NHS Health Checks Contract – Bedfordshire

NHS Health Checks Contract – Bedfordshire

To  provide NHS Health Checks and offer clinically appropriate lifestyle advice, risk factor management and medication.

United Kingdom-Milton Keynes: Health and social work services

2019/S 211-518432

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Milton Keynes Council
Postal address: Civic Offices, 1 Saxon Gate East
Town: Milton Keynes
NUTS code: UKH24
Postal code: MK9 3EJ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: NSContracts@milton-keynes.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1908691691
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.milton-keynes.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.lgss.co.uk/services/procurement/lgss-procurement-portal/

I.2)Information about joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.lgss.co.uk/services/procurement/lgss-procurement-portal/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.lgss.co.uk/services/procurement/lgss-procurement-portal/

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Bedford Borough Council and Central Bedfordshire Council NHS Health Checks

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The NHS Health Check service is a national programme for adults in England between the ages of 40 to 74 years. It checks circulatory and vascular health and the risk of getting a disabling vascular disease.

Under the Health and Social Care Act 2012, local authorities have a legal responsibility to commission and monitor their local health check programme. The contract starts on the 1.4.2020 for Bedford Borough Council and Central Bedfordshire Council. Further details are available in the specification. The total value of the contract including potential second year extension is 651 730,00 GBP.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 651 730.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH24
NUTS code: UKH25

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Delivery of NHS Health Checks. Providers will be responsible for inviting the eligible population, providing NHS Health Checks and offering clinically appropriate lifestyle advice, risk factor management and medication. The detailed requirements are defined in the specification.

Providers can bid for the contract as individual practices or groups of practices/partnerships. Where more than 1 practice bids then there should be an agreed representative who shall ensure that all practices meet the requirements of the contract and who shall support and manage providers to do this.

All practices wishing to deliver NHS Health Checks from 1.4.2020 onward will need to apply to join the framework.

II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

The contract is for 12 months with an option to extend for a further 1 year from April 2021.

Bedford Borough Council year 1: 106 919 GBP, year 2 (extension): 106 919 GBP. Total 213 838 GBP.

Central Bedford Council year 1: 218 946 GBP, year 2 (extension): 218 946 GBP. Total 437 892 GBP.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Form of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement

IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:

Information about national procedures is available at: https://www.lgss.co.uk/services/procurement/lgss-procurement-portal/
IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest

Date: 02/12/2019
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:


Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

(MT Ref.: 217866).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: High Court
Postal address: Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The contracting authority shall allow a period of at least 10 days to elapse between the date of despatch of notice to economic operators, who participated in the tender, notifying them of its decision and intention to award a contract and the date on which it proposes to enter into a contract with the successful economic entity or entities.

Any economic operator who has been sent a notice of being unsuccessful may write to the contracting authority through pro contract, the Council’s procurement portal or at the address given below to request further information.

The contracting authority will, as appropriate and further having regard to applicable laws, provide any further information to the economic operator regarding its tender submission and the outcome.

The above is without prejudice to any remedies that are available to economic operators under the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and other applicable law.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: