Occupational Health Services London Fire Brigade

Occupational Health Services London Fire Brigade

The provision of a range of clinical services including baseline health screenings, routine medicals, management referrals, physiotherapy and musculo skeletal case management advice, post incident advice, LGV medicals, workplace assessments, health screenings and advice on ill-health retirements.

UK-London: physical well-being services

2012/S 71-118225

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

London Fire Brigade
Corporate Procurement, 169 Union Street
For the attention of: Mr Ian McDonell
SE1 0LL London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2085551200-31176
E-mail: ian.mcdonell@london-fire.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

Other: Fire and Emergency Planning
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Provision of Occupational Health Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Geographical area of Greater London.
NUTS code UKI

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)

The provision of a range of clinical services including baseline health screenings, routine medicals, management referrals, physiotherapy and musculo skeletal case management advice, post incident advice, LGV medicals, workplace assessments, health screenings and advice on ill-health retirements.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

98330000, 85100000, 85142100, 85147000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots

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

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.4.2013. Completion 31.3.2016

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

A performance bond or guarantee including a parent company guarantee if the contractor is part of a group may be required.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Payment will be made in accordance with the contract documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Members of any consortium shall be jointly and severably liable. Legal bodies shall be companies or partnerships.
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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The information is set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
The information is set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire.
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:
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 3: and maximum number 8
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: The criteria stated in the pre-qualification questionnaire.
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
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

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 7.5.2012 – 10:00
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

10.5.2012 – 17:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

31.5.2012
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

The Metropolitan Police Authority (MPA) may chose to purchase physiotherapy and musculo skeletal case management services during the life time of the Agreement. The MPA’s volume demand for these services in the past year was approximately 3 000 sessions.
Bidders are required to register and express their interest through the Bluelight Portal (www.bluelight.gov.uk). It is free to register and bidders should receive notification of acceptance of their registration within 48 hours. Please be aware emails from the Portal may be quarantined by email filters.

The contracting authority reserves the right at any time to cease this tendering process and not to award a contract. The contracting authority, at its absolute discretion, may wish to extend the contract for a further period or periods up to an aggregate of 36 months.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

High Court of England and Wales
Royal Courts of Justice Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Proceedings may not be brought unless the economic operator bringing the proceedings has informed the contracting authority of the breach or anticipated breach of duty owed to it by the contracting authority and of its intention to bring proceedings and unless those proceedings are brought promptly, and in any event within 3 months from the date when grounds for the bringing of proceedings first arise, unless the Court considers that there is good reason for extending the period within which proceedings can be brought.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:10.4.2012