Stop Smoking Services and Work Place Health for Norfolk

Stop Smoking Services and Work Place Health for Norfolk

Norfolk County Council wishes to procure Specialist Stop Smoking (SSS) and Workplace Health (WPH) to cover Norfolk.

United Kingdom-Norwich: Health and social work services

2016/S 169-304918

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Norfolk County Council
3rd Floor, County Hall, Martineau Lane
For the attention of: Annie Southgate
NR1 1DH Norwich
United Kingdom

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

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

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services

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

Stop Smoking Services and Work Place Health for Norfolk.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Service category No 25: Health and social services

NUTS code UKH13

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)

Norfolk County Council wishes to procure Specialist Stop Smoking (SSS) and Workplace Health (WPH) to cover Norfolk. Both services will retain the main elements of current services. For SSS this will include support to the community services and specialist stop smoking advice to priority groups. WPH will include engaging with workplaces to reduce sickness absence and improve employee health. There will be 2 lots.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85311300, 85312300, 85312000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no


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:

The contract for each lot will be awarded separately for 3 years. The Contract may be extended by up to 24 months at the Council’s discretion. The range for each lot is based on 3 year to 5 years (if extensions are granted) Lot 1 — SSS — 2 250 000 to 3 750 000 GBP. Lot 2 — WPH — 600 000 to 1 000 000 GBP. The range quoted below is for both lots.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 285 000 and 4 750 000 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

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:

As per tender document.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

As per tender document.

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 per tender document.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As per tender document.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As per tender document.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As per tender document.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As per tender document.
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

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:


IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2016/S 119-211881 of 22.6.2016

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: 16.10.2016
Payable documents: no

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

17.10.2016 – 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


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

Date: 17.10.2016 – 10:05
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

This is a procurement for services specified in the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 as those covered by the Light Touch Regime (LTR). The procurement exercise will be conducted in accordance with the information contained in the Invitation to Tender and associated documents.
The Authority has been constrained by the forms used by the Publications Office to describe the procurement procedure as Open. This will be a single stage process, but the Authority does not bind itself to conduct the procurement process in accordance with the Open procedure, as described in the Regulations, nor to abide by any other part of the Regulations which does not expressly apply to procurements under the LTR.
This tender will be managed electronically via the Councils procurement system. To participate Applicants must first be registered on the procurement system at Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at registered you will need to express an interest in this procurement to obtain the tender documentation. You will be able to view the project under the tenders section and express an interest. If you encounter any difficulties whilst using the system you can contact the support team.
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: VI.4.2) Lodging of appeals:
The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern EN Standard form 02 — Contract notice 12 / 19 Ireland). Proceedings must be brought within 30 days from the date of knowledge (the date on which the economic operator first knew or ought to have known that grounds for starting the proceedings had arisen) unless the Court considers that there is good reason for extending the period within which proceedings may be brought, in which case the Court may extend that period up to a maximum of 3 months from the date of knowledge.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:



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