Services - 290883-2015

18/08/2015    S158    - - Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-Rhyl: Physiotherapy services

2015/S 158-290883

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Unit 3a Westbourne Centre, Wood Road, Denbighshire
For the attention of: Joanne Bartlett-Jones
LL18 1DZ Rhyl
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1745369561

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

Further information can be obtained from: RCS
Unit 3a Westbourne Centre, Wood Road, Denbighshire
For the attention of: Joanne Bartlett-Jones
LL18 1DZ Rhyl
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1745369561
Internet address:

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
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:
In work support services.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Denbighshire, Conwy, Gwynedd and Anglesey.


II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
The proposed project's main aim is to provide rapid access to early, work-focussed interventions for employees on or at risk of long-term sickness absence. Such interventions may have been recommended by employees assessed by the UK Government's new Fit for Work service. If approved for European Social Funds, we will be seeking to procure a range of work-focused therapeutic interventions aimed at helping people to return to or remain in work.
The majority of referrals to the project are likely to be due to musculoskeletal or mental health problems, and provision may include:
evidence-based psychological and occupational therapies including CBT approaches and counselling
chiropody and osteopathy
condition management
‘Mindfulness’ and group-based approaches
support for drug and alcohol / substance misuse problems.
NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales Web Site at


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

85142100, 98330000, 85312300, 85312320

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.8)Additional information:
Should funding be approved, we will be advertising a contract opportunity and will be seeking to create a framework of professional providers through a tender exercise on Sell2Wales.
We are currently looking to raise awareness within potential supplier networks of the opportunity*
A meet the buyer event is planned for 9:30-12:30 on 9.9.2015 at Conwy Business Centre, where we will be able to give more details. There will be support available from Business Wales also to assist with tender applications.
*Please note we are awaiting a decision on ESF programme funding. Any work carried out towards this should be undertaken at the providers own risk and no recompense can be sought from RCS.

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: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): RCS (Rhyl City Strategy) is part of a programme bid for European Social Funds to manage the delivery of an in-work support project in parts of north Wales.
VI.2)Additional information:
(WA Ref:32868).
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: