Specialist Led Primary Care Orthodontic Services
North Of England Commissioning Support
Published date: 3 January 2023
Open opportunity – This means that the contract is currently active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to fulfil the contract.

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Contract summary
• Dental practice and related services – 85130000
Location of contract
North East
Value of contract
£5,953,540 to £11,753,340
Procurement reference
Published date
3 January 2023
Closing date
28 February 2023
Closing time
Contract start date
1 April 2024
Contract end date
31 March 2034
Contract type
Service contract
Procedure type
Open procedure (above threshold)
Contract is suitable for SMEs?
Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

North of England Commissioning Support (NECS) are working for, and on behalf of, NHS England North East and Yorkshire who wish to commission specialist led primary care orthodontic provision in the areas of Sunderland North and Redcar and Cleveland.

The basic principles that mirror that of the open procedure will be followed for this procurement to test the capacity, capability, and technical competence of tenderers in accordance with the Light Touch Regime within The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended), ensuring a fair, open, and transparent process in accordance with NHS (Procurement, Patient Choice and Competition) (No. 2) Regulations 2013.

Under the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 the Contracting Authority must consider:
(a) How what is proposed to be procured might improve the economic, social, and environmental well-being of the area where it exercises its functions, and 
(b) How, in conducting the process of procurement, it might act with a view to securing that improvement.
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