Supply Absence Management System
The Trust requires a solution for partnership working for a Sickness Absence Management System.
United Kingdom-Manchester: Health services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Trust Headquarters, North Manchester General Hospital, Delaunays Rd, Crumpsall
Contact person: Peter Hamilton
Telephone: +44 1616561965
Fax: +44 1616278609
NUTS code: UKD32
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.pat.nhs.uk/
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Absence Management Services.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The purpose of this tender exercise is to select a service provider whose delivery of a Sickness Absence Recording and Reporting Service will represent value for money, high-quality service; combined with the ability to identify and implement service efficiencies across the Trust.
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
Greater Manchester North.
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
The primary objective of this procurement is to appoint an Absence Management Service provider. The Trust requires a solution for partnership working for a Sickness Absence Management System that will meet (or support) the Trust’s aspirational target reduction in its sickness absence rate to 4.5 % by the end of 2016/17.
The contract has not been split into Lots on commercial, operational and contract management grounds.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
The intention is to award a contract for a period of 3 years with an option to extend for a further 2 x 12 month periods.
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
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
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
Please note that all expressions of interest must be submitted via the Due North ProContract portal, paper and emailed expressions will not be accepted.
If you are not already a registered supplier on Due North, please follow this link to register for free:https://www.supplying2nhs.com/procontract/healthservice/supplier.nsf/frm_home?openForm
Once you have successfully expressed your interest via the portal, you will be sent an email directing you to the ProContract site from which you will be able to access and download the tender documentation and any other relevant information.
All documents pertaining to this opportunity will be available for download via the ProContract portal from the outset. Please ensure you are able to download all files immediately after accessing the ProContract portal.
Tenderers should also note that final submissions must be made via ProContract, no other submission route is permitted. Failure to follow this path will result in the tender submission being disregarded.
The uploading process when submitting a Tender via ProContract may take some time. Tenderers should therefore start this process in sufficient time to allow for the complete uploading of their tender submission by the Tender Return Time and Date.
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: