Services - 505825-2018

16/11/2018    S221    - - Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-Leicester: Health services

2018/S 221-505825

Prior information notice

This notice aims at reducing time limits for receipt of tenders

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
ESPO
Barnsdale Way, Grove Park, Enderby
Leicester
LE19 1ES
United Kingdom
Contact person: Ms Samantha Hulcoop
Telephone: +44 1162944021
E-mail: tenders@espo.org
NUTS code: UKF21

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.espo.org/

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.eastmidstenders.org
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.eastmidstenders.org
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Local Authority Services

Section II: Object

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

985_19 Occupational Health Services

Reference number: 985_19
II.1.2)Main CPV code
85100000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Please note this is a Prior Information Notice and tender documentation is not available yet.

The Occupational Health Services Framework will offer a comprehensive range of Occupational Health services that allows organisations to meet their statutory duties of care, health and welfare of their employees in their working environment. The lot structure will be defined once stakeholder engagement has been completed. To participate in the Request for Information (RfI) as part of the stakeholder engagement, please express your interest via the EastMids Tender eProcurement portal and the RfI will be emailed directly to you. To express an interest:

(a) go to www.eastmidstenders.org

(b) register;

(c) search for tender opportunity “985_19”;

(d) express an interest.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 100 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

985_19 Occupational Health Services

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85100000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The lot structure to be confirmed through stakeholder engagement. The Occupational Health Services Framework will offer a comprehensive range of Occupational Health services that allows organisations to meet their statutory duties of care, health and welfare of their employees in their working environment. The lot structure will be defined once stakeholder engagement has been completed.

ESPO has established a commercial trading company, ESPO Trading Limited, whose target clients are third sector organisations such as national and local charities, public sector mutual organisations and other organisations involved in the delivery of services to or for the public sector. The successful Supplier may be asked to enter into an additional separate Framework Agreement (the Second Framework) with ESPO Trading Limited on materially similar terms to that found in the tender pack to be entered into by ESPO itself.

Any second Framework agreement will be a purely commercial agreement and will, for the avoidance of doubt, not be governed by the Public Contract Regulations 2015 or other public procurement legislation. ESPO Trading Limited may enter into the second Framework Agreement with the successful supplier and make it available to third sector clients who themselves are not required to follow the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 or other public procurement legislation. Accordingly, this is provided for bidders' information only.

II.2.5)Award criteria
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 100 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/05/2019
End: 30/04/2021
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The Framework Agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5) includes the option period.

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
21/01/2019

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:

IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.5)Scheduled date for start of award procedures:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

As a Central Purchasing Body as defined by the EU Procurement Directive 2014/24/EU, the Framework Agreement is open for use by Public Bodies (defined at https://www.espo.org/ESPO/media/Documents/FAQs/ESPO-s_powers_to_trade__website_-2016-12-22.pdf) that also fall into one of the following classifications of user throughout all administrative regions of the UK:

— Local Authorities,

— Educational Establishments (including Academies),

— Central Government Departments and Agencies,

— Police, Fire and Rescue and Coastguard Emergency Services,

— NHS and HSC Bodies, including Ambulance Services,

— Registered Charities,

— Registered Social Landlords; or any public body established by or under the Scotland Act 1998 or any Act of the Scottish Parliament. Details of the classification of end user establishments and geographical areas are available at: http://www.espo.org/About-us-%281%29/FAQs/Legal

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
ESPO
Barnsdale Way, Grove Park, Enderby
Leicester
LE19 1ES
United Kingdom

Internet address: www.espo.org

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
14/11/2018