Social and other specific services – public contracts
Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive
Section I: Contracting Change
I.1) Name and addresses
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:
I.4) Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5) Main activity
General public services
Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
Bedford Borough Council and Central Bedfordshire Council NHS Health Checks
II.1.2) Main CPV code
II.1.3) Type of contract
II.1.4) Short description
The NHS Health Check service is a national programme for adults in England between the ages of 40 to 74 years. It checks circulatory and vascular health and the risk of getting a disabling vascular disease.
Under the Health and Social Care Act 2012, local authorities have a legal responsibility to commission and monitor their local health check programme. The contract starts on the 1.4.2020 for Bedford Borough Council and Central Bedfordshire Council. Further details are available in the specification. The total value of the contract including potential second year extension is 651 730,00 GBP.
II.1.5) Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 651 730.00 GBP
II.1.6) Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots:
II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3) Place of performance
II.2.4) Description of the procurement
Delivery of NHS Health Checks. Providers will be responsible for inviting the eligible population, providing NHS Health Checks and offering clinically appropriate lifestyle advice, risk factor management and medication. The detailed requirements are defined in the specification.
Providers can bid for the contract as individual practices or groups of practices/partnerships. Where more than 1 practice bids then there should be an agreed representative who shall ensure that all practices meet the requirements of the contract and who shall support and manage providers to do this.
All practices wishing to deliver NHS Health Checks from 1.4.2020 onward will need to apply to join the framework.
II.2.13) Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds:
II.2.14) Additional information
The contract is for 12 months with an option to extend for a further 1 year from April 2021.
Bedford Borough Council year 1: 106 919 GBP, year 2 (extension): 106 919 GBP. Total 213 838 GBP.
Central Bedford Council year 1: 218 946 GBP, year 2 (extension): 218 946 GBP. Total 437 892 GBP.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1) Type of procedure
IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
IV.1.10) Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:
Information about national procedures is available at: (URL)
IV.2) Administrative information
IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3) Additional information
(MT Ref.: 217866).
VI.4) Procedures for review
VI.4.1) Review body
VI.4.3) Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
The contracting authority shall allow a period of at least 10 days to elapse between the date of despatch of notice to economic operators, who participated in the tender, notifying them of its decision and intention to award a contract and the date on which it proposes to enter into a contract with the successful economic entity or entities.
Any economic operator who has been sent a notice of being unsuccessful may write to the contracting authority through pro contract, the Council’s procurement portal or at the address given below to request further information.
The contracting authority will, as appropriate and further having regard to applicable laws, provide any further information to the economic operator regarding its tender submission and the outcome.
The above is without prejudice to any remedies that are available to economic operators under the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and other applicable law.
VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice