Occupational Health Services for Students at Coventry University

Occupational Health Services for Students at Coventry University

This tender is to establish a new contract for this service that will commence from 1.7.2014. The contract term will be 3 years with the option to extend for 1 further year. The projected contract spend per annum is approximately GBP 120 k.

United Kingdom-Coventry: Health services

2014/S 049-081955

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Coventry University Higher Education Corporation
Priory Street
Contact point(s): Procurement Department
For the attention of: Michael Duffy
CV1 5FB Coventry
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2476887392
E-mail: michael.duffy@coventry.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/coventryuniversity/aspx/Home

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/coventryuniversity/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

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

Occupational Health Services for Students at Coventry University.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 25: Health and social services
NUTS code UKG33

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)

Coventry University’s Faculty of Health and Life Sciences (HLS) selects between 880-1000 students within each academic year to a suite of professional courses (as listed below). As these courses are all of a professional nature, and students gain not only an academic qualification but also a professional qualification and eligibility to register with the regulatory bodies. These include the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC for allied health professionals) and professional bodies such as the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists (CSP) and College of Occupational Therapists (COT).
As part of their course, there is a requirement for students to complete professional practice placements. This requires working in health, social care and private sector settings as well as voluntary and independent settings. All students are required to have an Occupational Health Assessment and have various vaccinations carried out in advance of them commencing their placements and in some cases during their placement.
This tender is to establish a new contract for this service that will commence from 1.7.2014. The contract term will be 3 years with the option to extend for 1 further year. The projected contract spend per annum is approximately GBP 120 k.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85100000

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:

Coventry University’s Faculty of Health and Life Sciences (HLS) selects between 880-1000 students within each academic year to a suite of professional courses (as listed below). As these courses are all of a professional nature, and students gain not only an academic qualification but also a professional qualification and eligibility to register with the regulatory bodies. These include the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC for allied health professionals) and professional bodies such as the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists (CSP) and College of Occupational Therapists (COT).
As part of their course, there is a requirement for students to complete professional practice placements. This requires working in health, social care and private sector settings as well as voluntary and independent settings. All students are required to have an Occupational Health Assessment and have various vaccinations carried out in advance of them commencing their placements and in some cases during their placement.
This tender is to establish a new contract for this service that will commence from 1.7.2014. The contract term will be 3 years with the option to extend for 1 further year. The projected contract spend per annum is approximately GBP 120 k.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 480 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.7.2014. Completion 30.6.2017

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

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

No deposits are required but parent guarantees may be required at a later stage of the tender process.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

As per tender documentation.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

If the contract is awarded to a consortium, joint venture or alliance, applicants will be required to contract with joint and several liability under English law either nominate a lead service provider with whom the contracting authority can contract and to whom all communication will be addressed or to form themselves into a single entity before the contract is awarded.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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: no
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

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

PD-149-MD-Occupational Health for students.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
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: 21.4.2014
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

23.4.2014 – 12:00
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

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: March 2018
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
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Coventry University Procurement Department
Priory Street
CV1 5FB Coventry
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: michael.duffy@coventry.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 2476887392

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Coventry University Legal Department
Priory Street
CV1 5FB Coventry
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Coventry University Procurement Department
Priory Street
CV1 5FB Coventry
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:6.3.2014