Published date: 5 October 2017

This notice was replaced on 5 June 2018

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Awarded contract (published 5 June 2018)

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Contract summary


  • Translation services - 79530000

Location of contract

South East

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

5 October 2017

Closing date

6 November 2017

Contract start date

1 April 2018

Contract end date

31 March 2021

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Restricted procedure (OJEU)

A two-stage procedure, where the first stage is used to select suppliers, who are then invited to bid in the second stage.

OJEU (Official Journal of the European Union) procedures are valued above a certain financial threshold.

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Candidates are invited for the supply and delivery of a Communication Support to meet the operational andclinical requirements for
NHS Brighton and Hove CCG, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, and Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (The Authority).
The contract will have duration of 3 years with the option to extend for a further 2 years.
The services under this notice are divided into 6 lots as per the tender documentation. Bidders may bid for one or more Lots.
Lot 3: Overseas language telephone interpreting
Lot 4: Overseas language translation
Lot 5: BSL Video Relay interpreting
Lot 6: Overseas language video interpreting
Lot 7: Braille translation
Lot 8: Easy Read translation
(Lots 1 and 2 are being procured via separate means)

More information


Additional text

Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate:
Date: 06/11/2017 Local time: 12:00
Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates:
Date: 20/11/2017
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:

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