Published date: 14 January 2019

Last edited date: 14 January 2019

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

Closing: 30 June 2026

Contract summary


  • Various medicinal products - 33690000

Location of contract

Any region, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, Isle of Man, Channel Islands

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

14 January 2019

Closing date

30 June 2026

Contract start date

30 June 2026

Contract end date

30 June 2026

Contract type

Supply contract

Procedure type

Restricted procedure

A two-stage procedure, where the first stage is used to select suppliers, who are then invited to bid in the second stage.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



The establishment of a dynamic purchasing system (DPS) to allow for the purchase and stockpile of Antibiotics and IV Fluids for the treatment of influenza related secondary bacterial infections.

Note that the DPS arrangement shall be valid for a period of 10 years.The Contracting Authority intends to use the Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) to maintain a stockpile of products totalling between 8m to 10m treatment courses per annum. The Authority reserves the right to amend the volume of treatment courses over the life span of the DPS to reflect the latest clinical guidance and changes in population headcount.

This notice shall result with the creation of a Dynamic Purchasing System allowing call off tenders to be requested for a range of specific products. Offerors may bid for more than one product type listed.

More information


Additional text

The ITO documents are the first issued under the DPS - CM_EMI_15_5471.
All qualified suppliers on the DPS had been invited to submit offers.

Please note that within the ITO zip folder; Document no.5_Offer schedule has been split into two documents due to the size of the document and restrictions for uploading to Contracts Finder.

Due to a change of e-tendering portal the authority is publishing the corrigendum to advise suppliers of: the new e-tendering portal address, reference to Pre-Qualifying Questionnaire (PQQ) has been updated to reflect theterminology used in the new portal i.e. selection questionnaire (SQ).

How to apply

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

About the buyer


2nd Floor, Rutland House


Closing: 30 June 2026