Public Sector Network Tender Alert


Market Engagement Questionnaire for Out of Hours Urgent Dental Care Services for NHS England (West Midlands)

The service requires bidders to provide primary care urgent dental services at weekends and on bank holidays to residents of, and visitors to, the West Midlands. Providers will be expected to have a key role in delivery of the wider West Midlands urgent dental care system. Please see the original consultation document within the supporting documents folder. Please note that all contracts have already been awarded to the successful providers for all other lots and locations across the West Midlands. The contract will be due to commence in January 2021 and will expire on 28 Feb 2025 with a break clause within the contract from March 2023; further information on this will be provided at ITT stage. Please note TUPE may apply to these services when they are advertised. Potential Providers who wish to express an interest in taking part in a future procurement process are invited to respond to a market engagement questionnaire. Please note the deadline for responses is by 12.00 noon on Monday 24 August 2020. Providers have the opportunity to have a one to one session with the commissioner on Tuesday 25 August 2020. Please specify your preference for a one to one slot within the questionnaire either for a morning slot (9.30am to 12.00noon) or afternoon slot (12.30pm to 3.30pm). Times will be allocated on a first come basis. The market engagement questionnaire is accessible through the below link: The Invitation to Tender (ITT) is expected to be published around September 2020 and will be available through the Arden & GEM Procurement Portal: Details about how to register your expression of interest will be published on the following websites:


Charlotte Highcock
NHS England - Midlands
St Chads Court, 216 Hagley Road

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Published: 14 Aug 2020, Receipt by: 25 Aug 2020