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17/06/2014    S114

United Kingdom-Norwich: Health and social work services

2014/S 114-200809

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Official name: Norfolk County Council
Postal address: Room 117, County Hall, Martineau Lane
Town: Norwich
Postal code: NR1 2DH
Country: United Kingdom
For the attention of: Annie Southgate
Telephone: +44 1603228991

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

Further information can be obtained from:
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.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Musculoskeletal Injuries Rehabilitation Service (MIRS).
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 1: Maintenance and repair services

NUTS code UKH13 Norfolk

II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
Norfolk County Council is seeking to appoint a sole provider to a framework to provide MIRS to Norfolk County Council employees living and working across Norfolk.
Payment will be on a pay as you go basis. It is expected that the duration of the contract will be for 3 years, plus, subject to funding and performance, a further 2 years.
The successful provider would be expected to provide services to employees, either in the direct employment of Norfolk County Council or employed by organisations who use Norfolk County Council Support Services. These services would include (but are not limited to) treatment and rehabilitation of injuries, functional evaluations, workplace assessments and workstation (DSE) assessments. Services will be delivered remotely (by internet and telephone), at the providers site, at associate practitioners" sites, or Council sites, as appropriate.


This contract is divided into lots: no
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000 Health and social work services, 85312510 Vocational rehabilitation services, 85312500 Rehabilitation services, 85140000 Miscellaneous health services, 85147000 Company health services

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.8)Additional information:

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
The proposed procurement exercise is for services specified in Part B of Schedule 3 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (Part B services). Accordingly, the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended) only apply in part. Any procurement exercise will be conducted in accordance with the information carried out in the procurement documents.
The Authority has considered (pursuant to the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012) whether to explicitly seek social value through this procurement, but has decided, in light of the value and the subject matter, that it is not appropriate on this occasion. The Authority has also concluded that it is not necessary to consult about social value in this instance.

If you are interested in participating then please register and express an interest via our e-tendering portal (

VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: