Provide NHS Health Checks to City of London Corporation

Provide NHS Health Checks to City of London Corporation

Integrated NHS Health Checks, Lifestyle Weight Management and Physical Activity Service.

United Kingdom-London: Social services

2015/S 216-394357

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

City of London Corporation
Contact point(s):
For the attention of: Prachi Ranade
EC2P 2EJ London
Telephone: +44 73321339

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Electronic access to information:

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate:

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

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services

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:

Integrated NHS Health Checks, Lifestyle Weight Management and Physical Activity Service.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Service category No 25: Health and social services

NUTS code UKI1

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

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 540 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The City of London will be procuring an integrated NHS Health Checks, lifestyle weight management and physical activity service.
1. Overview of the Service.
1.1. The purpose of the service is to replace the services which are currently provided by four external providers covering NHS Health Checks, Exercise on Referral, Dietetics and Lifestyle Weight Management, and Community Health Engagement.
1.2. The new service will bring together NHS health checks, obesity and physical activity services under an integrated system;
1.3. We intend to commission this under a lead provider model, allowing specialist providers to work together utilizing their skills and expertise in each of the different areas. The service model therefore can be described as having 6 components. The components are designed to link and work together and it is the responsibility of the Lead Provider to make this happen.
The service components include:
— Service Component 1: lead Provider Management Function. Coordinating and performance managing the other components.
— Service Component 2: triage/Single Point of Referral: Ensure assessment by a health care professional prior to entering service components 4 or 5.
To assess readiness to start a structured programme and set initial client centred goals, directing the client to the most appropriate service according to the care and treatment pathway. This will include liaising with and referral in to the wider City and Hackney joint Public Health and Clinical Commissioning Group obesity services pathway, which will include higher tiers of service. This will be available to City residents and low paid workers. For those clients not suitable for other services, signposting to relevant universal community activities and services.
— Service Component 3: NHS Health Checks (Primary Care and Community). Provision an NHS Health Checks Project which will carry out health checks in a variety of community settings across the City of London. This will be available to City residents and low paid workers. Provide appropriate referrals in to Service Component 2. The service will work with The Neaman Practice in the City who will provide health checks to their registered patients. This will include having relevant data sharing arrangements in place.
— Service Component 4: exercise on Referral. The provision of a structured exercise programme, with follow up after 6 months and 12 months. The service will advise, support and motivate participants who would benefit from increased physical activity. This will be available to City residents and low paid workers. Depending on the needs of the individual, this should be designed in conjunction with Service Component 5. Clients entering this service must have had assessment under Service Component 2.
— Service Component 5: dietetics and Lifestyle Weight Management. The provision of a structured multi-component weight management programme to support clients to develop healthy eating habits, increase their levels of physical activity and to learn from behaviour change strategies — with follow-up at 6 and 12 months. This will be available to City residents and low paid workers. Clients entering this service must have had assessment under Service Component 2.
— Service Component 6: community Health Engagement. Delivery of a variety of weekly activities and/or information sessions to promote health and well-being among residents of diverse communities in the City. This will be available to all City residents. Increase resident participation in activities to address identified health and well-being needs, including signposting to relevant universal community activities and services. This function will be involved in multi-agency working to help highlight the particular needs of the community.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85320000, 85000000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes


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:

Initial 3-year contract, with 2 optional 12-month extensions, at the end of the initial 3-year term.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 180 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 2

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 36 (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:

Joint and several liability. Should the successful tenderer be a consortium of companies, the lead partner will be responsible for completing the commission on behalf of the consortium and all payments will be made to the lead partner for services rendered by the consortium. Support partners will be required to complete a collateral warranty agreement in favour of the Contracting Authority.
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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
See Invitation to Tender.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
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

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:

prj_COL_4188 NHS
Health Checks, Weight Management and Physical Activity Service.

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

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2015/S 49-085631 of 11.3.2015

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: 29.1.2016 – 12:00

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

29.1.2016 – 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

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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

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

This tendering exercise is being undertaken using the electronic tendering system ‘capitalESourcing’ (url: Suppliers will need to register an interest on the system in order to participate, and registration is free.

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

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: As set out in the UK’s Public Contracts Regulations 2015.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: