Procurement Framework for Consultancy and Advisory Services for Health, launched

Leading corporate services provider, NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS) has launched a new Consultancy and Advisory Services for Health framework agreement.

It gives the NHS and public sector a compliant route to market for the provision and procurement of consultancy and advisory services.

With a particular focus on meeting the specific needs of the healthcare sector, the framework agreement provides healthcare, corporate, IT, HR and property consultancy services, and includes a specialist Lot for social value, sustainability and carbon neutrality, to support the NHS and wider public sector achieve carbon net zero targets by 2040.

The procurement framework’s 10 Lots comprise:

Lot 1 – Business, leadership, management, governance, structure & strategy
Lot 2 – Integrated care, healthcare & community care
Lot 3 – Commercialisation, innovation & transformation
Lot 4 – Communications, engagement & research
Lot 5 – IT business consultancy
Lot 6 – Finance and procurement
Lot 7 – HR and employment, skills, and training
Lot 8 – Disease outbreaks – endemics, epidemics and pandemics
Lot 9 – Social value, sustainability, and carbon neutrality
Lot 10 – Property

Through the framework agreement, contracting authorities can access pre-approved suppliers to suit all requirements, from regional small to medium sized specialists to national providers.

Commencing 18 March 2024, it runs until 17 March 2028.

For more information about NHS SBS’s Consultancy and Advisory Services for Health framework agreement, contact the NHS SBS team at:

For more information about NHS SBS framework agreements click: Framework Agreements | NHS SBS.