Published date: 30 November 2021

This notice was replaced on 30 November 2021

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Opportunity (published 30 November 2021, last edited 20 December 2021)

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Contract summary


  • Education and training services - 80000000

Location of contract


Value of contract

£0 to £160,000

Procurement reference


Published date

30 November 2021

Closing date

4 January 2022

Closing time


Contract start date

28 March 2022

Contract end date

27 March 2023

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (below threshold)

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

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

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NHS Health Education England (HEE - the Commissioner) are commencing a tender for the provision to support Transformation Projects for Mental Health, Pharmacy Support and Technology Enhanced Learning

Health Education England (HEE) are inviting organisations, partnerships, and systems across the region to put forward bids for the associated Lot to support and deliver the initial launch of a specific project or programme of work, scale and spread of an already established project or programme of work and a robust evaluation of a current project or programme of work.

This provision consists of three (3) Lots and Health Education England has the capacity to support a maximum of up to two (2) projects within each associated Lot where bidders can bid for either or all Lots.
Lot 1 - Mental Health, Intellectual Disabilities and Autism
Lot 2 - Developing the Pharmacy Technicians & Support Staff Workforce
Lot 3 - Technology Enhanced Learning

The contract period will be for one (1) year, with no available option to extend and the maximum financial envelope for this procurement exercise is £160,000 inclusive of Vat split between the associated Lots.

Lot 1 - Up to £60,000 Inclusive VAT
Lot 2 - Up to £50,000 Inclusive VAT
Lot 3 - Up to £50,000 Inclusive VAT

The deadline for submission of completed ITT submissions is 4th January 2022 at 12:00pm (midday).

Late submissions will not be accepted therefore, please submit in good time prior to the deadline date and time. All communications should be made via the messaging function on the e-Tendering portal during the tender exercise.

The Contracting Authority requests that all communications are channelled through the e-portal system and not with the Contracting Authority itself other than as expressly permitted within this ITT.

To express interest and access the Tender Documentation please use the link below and view live opportunities:

Should Bidders have any queries, or are having problems using the portal, they should contact the Helpdesk on: Phone: 0800 9956035 or E-mail:

About the buyer

Contact name

Sarah Ambrose


Duncombe Street