Occupational Health Tender
The successful contractor will be expected to be SEQOHS compliant or to be in the process of applying for accreditation by 1.9.2013 and to provide the full range of occupational health services.
UK-Welwyn Garden City: Health services
Section I: Contracting authority
Hertfordshire Supply Management Confederation
HSMC-GATE, Gate House, Fretherne Rd
For the attention of: David Beaven
AL8 6NS Welwyn Garden City
Telephone: +44 1707356176
Section II: Object of the contract
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Hertfordshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust employs approximately 3000 staff based in a range of locations currently across Hertfordshire, Essex and Norfolk.
NUTS code UKH
Hertfordshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust employs approximately 3000 staff based in a range of locations currently across Hertfordshire, Essex and Norfolk, including Adult and Older People’s Mental Health Services, Children and Adolescent Mental Health Services, Learning Disability Services, Forensic Services and Corporate Services. Services are provided within Inpatient Units, Low and Medium Secure Inpatient Units, Community and General Support Offices. The new OHS provider would be expected to provide services in appropriate settings across currently all 3 counties; geographic locations, staff numbers and services may change over the period of the contract.
In order to provide the best possible service to our staff we are seeking an Occupational Health provider who understands the nature of our client group and the environment within which our staff work. Experience of working with other Mental Health and Learning Disability providers in a proactive way would be beneficial.
There is potentially the opportunity to offer additional services as part of this contract including; a Fast Track Physiotherapy Service to support the rehabilitation of staff suffering back or musculo skeletal complaints; CBT services to promote mental wellbeing in staff and an absence reporting service for staff to telephone as the first point of contact.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: 1) You will need to ensure you register your company details via the suppliers portal on the Due North system www.supplying2nhs.com/
Candidates with an existing account should ensure all details are up to date. Candidates will be required to register their expression of interest via the Due North portal under contract ref: DNWC-96MKJZ Candidates will be required to complete a PQQ which will be sent out automatically once potential bidders have registered interest in this opportunity via Due North. Should you not register your company details on Due North by the closing date, your interest will not be considered further.
2) Specific declarations – suppliers must declare that they have not been convicted of the following.
(a) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organisation, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(b) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26.5.1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(c) has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(d) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10.6.1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering. Any resultant contract may be for the benefit of this or other member organisations or NHS bodies within the geographical areas including Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Essex. The selected suppliers will be expected to supply all products/services as are required by the contracting authority from time to time. Future additions to their products/services will also be included. The contract is for the benefit of other participating NHS bodies and any other non-NHS bodies which the participants deem necessary for the delivery of services or goods to NHS bodies, local authorities, other government departments or non-departmental public bodies charged with the delivery of healthcare or health related services.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information