Services - 439592-2015

15/12/2015    S242    - - Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-Belfast: Health services

2015/S 242-439592

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Procurement and Logistics Service
77 Boucher Crescent
For the attention of: Damien Lavery
BT12 6HU Belfast
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2895361332

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile:

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

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: yes

Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service
1 Seymour Street
BT27 4SX Lisburn
United Kingdom

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Provision of an Occupational Health Service.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 25: Health and social services

NUTS code UKN0

II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
Provision of an Occupational Health Service for Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service (NIFRS). The related services include but are not limited to:
1) Pre-employment medical examinations.
2) 3 Yearly Health Screening.
3) Long-term Sickness Medical Examinations.
4) General Wellness and Health Screening.
5) Welfare Referral Appointments.
6) Health Promotion.


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

85100000, 85120000, 85140000

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.8)Additional information:
This is a Prior Information Notice to inform the market that BSO Procurement and Logistics Service (PaLS) has a requirement for the Provision of an Occupational Health Service on behalf of Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service (NIFRS). We wish to inform suppliers of our envisaged procurement plan, outline our tender requirements and invite a discussion on approaches to this service from interested suppliers. To this end, it is the intention of PaLS to host a Supplier Engagement meeting with interested suppliers.

In order to participate, interested suppliers must contact PaLS no later than 12:00 noon on Friday 8th January by e-mailing In your email you should provide a brief overview of your company including a point of contact.

It is likely that the meeting will take place in NIFRS Headquarters, 1 Seymour Street, Lisburn, Northern Ireland, UK, BT27 4SX, on Friday 22.1.2016. The date and time of the meeting will be confirmed with any interested party.

Please Note — Potential Tenderers are not required to respond to this Prior Information Notice. This tender will be published on the website and all tender documentation including the full service specification will be made available via the website at that time.

Please Note — Potential Tenderers should register on this website to ensure they have access to tender documentation when the tender is published.

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
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: