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Consult 18: Multidisciplinary Consultancy Services

Consult 18: Multidisciplinary Consultancy Services Framework

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Reference: SBS/17/SG/ZMC/9266

Framework Agreement Description

The Consult 18: Multidisciplinary Consultancy Services Framework Agreement provides a simple, compliant route to purchase Multidisciplinary Consultancy Services for NHS and public sector authorities. This consulting framework agreement covers the whole of the UK, with 10 distinct consultancy service areas including; healthcare consultancy, IT consultancy and ancillary consultancy services.



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Framework Agreement Information Consult 18: Multidisciplinary Consultancy Services Framework

When does the framework start?
3 July 2018 - 29 September 2023

Who can take advantage of the framework?
NHS and Public Sector Organisations within the UK

What does the framework cover?
A fully OJEU compliant route to market for the provision of multidisciplinary consultancy services; covering a wide range of specialisms. The framework encompasses both SMEs and also national providers and gives the option of procuring single or multiple services. Pricing options include day rates and also the possibility to agree innovative pricing models.
• LOT 1 Healthcare Business Consultancy, Leadership & Governance Strategy
• LOT 2 Healthcare Service Business & Transformation
• LOT 3 Healthcare Innovation & Research
• LOT 4 Health & Community
• LOT 5 IT Consultancy
• LOT 6 Finance
• LOT 7 HR
• LOT 8 Transport & Logistics
• LOT 9 Education
• LOT 10 Ancillary Consultancy Services

What are the benefits of using the framework?
Ability to directly award a contract to approved suppliers on the framework providing a timely and compliant route to market to meet your requirements.
Opportunity to run a mini-competition to meet the bespoke requirements of each organisation; as well as helping to drive further competitive pricing.
A range of pricing options and discount structures, settlements and volume spend rebates. The option to agree innovative pricing models is also available.
A mix of additional ad-hoc consultancy options available via the Ancillary Services provision
A range of suppliers to suit all requirements: from regional SME specialists, to national providers
The ability to utilise a number of contracts, enabling users to mix and match their requirements and tailor individual requirements.

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Which suppliers are on the framework?

The NHS SBS Consult 18: Multidisciplinary Consultancy Services comprises a comprehensive mix of suppliers, split by service provision, geographical region and project value band.

 4C Strategies Ltd

  Fusion Health LLP

 NHS South, Central and West Commissioning Support Unit

 60sticks Ltd

Gifford James Ltd

 NHS Transformation Unit 

 Akeso & Company Ltd

Glue Reply (a trading name of Reply Ltd) 

 Niche Strategic Health Partners Ltd 

 Aleron Partners LTD

  Grant Thornton

 Objectivity Ltd

 Amicus ITS Limited

 Green & Kassab Limited t/a GK Transformation

Ove Arup and Partners Limited

 Archus Ltd

Hall Aitken

PA Consulting Services Limited 

 Arcus Global Limited

 Healthcare Clinical Informatics Limited (The HCI Group)

 Foundation for Genomics and Population Health (PHG Foundation)

 NHS Arden and Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit (AGCSU)

  Healthcare Improvement Experts Ltd

 Pick Everard

 Arke Ltd

 i3Works Limited

  Prederi Limited now known as Bearing Point Ltd

 Attain Health Management Services Ltd

 IndigoBlue Limited

  Private Public Ltd

 Aurion Limited

In-Form Solutions Limited

  Premier Advisory Group

 Banks Cannell LLP

 Market & Opinion Research International (trading as Ipsos MORI)

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP 

 Bidding Limited

 Kier Business Services Ltd t/a Kier Workplace Services

Primary Care Commissioning Community Interest Company (PCC CIC)

 C2E Consulting Ltd

 Kingsgate Interim Advisory and Investments Ltd

Public Consulting Group UK (on behalf of Public Consulting Group Inc) 

 Candesic Ltd

 Korn Ferry Hay Group Limited

Pulse Healthcare Limited trading as Espirita



 RealWorldHR Ltd

 Asphalia Holdings t/a Care Field Consultancy

 L.E.K. Consulting LLP

RedQuadrant Ltd

 Carnall Farrar Ltd

 Leadership Centre for Local Government

  Rider Levett Bucknall UK Limited

 Carter & Corson Partnership Ltd


 Risk & Policy Analysts Ltd

 Castlerigg Consulting Limited

  Liaison Financial Services Ltd

 Risual Limited

 Channel 3 Consulting Limited 

  London Economics

Rubicon Health Consulting Limited

Consultancy Project Partnership (previously known as Morgan Hunt UK Ltd t/a Medical Project Partnership)

Low Carbon Europe Limited (LCE)

 Siemens Healthcare Limited

 Coventry University Services Ltd

 Mace Limited

 Softcat plc

 CPC Project Services LLP

Matrix Insight Limited, operating as Optimity Advisors


 Croner Group Limited

 Maxwell Stanley Consulting Limited

 Technopolis Limited

 Deloitte LLP

  McKinsey & Company, Inc. United Kingdom

 The Consultancy Company Limited

 Ecorys UK Limited

Meridian Productivity Limited

 The Involve Foundation

Element 9 Ltd


 The Retearn Group Limited

 Ernst & Young LLP

 Monaghans Ltd

 The Wellbeing Collective Limited

 ESRO, trading as Revealing Reality

 Moorhouse Consulting Limited

The Workforce Development Trust Ltd t/a Skills for Health

  Evolve-IT Consulting Ltd

 Mott MacDonald Ltd

 TogetherBetter Collaborative Consultancy

Frazer-Nash Consultancy Ltd

 RS Consulting Ltd T/A Breaking Blue


  Freshwater UK PLC

 Ankura Consulting (Europe) Limited

 Vela Group Limited

 Frontline Consultants Ltd

 NHS North of England Commissioning Support Unit (hosted by NHS Commissioning Board known as NHS England)

 WSP UK Limited

 Frost & Sullivan Limited

 NEL Commissioning Support Unit


FTI Consulting LLP

 NHS Midlands and Lancashire Commisisoning Support Unit



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