Occupational Health Physician Contract – Gateshead

Occupational Health Physician Contract – Gateshead

This contract will cover the requirements of the Occupational Health Unit, based at the Civic Centre, Gateshead, which is part of Human Resources and Workforce Development.

United Kingdom-Gateshead: Health services

2018/S 240-548366

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The Borough Council of Gateshead
Gateshead civic center
United Kingdom
Contact person: Andrew Thompson
Telephone: +44 1914335961
E-mail: andrewthompsonprocurement@gateshead.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKC22
Internet address(es):Main address: www.nepo.org

I.2)Information about joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.nepo.org
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.nepo.org

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


Occupational Health Physician

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

This contract will cover the requirements of the Occupational Health Unit, based at the Civic Centre, Gateshead, which is part of Human Resources and Workforce Development. The Council is currently looking to appoint a 1 day per week lead Occupational Health Physician and 1 half day per 2 weeks second Occupational Health Physician to work on ill health retirement cases and other appointments, conduct statutory and other medical examinations and give advice and guidance on the implications of individual cases.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 300 000.00 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: UKC22

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The main responsibilities include:

— sickness absence/sickness absence review,

— medical assessments,

— pre-employment assessment,

— fitness to work,

— alternative employment cases,

— ill health retirements,

— participate in case conferences,

— advising nursing staff,

— participate in discussions with the Council and provide advice in relation to change in Council policy and procedures (lead OHP only).

— participate in the delivery of messages to the Council’s senior management team.

Messages will include:

— corporate priorities,

— changes in legislation, service delivery, promotion of service, current health agendas and best practice (Lead OHP only).

Any other activities deemed reasonable by the parties.

Attend meetings as necessary including clinical meetings, case conferences and senior management meetings.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 300 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Option to extend for a further 2 x 12 months.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

As stated in selection/tender document.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

As stated in selection/tender document.

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)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
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

Date: 10/01/2019
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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

Date: 10/01/2019
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

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

Approximately 4 years whether option to extend is taken up.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

This is being managed electronically through the Councils e-tendering system. Tender documentation is only available through the e-tendering system and bids must only be submitted using this system. To register interest in this contract and to obtain the relevant documents please go to www.nepo.org

The contract reference number is DN380184

If you require assistance with the website or registration process please contact System Support Team on 0330 0050352 or procontractsuppliers@proactis.com

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Gateshead Council
Gateshead civic center
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1914333000
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: