Community Diagnostics Services in North East London
NHS North East London
Published date: 20 July 2022
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Contract summary
• Health services – 85100000
Location of contract
Value of contract
Procurement reference
Published date
20 July 2022
Closing date
8 September 2022
Closing time
Contract start date
1 October 2023
Contract end date
30 September 2031
Contract type
Service contract
Procedure type
Open procedure
Contract is suitable for SMEs?
Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

NHS North East London Integrated Care Board (hereafter referred to as “the Authority”) is seeking to commission Community Diagnostics Services in North East London (“the Services”) under NHS Standard Contract(s) arrangement from 1st October 2023. The primary function of the Community Diagnostics Service is to deliver all of the Direct Access Diagnostic Imaging Service modalities for patients in North East London (NEL) as listed below. Commissioners intend to procure the service in the following Lots and Areas:
• Lot 1: Cardiology
• Lot 2: Endoscopy
• Lot 3: MRI and 
• Lot 4: Ultrasound
Provision of Lot 2 Endoscopy Service is for Barking & Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge (BHR) Area only and not required within Tower Hamlets, Newham and Waltham Forest (TNW) Area at the time of publication of this document.

The services are required to be provided across NEL geographical region (for the purpose of this procurement NEL geographical region does not include the regions previously covered under City & Hackney (C&H) CCG). Therefore, the geographical region is split as follows:
1. BHR Area
2. TNW Area
Please Note:
• BHR Area includes the regions previously covered under Barking & Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge (BHR) CCGs
• TNW Area includes the regions previously covered under Tower Hamlets, Newham and Waltham Forest (TNW) CCGs.

This is an advert to notify potential providers of the upcoming procurement opportunity and to invite interested providers to participate in the procurement process. The contracts will be for an initial period of 5 years with the opportunity to extend for up to 3 further years at the discretion of the Authority (total 8 years). A total of 7 contracts are available through this process.

Estimated contract values are as follows:
Financial Envelope (across the four Lots) and over the full eight years (including option to extend) term of the contract is approximately £97,000,000. The proposed value is fully inclusive of all costs required to mobilise (transition) and deliver the specified services (including CQUIN but excluding VAT).

The Authority is inviting interested providers to register their interest in this procurement opportunity by expressing their interest in the project on the ProContract (Proactis) tender portal via the link provided (alternatively, registered providers can search ‘PRJ-1082 Community Diagnostics Services, North East London to link in with this opportunity).

More information
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How to apply
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About the buyer
NHS North East London
4th Floor – Unex Tower, 5 Station Street
E15 1DA


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