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Consult 18: Multidisciplinary Consultancy Services

Framework Agreement Description

The objective of this framework agreement is to implement a contractual vehicle to facilitate the procurement of quality and value for money for Multidisciplinary Consultancy Services, encompassing a range of professional services.

The Framework Agreement shall be flexible to meet the needs of participating authorities both now and for the duration of the framework agreement. The framework agreement covers the whole of the UK, with 10 distinct Consultancy Services Areas across 12 regions. Providers can provide services for either a single Consultancy Service Lot or multiple Consultancy Services Lots, and may provide services to specific regions or all regions.

Framework Agreement Information

Consult 18: Multidisciplinary Consultancy Services [313KB]

Consult 18: Multidisciplinary Consultancy Services

When does the framework start?
3 July 2018 - 2 July 2022


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


What does it 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


*Associate membership required - please contact the team for more information

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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Supplier Details

• 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 LtdGrant ThorntonObjectivity Ltd
60sticks LtdGreen & Kassab Limited t/a GK TransformationOve Arup and Partners Limited
Akeso & Company LtdHall AitkenPA Consulting Services Limited 
Aleron Partners LTDRubicon Health Consulting LimitedFoundation for Genomics and Population Health (PHG Foundation)
Amicus ITS LimitedHealthcare Improvement Experts LtdPick Everard
Archus Ltdi3Works LimitedPrivate Public Ltd
Arcus Global LimitedIndigoBlue LimitedPrederi Limited
NHS Arden and Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit (AGCSU)In-Form Solutions LimitedPremier Advisory Group 
Arke LtdMarket & Opinion Research International (trading as Ipsos MORI)PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Attain Health Management Services LtdKier Business Services Ltd t/a Kier Workplace ServicesPrimary Care Commissioning Community Interest Company (PCC CIC)
Aurion LimitedKingsgate Interim Advisory and Investments LtdPublic Consulting Group UK (on behalf of Public Consulting Group Inc)
Banks Cannell LLPKorn Ferry Hay Group LimitedPulse Healthcare Limited trading as Espirita
Bidding LimitedKPMG LLPRealWorldHR Ltd
C2E Consulting LtdL.E.K. Consulting LLPRedQuadrant Ltd
Candesic LtdLeadership Centre for Local GovernmentRider Levett Bucknall UK Limited
CarbonBitLiaison Financial Services LtdRisk & Policy Analysts Ltd
Asphalia Holdings t/a Care Field ConsultancyLondon Economicsrisual Limited
Carnall Farrar LtdLow Carbon Europe Limited (LCE)Siemens Healthcare Limited
Castlerigg Consulting LimitedMace LimitedSoftcat plc
Channel 3 Consulting Limited Matrix Insight Limited, operating as Optimity AdvisorsSQW LIMITED
Coventry University Services LtdMaxwell Stanley Consulting LimitedTechnopolis Limited
CPC Project Services LLPMcKinsey & Company, Inc. United KingdomThe Consultancy Company Limited
Croner Group LimitedMorgan Hunt UK Ltd t/a Medical Project PartnershipHealthcare Clinical Informatics Limited (The HCI Group)
Deloitte LLPMeridian Productivity LimitedThe Involve Foundation
Ecorys UK LimitedMIAAThe Retearn Group Limited
Ernst & Young LLPMonaghans LtdThe Wellbeing Collective Limited
ESRO, trading as Revealing RealityMoorhouse Consulting LimitedTogetherBetter Collaborative Consultancy
Essentia Trading LimitedMott MacDonald LtdTONIC
Evolve-IT Consulting LtdRS Consulting Ltd T/A Breaking BlueVela Group Limited
Frazer-Nash Consultancy LtdNavigant Consulting (Europe) LimitedWSP UK Limited
Freshwater UK PLCNHS North of England Commissioning Support Unit (hosted by NHS Commissioning Board known as NHS England)Carter & Corson Partnership Ltd
Frontline Consultants LtdNEL Commissioning Support UnitGifford James Ltd
Frost & Sullivan LimitedNHS Midlands and Lancashire Commisisoning Support UnitThe Workforce Development Trust Ltd t/a Skills for Health
FTI Consulting LLPNHS South, Central and West Commissioning Support UnitElement 9 Ltd
Fusion Health LLPNHS Transformation UnitSTO Healthcare Ltd
Glue Reply (a trading name of Reply Ltd)Niche Strategic Health Partners Ltd 


Framework Contact Info Telephone

E: NSBS.contractenquiries@nhs.net

For more framework agreements see our  Framework Agreements Portfolio [307KB]

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