Occupational Health Services in Derbyshire – Request for Quotation

Occupational Health Services in Derbyshire – Request for Quotation

Contract summary


  • Health services – 85100000

Location of contract

East Midlands

Value of contract


Published date

18 September 2018

Closing date

05 October 2018

Contract start date

01 December 2018

Contract end date

01 December 2022

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?




NHS Arden and Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit (AGCSU), on behalf of NHS England North Midlands (the Commissioner), is inviting suitably qualified and experienced providers to deliver a Primary Care Occupational Health Service (OHS) in Derbyshire.

The service is expected to be fully operational, providing services from 1st December 2018. The NHS England standard terms will apply to any contract arising from this quotation.

The Occupational Health Service will have three distinct elements:

1. That which will be funded by NHS England including a core service for performers registered on the national performers list

2. That which will be self-funded by applicants to the national performers list

3. A service made available to independent primary care contractors in support of their employer responsibility (funded by Primary Care employers)

This contract will cover provision of the Occupational Health Service to Primary Care in Derbyshire and will be for a period of 4 years with the options to extend for an additional 9 months.
The full scope of services are detailed in Document 1 (NHSE Primary Care OHS Specification) and Document 2 (Derbyshire Local Service Specification)

Contract Value:
Based on the current contract it is anticipated that the service provision resultant of this procurement will have a total contract value for the lifetime of the contract of approximately £33,000 (excluding VAT).

If you are interested in quoting for this requirement please complete and return Documents 4, 5 and 7 no later than 2pm on Friday 5th October 2018, setting out how your organisation meets the evaluation criteria contained within Document 3 – List of RFQ Questions and evaluation criteria.

Please return your response to sarah.groves4@nhs.net

Please mark your response: RFQ Reference: AGEMCSU/09/18


About the buyer

Contact name

Sarah Groves


Cardinal Square
10 Nottingham Road




Other information


RFQ Letter

RFQ Letter.pdf

NHSE Primary Care Occupational Health Specification

Document 1 – NHSE Final PC occupational health service spec 160216.pdf

Derbyshire Local Specification

Document 2 – Derbyshire local specification.pdf

List of RFQ Questions and Evaluation Criteria

Document 3 – List of RFQ Questions and Evaluation Criteria.pdf

Response Form for RFQ Questions

Document 4 – Response Form for RFQ Questions.docx

Derbyshire OHS FMT

Document 5 – Derbyshire OHS FMT.xlsx

Primary Care Occupational Health Service particulars

Document 6a – Primary Care Occupational Health Service_20180605_104438_Particulars.pdf

Standard Contract General Conditions

Document 6b – Standard Contract General Conditions.pdf

Standard Contract Service Conditions

Document 6c – Standard Contract Service Conditions.pdf

Declarations Form

Document 7 – Declarations Form.docx

Reference Request form

Document 8 – Reference Request Form.docx

Your response must be valid for acceptance for 90 days from the deadline for receipt of proposals. Your response constitutes an offer and if the Commissioner accepts that offer then a legally binding contract will exist between NHS England North Midlands and your organisation.

Respondents accept that the Commissioner is subject to the Freedom of Information Act and government transparency obligations which may require the Commissioner to disclose information received from you, to third parties.

This letter and your response do not give rise to any contractual obligation or liability unless and until such time as the Commissioner issues a letter referencing this Request for Quotation accepting your proposal. The Commissioner does not make any commitment to purchase and shall have no liability for your costs in responding to this Request for Quotation.

If you have any queries about this Request for Quotation please submit your questions via email to sarah.groves4@nhs.net

If you are unable to meet this requirement or are otherwise not intending to provide a proposal, I would be grateful if you could let me know as soon as possible.


How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided, or follow the instructions given in the notice description or information section.