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Title: Prior Information Notice - Lateral Flow Testers
OCID:
Published by: Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency
Authority ID: AA78465
Publication Date: 14/01/2022
Deadline Date:
Deadline Time:
Notice Type: Prior Information Notice
Has Documents: No
Has SPD: No
Abstract:

DVLA has a potential upcoming opportunity for a Lateral Flow Testing (LFT) company to support and provide Lateral Flow Testing to its staff in line with the Agency’s critical testing activity, recommended by Public Health Wales.

Organisations providing any LFT testing service must meet the minimum standards in general population COVID-19 testing (domestic asymptomatic), please see link within this notice.

DVLA’s aim is to combat the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace, protecting its staff and wider community.

The requirement is for 4-6 LFT assistants to begin work on 21 July 2022 to 5 January 2023. The work is for 24 weeks, split into 4 x 6-week sections with the option to continue or cease taken 2 weeks before the end of the session in use. The LFT assistants will be required, 5 days per week Monday-Friday, 8:30 to 17:00 on a number of DVLA sites.

The Invitation to Tender will be published on Contracts Finder with an estimated launch date of February 2022. Please could you register interest on whether you would like to be informed when this opportunity comes to market. Any questions about this opportunity can be directed to Jonathan.Young@dvla.gov.uk

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency

Swansea

UK

E-mail: jonathan.young@dvla.gov.uk

NUTS: UKL18

Internet address(es)

Main address: www.gov.uk

I.3) Communication

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

II.1.1) Title

Prior Information Notice - Lateral Flow Testers

II.1.2) Main CPV code

85141200

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

DVLA has a potential upcoming opportunity for a Lateral Flow Testing (LFT) company to support and provide Lateral Flow Testing to its staff in line with the Agency’s critical testing activity, recommended by Public Health Wales.

Organisations providing any LFT testing service must meet the minimum standards in general population COVID-19 testing (domestic asymptomatic), please see link embedded within this notice.

DVLA’s aim is to combat the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace, protecting its staff and wider community.

The requirement is for 4-6 LFT assistants to begin work on 21 July 2022 to 5 January 2023. The work is for 24 weeks, split into 4 x 6-week sections with the option to continue or cease taken 2 weeks before the end of the session in use. The LFT assistants will be required, 5 days per week Monday-Friday, 8:30 to 17:00 on a number of DVLA sites.

The Invitation to Tender will be published on Contracts Finder with an estimated launch date of February 2022. Please could you register interest on whether you would like to be informed when this opportunity comes to market.

Any questions about this opportunity can be directed to Jonathan.Young@dvla.gov.uk

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKL18

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

DVLA has a potential upcoming opportunity for a Lateral Flow Testing (LFT) company to support and provide Lateral Flow Testing to its staff in line with the Agency’s critical testing activity, recommended by Public Health Wales.

Organisations providing any LFT testing service must meet the minimum standards in general population COVID-19 testing (domestic asymptomatic), please see link within this notice.

DVLA’s aim is to combat the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace, protecting its staff and wider community.

The requirement is for 4-6 LFT assistants to begin work on 21 July 2022 to 5 January 2023. The work is for 24 weeks, split into 4 x 6-week sections with the option to continue or cease taken 2 weeks before the end of the session in use. The LFT assistants will be required, 5 days per week Monday-Friday, 8:30 to 17:00 on a number of DVLA sites.

The Invitation to Tender will be published on Contracts Finder with an estimated launch date of February 2022. Please could you register interest on whether you would like to be informed when this opportunity comes to market. Any questions about this opportunity can be directed to Jonathan.Young@dvla.gov.uk

II.2.14) Additional information

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/minimum-standards-for-private-sector-providers-of-covid-19-testing/general-population-covid-19-testing-domestic-asymptomatic-minimum-standards-for-providers

II.3) Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

13/01/2022

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

13/01/2022


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Main Contact: jonathan.young@dvla.gov.uk
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IDTitleParent Category
85000000Health and social work servicesOther Services
85141200Services provided by nursesServices provided by medical personnel

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