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Our extensive portfolio of framework agreements is designed to ensure ease of access and offer a compliant route to market for NHS and Public sector organisations. The NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS) framework contracts cover health and corporate services including IT, Legal, Estates & Facilities and Business Services.

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• Competitive Pricing- helping to drive savings & improve efficiencies
• Ability to directly call-off from a framework or run a mini-competition
• Offers a compliant route to market giving confidence
• Comprehensive choice of suppliers
• Easy to access and utilise
• Additional support available from specialist category teams
• Good geographic coverage

Depending on your needs we can arrange one-off access to certain framework contracts to meet a specific demand or, alternatively, we can offer you access to our full portfolio of framework agreements, enabling you to shift away from simply buying at the lowest price and towards procurement based on total cost of ownership.

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Our specialist category managers have a wealth of experience across corporate services and healthcare. The teams can provide bespoke, specialist support with running mini-competitions as well as project based work including opportunities analysis to deliver savings, improving quality and driving efficiencies.

 

Our Portfolio of Framework Agreements

Downloadable list of all our frameworks:  Framework Agreement Portfolio [280KB]  02.08.2017

Framework Contract Title

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Further information

Corporate

  

Apprenticeship Training Services

22/06/2021

 

Audit Services, Counter Fraud and Well Led Review

15/05/2020

 

Bill Validation and Cost Recovery Services

24/09/2017

 

Communication, Appointment, Reminder and Alert Services

27/09/2017

To be renewed - to include other elements.

Construction Consultancy Services

31/03/2018

 

Digital Dictation Solutions

15/03/2020

 

Domestic, Commercial Products and Appliances

08/01/2019

White goods/TV and AV/Soft Furnishing and Office
Furniture under this agreement.

Electrical Sundries

31/08/2017

To be replaced by Hard FM.

Facilities Management

31/08/2019

 

Fire Equipment and Fire Training

31/08/2017

To be replaced by Hard FM.

Healthcare Clinical Information Systems

15/02/2021

 

Interpretation and Translation Services

31/10/2020

 

Legal Services

30/11/2017

 

Link 2: IT Hardware

12/12/2020

Laptops, Tablets, Specialist clinical IT hardware, Printers, Green IT, Deployment Services, Medical grade monitors, third-party warranty provision, provides a 'one-stop shop'.

Link: IT Solutions (Networks, Software, Hardware & IT Services)

31/03/2020

Servers and related products and services, Storage, Switches, Networking, Virtualization, Platforms and Management, CALS, Environment Specific Application Software, Back up & recovery, Application Virtualization and validation, Session Broker, VDI Connection, Protocol, Profile and Data Re-direction, Other third party software including niche and bespoke software.

Managed Service for Office Administration

31/05/2018

 

Medicines Management Prescribing Decision Support System

30/09/2019

 

Modular Buildings

17/01/2021

The NHS SBS Modular Buildings Framework is the only national agreement of its type, covering offsite building solutions for purchase, hire and lease. The Framework offers on average 5% savings when compared to purchasing solutions direct.

Occupational Health and Wellbeing Services

15/12/2017

 

Postal, Mailroom, Courier and Communication Solutions

31/08/2017

Will be allowed to expire - however, Hybrid element will be incorporated with the renewal of the Communication, Appointment, Reminder and Alert Services agreement.

Records Management

28/02/2020

 

Staff Uniforms and Protective Clothing

10/07/2019

 

Technology Enabled Care Services

19/06/2021

 

Temporary Staffing - Locum Doctors (including Locum GPs)

30/11/2017

 

Temporary Staffing - Non Clinical and Non Medical

31/10/2019

 

Travel Management Services

30/04/2020

 

Vehicle Fleet Management Solutions

02/06/2018

 

Ward, Bedside and Non-Medical Theatre Equipment

11/12/2020

 

Waste Management and Minimisation Services

12/10/2018

 

Health

  

Advanced Wound Care: End-to-end Management Solution

01/12/2017

Delivery / management system  for wound care products. Provides a bespoke web based ordering process and supply chain route for product delivery.

