West Sussex Contract for Occupational Health

West Sussex Contract for Occupational Health

The West Sussex contract is for the provision of an Occupational Health Service to the Council and its potential partners of the contract. Bidders event 17 May.

United Kingdom-Chichester: Health services

2016/S 089-158501

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

West Sussex County Council
County Hall, West Street
For the attention of: Alison Eastman
PO19 1RG Chichester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 330224813
E-mail: alison.eastman@westsussex.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.westsussex.gov.uk/default.aspx

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/sesharedservices/aspx/Home

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: yes

West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service, 280 West Sussex based maintained schools, voluntary aided and academies, Adur District Council, Arun District Council, Burgess Hill Town Council, Chichester District Council, Crawley Borough Council, East Grinstead Town Council, Haywards Heath Town Council, Horsham District Council, Mid Sussex District Council, Worthing Borough Council, Chichester Harbour Conservancy, Aspire Sussex

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

WSCC AE Occupational Health Service.

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: Within the County of West Sussex.

NUTS code UKJ2

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)

The West Sussex contract is for the provision of an Occupational Health Service to the Council and its potential partners of the contract.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85100000, 85140000, 85120000, 85148000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

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 West Sussex contract is for the provision of an Occupational Health Service to the Council and its potential partners of the contract. The Council requires a nurse led Occupational Health service to be provided and must make available a help desk telephone service 52 weeks a year, Monday to Friday, 9:00 to 17:00 to advise managers of making a referral.
The Service Provider will supply and host an end to end confidential and secure case management system and will be providing support to the referring manager detailing the outcome of the referral and any recommendations.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 500 000 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:

As detailed in the procurement documentation.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

As detailed in the procurement documentation.

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

As detailed in the procurement documentation.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
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 detailed in the procurement documentation.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed in the procurement documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As detailed in the procurement documentation.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As detailed in the procurement documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As detailed in the procurement documentation.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

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

Open
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:

CWSCC – 006104

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

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2016/S 053-088936 of 16.3.2016

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

8.6.2016 – 15:00
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

English.

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: 9.6.2016

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

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 procurement is being managed by Capita Business Services Limited (‘Capita’) on behalf of the Council under a Strategic Services Outsource. The contract between the Council and Capita provides for tenders and all other information submitted to be treated as confidential by Capita to ensure competition is maintained, value for money is achieved and all bidders are treated equally and in a non-discriminatory way during the tendering and contract award procedures. The Council and Capita shall maintain a system of management processes, barriers, disciplines and confidentiality undertakings to ensure there is no conflict of interest in the procurement process and to prevent any disclosure to any Capita employee involved in submitting a tender for this procurement of any confidential information from other bidders. Information submitted by bidders will not be used by Capita for any other purpose than the provision of services to the Council under the Strategic Services Outsource.
West Sussex County Council is a Public Authority within the meaning of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and all correspondence received will be dealt with in accordance with the Act.
Other organisations may utilise this contract at any point during the contract life by way of a service level agreement. Those organisations are:
— West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service,
— 280 West Sussex based maintained schools, voluntary aided schools and academies,
— Adur District Council,
— Arun District Council,
— Burgess Hill Town Council,
— Chichester District Council,
— Crawley Borough Council,
— East Grinstead Town Council,
— Haywards Heath Town Council,
— Horsham District Council,
— Mid-Sussex District Council,
— Worthing Borough Council,
— Chichester Harbour Conservancy,
— Aspire Sussex (Adults Learning).
Bidders are advised that a bidder briefing event will be held on Tuesday, 17 May at 12:45 until 1:45, at West Sussex County Council, Committee Room 1, County Hall, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 1RG. The event will provide information on:
— Overview of the requirement;
— Explanation of the process;
— Q and A;
— Using the WSCC eSourcing Portal.
Bidders wishing to attend this event should send a correspondence through the project on InTend providing the names of those attending. Should you have any questions, please use the correspondence facility of InTend.
To express interest in this tender you should:

1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once): — Browse to the eSourcing portal: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/sesharedservices/aspx/Home and click the link to register;

2. Enter your correct business and user details ensuring you complete all mandatory fields marked in yellow;
3. You will then be fully registered and ready to access opportunities;
4. Click on tenders along the top bar;
5. You will see the option to choose ‘My Tenders, current and forthcoming’;
6. The opportunity will be in forthcoming tenders ref CWSCC- 006104;
7. You will also see there is an option to choose the customer;
8. When searching for opportunities within West Sussex please remember to check both options of WSCC to ensure nothing is missed;
9. There will be an ‘Express an Interest Button’ please click this and your interest will be registered with us;
10. Once you have expressed an interest in a tender it will appear in your ‘my tenders’ list.
If you require any further assistance consult the online help, or contact the eSourcing portal help desk. The Contracting Authority intends to use the West Sussex eSourcing portal in this procurement exercise.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

6.5.2016

 

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