£859m Health Care Framework with NHS Supply Chain

Published date – Monday 9th August 2021
Deadline date – Wednesday 22nd September 2021
Framework Length – 2 years + 3 years

Buyer Overview

NHS Supply Chain is operated by DHL Supply Chain Limited (DHL) acting as agent of Supply Chain Coordination Ltd (SCCL) on behalf of the Department of Health. NHS Supply Chain was formed from the NHS Logistics Authority and parts of the NHS Purchasing and Supply Agency (PASA). It is now operated by DHL through a unique contract for procurement and logistics to manage circa £5 billion of NHS spend.

NHS Supply Chain seeks to establish a non-exclusive Framework Agreement for supply of the Goods and Services outlined below, to the NHS Supply Chain customer base. This will be principally via the Direct Route of supply. However, NHS Supply Chain may use any of the Non-direct Routes of supply described in the Framework Agreement to purchase Goods and Services.

NHS Supply Chain intends to launch a national Framework Agreement for the Supply of Managed Equipment & Clinical Service Solutions including on and off site, mobile and modular solutions and Associated Services.

This Framework Agreement is divided into the following Lots:

Lot 1 – Short to Medium Term Clinical Service Solutions

Short to Medium Term Clinical Service Solutions will cover ALL contracts under 3 years in duration based upon the initial contract length identified by the start and end calendar dates (regardless of number of working service days used within time period). This Lot will cover the provision of staffed and unstaffed clinical service solutions for medical equipment within a NHS Hospital, NHS Community and/or Social Care Environment covering but not limited to Imaging & Radiology, Decontamination, Endoscopy, Radiotherapy, Theatres & Medical Devices and Robotics.

It is anticipated that in the initial term of 24 months of the Framework Agreement the value of purchases will be in the region of £211,000,000 however this is approximate only. For the full 72-month term (if extended) the anticipated value is in the region of £642,000,000. The figures for the total estimated value are based on initial expenditure and include a forecast for growth.

Lot 2 – Long Term Managed Equipment & Clinical Service Solutions

Long Term Managed Equipment & Clinical Service Solutions will cover ALL contracts 3 years and over in duration based upon the initial contract length identified by the start and end calendar dates (regardless of number of working service days used within time period). This Lot will cover the provision of staffed and unstaffed clinical service solutions and managed equipment services for medical equipment within a NHS Hospital, NHS Community and/or Social Care Environment covering but not limited to Imaging & Radiology, Decontamination, Endoscopy, Radiotherapy, Theatres & Medical Devices and Robotics.

It is anticipated that in the initial term of 24 months of the Framework Agreement the value of purchases will be in the Managed Equipment & Clinical Service Solutions region of £30,500,000 however this is approximate only. For the full 72-month term (if extended) the anticipated value is in the region of £217,000,000. The figures for the total estimated value are based on initial expenditure and include a forecast for growth.

Lot 3 – Managed Services Consultancy and Associated Services

Managed Services Consultancy and associated services. This Lot will cover the provision of Professional Consultancy services for managed services only a Managed Services Consultancy within a NHS Hospital, NHS Community and/or Social Care Environment.

It is anticipated that in the initial term of 24 months of the Framework Agreement the value of purchases will be in the region of £202,000 however this is approximate only. For the full 72-month term (if extended) the anticipated value is in the region of £630,000. The figures for the total estimated value are based on initial expenditure and include a forecast for growth.

For specialist bidding assistance for this opportunity, please contact AM Bid on 0800 043 0495 or email: info@ambid.co.uk

Contract Notice Available at: Managed Equipment & Clinical Service Solutions

 

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