Published date: 22 August 2023

Closed early engagement

Closing date: 19 September 2023

Contract summary


  • Data-processing machines (hardware) - 30210000

  • Software package and information systems - 48000000

  • Computer-related services - 72500000

Location of contract

United Kingdom

Procurement reference


Published date

22 August 2023

Closing date

19 September 2023

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NHS Shared Business Services Limited (NHS SBS) act in an Agency capacity for and on behalf of its customers (Approved Organisations) - existing and new. These comprise of NHS and Social Care organisations (whether acting individually, or on behalf of, or together as members of any consortia) along with any other public or private sector bodies which NHS SBS authorises to use the resulting Framework.

NHS SBS intends to put in place a Framework Agreement for the provision of Digital Workplace Solutions to be used by NHS SBS Approved Organisations.

Our Approved Organisation list can be found on:
We are committed to working with suppliers who are dedicated to Sustainability and Social Value and there will be a significant weighting on these elements in the tender

NHS SBS intends to replace its expiring Digital Workplace Solutions framework agreement.

The purpose of this notice is to inform the market of our future plans and to gauge interest in this opportunity and seek feedback on our proposed approach from suppliers within the relevant market.
The scope of the intended framework agreement is wide and is proposed to include, without being limited to, the products and services listed below:

- COTS software licencing
- Bespoke Software development
- Infrastructure equipment supply
- Infrastructure support and maintenance
- Infrastructure management services - equipment
- Infrastructure management services - software
- Communication (voice & data) services - Fixed
- Communication (voice & data) services - Mobile

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About the buyer

Contact name

David Fort-Stephens


NHS Shared Business Services Limited
Three Cherry Trees Lane, Hemel Hempstead
United Kingdom