Title: Temporary Agency Nurses and Operating Department Practitioners
Short description: The Common Services Agency (more commonly known as National Services Scotland) (“the Authority”) acting through its division Procurement, Commissioning and Facilities is undertaking this procurement of the supply of Temporary Agency Nurses, Healthcare Assistants and Operating Department Practitioners on behalf of all entities constituted pursuant to the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978 (i.e. all NHS Scotland Health Boards, Special Health boards and the Authority or other NHS Organisation established pursuant to the NHS (Scotland) Act 1978), any integrated Joint Boards established pursuant to the new Public Bodies (Joint Working) Scotland Act 2014 and Hospices.
Description of the procurement: The provision temporary agency nurses, healthcare assistants and operating department practitioners to NHS Scotland Entities constituted pursuant to the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978 (i.e. all Health Boards, Special Health Boards and the Common Services Agency), any integrated Joint Boards established pursuant to the Public Bodies (Joint Working) Scotland Act 2014 and Hospices.
- Technical Merit / Weighting: 40
- Implementation / Weighting: 10
- Price – Weighting: 50
The Framework Agreement duration will be 3 years (36 months) with 2-12 months extensions available.
Type of procedure: Open procedure
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement with several operators. Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 20
Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate: 12pm, 30th April 2018
Estimated total value: £80 million
Name and addresses
The Common Services Agency (more commonly known as NHS National Services Scotland) (“NSS”)
Gyle Square (NSS Head Office), 1 South Gyle Crescent
Contact person: David Bryce
Telephone: +44 1698794410
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA11883
The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is 9918. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343