Published date: 9 June 2017

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: 13 July 2017

Contract summary


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

  • Administration, defence and social security services - 75000000

  • Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security - 79000000

    • Health and social work services - 85000000

Location of contract

West Midlands

Value of contract

£3,495,000,000 to £5,445,000,000

Procurement reference


Published date

9 June 2017

Closing date

13 July 2017

Contract start date

1 April 2018

Contract end date

31 March 2033

Contract type

Service contract

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



NHS Dudley CCG, in conjunction with Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council, intends to
commission a Multi-specialty Community Provider (MCP) for the delivery of a range of
community-based health and care services for the registered patient population
covered by the CCG and resident population of the Council. The
MCP will, in summary:- • hold a contract of up to 15 years; • manage a single, whole population
budget; • transform access to and delivery of community health and care
services; • meet a defined set of outcome and performance measures. The services to
be provided by the MCP include (among others):- • community-based
physical health services; • some existing out-patient services; • primary medical
services; • urgent care and primary care out of hours services; • adult social care
services; • mental health services; • learning Disability Services; • end of life care; • activities currently carried out by the CCG.

More information


Additional text

The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise.

NHS AGCSU is managing this Procurement in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended) (the "Regulations"). The Services being procured are Schedule 3 Services and NHS Arden & GEM CSU and the Commissioner it represents are bound only by those parts of the Regulations applying to the procurement of these services commonly referred to as the Light Touch Regime (LTR).
Whilst the procurement process is being referred to as a Competitive Dialogue, Schedule 3 of the Regulations provides the Commissioner with the flexibility to define its own process as long as it complies with the provisions of Regulations 74-76 (inclusive) of the Regulations.

Please see published documentation for further details.

The duration of the contract is for a period of up to 15 years.

Suppliers instructions - How to Express Interest in this Tender: Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once). Browse to the eSourcing Portal: and click the link to register - Accept the terms and conditions and click 'continue' - Enter your correct business and user details. - Note the user-name you chose and click 'Save' when complete. - You will shortly receive an e-mail with your unique password (please keep this secure). 2. Express an Interest in the tender - Login to the portal with the username/password - Click the 'PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers' link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier). - Click on the relevant PQQ (pqq_382) to access the content. - Click the 'Express Interest' button at the top of the page. - This will move the PQQ into your My PQQs' page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) - You can now access any attachments by clicking 'Buyer Attachments' in the ITT Details' box. 3. Responding to the tender - Click 'My Response' under 'PQQ Details', you can choose to 'Create Response' or to 'Decline to Respond' (please give a reason if declining). - You can now use the 'Messages' function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification. - Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ. - There may be a mixture of on-line and off-line actions for you to perform (there is detailed on-line help available). You must then submit your PQQ reply using the 'Submit Response' button at the top of the page by the deadline specified. If you require any further assistance please consult the on-line help, or contact the eTendering help-desk.

About the buyer


Brierley Hill Health and Social Care Centre
Venture Way
Brierley Hill