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Coronial Support Services


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RFx ID : 18748416
Tender Name : Coronial Support Services
Reference # : 16020
Open Date : Tuesday, 13 June 2017 5:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Close Date : Monday, 21 August 2017 3:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Tender Type : Request for Proposals (RFP)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 85100000 - Comprehensive health services
  • 85110000 - Disease prevention and control
  • 85120000 - Medical practice
  • 85131700 - Medical science and research
  • 85170000 - Death and dying support services
  • International
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Mark Skurr
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  :
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :

The Ministry of Justice (the Ministry) requires coronial support services (Services) in order to meet its obligations under the Coroners Act 2006 (the Act). The Services are to assist with identifying the cause of deaths that are referred to the Coroner for investigation (Cases).

There are approximately 3070 such Post-mortems per annum. These can be broken down into three in scope Categories:

- Medically Non-complex Cases
- Medically Complex Cases
- Forensic Cases

Also in scope is the provision of Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy (SUDI) liaison services.

A Respondent may respond to one, any two or all three of the above Categories, and may respond or choose not to respond to SUDI liaison services. There is no requirement to have capability or capacity in all three Categories; however Respondents must be able to meet the Service requirements of each Category for which they do apply.

To facilitate process planning, the Ministry asks potential Respondents to complete a Notice of Intent to Respond (NOITR). This is intended to help the Ministry plan appropriately for the evaluation process. Please note that the completion of the NOITR is not mandatory and failure to complete the NOITR will not preclude you from submitting a Proposal to the relevant RFP. Likewise, completing a NOITR does not commit providers to responding to the RFP. The NOITR is included as an Appendix to this RFP (Appendix 6 – Notice of Intent to Respond).

Please ensure you download and read all the documents located in the ‘attachments’ section.

Please refer all questions regarding this tender through the ‘Raise a Question’ function below, and take note of the important dates presented in Section 1.2 of the RFP document.