NHS National Services Scotland NSS Procurement

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Buyer summary

Over the past year, NHS National Services Scotland NSS* has publised 157 public procurement notices. Of these, 40 are tenders and 92 are awards. There are 103 unique titles.

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

(Scatter chart with 157 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, 10% 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 - 157

Suppliers per region:

  • South East - 32
  • London - 14
  • East of England - 12
  • Scotland - 10
  • Yorkshire and The Humber - 8
  • West Midlands - 7
  • North West - 5
  • South West - 4
  • East Midlands - 3
  • Massachusetts - 1
  • Northern Ireland - 1
  • Leinster - 1
  • Wales - 1
  • None - 1
  • North East - 1
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Pin notices

18 published pin notices.

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Tender notices

39 published tender notices. (40 including duplicates.)

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Award notices

77 published award notices. (92 including duplicates.)

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Update notices

7 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
Boston Scientific East of England 5 £36M
Roche Products East of England 1 £24M
B Braun Medical Yorkshire and The Humber 12 £24M
Baxter Healthcare South East 4 £24M
Smiths Medical South East 1 £24M
Vygon South West 1 £24M
Dolby Vivisol Scotland 5 £18M
Aquilant South East 1 £18M
MSD East of England 1 £15M
Boc Healthcare South East 1 £8M
Alcura South East 1 £8M
Lloydspharmacy Clinical Homecare East of England 1 £8M
Merck Serono London 3 £6M
Ferring Pharmaceuticals London 2 £6M
Aventis Pharma South East 1 £6M
Direct Healthcare Services Wales 5 £5M
Stryker South East 2 £5M
Drive Devilbiss Healthcare Yorkshire and The Humber 1 £5M
Hill Rom East Midlands 1 £5M
Gilead Sciences London 5 £4M
Eli Lilly South East 1 £4M
Viiv Healthcare London 1 £3M
Teva Yorkshire and The Humber 1 £2M
Avensys West Midlands 1 £2M
Novartis Pharmaceuticals South East 1 £1M
Ambu East of England 1 £576K
Chugai Pharma London 1 £556K
Becton Dickinson South East 1 £130K
Tradebe Healthcare National South West 1 £120M
Medtronic East of England 1 £26M
SHB Hire South East 1 £12M
Ernst & Young Scotland 1 £2M
Institute for Healthcare Improvement Massachusetts 1 £2M

Contract values

NHS National Services Scotland NSS provided financial information for 87% 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 73 7
award Voluntary Ex-Ante Transparency (VEAT) Notice 19 0
tender Tender Notice 40 2
pin Prior Information Notice 18 2
update Contract Addendum Notice 5 1
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.