Specialist Pharmacy Courier Services for Deliveries to Patients
East of England Collaborative Procurement Hub
Published date: 12 January 2021
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
Industry
• Courier services – 64120000
• Pharmacy services – 85149000
Location of contract
CB21 5XB
Value of contract
£20,000,000
Procurement reference
CF-0099100D0O000000rwimUAA1
Published date
12 January 2021
Closing date
11 February 2021
Closing time
12am
Contract start date
11 February 2021
Contract end date
11 January 2031
Contract type
Service contract
Procedure type
Restricted procedure (OJEU)
Contract is suitable for SMEs?
Yes
Contract is suitable for VCSEs?
Yes

Description
The East of England Collaborative Procurement Hub is looking to establish a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) for the procurement of Specialist Pharmacy Courier Services for Deliveries to Patients.

The DPS is a two-stage process. There is no limit on the number of suppliers that may join the DPS. New suppliers can also apply to join the DPS at any point during its lifetime. Individual contracts are awarded during the second stage. In this stage, approved users of the DPS (referred to as Contracting Authorities) will invite all suppliers on the DPS for the relevant category to bid for a specific contract.

This DPS is for the procurement of Specialist Pharmacy Courier Services for deliveries to patients such as, but not limited to:

Delivering outpatient medications prescribed via virtual clinics to patients’ homes, places of work or other appropriate locations,

Delivering discharge medications following patient discharge from hospital.

The scope includes provision for delivery time and location scheduling either by the Supplier or the Authority as appropriate and agreed.

The scope excludes the dispensing of medicines by the supplier.

How to apply
Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

About the buyer
Contact name
Richard Dixon-Ramsey
Address
Victoria House
Fulbourn
CB21 5XB
GB
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Closing: 11 February 2021, 12am

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