Services - 260669-2020

04/06/2020    S107

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Health services

2020/S 107-260669

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Crown Commercial Service
Postal address: 9th Floor, The Capital Building, Old Hall Street
Town: Liverpool
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: L3 9PP
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: oheap@crowncommercial.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 3450103503
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.gov.uk/ccs
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Occupational Health, Employee Assistance Programmes and Eye Care

Reference number: RM6182
II.1.2)Main CPV code
85100000 Health services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Crown Commercial Service, as the Authority, intends to put in place an agreement for the provision of occupational health, employee assistance programmes and eye care services for use by Central Government and UK public sector bodies.

The indicative lotting structure will be:

Lot 1: Full Service Provider

Lot 2: Occupational Health Services

Lot 3: Employee Assistance Programmes

Lot 4: Occupational Health services – Regional supply

Lot 5: Eye Care Services.

Further information is included in the Additional Information section VI.3).

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 220 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Full Service Provider

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85100000 Health services
85111800 Pathology services
85111810 Blood analysis services
85140000 Miscellaneous health services
85141000 Services provided by medical personnel
85141200 Services provided by nurses
85141220 Advisory services provided by nurses
85142100 Physiotherapy services
85160000 Optician services
85312300 Guidance and counselling services
85312310 Guidance services
85312320 Counselling services
85312500 Rehabilitation services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot will allow customers to scope their OH and EAP services from a single service provider. Suppliers in this lot must be able to provide OH and EAP services as a minimum.

II.2.14)Additional information

The scope will include all OH and EAP services to be supplied to customers with requirements in all parts of the United Kingdom and some of the services to overseas based employees.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Occupational Health Services

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85100000 Health services
85111800 Pathology services
85111810 Blood analysis services
85141000 Services provided by medical personnel
85141200 Services provided by nurses
85141220 Advisory services provided by nurses
85142100 Physiotherapy services
85312300 Guidance and counselling services
85312310 Guidance services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 2 covers occupational health services comprising:

Attendance management referrals, pre‑appointment/pre‑enrolment checks, ill health retirements. Health surveillance, fitness for Task/safety critical work, immunisations/vaccinations/inoculations, workstation and workplace assessments, other specialist services, OHS guidance and education and policy and strategy advice.

II.2.14)Additional information

Suppliers in this lot will be required to provide OH services to customers with requirements in all parts of the United Kingdom and some of the services to overseas based employees.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Employee Assistance Programme

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85100000 Health services
85312300 Guidance and counselling services
85312310 Guidance services
85312320 Counselling services
85312500 Rehabilitation services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 3 covers employee assistance programmes services comprising:

Counselling support, therapeutic interventions, advice and information, trauma and critical incident support, management support, Health and well‑being promotion.

Counselling for overseas staff, additional management support, harassment and bullying, and mediation.

II.2.14)Additional information

Suppliers in this lot will be required to provide EAP services to customers with requirements in all parts of the United Kingdom and some services to overseas based employees.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Occupational Health Services — Regional Supply

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85100000 Health services
85111800 Pathology services
85111810 Blood analysis services
85141000 Services provided by medical personnel
85141200 Services provided by nurses
85141220 Advisory services provided by nurses
85142100 Physiotherapy services
85312300 Guidance and counselling services
85312310 Guidance services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 4 covers occupational health services comprising:

Attendance management referrals, pre‑appointment/pre‑enrolment checks, ill health retirements; health surveillance, fitness for task/safety critical work, immunisations/vaccinations/inoculations, workstation and workplace assessments, other specialist services, OHS guidance and education and policy and strategy advice.

II.2.14)Additional information

Suppliers in this lot will be required to provide OH services to customers in specific regions within the United Kingdom and not those customers who have a presence in all these regions or overseas.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Eye Care Services

Lot No: 5
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85160000 Optician services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 5 covers core and non‑core eye care services comprising:

— eyesight testing service for VDU Users that meets the Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992 (as amended in 2002),

— specialist eye sight testing and safety eyewear.

II.2.14)Additional information

Suppliers in this lot will be required to provide eye care services to customers with requirements in all parts of the United Kingdom but not overseas.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
01/09/2020

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) and Civil Service Employee Policy (CSEP) intend to establish a replacement framework for the provision of OH, EAP and eye care services. The contracting vehicle will be available to central government (CG) departments, their respective agencies, non-departmental public bodies, arm's length bodies and the wider public sector. The objective of this procurement is to develop a revised contracting vehicle to replace Framework RM3795.

The new contracting vehicle is likely to include the provision of the following: (this list is not exhaustive and subject to change)

OH: online portal, telephone services, management referrals and reports, surveillance services; fitness for task and safety critical services; immunisations/vaccinations/inoculations/medications and blood tests; workstation and workplace assessments; OH guidance and education and policy and strategy advice; other specialist services.

EAP:

— online portal, telephone services, counselling support: therapeutic interventions; advice and information; trauma and critical incident support;

— management support, health and well being promotion; counselling for overseas staff; additional management support; harassment and bullying support and mediation services

Eye care:

— eye sight testing for VDU users and dispensing;

— specialist safety eye sight testing and eyewear.

It is anticipated that the framework duration will be a 3-year period with the option to extend for an additional year (3 + 1).

CCS will be running a supplier engagement session with regards to a new procurement for RM6182 occupational health and employee assistance and eyecare. The session date is to be confirmed, and will take place in the form of a webinar.

The session will be limited to a maximum of 1 delegate per organisation.

If you would like to attend the initial engagement session please provide the information below by completing and submitting the form below no later than midday on Friday 26 June 2020. Once a date is confirmed we will send out a placeholder invite along with access details for the session.

The link to this form is:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdHsqweQOXbcfVEarc74cFhEUkjPOErb6F6nc4aW7OWEuh9Jw/viewform

A Future Opportunity on Contract Finder can be found here: https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Notice/c736df74-0ba9-47d0-a863-aaac663dcfb3

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
02/06/2020