Public Sector Network Tender Alert


National Discovery Service Solution for the NHS in England

NHS Health Education England (HEE - the Commissioner) are commencing a tender for the provision of a National Discovery Service Solution for the NHS in England. Health Education England (HEE) is seeking to procure a national discovery service solution for the NHS in England. Our vision is "to provide healthcare staff and learners with a coherent gateway to their trusted library and knowledge service, connecting them seamlessly to quality resources, services and support tailored to their needs". Our key goals are to: • Increase use of high-quality NHS-funded and curated knowledge and evidence resources, including locally purchased and generated resources as well as national resources: we want to see both greater usage and more users; • Ensure that healthcare staff and learners across England have a consistent, positive experience of accessing knowledge and evidence resources and library support; • Reduce the complexity, inequity and costs inherent in maintaining multiple local and legacy resource discovery and management systems across the country. The contract period will be for five years, subject to annual budget review and KPI gateways. The maximum value per year is as follows: Year 1 - £240,000 Year 2- £240,000 Year 3 - £240,000 Year 4 - £72,000 Year 5 - £72,000 All figures are exclusive of VAT. Bidders are invited to access the procurement documentation at: Please access the ITT procurement documents for further information.


Laura Devine
Crawley Hospital, 3rd Floor, Red Wing
West Green Drive
RH11 7DH
United Kingdom

Contract value: 864000-864000

Published: 26 Jun 2020, Receipt by: 7 Aug 2020