Occupational Health Tender Yorkshire Ambulance Service

Occupational Health Tender Yorkshire Ambulance Service

As our occupational health (OH) provider you will be expected to provide a comprehensive, professional, good quality, good value, confidential and accurate OH service to all employees of the Trust.

UK-Wakefield: health services

2012/S 147-246116

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Yorkshire Ambulance Service
Springhill, Brindley Way, Unit 41 Business Park
For the attention of: Denise Sayles
WF2 0XQ Wakefield
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: supplies@yas.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:
Commissioning of Occupation Health Services.
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: The service is to cover all of the County of Yorkshire covered by Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust.
NUTS code UK
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 our occupational health (OH) provider you will be expected to provide a comprehensive, professional, good quality, good value, confidential and accurate OH service to all employees of the Trust.
You must have an excellent reputation for delivering high quality OH services in accordance with the standards defined by the Department of Health (DH), SEQOHS (see below) and which support the findings and recommendations of the Boorman Report, 2009.
You will provide suitable, clean and pleasant accommodation, which is conveniently located, discreet, private, accessible and non-discriminatory. Suggested locations for clinics should include Hull, Beverley, Scarborough, Harrogate, York, Rotherham, Wakefield, Sheffield, Doncaster and Leeds.
You must source and identify a laboratory service provider who can provide the required range of services and perform specific tests for immunity assessments which comply with the Department of Health standards. You may wish to consider the possibility of using NHS premises to deliver all or some of the services.
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): yes
II.1.8)Lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 3 000 000 and 4 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
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)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
All Information is included in the invitation to tender documents.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
All Information is included in the invitation to tender documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
All Information is included in the invitation to tender documents.
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
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Dunne And Bradstreet Report will be required prior to award of contract.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
All Information is included in the invitation to tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
All Information is included in the invitation to tender documents.
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 Providers, and partners to provide specialist services for example physiotherapy, councelling ect – therefore all providers must have staff with the appropriate registration and qualifications necessary to provide the services.
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 number of operators: 8
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Only the top scoring 8 companies will be short listed and invited to tender.
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:
YAS 87
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
3.9.2012 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
21.9.2012
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: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders
Date: 3.9.2012

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 2017.
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 intends to use eTendering system in this procurement exercise.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution
International Dispute resolution Centre 70 Fleet Street
EC4Y 1EU London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: info@cder.com
Internet address: www.cder.com

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution
International Dispute Resolution Centre 70 Fleet Street
EC4Y 1EU London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: info@cder.com
Internet address: www.cder.com

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: YAS will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of contract is communicated to tenderers, in accordance with Regulation 32A of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006. Any tenderer wishing to appeal the decision to award the contract, or after the award of the contract appeal the award of the contract, shall have the rights set out in Part 9 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Chief Executive
Yorkshire Ambulance Service, Springhill, Brimdley Way, 41 Industrial Estate
WF2 0XQ Wakefield
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: www.yas.nhs.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:30.7.2012

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