Occupational Health Provision Services Contract

Occupational Health Provision Services Contract

This Tender is offered as a single contract for all Occupational Health (OH) which includes fast track physiotherapy and an Employee Assist Programme.

United Kingdom-Sunderland: Administrative healthcare services

2016/S 013-018964

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Northern Housing Consortium Ltd
Webster’s Ropery
For the attention of: Nicola Benson
SR4 6DJ Sunderland
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1915661000
E-mail: Nicola.benson@consortiumprocurement.org.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.northern-consortium.org.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: www.northern-consortium.org.uk

Electronic access to information: www.delta-esourcing.com

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.delta-esourcing.com

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

Other: central purchasing body

I.3)Main activity

Housing and community amenities

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Incommunities Group Limited
The Quays, Victoria Street
BD17 7BN Shipley
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Occupational Health Provision Services Contract.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 25: Health and social services

NUTS code UKE41

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Administrative healthcare services. Health services. Miscellaneous health services. Company health services. This Invitation to Tender (β€˜ITT’) is managed by the Northern Housing Consortium on behalf of the In-communities Group Ltd for an Occupational Health Provision Services contract to be provided within the Bradford district to In-Communities staff.
This Tender is offered as a single contract for all Occupational Health (OH) which includes fast track physiotherapy and an Employee Assist Programme (EAP) for the Incommunities Group.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

75122000, 85100000, 85140000, 85147000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The ITT is to seek a suitable contractor that can provide an Occupational Health Service to approximately 1000 employees located within the Bradford District of the United Kingdom. The scope will also include fast track physiotherapy and an Employee Assist Programme (EAP) for the Incommunities Group. Initial 3 Year Contract with the option to Extend a further 2 Years (1+1).
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 330 000 and 550 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Initial 3 Year Contract with the option to Extend a further 2 Years (1+1).

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Occupational Health Provision Services contract to be paid monthly in arrears.
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

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: The contract will be subject to KPI’s agreed between the parties. Please see Tender documentation.
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The Authority will apply all the offences listed in Article 45(1) of Directive 2004/18/EC (implemented as Regulation 23(1) of the Public Contract Regulations (PCR) 2006 in the UK) and all of the professional misconducts listed at Article 45(2) of Directive 2004/18/EC (see also Regulation 23(2) in the PCR 2006) to the decision of whether a Candidate is eligible to be invited to tender.

A full list of the Regulation 23(1) and 23(2) criteria are at http://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/project/reasonsForExclusion.html#pcr

Candidates will be required to answer these questions as part of the qualification process. For candidates who are registered overseas, you will need to declare if you have any offences/misconduct under your own countries laws, where these laws are equivalent to the Regulation 23 lists.
Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 45(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest for doing so.
Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 45(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the discretion of the Authority.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (a) Appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance.
(b) The presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established.
(c) A statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last three financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information on these turnovers is available.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(b) a list of the principal deliveries effected or the main services provided in the past three years, with the sums, dates and recipients, whether public or private, involved. Evidence of delivery and services provided shall be given: β€” where the recipient was a contracting authority, in the form of certificates issued or countersigned by the competent authority, β€” where the recipient was a private purchaser, by the purchaser’s certification or, failing this, simply by a declaration by the economic operator.
(c) an indication of the technicians or technical bodies involved, whether or not belonging directly to the economic operator’s undertaking, especially those responsible for quality control and, in the case of public works contracts, those upon whom the contractor can call in order to carry out the work.
(d) A description of the technical facilities and measures used by the supplier or service provider for ensuring quality and the undertaking’s study and research facilities.
(e) Where the products or services to be supplied are complex or, exceptionally, are required for a special purpose, a check carried out by the contracting authorities or on their behalf by a competent official body of the country in which the supplier or service provider is established, subject to that body’s agreement, on the production capacities of the supplier or the technical capacity of the service provider and, if necessary, on the means of study and research which are available to it and the quality control measures it will operate.
(f) The educational and professional qualifications of the service provider or contractor and/or those of the undertaking’s managerial staff and, in particular, those of the person or persons responsible for providing the services or managing the work.
(g) For public works contracts and public services contracts, and only in appropriate cases, an indication of the environmental management measures that the economic operator will be able to apply when performing the contract.
(h) A statement of the average annual manpower of the service provider or contractor and the number of managerial staff for the last 3 years.
(i) A statement of the tools, plant or technical equipment available to the service provider or contractor for carrying out the contract.
(j) An indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision: Occupational Health Service will be expected to provide the services of at least two qualified Occupational Health Physicians in order to meet the requirements of the Local Government Pension Scheme Regulations 1997 and Amendment 2 Regulations 2001.

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Evaluation of PQQ will be based on Pass / Fail. Applicants must meet all of the Mandatory Requirements to be Invited to Tender. A single bidder will.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below

1. Quality. Weighting 60

2. Price. Weighting 40

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

Occupational Health Provision Services Contract

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 17.2.2016 – 17:00
Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

18.2.2016 – 17:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

15.3.2016

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.3)Additional information

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Sunderland:-Administrative-healthcare-services./7H592733V3

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/7H592733V3

GO Reference: GO-2016119-PRO-7599011.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Northern Housing Consortium Ltd
Webster’s Ropery
SR4 6DJ Sunderland
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: Nicola.benson@consortiumprocurement.org.uk
Telephone: +44 1915661000
Internet address: www.northern-housing.consortium.org.uk

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Northern Housing Consortium Ltd
Webster’s Ropery
SR4 6DJ Sunderland
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1915661000

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Northern Housing Consortium Ltd
Webster’s Ropery
SR4 6DJ Sunderland
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: Nicola.benson@consortiumprocurement.org.uk
Telephone: +44 1915661000
Internet address: www.northern-housing.consortium.org.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

19.1.2016

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