Arthroscopy Products and Associated Consumables

31/10/2017

 

Breast and Testicular Prosthesis

18/08/2018

 

Cardiology, Interventional Radiology and Vascular Grafts

31/12/2019

 

Community Equipment, Products and Services

30/06/2021

Daily living equipment, Continence provision, Wheelchair products and services, Beds and mattresses products and services, Moving and handling equipment ( Lifts and hoists), IT System - Asset register and management, Community managed service.

Contrast Media (including Injectors and Associated Products)

10/01/2020

 

Dementia Care Products

30/06/2019

Memory Aids and Accessories, Dementia Care Products and Accessories, Bespoke Multi-Sensory Equipment and Software, Sensory Stimulation Products.

Dental Equipment and Consumables

17/03/2020

 

Diabetic Support and Podiatry Consumables

31/12/2019

 

Endoscopes (flexible and rigid) and Decontamination Products

31/03/2021

Arthroscope, Laparoscope, Hysteroscope, Cystoscope, Bronchoscope, Sinuscope, Foetoscope, Neurosurgical endoscope, Resectoscope, ENT Endoscope, Anal/Rectal Scope, Bariatric Scope, Stone punch, Amnioscope.

Endoscopy Consumables

30/09/2020

Catheters, Biopsy, Dilatation, Diathermy, Ligation, Guidewires, Retrieval, Cytology, Sphinctertone, Stents, Capsule Endoscopy, Coils, Valves, Markers, Brushes, ERCP, Gastric, and Specialist Stents.

Endosurgery and Women's Health

31/01/2021

 

HIV Home Delivery Service

04/09/2021

 

Inventory Management and Neutral Wholesaler Services

29/02/2024

 

Lease Advisory Services

31/03/2020

 

Medical Consumables - Phase 1

30/09/2018

Sutures, Surgical Mesh, Theatre Protective Clothing, Examination Gloves, Surgeons Gloves, Drapes and Gowns.

Medical Consumables - Phase 2

01/07/2019

Airway management; suction catheters, Chest Drainage, would drainage, autologous blood, suction liners.

Medical Consumables - Phase 3

31/05/2020

Needle free connection systems, Blood connection systems, Blood lancets, Central venous catheters, Clinical waste containers, IV cannula, IV dressings, Syringes and needles (pre-filled syringes), Enteral feed consumables.

Medical Gases in Cylinders and Bulk Gases

05/09/2020

 

Medical Imaging and Radiotherapy

17/01/2019

Radiology Equipment and Ultrasound Machines under this agreement.

Neutral Vendor Managed Services

10/10/2020

 

Ophthalmology Equipment and Consumables

04/12/2019

 

Orthopaedic Implants

30/11/2017

 

Orthopaedic Powertools and Consumables

01/12/2017

 

Orthotics Products and Services

09/10/2021

9-Lot framework covering Upper and Lower body Orthoses for Adult and Paediatric patients. These will be Stock products, Modular products and bespoke products. The framework also covers Prosthetics in a separate Lot, and Postiche (Wigs) as a separate Lot. The final Lot covers Managed Service (full or part) and this is applicable for both Orthotics and Prosthetics.

Patient Connected Support and Therapy Equipment

20/07/2019

 

Patient Falls - Products to aid the prevention of patient falls

09/06/2018

 

Polymer Products

31/12/2019

 

Podiatry Decontamination Services

31/05/2019

 

Procedure Packs

08/01/2021

 

Radiopharmaceuticals

31/03/2021

 

Renal Haemodialysis Equipment and Consumables

30/09/2019

 

Respiratory Therapy Products

01/10/2017

To be renewed - tender has been issued.

Resuscitation Products and Solutions

30/09/2017

Will be allowed to expire.

Skincare & Advanced Wound Care Products

30/06/2021

Includes Haemostatic products, Specialist Burns and Scar Management Products, Tubular Bandages.

Surgical Instrumentation

31/05/2021

 

Temperature Management Products

28/02/2018

Will be allowed to expire.

Topical Negative Pressure Systems

30/04/2020

 

Ultrasound Long Bone Healing Devices

06/10/2017

Will be incorporated with the renewal for orthopaedic implants etc.

VTE Compression Devices

02/11/2019

 

 

Framework Contract Portfolio Search

This simple search has been provided to enable you to find our current live contracts. There is a brief description and a summary of the provider suppliers. If you need any assistance please call 0161 2123940.

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