Contract Summary

  • Published Date: 8 January 2018

  • Tender Status: cancelled

  • Tender Opening Date: n/a

  • Tender Closing Date: n/a

  • Award Date: n/a

  • Contract Start Date: n/a

  • Contract End Date: n/a

  • Contract is suitable for SMEs: No

  • Contract is suitable for VCSEs: No

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



NHS Arden & Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit (NHS Arden & GEM CSU) on behalf of NHS England Midlands and East (Central Midlands) and Lincolnshire West CCG are carrying out a market engagement exercise for the forthcoming procurement exercise; Provision of Primary Medical GP Services at University Health Centre, Lincoln University, Brayford Pool, Lincoln, LN6 7GA.

This Alternative Provider Medical Services (APMS) contract has an anticipated start date of 1 October 2016. The Service Specification will be fully developed following patient engagement and the successful provider will need to demonstrate that they can deliver service(s) of a continuously high-quality and will be responsive to the needs of the local population. The Provider will be assessed on an on-going basis to ensure they deliver the quality required. The services must be provided by GPs and Nurses and the provider will be expected to deliver:

a) High quality Primary Medical Services responsive to the needs of the predominantly student population

b) Promotion of healthy living with the aim of tackling the underlying causes of ill health

c) Essential services

d) All additional services

e) All Enhanced Services commissioned by NHS England, the Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and the local council

f) Increased access.

Further information is detailed within the Appendix A available under the ‘Documents’ section below.

Please note this is purely a market assessment exercise to gather facts on potential providers. The subsequent procurement will be advertised separately and all organisations wanting to participate will need to respond to the procurement advertisement as and when published. The responses received during the market analysis exercise will not be taken into account in any future evaluation process as part of the formal procurement process. As part of this market engagement exercise a short questionnaire is requested to be completed by 17:00 on 8 April 2016.

This market engagement exercise is being run through the Arden & GEM CSU Bravo e-tendering portal To take part:

i) Register on the portal at (registration and use of the website is free of charge).

ii) Express interest by:

a) logging-in to the Arden & GEM CSU e-Tendering portal

b) selecting response to advert and PQQ (ref: pqq_204)

c) select Open Access PQQ

d) search for and access listing related to this contract and view details

e) click on Express Interest link

iii) Once you have expressed interest, access the My PQQs page where you can complete the questionnaire. Please note that this is not a PQQ, we are using this functionality within the Bravo portal to communicate with interested parties.

About the Buyer

Contact name: Raj Dosanjh

Address: Nottingham Road

Telephone: n/a

Fax: n/a


Value of Contract

Price Range: n/a