Market Leads & Opportunities

United Kingdom-London: Market Engagement Exercise — to Establish Solutions that are Currently Available in the Marketplace for Secondary Care video Consultation

Type of document: Pre-information procedures
Country: United Kingdom
OJEU Ref: (2020/S 202-492030/EN)
Nature of contract: Supply contract
Procedure: Not applicable
Type of bid required: Not applicable

Prior information notice without call for competition

This notice is for prior information only
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1) Name and addresses
Official name: NHS England and Improvement
Postal address: Skipton House, 80 London Road
Town: London
Postal code: SE1 6LH
Country: United Kingdom
Contact Person: National Video Team
Email: [email protected]
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:

Additional information can be obtained from:
the above mentioned address
I.4) Type of the contracting authority
Other type: Arm’s length body of DHSC
I.5) Main activity

Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement:
II.1.1) Title: Market Engagement Exercise — to Establish Solutions that are Currently Available in the Marketplace for Secondary Care video Consultation
II.1.2) Main CPV code: 48515000
II.1.3) Type of contract: Supplies
II.1.4) Short Description:
This is not a call for bids or an invitation to submit offers. We are undertaking a preliminary market engagement exercise to establish solutions that are currently available in the marketplace for secondary care video consultation. This is part of a nationally led initiative to understand the products/solutions available on the market in a way that enables Trusts (and Systems) to compare products and improve buyer education ahead of potential upcoming local/system procurement exercises. We encourage providers and suppliers to engage in this work and have set out our intentions in this prior information notice (PIN). Please complete the market engagement questionnaire available via My Tenders and return not later than 23.59 on 23 October 2020. A supplier briefing session will be held 11 a.m. on Friday 16 October 2020, to register for the briefing session and to ask questions and seek clarification outside of this session, please email [email protected] to register your place. Questions and clarification can also be directed to this email address. Please note ‘the Estimated date of publication of contract notice’ is included to indicate that further procurement activity is anticipated to take place in FY 2021-22, at provider level. Secondary care trusts are free to advertise procurements in line with its own policies and procedures and depending on value and procurement route selected, may not necessarily be advertised in OJEU. NHS England and Improvement is not responsible for the procurement decisions of providers.
II.1.6) Information about lots:
The contract is divided into lots: no
II.2) Description:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
Main CPV code: 72212515

II.2.3) Place of performance
Main site or place of performance:The market engagement exercise is being hosted remotely. The users of future services is secondary care providers across England.
II.2.4) Description of the procurement
This is an early market engagement exercise, see II.1.4) Short description and attachments on My Tenders for further information.
II.2.5) Award criteria

II.3) Estimated date of publication of contract notice:2021-04-01
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1) Description
IV.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement(GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2) Administrative information

Section VI: Complementary information
VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
VI.3) Additional information:
Note: to register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders website at
(MT Ref:220866)

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice:2020-10-12