Intermediate Minor Oral Surgery (IMOS) including treatment under Conscious Sedation across the East Midlands
NHS Arden and Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit
Published date: 25 August 2022
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Contract summary
• Dental-practice services – 85131000
Location of contract
East Midlands
Value of contract
£0 to £5,928,366,760
Procurement reference
Published date
25 August 2022
Closing date
20 October 2022
Closing time
Contract start date
1 December 2023
Contract end date
30 November 2033
Contract type
Service contract
Procedure type
Open procedure
Contract is suitable for SMEs?
Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

NHS England – Midlands (referred to as the Commissioner) is inviting suitably qualified and experienced providers deliver Intermediate Minor Oral Surgery (IMOS) Services, including treatment under Conscious Sedation by responding to this opportunity as required and described in this document, and within the published tender. 

The current contracts are due to end on 31st March 2023, the new contracts are expected to commence on 1st December 2023 for a period of 7 years with an option to extend for up to a further 3 years (total contract duration 10 years) under Personal Dental Services Agreements.

The specialty of Oral Surgery (OS) deals with the diagnosis and management of pathology of the mouth and jaws that requires surgical intervention. Oral Surgery involves the treatment of children, adolescents and adults, and the management of dentally anxious and/or medically complex patients. Oral Surgery care is provided by Oral Surgeons and by Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons as the clinical competencies of these two specialties overlap. 

The service is known/commissioned as Intermediate Minor Oral Surgery (IMOS) including treatment under Conscious Sedation and is aimed at those patients who require Level 2 care – that is ‘procedural and/or patient complexity requiring a clinician with enhanced skills and experience who may or may not be on the specialist register.

The 17 Lots are as follows, Bidders may bid for one, some or all Lots.

Lot 1 – Derby West
Lot 2 – Derby East
Lot 3 – Chesterfield
Lot 4 – Alfreton
Lot 5 – Nottingham West
Lot 6 – Nottingham East
Lot 7 – Mansfield
Lot 8 – Worksop
Lot 9 – Leicester North West
Lot 10 – Leicester East
Lot 11 – Leicester South
Lot 12 – Coalville
Lot 13 – Lincoln
Lot 14 – Spalding
Lot 15 – Skegness
Lot 16 – Northampton
Lot 17 – Corby

The Contracting Authority will be using an eTendering system, EU Supply, in this procurement exercise. The services described within this notice relate to the Light Touch Regime in the Public Procurement Regulations 2015. Neither the publication of this notice nor the employment of any particular terminology nor any other indication shall be taken to mean that the Contracting Authority intends to hold itself bound by any of the Regulations. Please see published documentation for further details.

If you wish to express an interest and view ITT documents please register on the EU Supply website The project reference is Quote/tender 57945 – AG20052 – 17 Lots Intermediate Minor Oral Surgery (IMOS) Services including treatment under Conscious Sedation across the East Midlands.

Please note the deadline for ITT submissions is 10:00am on Thursday 20th October 2023.

More information
·         Additional data

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

About the buyer
Contact name
Neelam Saroe
Cardinal Square
10 Nottingham Road


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