Provision of Occupational Health and Drug and Alcohol Testing Services

Provision of Occupational Health and Drug and Alcohol Testing Services

We are seeking to appoint an Occupational Health provider for the provision of full Occupational Health support and Drug and Alcohol testing.

UK-Newcastle upon Tyne: administrative healthcare services

2012/S 212-351051

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Tyne and Wear PTE (t/a Nexus)
33, St James’ Boulevard
For the attention of: Debra Dennington
NE1 4AX Newcastle upon Tyne
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: corporateprocurement@nexus.org.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: www.nexus.org.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for 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)Main activity

Urban railway, tramway, trolleybus or bus services
I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities

The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

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

Provision of Occupational Health and Drug and Alcohol Testing Services NEX12/66.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: UKC2.
NUTS code
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):

We are seeking to appoint an Occupational Health provider for the provision of full Occupational Health support and Drug and Alcohol testing.
Nexus is the Tyne & Wear Passenger Transport Executive, which delivers and administers services on behalf of the Tyne & Wear Integrated Transport Authority.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

75122000, 85100000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.8)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
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:

We are seeking to appoint an Occupational Health provider from 1.7.2013 for the provision of full Occupational Health support and Drug & Alcohol testing for a term of 36 months with an option to extend for upto 24 months.
The services will be split into two different lots allowing suppliers to express an interest in one or both of the lots:
Lot 1 Occupational Health Service.
Lot 2 Drug & Alcohol Testing.
We are a 24/7 light railway maintenance operation and inland river passenger ferry with shift working patterns. As a productive and healthy workforce is absolutely essential, these services are critical to enable us to support the wellbeing of employees and enable effective management of Occupational Health issues both proactively and in response to issues that arise. We also require appropriate pre-employment health checks of prospective employees.
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Occupational Health Services

1)Short description:

We are seeking to appoint an Occupational Health Service provider from 1.7.2013 for the provision of full Occupational Health support for a term of 36 months with an option to extend for a up to 24 months.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

75122000, 85100000

3)Quantity or scope:

We are seeking to appoint an Occupational Health provider from 1.7.2013 for the provision of full Occupational Health support for a term of 36 months with an option to extend for a further 24 months.
Lot 1 Occupational Health Service.
We are a 24/7 light railway maintenance operation and inland river passenger ferry with shift working patterns. As a productive and healthy workforce is absolutely essential, these services are critical to enable us to support the wellbeing of employees and enable effective management of Occupational Health issues both proactively and in response to issues that arise. We also require appropriate pre-employment health checks of prospective employees.
5)Additional information about lots:

Providers may express an interest in one or both of the lots:
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Drug & Alcohol Testing

1)Short description:

We are seeking to appoint an Occupational Health provider from 1.7.2013 for the provision of Drug & Alcohol testing for a term of 36 months with an option to extend for up to 24 months.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

75122000, 85100000

3)Quantity or scope:

We are seeking to appoint an Occupational Health provider from 1.7.2013 for the provision of full Drug & Alcohol testing for a term of 36 months with an option to extend for up to 24 months.
Lot 2 Drug & Alcohol Testing.
We are a 24/7 light railway maintenance operation and inland river passenger ferry with shift working patterns. As a productive and healthy workforce is absolutely essential, these services are critical to enable us to support the wellbeing of employees and enable effective management of Occupational Health issues both proactively and in response to issues that arise. We also require appropriate pre-employment health checks of prospective employees.
5)Additional information about lots:

Providers may express an interest in one or both of the lots:

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:
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

Restricted
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate
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 entity:

NEX12/66
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

10.12.2012 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)Conditions for opening tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information:

The date referred to in iv 3.4 is the date for return of completed PQQ’s.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

31.10.2012