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Vocational Medical Services (VMS) Contract


Tender Closed
RFx ID : 28935689
Tender Name : Vocational Medical Services (VMS) Contract
Reference # : VMS - 2024
Open Date : Friday, 1 March 2024 9:00 AM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Close Date  : Tuesday, 2 April 2024 4:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Tender Type : Request for Proposals (RFP)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 85000000 - Healthcare Services
  • Auckland
  • Bay of Plenty
  • Canterbury
  • Chatham Islands
  • Gisborne
  • Hawke's Bay
  • Manawatu-Wanganui
  • Marlborough
  • Nelson
  • Northland
  • Otago
  • Southland
  • Taranaki
  • Tasman
  • Waikato
  • Wellington
  • West Coast
Exemption Reason : None
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Please use the GETS Q&A function
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The current contract for Vocational Medical Services (VMS) expires on the 30 June 2024. The new contract will start on the 1st July 2024 for 3 years with two further rights of renewal of 2 years (i.e. 3+2+2 years). The application to hold the new Vocational Medical Services Contract is now open.

VMS Contract is comprised of:

• Three medical assessment services: Vocational Rehabilitation Review (VRR) service; Initial Medical Assessment (IMA) service; and the Vocational Independence Medical Assessment (VIMA) service.
• One advisory service: Vocational Medical Assistance (VMA) service.

New and incumbent Suppliers are encouraged to apply for this contract.
To work on this contract, you need to be a Medical Practitioner registered with the New Zealand Medical Council with a current Annual Practicing Certificate that includes Vocational Registration in either:

• General Practice: completed vocational training through The Royal NZ College of GPs and awarded the Fellowship of the RNZCGP (FRNZCGP) and hold either a Diploma in Industrial Health (DIH) or a Postgraduate Diploma in Occupational Medicine (PG Dip Occ Med) or equivalent.

• Occupational Medicine.

• Rehabilitation Medicine: completed vocational training through Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine (AFRM) and awarded the Fellowship of the AFRM (FAFRM).

Please read the enclosed documents for further information.

The supplier webinar regarding the Vocational Medical Services Contract tender took place on Thursday, 29 February. If you were unable to attend, we will share the webinar link on GETS by Wednesday, 6 March 2024.