Lancaster University Occupational Health Service – Invitation to Tender

Lancaster University Occupational Health Service – Invitation to Tender

Deliver a cost effective occupational health service, which maximises value for money for Lancaster University.

Contract summary


  • Administrative healthcare services – 75122000
  • Health services – 85100000

Location of contract

North West

Value of contract

£40k – £60k

Published date

03 June 2019

Closing date

08 July 2019

Contract start date

01 September 2019

Contract end date

31 August 2021

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Lancaster University are looking for an Occupational Health Service (OHS) Provider that will deliver a cost effective OHS, which maximises value for money for Lancaster University (“LU”) through the delivery of a timely, effective, modern and quality service for its campus and a small number of staff overseas. The OHS will be made available to all 3500 [approx.] staff. Overseas staff are likely to represent around 3% of the workforce.

The range of duties undertaken by University staff are multiple and varied; and include, but are not restricted to, the following:
– Desk associated work
– Customer facing work, with risk of exposure to upset and/or violent people
– Physical work e.g. maintenance, estate management and cleaning
– Work outdoors in all seasons
– Staff working or coming into contact with hazardous substances including biohazards
– Shift workers
– Staff working with Ionising Radiation

The initial contract duration will be 2 years, with two further year long extensions subject to supplier performance.

Contract value is estimated at £40,000 – £60,000 p.a., however this is subject to budgetary constraints and outlay is not guaranteed.

NB: In order to allow us adequate time to respond to clarifications fully, please try to submit any queries prior to 28th June 2019. We will still answer any clarifications submitted after this date, but would appreciate your co-operation in asking any questions prior to the date outlined.

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About the buyer

Contact name

Laura Ross


University House


01524 592 537



Other information


How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided, or follow the instructions given in the notice description or information section.