Published date: 10 July 2020

Last edited date: 27 July 2020

Open early engagement - This means that a procurement idea is currently active, it is in the early stage of development and judging interest from potential suppliers.

Closing date: 31 August 2020

Contract summary


  • Dental practice and related services - 85130000

Location of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

10 July 2020

Closing date

31 August 2020

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Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



NHS England and NHS Improvement (London Region) hereafter referred to as "the Authority" would like to use this notice to inform the market of its intentions to recommission the Personal Dental Service Agreements for prison dental service delivery at the following establishments:

Heathrow Immigration Removal Centre Harmondsworth &Colnbrook
HMP Wandsworth
HMP Brixton
HMP Pentonville
HMP Wormwood Scrubs
HMP Thameside, HMP Belmarsh & HMP YOI Isis (the Greenwich Partnership)

The Authority plans to publish information packs and hold online interactive engagement events in August 2020, to provide further information about these procurements, including:

• an overview of the proposed services to be provided
• details of the anticipated contract type, length and particular conditions
• an overview of the procurement process and the anticipated timeline

Two Market Events will be held at 13:00 to 15:00 hrs on Tuesday 18th August and at the same time on Thursday 20th August 2020. One only needs to attend one of the two events.

The deadline for registration is 16 August 2020 at 23:59 but may close early. Those who wish to attend are highly recommended to submit the registration form (link provided below) as soon as possible.

A draft Procurement Information Pack has been attached with this notice for your perusal. We encourage you to send your comments or questions using the registration form.

More information



Additional text

NEL CSU is conducting this procurement exercise as agent for and on behalf of the Authority.

How to apply

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

About the buyer

Contact name

Ahsan Haji


Second floor, 1 Lower Marsh,




Closing date: 31 August 2020