Published date: 11 November 2020

Last edited date: 8 December 2020

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Closing: 14 December 2020, 11am

Contract summary


  • Health services - 85100000

Location of contract

United Kingdom

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

11 November 2020

Closing date

14 December 2020

Closing time


Contract start date

23 March 2021

Contract end date

22 March 2025

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (OJEU)

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

OJEU (Official Journal of the European Union) procedures are valued above a certain financial threshold.

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Crown Commercial Service, as the Authority, intends to put in place an agreement for the provision of occupational health, employee assistance programmes and eye care services for use by the UK Public Sector Buyers identified at VI.3).
The services within the scope of this framework have been divided into 5 lots, with lot 4 being broken down into regional sub-lots.
The lotting structure will be:
Lot 1 Occupational Health and Employee Assistance Programmes, fully managed service
Lot 2 Occupational Health Services on a national basis
Lot 3 Employee Assistance Programmes
Lots 4.1 to 4.7 Occupational Health Services on a regional basis
Lot 5 Eye Care Services
* Please note, lots 4.1 to 4.7 provide UK regional coverage
The Deliverables/full specifications are set out in Attachment 1a - Framework Schedule 1 (Specification).

More information


Additional text

This Framework Agreement RM6182 is for use by
Contracting Authorities in the United Kingdom, British Overseas Territories, and Crown Dependencies, that exist on 11/11/2020 and which fall into one or more of the following categories:
1. Any of the following:
(a) Ministerial government departments;
(b) Non ministerial government departments;
(c) Executive agencies of government;
(d) Non-Departmental Public Bodies (NDPBs), including advisory NDPBs, executive
NDPBs, and tribunal NDPBs;
(e) Assembly Sponsored Public Bodies (ASPBs);
(f) Police forces;
(g) Fire and rescue services;
(h) Ambulance services;
(i) Maritime and coastguard agency services;
(j) NHS bodies;
(k) Educational bodies or establishments including state schools (nursery schools,
primary schools, middle or high schools, secondary schools, special schools),
academies, colleges, Pupil Referral Unit (PRU), further education colleges and
(l) Hospices;
(m) National Parks;
(n) Housing associations, including registered social landlords;
(o) Third sector and charities;
(p) Citizens advice bodies;
(q) Councils, including county councils, district councils, county borough councils,
community councils, London borough councils, unitary councils, metropolitan
councils, parish councils;
(r) Public corporations;
(s) Public financial bodies or institutions;
(t) Public pension funds;
(u) Central banks; and
(v) Civil service bodies, including public sector buying organisations.
2. Those listed and maintained by the Government on their website at or any replacement or updated weblink.

3. Those listed and maintained by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) at
sectorclassificationguide or any replacement or updated web-link.

4. Those bodies in England, Wales or Northern Ireland which are within the scope of
the definition of "Contracting Authority" in regulation 2(1) of the Public Contracts
Regulations 2015 (PCR) and/or Schedule 1 PCR.

About the buyer

Contact name

The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Crown Commercial Service


9th Floor, The Capital, Old Hall Street
L3 9PP


+44 3150103503


Closing: 14 December 2020, 11am