Occupational Health Service Devizes
AWP seeks a provider for its staff Occupational Health Service to provide a comprehensive, high quality, responsive, confidential, cost effective and local Occupational Health Service to a geographically dispersed workforce.
UK-Devizes: Miscellaneous health services
Section I: Contracting authority
Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust
Green Lane Hospital, Marshall Road
For the attention of: Jane Gammie
SN10 5DS Devizes
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)
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Bath and North East Somerset (BANES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, Swindon and North Dorset.
NUTS code UKK1
AWP serves 2 million people, deploying circa 4,000 permanent staff and 500 Bank staff with a budget of GBP 190 million per annum. The Trust has five hospitals including one secure unit and operates out of over one hundred locations.
AWP seeks a provider for its staff Occupational Health Service to provide a comprehensive, high quality, responsive, confidential, cost effective and local Occupational Health Service to a geographically dispersed workforce which includes:
Medical and health assessments.
Occupational Health advice.
A 24 hour Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), to include a needlestick helpline.
Immunisation programme and pro-active management of sickness absence.
It is expected that the provider will offer suggestions to improve health, attendance, employee wellbeing, reduce short and long term absence and implement best practice. The provider will have significant expertise in advising on managing mental health problems. The Occupational Health Service must be easy to use, electronically trackable and be easy to interrogate for the provision of management information.
The Occupational Health Service should be a unified, effective, timely, pro active, visible and value added service to:
Ensure ease of use and consistency for managers and employees regardless of location.
Deliver appropriate, targeted health protection programmes, including advice and guidance to prevent injury, harm or illness associated with occupational risk.
Deliver expert and targeted advice to mitigate the impact of health on work and work on health. Reduce the impact of physical and psychological hazards in the workplace.
Work with the Trust, its managers and employees to reduce the impact of sickness absence.
Deliver appropriate and targeted health and wellbeing programmes that raise awareness around healthy choices and lifestyle changes.
Deliver OHS at locations close to AWP premises to ensure ease of access to services.
Assist in the recruitment process by providing questionnaires for pre-employment and new starter lists for immunisations.
Provide management information about the utilisation of Services and suggestions for improvement and best practice implementation.
Be flexible to address the demands of the Trust.
Provide a comprehensive IT system that allows the Trust to book and track the provision of the OH services with associated management information.
The provider must be SEQOHS accredited, must include a named Registered Medical Practitioner with a qualification in Occupational Health and have proven experience in OHS.
The contract will be for a duration of 3 years plus 1 year, plus 1 year with a proposed start date of 1.2.2014.
To express an interest please request a Pre Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) by e-mail from Jane Gammie at firstname.lastname@example.org. All hard copies of completed PQQ’s must be returned by 12:00 noon on Tuesday 9.7.2013.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Description of the undertaking’s technical facilities, its measures for ensuring quality and its study andnresearch facilities. Indication of the technicians or technical bodies involved, whether or not belonging directly to the undertaking, especially those responsible for the quality control. Samples description and/or photographs of the products/services provided.
Certificates drawn up by official quality control institutes or agencies, indication of arrangements for quality checks on the suppliers premises.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
As in 1.1
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:3.6.2013