Public Sector Network Tender Alert


Doctorate in Clinical Psychology - Health Education England

NHS Health Education England (HEE - the Commissioner) are commencing a tender for the provision of Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. Health Education England is seeking to procure provider/s to support each Lot for educational provision of taught Clinical Psychology Doctorate programmes to meet the needs for clinical psychology workforce to support delivery of the NHS Long Term Plan from 2023. The aim is to support the future sustainability and expansion of the NHS clinical psychology workforce, support the achievement of the NHS Long Term Plan ambitions, ensure transparency and achieve a nationally consistent approach. To support the delivery of the tuition and quality assurance of a three year clinical psychology taught clinical doctorate will support in equipping trainees to be caring, empathic and skilled clinical psychologists, who offer services that are sensitive to patients, their families and their carers' needs. Training should prepare practitioners to take account of patient preferences and choices, and to offer the best service to patients, their families and carers' who may be experiencing high levels of distress. This is an exciting opportunity to support Health Education England as this provision consists of the following regional lots where bidders can bid for more than one Lot; Lot 1: South East England Lot 2: South West England Lot 3: London Lot 4: Midlands Lot 5: East of England Lot 6: North West England Lot 7: North East England The maximum financial envelope for this procurement exercise is 205,200,000.00 Exclusive of Vat . The contract period will be for three (3) years with the option to extend for an additional two (2) years (1+1), subject to annual review and available budget. The deadline for submission of completed ITT submissions is 17th March 2022 at 12:00pm (midday). Late submissions will not be accepted therefore, please submit in good time prior to the deadline date and time. All communications should be made via the messaging function on the e-Tendering portal during the tender exercise. The Contracting Authority requests that all communications are channelled through the Atamis e-portal system and not with the Contracting Authority itself other than as expressly permitted within this ITT. To express interest and access the Tender Documentation please use the link below: (Opportunities) Should Bidders have any queries, or are experiencing problems using the portal, they should contact the Helpdesk on: Phone: 0800 9956035 or E-mail:


Sarah Ambrose
Duncombe Street

Contract value: 205200000

Published: 3 Feb 2022, Receipt by: 17 Mar 2022