Published date: 1 December 2021

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 December 2021, 12pm

Contract summary


  • Blood analysers - 38434520

  • Blood analysis services - 85111810

  • Services provided by medical laboratories - 85145000

Location of contract

United Kingdom

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

1 December 2021

Closing date

13 December 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

1 April 2022

Contract end date

31 March 2024

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure

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

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Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust are looking for expressions of interest in the following:- We are looking for a supplier to provide the provision of External Quality Assessment Cardio Check PA Blood Analyser machines on a monthly basis.
The main requirements of an External Quality Assurance supplier, capable of supporting the NHS Health Check service are:-.
o Provide monthly samples for the quality assurance of the CardioChek PA Blood analyser machine
o Provide a web-based system to record the test results
o Provide accurate reports on testing on a monthly basis
o Provide software for all third-party providers of the NHS Health Checks programme for multiple user access
o Provide initial training to support implementation
o Provide ongoing training on software and any training modules for new starters (via eLearning, face to face and/or virtual delivery)
o Provide ongoing technical support for IT related to the system
o Be flexible and creative to work with our local Commissioners and stakeholders in a collective partnership to enable KCHFT to fully deliver against relevant Key performance Indicators
o Provide an alerting system
o bespoke individual and whole service data
o Provide accurate monthly summary data in Microsoft Word and graph form with regard to number of meters tested and number of poor performers
Expressions of interest (EOI) must be submitted via the Procontract procurement portal (Proactis) under opportunity number DN581721. Any correspondence to the Authority's staff email address will be disregarded. Please log-in via the following link to EOI if already registered, or the link will also allow you to register and then EOI.
Documentation will be released to suppliers who express an interest following the closure of EOI window.

About the buyer

Contact name

Sarah Woodcock


110/120 Upper Pemberton
Eureka Park, Kennington
TN25 4AZ
United Kingdom


+44 1233667979