Tender for Occupational Health Physician Services – Liverpool
The University is seeking the services of a provider who is able to supply a minimum of an AFOM qualified occupational physician.
United Kingdom-Liverpool: Medical practice and related services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Exchange Station, Tithebarne St.
Contact person: Kathryn Houghton
NUTS code: UKD72
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Agreement for Occupational Health Physician Services
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The University is seeking the services of a provider who is able to supply a minimum of an AFOM qualified occupational physician, who has experience of working with organisations with a similar business profile to LJMU. The contract period is for an initial period of 3 years, with the option to extend for 1 further year.
This procurement is under the Light Touch Regime Procedure.
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
Liverpool City Centre.
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
The key areas of the service to be provided are:
— assessment of disability and fitness for work, fitness to attend internal processes, including Hearings, etc., fitness for training and for study,
— the occupational physician will provide independent, objective, and where possible evidence based advice to management and staff, please refer to Appendix A — Specification and KPIs — for full details of the services required under this contract,
— Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) has approximately 2 500 staff and approximately 25 000 students at present. Of these approximately 3 500 students are enrolled on regulated training courses. In broad terms, the effective population served by the Occupational Health Unit is 6 000,
— screening and assessment services for healthcare, teaching, social care, microbiological and pharmacy undergraduates’ accounts for approximately 70 % of the Occupational Health Unit’s workload,
— service’s for staff focus predominantly on absence management and, more recently, we have seen an increase in the requirement for the assessment of staff presenting with mental health problems in the workplace,
— LJMU Occupational Health records are held within a single well-organised secure and bespoke database, which was implemented in 2017,
— the unit is a nurse led, year round service, with administrative support. There is currently x1 Senior Occupational Health Nurse and 2 additional Nurses. The Unit operates from Liverpool city centre and the unit’s facilities are modern and well-appointed and have recently undergone some minor refurbishment works. Nursing and administrative support will all be provided by the University,
— the quality assurance programme in the Occupational Health Unit is operational and all staff work to the Safe, Effective, Quality, and Occupational Health service (SEQOHS) standards developed by the Faculty of Occupational Medicine.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
An extension period of 12 months.
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Please register on intend — the link is included in this contract notice. All documents can be accessed once you have registered on Intend and ‘opted in’.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Must be AFOM qualified.
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
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
LJMU are voluntarily advertising this tender opportunity, as this falls under the Light Touch Regime (LTR) procedure. This procurement exercise falls under the LTR thresholds.
The final date to download the documents is 19.6.2019.
Please note all bidders must be able to satisfy the entire specification contained within the ITT documents.
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: