing internal and external policies and regulations.

The value of Lot 4 is an estimated £200,000 however this figure may increase or decrease depending on the number of Contracting Authorities utilizing Lot 4. The value of the total contract value may increase from £2,500,000 to £5,000,000 depending on the number of Public Sector Health Contracting Authorities utilizing the framework, therefore increasing the value of Lot 4.

The geographical coverage of North east Lot 4 is but not limited to:

Cumbria and the North East; West Yorkshire; Humber, Coast and Vale; and South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

South West

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71317200
71317210
85000000
85100000
85140000
85147000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

England – South West

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 5 is for the provision of Full Service Occupational Health Services for all of Contracting Authorities Personnel within public sector health.

The core requirements for Lot 5 Full Service Occupational Health Service which shall include but is not limited to:

— Professional Advice to Contracting Authorities and to its employee’s,

— Provide trained and qualified occupational health staff and Contractor accreditation’s,

— Workplace and Workstation Assessments,

— Display Screen Equipment Workstation Assessments,

— Manage referrals and cases from initial assessment to patient outcome,

— Provide an online portal for Contracting Authorities to manage occupational health requirements on the Contractors portal,

— Provide well being services,

— Provide telephone services,

— Provide face to face appointments,

— Provide physician led services,

— Provide nurse led services,

— Flexible service,

— Education and awareness training,

— Provide physiotherapy services,

— Single or multi location services,

— Attendance Management,

— Missed Appointments,

— Clinical Requirements for those working in the medical, dental and optometric environment,

— Substance misuse,

— Eyesight tests,

— Organisation-wise stress audit and services,

— Counselling (within working hours and outside working hours) including self-referrals,

— Mediation services for any disputes,

— Referral to an external specialist and or medical practitioners,

— Ill- health retirement services,

— Pre-employment and pre-enrolment checks,

— Consultancy Services,

— Attendance assessments and case management/conferences,

— In-service health surveillance checks,

— Education and awareness programmes and training.

The delivery of the Occupational Health Services shall be underpinned by the following principles:

— The Services shall be available to all health Contracting Authorities Personnel in England,

— The Service shall provide sufficient flexibility of approach to accommodate different organisational structures, operating styles, cultures and job roles,

— Confidentiality is crucial to the integrity of the Services,

— A strong focus on a high quality, clinically-led, evidence-based Services,

— Impartial advice and guidance for both Contracting Authorities Personnel and the Contracting Authorities,

— Cooperation and partnership with suppliers of Services where there is a required hand off between Services,

— Delivery of innovative Services,

— Maximising e-enabled solutions and innovations,

— Flexibility to meet identified individual business needs, including the provision of a permanent on-site presence at the Contracting Authorities specified locations; and

— Flexibility to meet changing internal and external policies and regulations.

The value of Lot 5 is an estimated £200,000 however this figure may increase or decrease depending on the number of Contracting Authorities utilizing Lot 5. The value of the total contract value may increase from £2,500,000 to £5,000,000 depending on the number of Public Sector Health Contracting Authorities utilizing the framework, therefore increasing the value of Lot 5.

The geographical coverage of South West Lot 5 is but not limited to:

Gloucestershire, Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, bath, Swindon, Wiltshire, Somerset, Dorset, Devon, Cornwall, Isles of Scilly.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

South East

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71317200
71317210
85000000
85100000
85140000
85147000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

England – South East

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 6 is for the provision of Full Service Occupational Health Services for all of Contracting Authorities Personnel within public sector health.

The core requirements for Lot 6 Full Service Occupational Health Service which shall include but is not limited to:

— Professional Advice to Contracting Authorities and to its employee’s,

— Provide trained and qualified occupational health staff and Contractor accreditation’s,

— Workplace and Workstation Assessments,

— Display Screen Equipment Workstation Assessments,

— Manage referrals and cases from initial assessment to patient outcome,

— Provide an online portal for Contracting Authorities to manage occupational health requirements on the Contractors portal,

— Provide well being services,

— Provide telephone services,

— Provide face to face appointments,

— Provide physician led services,

— Provide nurse led services,

— Flexible service,

— Education and awareness training,

— Provide physiotherapy services,

— Single or multi location services,

— Attendance Management,

— Missed Appointments,

— Clinical Requirements for those working in the medical, dental and optometric environment,

— Substance misuse,

— Eyesight tests,

— Organisation-wise stress audit and services,

— Counselling (within working hours and outside working hours) including self-referrals,

— Mediation services for any disputes,

— Referral to an external specialist and or medical practitioners,

— Ill- health retirement services,

— Pre-employment and pre-enrolment checks,

— Consultancy Services,

— Attendance assessments and case management/conferences,

— In-service health surveillance checks,

— Education and awareness programmes and training.

The delivery of the Occupational Health Services shall be underpinned by the following principles:

— The Services shall be available to all health Contracting Authorities Personnel in England,

— The Service shall provide sufficient flexibility of approach to accommodate different organisational structures, operating styles, cultures and job roles,

— Confidentiality is crucial to the integrity of the Services,

— A strong focus on a high quality, clinically-led, evidence-based Services,

— Impartial advice and guidance for both Contracting Authorities Personnel and the Contracting Authorities,

— Cooperation and partnership with suppliers of Services where there is a required hand off between Services,

— Delivery of innovative Services,

— Maximising e-enabled solutions and innovations,

— Flexibility to meet identified individual business needs, including the provision of a permanent on-site presence at the Contracting Authorities specified locations; and

— Flexibility to meet changing internal and external policies and regulations.

The value of Lot 6 is an estimated £200,000 however this figure may increase or decrease depending on the number of Contracting Authorities utilizing Lot 6. The value of the total contract value may increase from £2,500,000 to £5,000,000 depending on the number of Public Sector Health Contracting Authorities utilizing the framework, therefore increasing the value of Lot 6.

The geographical coverage of South East Lot 6 is but not limited to:

Hampshire, Frimnley, Surrey heartlands, East Surrey, Sussex, Kent, Medway, Isles of Wight, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

London

Lot No: 7

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71317200
71317210
85000000
85100000
85140000
85147000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

England – London

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 7 is for the provision of Full Service Occupational Health Services for all of Contracting Authorities Personnel within public sector health.

The core requirements for Lot 7 Full Service Occupational Health Service which shall include but is not limited to:

— Professional Advice to Contracting Authorities and to its employee’s,

— Provide trained and qualified occupational health staff and Contractor accreditation’s,

— Workplace and Workstation Assessments,

— Display Screen Equipment Workstation Assessments,

— Manage referrals and cases from initial assessment to patient outcome,

— Provide an online portal for Contracting Authorities to manage occupational health requirements on the Contractors portal,

— Provide well being services,

— Provide telephone services,

— Provide face to face appointments,

— Provide physician led services,

— Provide nurse led services,

— Flexible service,

— Education and awareness training,

— Provide physiotherapy services,

— Single or multi location services,

— Attendance Management,

— Missed Appointments,

— Clinical Requirements for those working in the medical, dental and optometric environment,

— Substance misuse,

— Eyesight tests,

— Organisation-wise stress audit and services,

— Counselling (within working hours and outside working hours) including self-referrals,

— Mediation services for any disputes,

— Referral to an external specialist and or medical practitioners,

— Ill- health retirement services,

— Pre-employment and pre-enrolment checks,

— Consultancy Services,

— Attendance assessments and case management/conferences,

— In-service health surveillance checks,

— Education and awareness programmes and training.

The delivery of the Occupational Health Services shall be underpinned by the following principles:

— The Services shall be available to all health Contracting Authorities Personnel in England,

— The Service shall provide sufficient flexibility of approach to accommodate different organisational structures, operating styles, cultures and job roles,

— Confidentiality is crucial to the integrity of the Services,

— A strong focus on a high quality, clinically-led, evidence-based Services,

— Impartial advice and guidance for both Contracting Authorities Personnel and the Contracting Authorities,

— Cooperation and partnership with suppliers of Services where there is a required hand off between Services,

— Delivery of innovative Services,

— Maximising e-enabled solutions and innovations,

— Flexibility to meet identified individual business needs, including the provision of a permanent on-site presence at the Contracting Authorities specified locations; and

— Flexibility to meet changing internal and external policies and regulations.

The value of Lot 7 is an estimated £200,000 however this figure may increase or decrease depending on the number of Contracting Authorities utilizing Lot 7. The value of the total contract value may increase from £2,500,000 to £5,000,000 depending on the number of Public Sector Health Contracting Authorities utilizing the framework, therefore increasing the value of Lot 7.

The geographical coverage of London Lot 7 is but not limited to:

All areas within London.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

National

Lot No: 8

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71317200
71317210
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II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

England – National

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 8 is for the provision of Full Service Occupational Health Services for all of Contracting Authorities Personnel within public sector health.

The core requirements for Lot 8 Full Service Occupational Health Service which shall include but is not limited to:

— Professional Advice to Contracting Authorities and to its employee’s,

— Provide trained and qualified occupational health staff and Contractor accreditation’s,

— Workplace and Workstation Assessments,

— Display Screen Equipment Workstation Assessments,

— Manage referrals and cases from initial assessment to patient outcome,

— Provide an online portal for Contracting Authorities to manage occupational health requirements on the Contractors portal,

— Provide well being services,

— Provide telephone services,

— Provide face to face appointments,

— Provide physician led services,

— Provide nurse led services,

— Flexible service,

— Education and awareness training,

— Provide physiotherapy services,

— Single or multi location services,

— Attendance Management,

— Missed Appointments,

— Clinical Requirements for those working in the medical, dental and optometric environment,

— Substance misuse,

— Eyesight tests,

— Organisation-wise stress audit and services,

— Counselling (within working hours and outside working hours) including self-referrals,

— Mediation services for any disputes,

— Referral to an external specialist and or medical practitioners,

— Ill- health retirement services,

— Pre-employment and pre-enrolment checks,

— Consultancy Services,

— Attendance assessments and case management/conferences,

— In-service health surveillance checks,

— Education and awareness programmes and training.

The delivery of the Occupational Health Services shall be underpinned by the following principles:

— The Services shall be available to all health Contracting Authorities Personnel in England,

— The Service shall provide sufficient flexibility of approach to accommodate different organisational structures, operating styles, cultures and job roles,

— Confidentiality is crucial to the integrity of the Services,

— A strong focus on a high quality, clinically-led, evidence-based Services,

— Impartial advice and guidance for both Contracting Authorities Personnel and the Contracting Authorities,

— Cooperation and partnership with suppliers of Services where there is a required hand off between Services,

— Delivery of innovative Services,

— Maximising e-enabled solutions and innovations,

— Flexibility to meet identified individual business needs, including the provision of a permanent on-site presence at the Contracting Authorities specified locations; and

— Flexibility to meet changing internal and external policies and regulations.

The value of Lot 8 is an estimated £1,100,000 however this figure may increase or decrease depending on the number of Contracting Authorities utilizing Lot 8. The value of the total contract value may increase from £2,500,000 to £5,000,000 depending on the number of Public Sector Health Contracting Authorities utilizing the framework, therefore increasing the value of Lot 8.

The geographical coverage of National Lot 8 is but not limited to:

All areas nationally in England.

Included in the Invitation To Tender (ITT) will be the Call Off for non-clinical requirement for National Health Service Commissioning Board (NHS England). It is expected that this Call Off contract will commence on the 03rd October 2018.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

Participants will be advised if this is necessary during the procurement. Parent company and/or other guarantees of performance and financial liability may be required by National Health Service Commissioning Board (NHS England) if considered appropriate within the Invitation To Tender (ITT) documents.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Potential Providers will be assessed in accordance with the Invitation to Tender (“ITT”).

The Authority may take into account the following information:

a) a copy of your audited accounts for the most recent two (2) years;

b) a statement of your turnover, profit and loss account/income statement cash, balance sheet/statement of financial position and statement of cash flow for the most recent year of trading;

c) a statement of your cash flow forecast for the current year and a bank letter outlining the current cash and credit position; and/or an alternative means of demonstrating financial status;

d) minimum turnover based on two (2) times the value of each Lot(s) the provider wishes to bid for.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required will be as stated in the Invitation to Tender (ITT).

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Potential Providers will be assessed in accordance with Section 5 of the Public Contract Regulations 2015implementing the Directive, on the basis of information provided in response to an Invitation To Tender (ITT).

The Authority may take into account the following information:

(a) Three (3) suitable contract examples, from the public or private sector, where similar requirements to those sought under this Procurement have been performed. Contracts should have been performed during the past three (3) years. Customer contacts must be appraised that they may be contacted by National Health Service Commissioning Board (NHS England), to verify the accuracy of the information provided at any time:

NOTE 1: Suppliers who wish to go for the National Lot – Lot 8 stated in the Invitation To Tender (ITT) should state at least one large contract that has been delivered on a national basis.

NOTE 2: Suppliers must also demonstrate weather they are able to provide either or non-clinical or clinical based services as stated in the Framework Schedule 1 and at least 1 contract that has been delivered on a national basis for either or both non-clinical and clinical (where applicable to the services the supplier can provide).

NOTE 3: Suppliers who wish to go for the any of the Lots broken down into geographical areas (Lots 1 – 7) – stated in the Invitation To Tender (ITT) should state at least one large contract that has been delivered on a regional basis within their chosen Lot(s).

NOTE 4: Suppliers must also demonstrate weather they are able to provide either or non-clinical or clinical based services as stated in the Framework Schedule 1 and at least 1 contract that has been delivered on a regional basis within their chosen Lot(s) for either or both non-clinical and clinical (where applicable to the services the supplier can provide).

NOTE 5: When returning a bid providers are advised to provide at least 3 contracts in order to be assessed for this section/question.

(b) Questions and responses provided in the Standard Selection Questionnaire by the provider.

(c)Questions and responses provided in the technical section of the Invitation To Tender (ITT.

(c)Interview assessments carried out to assess the providers ability to demonstrate its ability to delivery occupational health services.

Potential Providers should note that, in accordance with the UK Government’s policies on transparency, the Authority intends to publish the Invitation to Tender (ITT) document and the text of any Framework Agreement awarded, subject to possible redaction’s at the discretion of the Authority. The terms of the proposed Framework Agreement will also permit public sector health Contracting Authorities, awarding a contract under this Framework.

Agreement, to publish the text of that contract, subject to possible redaction’s at the discretion of the ContractingAuthorities.

Further information on transparency can be found at: ttps://www.gov.uk/government/publications/ procurement-and-contracting-transparency-requirements-guidance.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required will be as stated in the Invitation to Tender (ITT).

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required will be as stated in the Invitation to Tender (ITT).

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 30/07/2018
Local time: 16:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 30/07/2018
Local time: 17:00
Place:

National Health Service Commissioning Board (NHS England) Head Office.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

National Health Service Commissioning Board (NHS England)
Quarry House, Quarry Hill
Leeds
LS2 7UE
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

25/06/2018

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