Short Term Service for Orthdontics in the Lincolnshire Area
NHS Arden and Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit
Published date: 16 December 2020
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Contract summary
• Orthodontic services – 85131100
Location of contract
East Midlands
Value of contract
£0 to £351,960
Procurement reference
Published date
16 December 2020
Closing date
4 January 2021
Closing time
Contract start date
1 March 2021
Contract end date
31 March 2023
Contract type
Service contract
Procedure type
Open procedure
Contract is suitable for SMEs?
Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

NHS Arden and Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit (AGCSU) on behalf of NHS England and NHS Improvement – Midlands (“the Authority”) is inviting suitably qualified and experienced providers to deliver an orthodontic service in Lincolnshire.

A need has arisen to provide an orthodontic service to an existing caseload in Lincolnshire. The current contract terminates on 28 February 2021 and delivers services out of Sleaford and Lincoln. The new contract will commence on 1st March 2021 for a period of 24 Months until 31st March 2023 (No extension).

The new service will be delivered under an NHS England Personal Dental Service (PDS) Agreement for Orthodontic Patients in Active Treatment. The new provider must have a premise which has a Lincolnshire postcode; you will be asked to provide the address of your premises as part of the Qualification Questions.

There will be no more than 555 cases in Active Treatment and no fewer than 270 cases in Supervised Retention. There will be a payment of £662 for a patient in Active Treatment and a payment of £25 for a patient in Supervised Retention, in line with the National Tariff. The current Provider will continue to see their patient base for the remainder of the contract which will affect the contract value at the point of commencement.

The Commissioner invites potential bidders to review the RfQ documentation located on the EU Supply e-tendering Portal under Quote/ Tender reference: 42666. The deadline for RfQ submissions is 12pm Monday 4th January 2021

More information
·         EU Supply e-tendering portal link

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

About the buyer
Contact name
Charlotte Highcock
Birch House, Ransom Wood Business Park
Southwell Road West
NG21 0HJ

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Closing: 4 January 2021, 12pm