Published date: 12 May 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: 20 June 2023, 12pm

Contract summary


  • Software package and information systems - 48000000

  • IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support - 72000000

  • Financial management consultancy services - 79412000

Location of contract

United Kingdom

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

12 May 2023

Closing date

20 June 2023

Closing time


Contract start date

6 November 2023

Contract end date

6 November 2027

Contract type

Service 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.
NHS Shared Business Services Limited (NHS SBS) intends to put in place a Framework Agreement for the provision of Cloud Solutions and related Goods and Services for Healthcare 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 - Solution Design and Consultancy
Lot 2 - Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Software as a Service (SaaS)
Lot 3 - Cloud Support Services
Lot 4 - End-to-end Cloud Solutions
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 ITT can be accessed at the following link:

More information

Previous notice about this procurement


  • Early engagement
  • Published 23 January 2023

Additional text

The value provided in II.1.5 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.
The envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement, stated in IV.1.2 is an estimate and is subject to change.

About the buyer

Contact name

Allan Richardson


NHS Shared Business Services Limited
Three Cherry Tree Lane
Hemel Hempstead