Published date: 05 April 2019

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 date: 07 May 2019

Contract summary


  • Health and social work services - 85000000

Location of contract

South East

Value of contract


Published date

05 April 2019

Closing date

07 May 2019

Contract start date

01 September 2019

Contract end date

30 April 2024

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NHS England South East (Hampshire and Thames Valley is seeking to procure the Restorative Dental Services in Hampshire and Thames Valley. The Commissioner will be contracting for the services using the Personal Dental Services (PDS). The contract will be for a term of 56 months and is due to commence on 1st September 2019.

The procurement is split in to a number of lots so as to provide maximum flexibility to both the Commissioner and Bidders, these are:
1 - Oxfordshire
2 - East Berkshire
3- West Berkshire
4- Buckinghamshire

The Commissioners seek tender responses from providers who have the capability and capacity to undertake such a contract.

This procurement is being carried out by NHS South, Central & West Commissioning Support Unit (SCW) on behalf of the Commissioners.

About the buyer

Contact name

Rebecca Rogers


South Plaza


Other information

Additional text

Interested providers will be able to view this notice via the 'current tenders' list on the e-procurement system In-Tend, available on the following link:

In order to submit a bid, you will need to be registered on the e-procurement system and 'express an interest', and then complete a response as specified within the procurement documents.

On registration, please include at least two contacts to allow for access to the system in times of absence.

The services are healthcare services falling within Schedule 3 to the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 ("the Regulations") which are not subject to the full regime of the Regulations, but is instead governed by the "Light Touch Regime" contained within Chapter 3, Section 7 of the Regulations (Regulations 74 to 77).

The tendering process will be conducted in accordance with the requirements and flexibilities provided by Articles 74 to 76 of the Directive, and Regulations 74 to 76 of the Regulations. The Authority will run a transparent tender process, treating all Bidders equally. For the avoidance of doubt, the Authority will not be bound by the Regulations or the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union or any other regulations or legislation except for the specific parts or circumstances that apply to the procurement of these Services.

Neither the inclusion of a Bidder selection stage, nor the use of any language or terms found in the Directive or Regulations, nor the description of the procedure voluntarily adopted by the Authority ("Open", "Restricted", "Competitive Procedure with Negotiation", "Competitive Dialogue" or any other description), nor any other indication, shall be taken to mean that the Authority intends to hold itself bound by the Directive or Regulations, save by the provisions applicable to services coming within the scope of Annex XIV of the Directive / Schedule 3 of the Regulations.

The Contracting Authority intends to voluntarily observe the award decision notices provisions and 10 day standstill period described in Regulation 86 of the Regulations. Unsuccessful Bidders will receive scores and reasons for the decision, including the characteristics and relative advantages of the winning bid and the reasons why the Bidder/application was unsuccessful. Deadline for lodging of appeals should be in accordance with Regulation 87 and Regulation 91 of the Regulations.

How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided, or follow the instructions given in the notice description or information section.

Closing date: 07 May 2019