Medical Assessment and Testing Services for General Pharmaceutical Council
The General Pharmaceutical Council is looking to identify a Managed Service Provider to manage the provision of Medical Assessments and Testing to assist with its fitness to practice procedures.
United Kingdom-London: Medical practice and related services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
General Pharmaceutical Council
25 Canada Square
Contact point(s): Procurement Department
E14 5LQ London
Telephone: +44 2037138000
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.pharmacyregulation.org/
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA24269
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
Other: Pharmacy Regulation
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: United Kingdom.
NUTS code UK
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) is looking to identify a Managed Service Provider to manage the provision of Medical Assessments and Testing to assist with its fitness to practice procedures.
The (GPhC) is the independent regulator for pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and pharmacy premises in Britain. It is our job to protect, promote and maintain the health, safety and wellbeing of members of the public by upholding standards and public trust in pharmacy.
The GPhC’s role covers a wide range of functions that assure pharmacist/pharmacy technicians competence and fitness to practice, and that pharmacy premises are maintaining the required standards. The functions include, dealing with concerns of impairment to fitness to practice, which may be wholly or partly due to the Registrant’s health.
We require the Managed Assessment and Testing provider to assist in:
— examining the Registrant,
— compiling a report of the findings, which includes a professional opinion on the Registrant’s fitness to practise, and
— to carry out testing where required.
This will assist the committee in determining whether the Registrant’s fitness to practise is impaired.
Testing could include:
— Blood samples;
— Drug and Alcohol testing.
The GPhC is now seeking to manage this through a managed service provider for a period of not less than 3 years, with the scope to offer a 1 year extension to this contract. Potential bidders must be able to demonstrate a successful track record in supplying Medical Assessments and carrying out testing across all areas of Great Britain covering a wide range of specialisms, including GP, General and Specialist Psychiatry; Substance Abuse; Mental Health and Occupational Health. These assessments will include, judgement on registrants’ fitness to practise.
Organisations wishing to express an interest in this should request a pre-qualification questionnaire via email firstname.lastname@example.org including the following information;
Contact name, title within organisation, email address and contact telephone number and for all correspondence the full name of the organisation. Deadline for receipt of requests is 12:00 10.11.2014
To ensure all communication is dealt with in a timely manner all contact should be directed through the stated email address. Alternatively, your interest may be expressed via the mytenders website.
Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders Web Site athttp://www.myTenders.org/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=140912
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
85120000, 85121000, 85121200, 85141000, 85148000
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.2)Information about options
Description of these options: It is the intention to award a 3 year contract with break points and possible extensions based on satisfactory performance.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)
II.2.3)Information about renewals
Number of possible renewals: Range: between 1 and 2
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
Section IV: 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.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
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
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: