Occupational Health Service for Staff Lancashire

Occupational Health Service for Staff Lancashire

The service will promote the health, safety and welfare of employees by offering confidential advice and assistance in: Protecting health at work. Promoting healthy working conditions. Helping recovery and return to work after illness or injury. Improving health and fitness.

United Kingdom-Preston: Company health services

2013/S 211-366364

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

University of Central Lancashire
Puchasing Office, Adelphi Building, Adelphi Street
For the attention of: Mandy Parr
PR1 2HE Preston
Telephone: +44 1772892225
E-mail: mparr001@uclan.ac.uk
Fax: +44 1772892994

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.uclan.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/UniversityCentralLancs/aspx/Home

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

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Occupational Health Service for Staff.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Service category No 11: Management consulting services [6] and related services
NUTS code UK

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Occupational Health Services for the staff of the University. The service will promote the health, safety and welfare of employees by offering confidential advice and assistance in:
— Protecting health at work
— Promoting healthy working conditions
— Helping recovery and return to work after illness or injury
— Improving health and fitness
There are dedicated on-site facilities at the Prestion campus – service to cover all University campuses. Occupational Health Physicians and Occupational Health Advisors are required with part-time administrative support as required.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

On site Occupational Health Service for a 2 year period plus 2 x 1 year extension periods
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: To extend the contract 2 x 1 year extension period subject to budget and suitability of supplier.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision: registered medical practitioners holding a licence to practise should be Members of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine MFOM or have a Diploma in Occupational Medicine DOccMed) or the equivalent and be on the specialist register of the General Medical Council GMC. Nurses should be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council NMC and have a certificate, diploma or degree in Occupational Health or the equivalent and ideally be on the specialist part of the NMC register.
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of 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

Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 8
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: selection criteria in PreQualification Questinnaire and evalution criteria in Tender Specification
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

4.12.2013 – 10:00
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

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 6.12.2013

UCLan Purchasing Office, Adelphi Building, Adelphi Street, Preston Lancashire PR1 2HE.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Authorised officers of UCLan.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information

Voluntary Contract Notice
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Purchasing Office, Adelphi Building
PR1 2HE Preston
E-mail: etenders@uclan.ac.uk
Internet address: www.uclan.ac.uk

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: UCLan will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.
The Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

as above

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:28.10.2013