Occupational Health Service Bristol

Occupational Health Service Bristol

The Commissioner will be using the NHS Standard Contract for the provision of the Service(s). The contract will run from 1.4.2017 and the duration of the contract will be 60 months.

United Kingdom-Bristol: Health services

2016/S 152-276134

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

NHS South, Central and West Commissioning Support Unit
Level 5, South Plaza, Marlbororugh Street
For the attention of: Nicola Hayward
BS1 3NX Bristol
United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@swcsu.nhs.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

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Health

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

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

NHS E (South) — Primary Care Occupational Health Service.

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 UKK,UKJ

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)

As part of a commitment to support individual performers, NHS England (South) proposes to commission a nationally standardised Occupational Health Service that is equitable and accessible. This approach will address the historical inequity arising from the legacy arrangements of primary care trusts (PCTs).
The aims of the specification are to:
— Standardise the commissioning of Occupational Health Services for primary care staff by NHS England nationally;
— Support accessible high-quality occupational health provision for staff employed within primary care settings;
— Ensure the local availability of services for employees who are required to undergo occupational health assessment;
— Standardise the reporting and provision of management information;
— Support cost effective provision. The national specification is currently awaiting formal sign off.
The Commissioner will be using the NHS Standard Contract for the provision of the Service(s).
The contract will run from 1.4.2017 and the duration of the contract will be 60 months.
Access to Invitation to Tender (ITT) Documentation:
Interested providers will be able to view the tender opportunity via the ‘current tenders’ list on in-tend.

https://in-tendhost.co.uk/scwcsu.aspx/Home

In order to access the tender documentation you will need to ‘express an interest’ and register on the system. Bidders are required to respond to all Organisational and ITT questions directly within In-Tend and attach any requested documents separately to the place-holders provided.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85100000

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: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

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:

This contract is split into a number of Lots so as to provide the maximum flexibility to both the Commissioner and Bidder, these are:
Lot 1 — South Central (Inc. Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire (excluding South Gloucestershire);
Lot 2 — South East ( Inc. Kent, Surrey and Sussex);
Lot 3 — South West (Inc. Devon Cornwall and Isles of Scilly, Bristol, North Somerset, Somerset and South Gloucestershire);
Lot 4 — Wessex (Inc. Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Dorset).
Estimated value excluding VAT: 870 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: South Central

1)Short description

This includes Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire (excluding South Gloucestershire).
Tenders can be submitted for multiple Lots.
The maximum number of Lots that may be awarded to 1 tenderer is 4.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85100000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: South East

1)Short description

This includes Kent, Surrey and Sussex.
Tenders can be submitted for multiple Lots.
The maximum number of Lots that may be awarded to 1 tenderer is 4.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85100000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3 Lot title: South West

1)Short description

This includes Devon, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly, Bristol, North Somerset, Somerset and South Gloucestershire.
Tenders can be submitted for multiple Lots.
The maximum number of Lots that may be awarded to 1 tenderer is 4.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85100000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 4 Lot title: Wessex

1)Short description

This includes Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Dorset.
Tenders can be submitted for multiple Lots.
The maximum number of Lots that may be awarded to 1 tenderer is 4.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85100000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Parent Company and other guarantees may be required in certain circumstances, see the invitation to tender for further details.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
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: no
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: As detailed in the Organisational Questionnaire / ITT documentation.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed in the Organisational Questionnaire / ITT documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As detailed in the Organisational Questionnaire / ITT documentation.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As detailed in the Organisational Questionnaire / ITT documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As detailed in the Organisational Questionnaire / ITT documentation.
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: no

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: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
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 in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

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:

SCW/NHSEQ82/00000192/2016

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: 6.9.2016
Payable documents: no

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

7.9.2016
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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

in days: 180 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

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 Services are healthcare services within the meaning and scope of Annex XIV of Directive 2014/24/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council (the Directive) and Schedule 3 to the Public Contract Regulations 2015 (the Regulations). The tendering process will be conducted in accordance with the requirements and flexibilities provided by Articles 74 to 76 of the Directive, and Regulations 74 to 76 of the Regulations. The Authority will run a transparent tender process, treating all bidders equally. For the avoidance of doubt, the Authority will not be bound by the Regulations or the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union or any other regulations or legislation except for the specific parts or circumstances that apply to the procurement of these Services.
Neither the inclusion of a bidder selection stage, nor the use of any language or terms found in the Directive or Regulations, nor the description of the procedure voluntarily adopted by the Authority (Open, Restricted, Competitive Procedure with Negotiation, Competitive Dialogue or any other description), nor any other indication, shall be taken to mean that the Authority intends to hold itself bound by the Directive or Regulations, save by the provisions applicable to services coming within the scope of Annex XIV of the Directive / Schedule 3 of the Regulations. The services are healthcare services falling within Schedule 3 to the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (the Regulations) which are not subject to the full regime of the Regulations, but is instead governed by the Light Touch Regime contained within Chapter 3, Section 7 of the Regulations (Regulations 74 to 77).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Contracting Authority intends to voluntarily observe the award decision notices provisions and 10 day standstill period described in Regulation 86 of the 2015 Regulations. Unsuccessful tenderers will receive scores and reasons for the decision, including the characteristics and relative advantages of the winning bid and the reasons why the tenderer/application was unsuccessful. Deadline for lodging of appeals should be in accordance with Regulation 87 and Regulation 91 of the 2015 Regulations.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

5.8.2016

 

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