NHS Finance Solutions – Request for Information
As part of its pre-tender strategy, NHS Supply Chain would also like to engage with suppliers of these products via a Request for Information.
NHS Supply Chain
- Banking and investment services – 66100000
Location of contract
19 July 2021
31 August 2021
Contract is suitable for SMEs?
Contract is suitable for VCSEs?
NHS Supply Chain seeks to establish a non-exclusive Framework Agreement for the provision of lease & loan services on a direct basis between NHS Supply Chain’s customers & successful Applicants. Though this Framework Agreement NHS Supply Chain will offer customers the following options to fund a range of equipment & service options including, but not limited to, medical & non-medical assets, IT equipment, maintenance services & building works: Operating & finance leases & loans for single or multiple assets where the customer has clearly defined all the requirements; & Operating & finance leases & loans to finance a multi-year medical equipment replacement plan (ERP). ERP means a schedule setting out, for example, all equipment & / or maintenance & / or works service requirements from the customer. The ERP will be bespoke to each customer & shall provide details of the assets & services required & shall detail the number of years that the lease or loan is required.
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- The purpose of this notice is to draw attention to a procurement that NHS Supply Chain intends to commence during the subsequent 12 months. The invitation to tender will be the subject of a separate notice and it is that notice to which potential suppliers will need to respond at the appropriate time.
The Framework Agreement between NHS Supply Chain and successful suppliers will reserve the right to purchase the same or similar supplies and/or services from suppliers not appointed to the Framework Agreement at its sole discretion.
NHS Supply Chain expects to provide successful suppliers with the opportunity to offer additional savings to customers through the provision of discounted pricing, value added offerings and commitment/bulk buy initiatives.
Framework Agreement will be between NHS Supply Chain and the Supplier, however 1) NHS Supply Chain, 2) any NHS Trust; 3) any other NHS entity; 4) any government department, agency or other statutory body and/or 5) any private sector entity active in the UK healthcare sector will be able to enter into a direct contract with the Supplier for any of the supplies and/or services under the Framework.
The Supplier will be required to report to and pay a direct contract management fee to NHS Supply Chain as detailed in the tender documents.
NHS Supply Chain is not currently considering the use of lots for this procurement. However, it reserves the right to as part of any future tender process. Further information in respect of the lot strategy will be set out in the notice for the forthcoming procurement.
As part of its pre-tender strategy, NHS Supply Chain would also like to engage with suppliers of these products via a Request for Information (RFI). If you would like to complete the Request for Information document in respect of the products which are the subject of this procurement then please follow the below instructions;
SQs Open to All Suppliers
Select the link SQ_118 RFI Finance Solutions (Project Code_733)
How to apply
Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.