Occupational Health Services Framework

Occupational Health Services Framework

The purpose of this procurement is to achieve best value for money in the provision of Occupational Health Care Services for staff in Institutions.

United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Company health services

2015/S 067-119727

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

APUC Limited
14 New Mart Road
For the attention of: Anne Martin
EH14 1RL Edinburgh
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1314428930
Fax: +44 1314428931

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk/home.htm

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA10402

Electronic access to information: http://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.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

Education

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

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

Fife College

Dundee & Angus College

Edinburgh College

West College Scotland

Glasgow Clyde College

Ayrshire College

City of Glasgow College

North East College Scotland

New College Lanarkshire

Glasgow Kelvin College

Borders College

Dumfries and Galloway College

Forth Valley College

Inverness College

Lews Castle College

Moray College

Newbattle Abbey College

North Highland College

Orkney College

Perth College

Sabhal Mor Ostaig

Shetland College

South Lanarkshire College

West Lothian College

SRUC

Edinburgh Napier University

Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow School of Art

Heriot-Watt University

Queen Margaret University

Robert Gordon University

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

UHI Millennium Institute

University of Aberdeen

University of Abertay Dundee

University of Dundee

University of Edinburgh

University of Glasgow

University of St Andrews

University of Stirling

University of Strathclyde

University of the West of Scotland

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Provision of an Occupational Health Services Framework.

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
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Scotland.

NUTS code UKM

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

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 14

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

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

The purpose of this procurement is to achieve best value for money in the provision of Occupational Health Care Services for staff in Institutions.
The institutions have stated that they require a local service for their staff so the requirement has been split into 14 lots across the geography of Scotland. The successful contractor for each lot would be expected to have a provision local to the institutions to ensure that staff members accessing the service are not travelling longer journeys than they would normally travel to their place of work.
NOTE: The buyer is using PCS-Tender to carry out this procurement process. Please note this is a separate website and if you are not already registered, registration will be required.

To access PCS-Tender, record your interest in this notice and access the tender documentation please visithttps://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk and search for project Code 3716 under ITTs Open to All Suppliers. Please use the Search/Filter function, then select Project Code from the dropdown. Please note that once you have expressed interest in the ITT it will move to your My ITTs area.

For further information on using PCS-Tender, please read the Supplier Response Guide:https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/esop/pts-host/public/pts/supplierhelppage/PCS-TSupplierResponseGuide.pdf

If you have already registered on Public Contracts Scotland and PCS-Tender and paired your accounts you can access PCS-Tender through your Public Contracts Scotland Control Panel.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85147000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all 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:

See ITT.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

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: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1Lot title: Aberdeen & Aberdeenshire

1)Short description

Occupational Health Services for institutions in the Aberdeen & Aberdeenshire.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85147000

3)Quantity or scope

See ITT.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2Lot title: Argyll & Bute (Oban)

1)Short description

Occupational Health Services for institutions in the Argyll & Bute (Oban) area.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85147000

3)Quantity or scope

See ITT.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3Lot title: Ayr & Ayrshire

1)Short description

Occupational Health Services for institutions in the Ayr and Ayrshire area.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85147000

3)Quantity or scope

See ITT.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 4Lot title: Dumfries and Galloway

1)Short description

Occupational Health Services for institutions in the Dumfries and Galloway area.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85147000

3)Quantity or scope

See ITT.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 5Lot title: Edinburgh & Lothian’s

1)Short description

Occupational Health Services for institutions in the Edinburgh & Lothian’s area.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85147000

3)Quantity or scope

See ITT.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 6Lot title: Fife

1)Short description

Occupational Health Services for institutions in the Fife area.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85147000

3)Quantity or scope

See ITT.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 7Lot title: Forth Valley

1)Short description

Occupational Health Services for institutions in the Forth Valley area.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85147000

3)Quantity or scope

See ITT.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 8Lot title: Glasgow & Renfrew

1)Short description

Occupational Health Services for institutions in the Glasgow & Renfrew area.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85147000

3)Quantity or scope

See ITT.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 9Lot title: Invernesshire

1)Short description

Occupational Health Services for institutions in the Invernesshire area.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85147000

3)Quantity or scope

See ITT.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 10Lot title: North Highlands

1)Short description

Occupational Health Services for institutions in the North Highlands area.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85147000

3)Quantity or scope

See ITT.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 11Lot title: Scottish Borders

1)Short description

Occupational Health Services for institutions in the Scottish Borders area.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85147000

3)Quantity or scope

See ITT.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 12Lot title: Tayside

1)Short description

Occupational Health Services for institutions in the Tayside area.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85147000

3)Quantity or scope

See ITT.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 13Lot title: Isle of Lewis: Lews Castle College

1)Short description

Occupational Health Services for institutions in the Isle of Lewis: Lews Castle College area.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85147000

3)Quantity or scope

See ITT.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 14Lot title: Isle of Skye: Sabhal Mor Ostaig

1)Short description

Occupational Health Services for institutions in the Isle of Skye: Sabhal Mor Ostaig area.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85147000

3)Quantity or scope

See ITT.
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:
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: (1) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that the candidate, their directors, or any other person who has powers of representation, decision or control of the candidate has not been convicted of conspiracy, corruption, bribery, or money laundering. Failure to provide such a declaration will result in the candidate being declared ineligible and they will not be selected to participate in this procurement process.
(2) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not been convicted of a criminal offence relating to the conduct of their business or profession.
(3) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not committed an act of grave misconduct in the course of their business or profession.
(4) All candidates must comply with the requirements of the State in which they are established, regarding registration on the professional or trade register.
(5) Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in providing any information required, may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with this procurement process.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) All candidates will be required to provide statements of accounts or extracts from those accounts relating to their business.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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 Services providers must be able to provide suitably qualified Occupational Health practitioners at appropriate levels and be responsible for their continued professional development.

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

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:

SEC1001AP
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

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

15.5.2015 – 10:00
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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 48 months.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

(SC Ref:342045).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

31.3.2015

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