Public Sector Network Tender Alert


392690-2012: UK-Belfast: Police services

The Police Service of Northern Ireland has a requirement for the provision of substance and alcohol testing programme as detailed in this specification. This programme applies to all Police Officers and Police Staff in safety and security critical posts as per PSNI Policy Directive 10/08 and Service Procedure 21/11. The Police Service of Northern Ireland have introduced this programme in accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Regulations (Northern Ireland) Order 1978, Home Office Circular 011/2012 and current ACPO guidance on substance misuse and testing. The intention is to tender for a wholly outsourced service including the collection, screening and analysis of samples.

Ref: Project 4873,


The Chief Constable on behalf and in the name of the Policing Board for Northern
c/o Central Procurement Directorate, Clare House, 303 Airport Road West
BT3 9ED Belfast
Telephone: +44 28908163-23
Internet address(es):
General address of the contracting authority:
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Contract value: Contract will be for an initial period of one year, with 4 options to extend, reviewed annually.Estimated value excluding VAT: 750 000 GBP

Published: 11 Dec 2012, Receipt by: 25 Jan 2013