Public Sector Network Tender Alert


Supply of Courier Services for Laboratory Samples

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust requires a highly flexible, demand led service to provide transport for laboratory samples being referred for testing to other hospital laboratories around the country.

The service provider should be able to:

- Provide a robust, reliable and cost effective service.

- Consolidate transport from different laboratory sections to the same hospital when required.

- Transport samples in suitable refrigerated/frozen containers in order to protect the integrity of the sample and compliant with the relevant transport regulations of biological specimens.

- Respond to our transport requirements at short notice when required.

- Communicate effectively with the referral laboratories to ensure sample receipt is acknowledged and any issues are notified back to us.

- Provide a service 7 days a week when required.

(MT Ref:96277)

Ref: 41692/T/SB,


Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Royal Hallamshire Hospital,Glossop Road,Supplies & Commercial Services
S10 2JF
Simon Beal, Senior Buyer
+44 1142265623
+44 1142711860

Contract value:

Published: 21 Dec 2012, Receipt by: 28 Jan 2013