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Services - 50392-2019

01/02/2019    S23    Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-Taunton: Health and social work services

2019/S 023-050392

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Somerset County Council
Postal address: County Hall
Town: Taunton
NUTS code: UKK23
Postal code: TA1 4DY
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Steve Barker
Telephone: +44 1823356791

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Somerset NHS Health Check Programme

Reference number: DN375736
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Delivery of The NHS Health Check programme is a mandatory public health service for Somerset County Council. The NHS Health Check is a national risk assessment and management programme for those aged 40 to 74 living in England, who do not have an existing vascular disease, and who are not currently being treated for certain risk factors. It is aimed at preventing heart disease, stroke, diabetes and kidney disease and raising awareness of dementia. An NHS Health Check should be offered once every 5 years.

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: UKK23
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This is not a call for competition and is not yet a contract opportunity

Somerset County Council is seeking to hear from organisations that might be interested in delivering the NHS Health Check programme in Somerset, utilising a range of delivery approaches which supports targeted delivery whilst achieving county wide coverage.

SCC is intending to run a procurement process mid-2019.

A Soft Market Testing event will be held on Thursday 14.3.2019 and Somerset County Council is inviting organisations to attend that might be interested in delivering this programme. The event will be an opportunity to gain a thorough understanding of how NHS Health Checks features in the County of Somerset and the aspirations for future service design, as well as offering the opportunity for prospective providers to help shape the final service design. Somerset County Council is keen to hear feedback from providers as part of the wider consultation for these services.

Organisations that take part will not be advantaged or disadvantaged in any way in any potential future formal procurement. Commercial confidentiality will be respected. This notice does not represent a formal commitment by Somerset County Council to undertake a procurement procedure.

Event Details

Date: Thursday 14.3.2019

Time: 10:00 to 12:30

Venue: Taunton – details will be provided on registration

Event Registration:

To attend this event please email no later than 12:00 noon on Tuesday 12.3.2019, providing the name of your organisation, the name of the person(s) wishing to attend and a contact email address. If you are unable to attend the event the presentation and notes will be available through the e-tender system ProContract (

SCC reserves the right to cancel or re-arrange this event at its own discretion.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: