Published date: 13 January 2021

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

Closing: 29 January 2021, 12pm

Contract summary


  • Health and social work services - 85000000

  • Health services - 85100000

  • Medical practice services - 85121000

    • Pharmacy services - 85149000

Location of contract


Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

13 January 2021

Closing date

29 January 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

1 April 2021

Contract end date

31 March 2025

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (OJEU)

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

OJEU (Official Journal of the European Union) procedures are valued above a certain financial threshold.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



Portsmouth City Council is inviting GP surgery and pharmacy organisations located within the City boundary (PO1 - PO6) to submit a proposal for the provision of Locally Commissioned Services.

The Council is seeking to set up a Dynamic Purchasing System for Locally Commissioned Services i.e. health services which provide a response to local health needs and priorities, sometimes adopting national service specifications, and ensure additional local provision in the areas of sexual health, smoking cessation, NHS Health Checks and substance misuse (alcohol and drugs), some of which are mandated services.

The Council is seeking to include all surgeries and pharmacies within the City where the range of public health services will be made available to the general public.

Following the initial submission return deadline the Dynamic Purchasing System will remain open to new applicants at all times throughout its duration.

The ITT and In-tend project will clearly state that suppliers making submissions after the initial return deadline, must notify us via In-Tend correspondence and via e-mail to the contracts team. Notifications can also be sent via PharmOutcomes/Outcomes4Health.

To provide access to appropriate advice, information and interventions regarding the following range of public health services:

o Alcohol Brief Interventions
o Supervision Consumption
o Needle Exchange
o Emergency Contraception
o Health Checks
o Smoking Cessation
o Substance misuse GP Shared Care

More information


Additional text

Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : Yes

How to apply

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

About the buyer

Contact name

Matthew Fowkes


Guildhall Square
United Kingdom


023 9288 2533


Closing: 29 January 2021, 12pm