North of England Commissioning Support (NECS) is a commissioning support service hosted by NHS England and is supporting a procurement process to commission pharmaceutical services for NHS England and NHS Improvement North West (Lancashire & South Cumbria) in the Lancaster University Area.). The contract term is 5 years with the option to extend for a further 2 years , and the total contract value is approximately £850,000. This is a Call for Competition as per Regulation 75 (i) (B (iv)) of the Public Contract Regulations (PCR) 2015 NECS is utilising an electronic tendering portal (In-tend) to manage expressions of interest in this contract and as such interested parties will need to register on the portal to access and to register their expression of interest in writing. Supporting documentation can also be found on the in-tend portal. The In-Tend e-Tendering portal can be found at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/nhsnecsu/aspx/Home (Please follow the registration instructions if you are not already registered) and look for the project NHSE531 - Pharmaceutical Services Lancaster University Area Further information relating to this service will also be available to download within the portal . Organisation will need to complete the project questionnaire in order to register an interest in this service. Instructions on how to do this will be available on the In-tend portal. Please note that it is free to register on In-Tend which can be accessed at any time of day as long as you have a working internet connection.
Published: 6 Aug 2020, Receipt by: 29 Aug 2020