NHS National Services Scotland NSS Procurement

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Buyer summary

Over the past year, NHS National Services Scotland NSS* has publised 169 public procurement notices. Of these, 44 are tenders and 101 are awards. There are 116 unique titles.

The following chart shows contract value against the date of publication.

(Scatter chart with 169 data points.)
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Operating locations

102 identifiable addresss were found. The main buyer location is Edinburgh in region Scotland. From published data, 11% of NHS National Services Scotland NSS's suppliers belong to the same region.

(UK geochart with 1 buyer locations and 101 supplier locations.)

Buyer locations:

  • Edinburgh - 169

Suppliers per region:

  • South East - 35
  • London - 15
  • East of England - 13
  • Scotland - 11
  • North West - 6
  • Yorkshire and The Humber - 6
  • South West - 5
  • West Midlands - 4
  • East Midlands - 2
  • Northern Ireland - 1
  • Leinster - 1
  • None - 1
  • North East - 1
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Pin notices

16 published pin notices.

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Tender notices

43 published tender notices. (44 including duplicates.)

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Award notices

90 published award notices. (101 including duplicates.)

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Update notices

8 published update notices.

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Popular suppliers

Below is a summary of contract awards per supplier. The table is restricted to suppliers who have also served other buyers.

Supplier name Region Unique awards Max. single award
Bard South East 4 £120M
Canon Medical Systems South East 1 £120M
Medical Imaging Systems London 1 £120M
Johnson & Johnson Medical South East 1 £110M
TJ Smith & Nephew East of England 1 £110M
Puretone South East 2 £38M
Boston Scientific East of England 5 £36M
Novartis Pharmaceuticals South East 2 £28M
Lloyds Pharmacy West Midlands 1 £17M
Cardiac Services North West 1 £15M
Lawmed South East 1 £15M
Vacsax South West 1 £15M
Cardinal Health UK 432 South East 2 £9M
Arjo East of England 1 £9M
Aventis Pharma South East 6 £9M
B Braun Medical Yorkshire and The Humber 7 £8M
Delta Surgical West Midlands 2 £8M
Integra Neurosciences South East 1 £8M
Boc Healthcare South East 1 £8M
Becton Dickinson South East 3 £8M
Vygon South West 2 £8M
Biogen Idec South East 1 £7M
Shire Pharmaceuticals London 3 £6M
Seqirus North West 2 £6M
Change Grow Live South East 1 £6M
Allergan South East 1 £6M
Ferring Pharmaceuticals London 3 £6M
Merck Serono London 3 £6M
Gedeon Richter London 1 £6M
Pharmasure East of England 1 £6M
Armstrong Medical Northern Ireland 3 £5M
Draeger Medical East of England 2 £5M
Intersurgical South East 1 £5M
Medtronic East of England 1 £4M
Gilead Sciences London 5 £4M
Baxter Healthcare South East 1 £3M
Thornton & Ross Yorkshire and The Humber 1 £2M
Arthrex Yorkshire and The Humber 3 £2M
Conmed South East 1 £2M
Ipsen South East 2 £2M
Merz Pharma East of England 1 £2M
Curium Pharma South East 1 £1M
GSK London 4 £910K
Abbott Laboratories South East 9 £229K
Amercare South East 1 £190K
Tradebe Healthcare National South West 1 £120M
We are Snook Scotland 1 £72K
Emis Yorkshire and The Humber 1 £65M
Medtronic East of England 1 £26M
Becton Dickinson South East 1 £130K
Hologic North West 1 £21M
Welch Allyn East Midlands 1 £704K

Contract values

NHS National Services Scotland NSS provided financial information for 90% of its published procurement notices. The total maximum value excluding duplicates is £1B.

(Histogram showing the prevelance of contracts in each value band.)
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Notice types

The buyer publishes procurement notices in OJEU. (Regional portals such as Public Contracts Scotland are not covered.) Below are 6 document types.

Short type Full type Total published Past 30 days
award Contract Award Notice 80 8
award Voluntary Ex-Ante Transparency (VEAT) Notice 21 0
tender Tender Notice 44 3
pin Prior Information Notice 16 1
update Contract Addendum Notice 6 0
update Modification Notice 2 0
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Top keywords

Keywords derive from published CPV codes.

Buyer names

This report covers buyer names that begin: NHS NATIONAL SERVICES SCOTLAND NSS*.

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Collaborative procurement

The buyer has worked in association with other buyers.

As lead buyer to:

Included in contracts by:

  • None

As a contracted supplier to:

  • None

Further information

The following websites have been found in published notices.