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CPA/SPU/474 - The Provision of an Occupational Health Service.

Contract award notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Cheshire Constabulary on behalf of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire
Headquarters, Clemonds Hey, Oakmere Road, Cheshire
For the attention of: Michelle Shaw
CW7 2UA Winsford
Telephone: +44 1606362247

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

Electronic access to information:

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
Public order and safety
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Please see Section II.1.5) Short Description

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
CPA/SPU/474 - The Provision of an Occupational Health Service.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Winsford, Cheshire.


II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire (The PCC) wishes to invite tenders for the establishment of an occupational health service framework agreement that will be available to Cheshire Constabulary, Lancashire Constabulary, Greater Manchester Police, North Wales Police, North Wales Fire and Rescue Service and Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service. This opportunity is for the provision of an Occupational Health Service in respect of Police Officers, Police Staff, Special Police Officers, Volunteers and other Emergency Services employees. Please note that no volume or value of orders will be guaranteed in respect of this contract.
The principal aim of the framework agreement will be to enable supply to the Cheshire Constabulary. The benefit of any arrangement established shall however be available for the use by other Police Forces and Emergency Services as listed above and in the contract notice, who will have the option to utilise the arrangement to contract in their own right.
The Occupational Health Service is required for all Cheshire Constabulary employees to advise on matters relating to the health, welfare and well-being of its staff together with fitness for work. The PCC is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced provider to deliver a service that: satisfies the home office police medical standards, provides medical screening, examinations, assessments and advice together with proactive well-being initiatives. The provider is required to be familiar with the nature of policing and other Emergency services, the range of organisational roles and the environment in which Police Forces and other Emergency services operate so that any medical assessments, advice or decisions that are provided/made in an occupational health context, takes these matters into account. The provider will also need to be able to be flexible in times of changing demands placed on the framework users.
The PCC is seeking a supplier to provide the implementation of streamlined and efficient processes, cost effective options for managing initial appointments and automatic follow up appointments, including an appointment booking service to be managed by the supplier. Wherever possible, the continuity of the medical professionals dealing with individuals will be required. The PCC will require regular face to face case review meetings that will include attendance by medically qualified staff.
The PCC is seeking a supplier to provide the development and/ or input to health initiatives. The analysis of absence data and trend will be required together with recommendations and assistance with the reduction of sickness absence levels.
The service provider will employ appropriately qualified staff across a range of disciplines, including membership of the faculty of occupational medicine.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85100000

II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)
Value: 10 000 000 GBP
Excluding VAT

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
1. Specification. Weighting 40
2. Interview and presentation. Weighting 20
3. Price. Weighting 40
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Contract notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2015/S 012-017302 of 17.1.2015

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 1 Lot No: 1 - Lot title: The Provision of an Occupational Health Service
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 7
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Gel Ltd Trading as Healthwork
16 St John Street
M3 4EA Manchester

V.4)Information on value of contract
Total final value of the contract:
Value: 10 000 000 GBP
Excluding VAT
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no

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: no
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: