Occupational Health Services for Students – Invitation to Tender

Occupational Health Services for Students – Invitation to Tender

The Robert Gordon University is seeking to appoint a contractor for the provision of occupational health services for students.

United Kingdom-Aberdeen: Administrative healthcare services

2017/S 067-126482

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Robert Gordon University
Central Services Building, Garthdee Road
Aberdeen
AB10 7FY
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1224262000
E-mail: h.booth1@rgu.ac.uk
Fax: +44 1224262660
NUTS code: UKM50
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Other type: higher education — university

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Occupational Health Services for Students.

Reference number: 002/17/HB

II.1.2)Main CPV code

75122000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Robert Gordon University is seeking to appoint a contractor for the provision of occupational health services for students of the following Schools:

— School of Nursing and Midwifery.

— School of Health Sciences.

— School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 400 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85100000
85140000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM50
Main site or place of performance:

Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Robert Gordon University is seeking to appoint a contractor for the provision of occupational health services for students of the following Schools:

— School of Nursing and Midwifery.

— School of Health Sciences.

— School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences.

The object of this procurement is to achieve best value for money for the University, to provide and maintain a professional, high quality and efficient service to students, to ensure that appropriate management information is available and that management controls are in place to enable monitoring and management of student occupational health expenditure.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Service Delivery / Weighting: 40
Quality criterion – Name: Contact and Liaison / Weighting: 2
Quality criterion – Name: Quality Assurance/ Continuous Improvement/ Innovation / Weighting: 4
Quality criterion – Name: Staffing / Weighting: 7
Quality criterion – Name: Management of the Contract / Weighting: 3
Quality criterion – Name: Business Continuity, Implementation and Exit / Weighting: 4
Price – Weighting: 40

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 400 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Two optional one year extensions, subject to agreement.

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

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commence of any subsequently awarded contract, the types and levels of insurance indicated below:

http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/hse40.pdf

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Employer’s (Compulsory) Liability Insurance = 5 000 000 GBP

Public Liability Insurance = 1 000 000 GBP

Professional Indemnity Insurance = 2 000 000 GBP.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

4C.1.2 Bidders will be required to provide examples that demonstrate that they have the relevant experience to deliver the services/supplies as described in part II.2.4 of the OJEU Contract Notice or the relevant section of the Site Notice.

4C.6 Bidders will be required to confirm that they and/or the service provider have the following relevant educational and professional qualifications,

And:

4C.6.1 Bidders will be required to confirm that their managerial staff have the following relevant educational and professional qualifications:

4C.9 Bidders will be required to demonstrate that they have (or have access to) the relevant tools, plant or technical equipment to deliver the types of requirements detailed in II.2.4 in the OJEU Contract Notice or the relevant section of the Site Notice.

4C.10 Bidders will be required to confirm whether they intend to subcontract and, if so, for what proportion of the contract.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Minimum requirements for educational and professional qualifications can be found in the formal tender document, pg17, on Public Contract Scotland — Tender and summarised below.

Appropriately qualified staff in sufficient quantity to carry out the functions required. Services provided by each of the staff are appropriate to their qualification and the nature of the individual service.

Clinical staff are registered with the relevant regulatory body on the appropriate part(s) of its register(s). Where the Contractor’s staff are medical doctors they will have the appropriate medical qualifications, other applicable training/qualifications and have undertaken the necessary continuing professional development stated by their Royal College/GMC. They must have General Medical Council (GMC) Registration and be able to provide evidence of this current registration.

Where the Contractor’s staff are nurses, they will have the appropriate nursing qualification, preferably registered as an Occupational Health nurse and have undertaken any necessary continuing professional development stated by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). They must be able to provide evidence of this current registration with the NMC.

The Contractor’s staff must be up to date on relevant national and local developments within the health sector which affect the contract and the profession. Any such developments should be notified to the appropriate University contact.

Contractor staff carrying out specialised services, such as health screening services or specialised medicals are required to have the necessary qualifications, training and experience.

It is a mandatory requirement that those staff who will deliver the services do not have any competence/ professional issues pending with the GMC or NMC or other relevant body/employer.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

Requirements for qualifications can be found in the tender document, pg17, on Public Contract Scotland — Tender.

Appropriately qualified staff in sufficient quantity to carry out requirements. Services provided appropriate to qualifications and nature of the service.

Clinical staff registered with relevant regulatory body). Where staff are medical doctors they will have the appropriate medical qualifications, other applicable training/qualifications and have undertaken the necessary CPD stated by their Royal College/GMC. They must have GMC Registration and be able to provide evidence.

Where staff are nurses, have the appropriate nursing qualification, preferably registered as an Occupational Health nurse and have undertaken any necessary CPD stated by the Nursing and Midwifery Council. They must be able to provide evidence of current registration.

staff must be up to date on relevant developments within the health sector which affect the contract and the profession. developments should be notified to the University.

Contractor staff carrying out specialised services, such as health screening services or specialised medicals are required to have the necessary qualifications, training and experience.

mandatory requirement that staff who will deliver the services do not have any competence/ professional issues pending with the GMC or NMC or other relevant body/employer.

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

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
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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2013/S 056-092259

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

Date: 12/05/2017
Local time: 12:00
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

Tender must be valid until: 03/07/2017

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 12/05/2017
Local time: 12:00
Place:

Robert Gordon University.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

Contract is for 3 years plus two 1-year extensions. Maximum 5 years until further notice published.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is 7944. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343

(SC Ref:489799).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Robert Gordon University
Central Services Building, Garthdee Road
Aberdeen
AB10 7FY
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1224262000
Fax: +44 1224262660Internet address:http://www.rgu.ac.uk
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:

 03/04/2017

 

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