Public Sector Network Tender Alert


Selected Medical Practitioner (SMP) & Independent Registered Medical Practitioner (IRMP) services

The Seven Force Procurement Service acting on behalf of Suffolk,Norfolk,Cambridgeshire,Bedfordshire,Hertfordshore,Kent and Essex Police Forces', are conducting a regional procurement process for the provision of Selected Medical Practitioner (SMP)/Independent Registered Medical Practitioner (IRMP) services. The range of services will include (as a minimum): • Decisions on Permanency (including deferred pensions); • Injury on Duty Considerations; • Impact on Earnings Review (Working Capability and Degree of Disability); • Internal Reviews; • Review of Medical Appeal Submissions and attendance at Medical Appeal Board; • Police Recruit Pension Scheme Medicals and Pension Reviews (Over age 65). The SMP/IRMP will need to provide opinions that are fair, consistent and supported by clear evidence and reasoning in accordance with Police Pension Regulations and appropriate legislation and must be a fully registered medical practitioner and a Member or Fellow of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine (MFOM Part II or FFOM), or EEA equivalent. The above mentioned Forces' currently use a number of different suppliers and are now looking at a single contract in County lots as a Procurement approach across the Region.


Andrea Weed
Police Headquarters, Martlesham Heath
+44 01473613693

Contract value: 250000-3000000

Published: 8 Aug 2020, Receipt by: 7 Sep 2020