Published date: 20 August 2020

Last edited date: 21 August 2020

This notice was replaced on 11 February 2021

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Awarded contract (published 11 February 2021)

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Contract summary


  • IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support - 72000000

Location of contract

United Kingdom

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

20 August 2020

Closing date

24 September 2020

Closing time


Contract start date

26 January 2021

Contract end date

25 January 2025

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (above threshold)

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

This procedure can be used for procurements above the relevant contract value threshold.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



Crown Commercial Service (CCS) as the Authority intends to put in place a Collaborative Agreement for use by NHS Digital and other public sector health and social care bodies for the provision of digital outcomes and supporting services. The scope of the Agreement will cover the following:

DevOps Services
Digital Definition Services
Build and Transition Services
End-to-End Development Services
Data Management (and Similar) Services

More information



Additional text

This Framework Agreement RM6221 is for use by
Contracting Authorities in the United Kingdom that exist on 18th August 2020 and which fall into one or
more of the following categories:
1. Any of the following:
(a) Ministerial government departments;
(b) Non ministerial government departments;
(c) Executive agencies of government;
(d) Non-Departmental Public Bodies (NDPBs), including advisory NDPBs, executive
NDPBs, and tribunal NDPBs;
(e) Assembly Sponsored Public Bodies (ASPBs);
(f) Police forces;
(g) Fire and rescue services;
(h) Ambulance services;
(i) Maritime and coastguard agency services;
(j) NHS bodies;
(k) Educational bodies or establishments including state schools (nursery schools,
primary schools, middle or high schools, secondary schools, special schools),
academies, colleges, Pupil Referral Unit (PRU), further education colleges and
(l) Hospices;
(m) National Parks;
(n) Housing associations, including registered social landlords;
(o) Third sector and charities;
(p) Citizens advice bodies;
(q) Councils, including county councils, district councils, county borough councils,
community councils, London borough councils, unitary councils, metropolitan
councils, parish councils;
(r) Public corporations;
(s) Public financial bodies or institutions;
(t) Public pension funds;
(u) Central banks; and
(v) Civil service bodies, including public sector buying organisations.
2. Those listed and maintained by the Government on their website at or any replacement or updated web-
3. Those listed and maintained by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) at
sectorclassificationguide or any replacement or updated web-link.
4. Those bodies in England, Wales or Northern Ireland which are within the scope of
the definition of "Contracting Authority" in regulation 2(1) of the Public Contracts
Regulations 2015 (PCR) and/or Schedule 1 PCR.

About the buyer

Contact name

The minister for the cabinet office acting through Crown Commercial Service


9th Floor, The Capital, Old Hall Street
L3 9PP


+44 3450103503