Published date: 1 September 2023

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: 13 October 2023, 12pm

Contract summary


  • Software package and information systems - 48000000

Location of contract

United Kingdom

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

1 September 2023

Closing date

13 October 2023

Closing time


Contract start date

13 April 2024

Contract end date

14 April 2026

Contract type

Supply contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (above threshold)

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

This procedure can be used for procurements above the relevant contract value threshold.

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NHS Shared Business Services act in an Agency capacity for and on behalf of its customers (Approved Organisations) - existing and new. These comprise of NHS and Social Care organisations (whether acting individually, or on behalf of, or together as members of any consortia) along with any other public or private sector bodies which NHS SBS authorises to use the resulting Framework/Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS).

NHS SBS intends to put in place a Framework Agreement for the provision of Medicines Management Prescribing Decision Support Systems to be used by NHS SBS Approved Organisations.

Our Approved Organisation list can be found on:

The Framework will be structured using the following Lots;
Lot 1 - Medicine Optimisation System
Lot 2 - Data Population Health Medicine Optimisation System

We are committed to working with suppliers who are dedicated to Sustainability and Social Value and there will be a significant weighting on these elements in the tender.

The new Framework is expected to go live prior to the expiry of the existing Framework Agreement SBS/19/AB/WAS/9389 on 31/03/2024.

The value provided is only an estimate, NHS SBS cannot guarantee to successful Suppliers any business through this Framework Agreement. Spend and volumes may vary throughout the life of the Framework Agreement from the anticipated levels given in this notice.

Please access the tender documents at the following link:

More information

Previous notice about this procurement


  • Early engagement
  • Published 10 January 2023

About the buyer

Contact name

Kelly Bevington


NHS Shared Business Services Limited
Three Cherry Tree Lane
United Kingdom