Published date: 18 June 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: 20 July 2021, 9am

Contract summary


  • Medical equipments, pharmaceuticals and personal care products - 33000000

  • Repair and maintenance services - 50000000

  • Health and social work services - 85000000

Location of contract

South West

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

18 June 2021

Closing date

20 July 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

1 April 2022

Contract end date

31 March 2025

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



These community equipment services have a service specification designed to address key priorities and targets for health and social care in each Local Authority area. They provide and enable the use of equipment to maintain independence within service users' homes quickly and effectively as far possible. The main activities of both services will involve the procurement, maintenance, storage and subsequent delivery and collection of equipment upon receipt of an equipment prescription from a Clinician working within the relevant service.

The service includes the installation of, and technical demonstration on the use of, equipment and further assistance where necessary. The range of goods and services includes equipment to support occupational therapy, physiotherapy and nursing clinical requirements for the enablement of the service user.

The services also include a minor adaptations service, covering basic adaptations (such as the installation of key safes) and more specialist work such as installing ramps and gallivanted rails.

Further Lot 1 (Plymouth) will include installing and services ceiling track hoists and have a trusted assessor function to be undertaken by the Service Provider.

Lot 2 (Torbay) has a retail model as part of their service model.

Prospective suppliers are encouraged to read the two service specifications in detail to ensure both service requirements are understood.

Suppliers interested in this opportunity should express their interest using the facility on

About the buyer


Plymouth City Council