Published date: 13 July 2018

Last edited date: 13 July 2018

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: 1 August 2018

Contract summary


  • Hearing aids - 33185000

  • ENT or audiologist services - 85121240

Location of contract

South East, South West

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

13 July 2018

Closing date

1 August 2018

Contract start date

3 December 2018

Contract end date

2 December 2021

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Other: Any Qualified Provider

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



The NHS East Berkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is commissioning Audiology Services through the use of an AQP.

The service will provide hearing assessment services within the east Berkshire boundary, including hearing aid fitting (as required) rehabilitative support, follow-up and aftercare services for adults over 55 with no contraindications who have suspected or diagnosed hearing loss and who meet the eligibility criteria.

The contract length will be for an initial three years, with potential to extend for 2 years.

Note: Any Qualified Provider ("AQP") process does not guarantee any business for accredited providers. Further information will be provided in the Accreditation Documentation.

The procurement will be conducted through the commissioner's In-Tend e-procurement system. More information on next steps and the procurement process in general is also provided within the AQP documentation, which will be made available through the In-Tend system.

If you are not yet registered on In-Tend, please visit:

The closing date for all expressions of interest is the 12 noon 1st August 2018.

About the buyer

Contact name

Donna Harrington