NHS National Services Scotland NSS Procurement

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Buyer summary

Over the past year, NHS National Services Scotland NSS* has publised 172 public procurement notices. Of these, 41 are tenders and 98 are awards. There are 110 unique titles.

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

(Scatter chart with 172 data points.)
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Operating locations

101 identifiable addresss were found. The main buyer location is Edinburgh in region Scotland. From published data, 16% of NHS National Services Scotland NSS's suppliers belong to the same region.

(UK geochart with 1 buyer locations and 100 supplier locations.)

Buyer locations:

  • Edinburgh - 172

Suppliers per region:

  • South East - 36
  • Scotland - 16
  • East of England - 11
  • London - 11
  • North West - 9
  • South West - 3
  • Yorkshire and The Humber - 3
  • East Midlands - 3
  • None - 2
  • West Midlands - 2
  • North East - 2
  • Northern Ireland - 1
  • Leinster - 1
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Top tenders

Below is a sample of government contract notices published NHS National Services Scotland NSS in the past year. The buyer publishes procurement notices in OJEU. (Regional portals such as Public Contracts Scotland are not covered.)

Title Purchase Value
pin notices
NHS Scotland National Uniform occupational clothing
 
£20M
Radiology Reporting Services medical imaging
 
£20M
General Textiles and Bedding NP787 hospital linen
 
£11M
Safety Hypodermic Needles, Safety Lancets and Luer Slip Syringe medical needles
 
£8M
Patient Monitors, Anaesthetic Machines and Hospital Ventilators patient monitoring system
 
£7M
Pulp Products pulp
 
£6M
tender notices
Scottish Minor Building Works Framework complete or part construction
 
£300M
Compounded Aseptic Medicines pharmaceutical products
 
£74M
Lease Cars and Associated Services passenger cars
 
£55M
Orthopaedic Trauma and Extremity Implants and Consumables orthopaedic implants
 
£55M
Patient Monitors, Anaesthetic Machines and Ventilators patient monitoring system
 
£29M
Radiology Reporting Services medical imaging
 
£28M
Pacemakers, ICD and CRTs pacemaker
 
£24M
NHS Scotland National Uniform occupational clothing
 
£19M
Oncology Generic Medicines — Additions pharmaceutical products
 
£15M
Decontamination Consumables and Maintenance environmental decontamination
 
£11M
Rituximab and Trastuzumab IV Infusion Vials pharmaceutical products
 
£11M
Anti-Embolism Stockings, Compression Devices and Accessories and Lymphoedema Products medical consumables
 
£9M
Remote Health Monitoring and Communications Solution information technology
 
£2M
award notices
Orthopaedic Hip and Knee Implants and Consumables orthopaedic implants
 
£110M
Compounded Aseptic Medicines pharmaceutical products
 
£63M
Lease Cars and Associated Services miscellaneous services
 
£57M
Audiological Devices hearing aids
 
£38M
Flexible Video Endoscopy Consumables endoscopy, endosurgery devices
 
£36M
Hepatitis C Medicines pharmaceutical products
 
£33M
Ranibizumab (Lucentis®) medicinal products
 
£28M
Ranibizumab (Lucentis®) medicinal products
 
£27M
Gastro Intestinal, Endocrine, Nutrition and Blood Generic Medicines pharmaceutical products
 
£25M
Pacemakers, ICDs and CRTs pacemaker
 
£24M
Managed Service for Primary Hr-HPV Testing and Cytology-Based Triage for NHS Scotland laboratory services
 
£21M
Furniture furniture and furnishings
 
£21M
Interventional Radiology Consumable Products balloon catheters
 
£17M
Imaging Services medical imaging
 
£14M
Influenza Vaccines influenza vaccines
 
£10M
Anti-Embolism Stockings, Compression Devices and Accessories and Lymphoedema Products medical consumables
 
£9M
Supply of Myozyme® pharmaceutical products
 
£9M
Supply of Myozyme® pharmaceutical products
 
£8M
Safety Hypodermic Needles, Luer Slip Syringes and ACU Products medical needles
 
£8M
Fabrazyme® pharmaceutical products
 
£7M
Fabrazyme® pharmaceutical products
 
£7M
Supply of Replagal® pharmaceutical products
 
£6M
Supply of Replagal® pharmaceutical products
 
£6M
Influenza Vaccines influenza vaccines
 
£6M
Substance Use Interventions, Psychological and Recovery Support Services to FVHB rehabilitation services
 
£6M
Botulinum Toxin Type A (Botox®) pharmaceutical products
 
£6M
Enoxaparin Sodium pharmaceutical products
 
£6M
Disposable Pulp Products and Related Options pulp
 
£6M
Bread, Rolls and Teabread bread products, yummy pastry, cakes
 
£5M
Defibrillators defibrillator
 
£5M
NSS Office 365 IT Contractors personnel supply services
 
£2M
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Industry sectors

Tenders notices cover 9 industry sectors. The dominant sector is HEALTH.

Contract values

NHS National Services Scotland NSS provided financial information for 36% of its published procurement notices. The total maximum value excluding duplicates is £1B.

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

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.