Published date: 12 March 2018

Open opportunity - This means that the contract is currently active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to fulfil the contract.

Closing: 1 April 2028

Contract summary


  • Health services - 85100000

Location of contract

North East

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

12 March 2018

Closing date

1 April 2028

Contract start date

17 April 2028

Contract end date

30 April 2028

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Restricted procedure (above threshold)

A two-stage procedure, where the first stage is used to select suppliers, who are then invited to bid in the second stage.

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

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



North of England Commissioning Support (NECS) for and on behalf of NHS North Durham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), NHS North Tyneside CCG, NHS South Tees CCG, NHS Durham Dales, Easington and Sedgefield, NHS Darlington CCG and NHS Hartlepool and Stockton-On-Tees CCG wishes to implement a Pseudo Dynamic Purchasing System (PDPS) in respect of Rapid Specialist Opinion (RSO) / Referral Management Service (RMS).

Organisations wishing to know further details about the PDPS, must access the website below:
Should you have any queries, or are having problems registering on the portal, please contact the eTendering provider by Email: or Website: (Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5.00pm).

Please note that documents in respect of accessing the PDPS will be made available on the e-tendering portal from Monday 12 March 2018.

Please note that any other NHS organisations not listed in this advert may call off the PDPS during its term.

How to apply

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

About the buyer

Contact name

Michael Robertson




01642 745068