Ofsted Medical Screening Tender

Ofsted Medical Screening Tender

Medical Screening: Applicants registering on the early years Register and Social Care Register.

United Kingdom-Manchester: Health and social work services

2017/S 073-139405

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Piccadilly Gate, Store Street
M1 2WD
United Kingdom
Contact person: Leslee Draper
Telephone: +44 3000131270
E-mail: Leslee.Draper@ofsted.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKD
Internet address(es):Main address: WWW.Ofsted.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: WWW.Ofsted.gov.uk

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.delta-esourcing.com
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.delta-esourcing.com
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
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: www.delta-esourcing.com

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: inspection of education and social care

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Medical Screening: Applicants registering on the early years Register and Social Care Register.

Reference number: CON 0538

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

1.4 Ofsted require a supplier to provide a service that informs and supports Ofsted’s decisions in relation to:

—all applicants for registration as a childminder on the Early Years Register,

—all childcare applicants who intend to work directly with children as part of the staff ratio,

—the manager of the day-to-day running of the childcare provision (childcare on domestic premises only),

—other people specifically asked to complete it by Ofsted (for example, members of a childminder’s household where Ofsted are unable to make a suitability decision without further medical information),

—all applicants for registration to provide or manage social care establishments or agencies under the Care Standards Act 2000.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH
NUTS code: UKF
NUTS code: UKG
NUTS code: UKJ
NUTS code: UKK
NUTS code: UKD
NUTS code: UKC
Main site or place of performance:

East of England, East Midlands (England), West Midlands (England), South East (England), South West (England), North West (England), North East (England).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Ofsted require a supplier to provide a service that informs and supports Ofsted’s decisions following evaluation or investigation of the applicants medical declarations and a Health Declaration Booklet. The supplier is to provide a recommendation and a report and use an electronic solution to track and trace referrals and submit and accept documentation securely.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00 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:

Contract may be extended to 60 months (5 years) from the start of the contract.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Variant bids will only be accepted on the provision that a compliant bid is received and is scored as being able to fully meet the solution.

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

All contact is to take place via Delta eSourcing.com.

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
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


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: no
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 223-406366

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

Date: 09/05/2017
Local time: 23:55
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:


IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Tender must be valid until: 08/07/2017

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 10/05/2017
Local time: 09:00
Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Leslee Draper, Ofsted Commercial Team will manage the tender process from publication to award.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

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 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:


To respond to this opportunity, please click here:


GO Reference: GO-2017410-PRO-9978689.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Piccadilly Gate, Store Street
M1 2WD
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3000131270
E-mail: Info-contracts@ofsted.gov.ukInternet address:www.Ofsted.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Piccadilly Gate, Store Street
M1 2WD
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3000131270
E-mail: Info-contracts@ofsted.gov.uk
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:



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