Supply Absence Management System

Supply Absence Management System

The Trust requires a solution for partnership working for a Sickness Absence Management System.

United Kingdom-Manchester: Health services

2016/S 111-197046

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
Trust Headquarters, North Manchester General Hospital, Delaunays Rd, Crumpsall
M8 5RB
United Kingdom
Contact person: Peter Hamilton
Telephone: +44 1616561965
Fax: +44 1616278609
NUTS code: UKD32

Internet address(es):Main address:

I.2)Joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge,
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity


Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Absence Management Services.

Reference number: T16/06/RW6 (Due North ProContract DN166331)

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The purpose of this tender exercise is to select a service provider whose delivery of a Sickness Absence Recording and Reporting Service will represent value for money, high-quality service; combined with the ability to identify and implement service efficiencies across the Trust.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD32
Main site or place of performance:

Greater Manchester North.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The primary objective of this procurement is to appoint an Absence Management Service provider. The Trust requires a solution for partnership working for a Sickness Absence Management System that will meet (or support) the Trust’s aspirational target reduction in its sickness absence rate to 4.5 % by the end of 2016/17.

The contract has not been split into Lots on commercial, operational and contract management grounds.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The intention is to award a contract for a period of 3 years with an option to extend for a further 2 x 12 month periods.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 14/07/2016
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:


IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 14/07/2016
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Please note that all expressions of interest must be submitted via the Due North ProContract portal, paper and emailed expressions will not be accepted.

If you are not already a registered supplier on Due North, please follow this link to register for free:

Once you have successfully expressed your interest via the portal, you will be sent an email directing you to the ProContract site from which you will be able to access and download the tender documentation and any other relevant information.

All documents pertaining to this opportunity will be available for download via the ProContract portal from the outset. Please ensure you are able to download all files immediately after accessing the ProContract portal.

Tenderers should also note that final submissions must be made via ProContract, no other submission route is permitted. Failure to follow this path will result in the tender submission being disregarded.

The uploading process when submitting a Tender via ProContract may take some time. Tenderers should therefore start this process in sufficient time to allow for the complete uploading of their tender submission by the Tender Return Time and Date.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
North Manchester General Hospital, Delaunays Road
M8 5RB
United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
North Manchester General Hospital, Delaunays Road
M8 5RB
United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
North Manchester General Hospital, Delaunays Road
M8 5RB
United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:



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