Services - 483615-2019

15/10/2019    S199

United Kingdom-Birmingham: Company health services

2019/S 199-483615

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Highways England
Postal address: The Cube, 199 Wharfside Street
Town: Birmingham
Postal code: B1 1RN
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Rob Sansom
Telephone: +44 3004701383

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
National or federal agency/office
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Highways England — Occupational Health Service

Reference number: 2019/S 141-347395
II.1.2)Main CPV code
85147000 Company health services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

This is an updated PIN (previous PIN reference 2019/S 141-347395), to notify the market of Highways England's requirement for occupational health services.

We are planning to release the tender documentation on 18.10.2019.

Highways England will be running 3 separate tenders, with the first requirement being for occupational health services, followed by an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) and the third being mental health services and well-being services.

The second and third requirements will be released within a month of the first tender being released.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85312320 Counselling services
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This specification is for the provision of occupational health services.

The service shall enable the client to address particular health and attendance issues, meet their statutory obligations with regards to health surveillance, identify the preventative measures that can be taken to minimise the overall risk of sickness absence and to improve employee health and well-being in the workplace.

The supplier shall provide the core requirements which shall include but not be limited to:

— manager advice line and online support services,

— online portal,

— management referrals,

— advice and assessments,

— occupational health reports,

— case conferences,

— ill-health retirement,

— pre-placement questionnaire review and checks,

— surveillance services,

— fitness for task and safety critical work services:

—— immunisations, vaccinations,

—— health screening services,

—— physiotherapy services,

— workplace assessments and adjustments which shall include:

—— assessments relating to reasonable adjustments for disabilities,

—— dyslexia assessments,

—— specialist support services, including occupational therapy,

—— display screen equipment assessments,

—— vehicle ergonomic assessments,

— drug and alcohol tests (collection and analysis),

— education and awareness programmes,

— publicity and promotion, and

— service implementation.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section IV: Procedure

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:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: