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22/06/2016    S119

United Kingdom-Norwich: Health and social work services

2016/S 119-211881

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: 3rd Floor, County Hall, Martineau Lane
Town: Norwich
Postal code: NR1 1DH
Country: United Kingdom
For the attention of: Annie Southgate

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.A: Object of the contract (Works)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Stop Smoking and Workplace Health.
II.2)Type of contract and location of works
Main site or location of works:
UKH13 Norfolk
II.3)Information on framework agreement
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement: no
II.4)Short description of nature and scope of works
Norfolk County Council wishes to procure Specialist Stop Smoking (SSS) and Workplace Health (WPH) to cover Norfolk. Both services will retain the main elements of current services. For SSS this will include support to the community services and specialist stop smoking advice to priority groups. WPH will include engaging with workplaces to reduce sickness absence and improve employee health.
It is envisaged there will be 2 lots. The range quoted is based on current budget and is for 1 year with the possibility of a 5 year term, including extensions.
Range for SSS — 700 000 GBP-800 000 GBP. Range for WPH — 150 000 GBP-250 000 GBP. Both services will not exceed 1 000 000 GBP per year.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 000 000 and 5 000 000 GBP


This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000 Health and social work services, 85100000 Health services, 85141220 Advisory services provided by nurses, 85323000 Community health services, 85140000 Miscellaneous health services, 85147000 Company health services

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures and duration of the contract
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:

Further to Paragraph 3 of the Best Value Statutory Guidance issued by the Secretary of State for Local Government in September 2011, the Council is holding a Concept Viability event to explore the plans for the delivery of this service prior to a contract notice being issued and applications being invited. The event will be held week commencing 8th August in Norwich. Precise details will be emailed to those who express an interest. The event will inform providers of our intentions and what we hope to achieve, to ascertain what potential providers see as areas of risk, to discuss the specifications, contractual terms and what (if anything) would stop interested parties from applying. Places will be limited to 2 people per organisation (to be limited to 1 if numbers become unmanageable). If you are interested in this opportunity you are advised to attend. To express an interest and apply to attend, applicants must 1st be registered on the procurement system at: Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at: Once registered you will be able to view the project under the tenders section and express an interest. To book a place please use the correspondence facility on In-tend and provide your organisation's name and the names, e-mail addresses and contact telephone numbers of the people who will be attending. Please quote NCCT40 Concept Event in the subject line of your correspondence. If you encounter any difficulties whilst using the system you can contact the support team by phoning. +44 8442728810 or e-mailing: If you are unable to attend the event please ensure you express an interest in this project.

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