Published date: 9 November 2018

Last edited date: 9 November 2018

Open opportunity - This means that the contract is currently active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to fulfil the contract.

Closing: 31 March 2022

Contract summary


  • Health and social work services - 85000000

Location of contract

East Midlands

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

9 November 2018

Closing date

31 March 2022

Contract start date

1 April 2022

Contract end date

2 April 2022

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type


Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



The NHS Health Check programme aims to reduce avoidable premature mortality by early identification and management of cardiovascular risk factors and disease in people aged between 40 and 74 years who have no previous history of CVD disease. In Northamptonshire, 75 in every 100,000 people die prematurely before the age of 75 from cardiovascular disease.

Under the Health and Social Care Act 2012, local authorities have a legal responsibility to commission and monitor their local health check programme. All local authorities must offer an NHS Health Check to 100% of their eligible population every 5 years by inviting 20% of the eligible population each year over the five year period. In Northamptonshire 228,466 people are eligible for an NHS Health Check meaning that 45,694 people should be offered a check each year. Public Health England expect that 66% of health checks offered should be taken up equating to 27,417 checks delivered each year.

Northamptonshire Public Health Team are inviting bidders to join a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) for the delivery of NHS Health Checks. Providers will be responsible for inviting the eligible population, providing NHS Health Checks and offering clinically appropriate lifestyle advice, risk factor management and medication. The detailed requirements are defined in the Specification.

Providers can bid for the contract as individual practices or groups of practices/partnerships. Where more than one practice bids then there should be an agreed representative who shall ensure that all practices meet the requirements of the contract and who shall support and manage providers to do this.

All organisations wishing to deliver NHS Health Checks from 1st April 2019 onward will need to apply to join the DPS. The initial "Round" for this DPS will be open for 30 calendar days. Following on from this, "Round 2" will then be open for 20 calendar days. Subsequent Rounds will then be opened at NCC's discretion. This means that Applications can be submitted throughout the duration of the DPS, but the Authority will only process the applications on potentially a 6 or 12 monthly basis.

This DPS Agreement is for an initial period of 3 years (up to 31st March 2022) with an option to extend for a further period of up to 2 years, taking the total contract term to a maximum of 5 years. Any extension will be agreed between the Council and the Provider(s). The deadline for completed applications within "Round 1" to be received on the LGSS eTendering Portal is 12:00noon on Monday 22nd October 2018. Please see ProContract for details of future Round deadlines.

How to apply

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

About the buyer

Contact name

Amy Myers


One Angel Square
Angel Street


+44 1604366647



Closing: 31 March 2022