Contract Summary

  • Published Date: 9 October 2019

  • Tender Status: active

  • Tender Opening Date: 9 October 2019

  • Tender Closing Date: 11 November 2019

  • Award Date: n/a

  • Contract Start Date: n/a

  • Contract End Date: n/a

  • Contract is suitable for SMEs: Yes

  • Contract is suitable for VCSEs: Yes

  • Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU) Contract Type: Services



NHS South of England Procurement Services (SoEPS), acting on behalf of Health Education England (HEE - the Commissioner) are commencing a tender for the provision of Medicine GIM Teaching Programme Support - Health Education England - West Midlands.

The Authority is inviting submissions for "Delivery of the Mandatory Training Programme for General Internal Medicine (GIM) for Higher Specialty Trainees". The intention is for this to be a five (5) year contract commencing on 1st April 2020 until 31st March 2025, subject to continued budgetary funding and satisfactory delivery each year and with an overall content review at the end of year three (3) (in line with curriculum changes and training requirements)

The geographical area, covering some 5,000 square miles, is home to more than 5.3 million people.  The area contains the Coventry, Birmingham, Black Country conurbation and stretches from Leek in Staffordshire in the north to Ross-on-Wye in Herefordshire in the south and from Bishops Castle in Shropshire in the west to Rugby in Warwickshire in the east.   


The Authority is responsible for delivering specialty and General Practice (GP) medical and dental postgraduate training programmes for approximately 5,000 doctors and dentists across the West Midlands.  Doctors are recruited directly from medical schools into two-year foundation training programmes.  After completing foundation training, doctors can compete for entry into specialty and GP training programmes.    

The contract period of five years will be a maximum value of £210,000 inclusive of VAT.

Bidders are invited to access the procurement documentation at

Please access the ITT procurement documents for further information.

The deadline for submission of completed ITT submissions is Monday 11 November 2019 at 12:00pm (midday). Late submissions will not be accepted. The e-portal system will shutdown at 12:00pm and any un-submitted bids not registered to the system at this time will not be accepted. Therefore, please submit in good time prior to the deadline date and time.

Project title: Medicine GIM Teaching Programme Support - Health Education England - West Midlands - NHS/SoEPS/19.576, please access the ITT for all documents.

Should Bidders have any queries, or are having problems using the portal, they should contact the In-tend dedicated Supplier Helpdesk by calling 0845 557 8079 Monday to Friday (9am to 5pm) or email

All communications should be made via the messaging function on the In-tend E-Tendering portal.

About the Buyer

Contact name: Laura Devine

Address: Unit 18 Solent Industrial Estate

Telephone: n/a

Fax: n/a


Value of Contract

Price Range: £210,000