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Framework Agreements

Our extensive portfolio of framework agreements is designed to ensure ease of access. They offer a compliant route to market for NHS and public sector organisations. We manage £1bn of spend annually via our framework agreements and can provide typical savings of c.15%.

Total Purchasing Solutions

There are currently 1555 approved organisations [40KB] who have access to the framework agreement portfolio and as such, can utilise any NHS SBS framework agreement whenever required. View the list of NHS SBS approved organisations. [229KB]

All our clients can access all framework agreements managed by NHS SBS via our online portal, making it quicker and easier for you to get hold of the information you need. After a brief registration process, you will be able to:
• View and search the list of frameworks (using keywords including supplier names)
• View and download the flyers, buying guides and other associated documents

Access our framework agreement portal here Associate Membership Forms


Benefits of our framework agreements Benefits of Our Framework Agreements

Our framework agreements are designed to ensure competitive pricing, help drive savings and improve efficiencies. To allow more flexibility, customers have the ability to directly call-off from a framework or run a mini-competition. Frameworks offer a compliant route to market, providing a comprehensive choice of suppliers and excellent geographic coverage. Frameworks are easy to access and utilise.

Flexible options to suit you Flexible Options to Suit You

Depending on your needs, we can arrange one-off access to certain framework contracts to meet a specific demand. 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. Whatever procurement support you need, we have flexible options for you.

Specialist support and advice Specialist Support and Advice

Our specialist category managers have a wealth of experience working across corporate services and healthcare. The category managers, along with their teams, can provide bespoke, specialist support with running mini-competitions as well as project based work, which includes opportunities analysis to deliver cost savings, improving quality and driving efficiencies. Our category teams are here to offer you the support and advice you need.


Our Portfolio of Framework Agreements

Download our full  framework portfolio [218KB] , browse our framework agreement categories below, or search for the right framework agreement for your needs via our search engine, which can also be found below.

If you have questions about our framework agreements, including becoming a NHS SBS framework supplier, please visit our framework FAQs