NHS National Services Scotland NSS Procurement

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Buyer summary

Over the past year, NHS National Services Scotland NSS* has publised 171 public procurement notices. Of these, 38 are tenders and 108 are awards. There are 114 unique titles.

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

(Scatter chart with 171 data points.)
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Operating locations

100 identifiable addresss were found. The main buyer location is Edinburgh in region Scotland. From published data, 7% of NHS National Services Scotland NSS's suppliers belong to the same region.

(UK geochart with 1 buyer locations and 99 supplier locations.)

Buyer locations:

  • Edinburgh - 171

Suppliers per region:

  • South East - 37
  • London - 16
  • East of England - 14
  • Scotland - 7
  • North West - 6
  • West Midlands - 6
  • South West - 4
  • Yorkshire and The Humber - 4
  • Northern Ireland - 1
  • Leinster - 1
  • None - 1
  • East Midlands - 1
  • North East - 1
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Pin notices

17 published pin notices.

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Tender notices

37 published tender notices. (38 including duplicates.)

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Award notices

89 published award notices. (108 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
Ucb Pharma South East 1 £25M
Roche Products East of England 1 £24M
Aquilant South East 1 £18M
Armstrong Medical Northern Ireland 1 £18M
Lloyds Pharmacy West Midlands 1 £17M
MSD East of England 1 £15M
Cardiac Services North West 1 £15M
Lawmed South East 1 £15M
Vacsax South West 1 £15M
Aventis Pharma South East 6 £9M
B Braun Medical Yorkshire and The Humber 6 £8M
Delta Surgical West Midlands 2 £8M
Integra Neurosciences South East 1 £8M
CSL Behring South East 2 £8M
Boc Healthcare South East 1 £8M
Biogen Idec South East 1 £7M
Shire Pharmaceuticals London 3 £6M
Seqirus North West 2 £6M
Bayer South East 3 £6M
Allergan South East 1 £6M
Merck Serono London 3 £6M
Ferring Pharmaceuticals London 2 £6M
Gedeon Richter London 1 £6M
Pharmasure East of England 1 £6M
Gilead Sciences London 5 £4M
Eli Lilly South East 1 £4M
Baxter Healthcare South East 1 £3M
Viiv Healthcare London 1 £3M
Arthrex Yorkshire and The Humber 5 £2M
Conmed South East 1 £2M
Merz Pharma East of England 1 £2M
Avensys West Midlands 1 £2M
Emmat Medical West Midlands 1 £2M
Ipsen South East 1 £1M
Curium Pharma South East 1 £1M
GSK London 4 £910K
Cardinal Health UK 432 South East 1 £826K
Abbott Laboratories South East 9 £229K
Amercare South East 1 £190K
Becton Dickinson South East 1 £130K
Tradebe Healthcare National South West 1 £120M
Hologic North West 1 £21M
We are Snook Scotland 1 £72K
Emis Yorkshire and The Humber 1 £65M
Medtronic East of England 1 £26M
PJS Foods Scotland 10 £8M
Welch Allyn East Midlands 1 £704K

Contract values

NHS National Services Scotland NSS provided financial information for 91% 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 78 4
award Voluntary Ex-Ante Transparency (VEAT) Notice 30 3
tender Tender Notice 38 4
pin Prior Information Notice 17 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.