Published date: 12 November 2021

Last edited date: 10 December 2021

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Closing: 15 December 2021, 1pm

Contract summary


  • Pharmaceutical products - 33600000

Location of contract


Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

12 November 2021

Closing date

15 December 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

31 January 2022

Contract end date

30 January 2023

Contract type

Supply 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?



Invitation to offer for the supply of ITU Medicines and End of Life Care Medicines for Covid-19 preparedness.

The Authority seeks to top up the Stockpile holdings of Midazolam 50mg/10ml vial (EOL) and Noradrenaline 8mg/8ml for infs Amp (ITU) medicines in preparations for further waves of Covid 19 in Winter 2021/ Spring 2022.

The Contracting Authority intends to use the Department of Health & Social Care Atamis eTendering system to manage the tender. Information relating to the tender is available within Atamis. Select this link to access the Atamis system: Select 'Opportunities' and then select the Supportive Medicines - further additional products for ITU and EOL. A document that sets out the process can be selected from the Opportunity at the 'View Documents' area. If you wish to register an interest, if you have not done so already, register your organisation as a supplier from here: Once registered, press the 'Register Interest' to log in and register your interest. Once you have registered your interest, you may submit clarification requests. Correspondence must be through Atamis.

More information

Previous notice about this procurement

The Supply of ITU Medicines and End of Life Care Medicines for Covid-19 Preparedness.

  • Opportunity
  • Published 12 November 2021, last edited 2 December 2021

About the buyer

Contact name

Simeon Hadebe


39 Victoria Street