Transportation of Deceased for HM Coroner Avon – Supplier Event

Transportation of Deceased for HM Coroner Avon Supplier Event

The jurisdiction of HM Coroner for Avon covers the geographical areas of four local authorities:
•Bristol City Council
•Bath and North East Somerset
•North Somerset
•South Gloucestershire

Bristol City Council is the lead authority for the administrative support for HM Coroner. It is also the lead authority for operating the joint funded public mortuary facility co-located with the Coroner’s court at Flax Bourton, North Somerset.

The Avon coronial jurisdiction is one of the largest and busiest in the country. There are motorway networks, inner city areas, urban and rural areas to cover across this large area. The public mortuary deals with all deaths that are referred to the Coroner from the community in the area as well as most hospital deaths (except for RUH, Bath).

The current contract for transportation of the deceased from hospitals and the communities into the care of HM Coroner is due to expire at the end of March 2014. Bristol City Council is therefore looking to commission a new contract for this work from 1st April 2014.

If you would like to attend the supplier event to learn more about this tender opportunity on Thursday 26th September 2013, please go to https://bodyremovals.eventbrite.co.uk/ to register

The aim of this event is to talk suppliers through the tender process, which is very prescriptive for local authority contracts, as well as talk through some of the key elements of work that will be part of the specification of requirements. We will also provide information on the Council’s electronic tendering system (see below).

The event is free, but booking is essential, please do so by clicking on the ‘register’ button above and completing the brief registration form.

Tickets are limited to a maximum of 2 people per organisation.

To be able to bid for Bristol City Council contracts you will need to be registered on Proactis our e-Procurement system: https://www.proactisplaza.com/SupplierPortal/Default.aspx

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