NHS National Services Scotland NSS Procurement

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Buyer summary

Over the past year, NHS National Services Scotland NSS* has publised 165 public procurement notices. Of these, 35 are tenders and 106 are awards. There are 116 unique titles.

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

(Scatter chart with 165 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, 10% 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 - 165

Suppliers per region:

  • South East - 34
  • London - 15
  • East of England - 12
  • Scotland - 10
  • West Midlands - 7
  • North West - 6
  • Yorkshire and The Humber - 5
  • South West - 4
  • East Midlands - 2
  • Massachusetts - 1
  • Northern Ireland - 1
  • Leinster - 1
  • None - 1
  • North East - 1
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Pin notices

18 published pin notices.

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Tender notices

34 published tender notices. (35 including duplicates.)

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Award notices

91 published award notices. (106 including duplicates.)

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Update notices

6 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
Puretone South East 2 £38M
Boston Scientific East of England 5 £36M
Novartis Pharmaceuticals South East 2 £27M
Ucb Pharma South East 1 £25M
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
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 5 £9M
CSL Behring South East 2 £8M
Boc Healthcare South East 1 £8M
Alcura 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
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
Viiv Healthcare London 1 £3M
Arthrex Yorkshire and The Humber 5 £2M
Conmed South East 1 £2M
Avensys West Midlands 1 £2M
Emmat Medical West Midlands 1 £2M
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
Thomson Reuters London 1 £288K
Medtronic East of England 1 £26M
Leaseplan South East 1 £12M
SHB Hire South East 1 £12M
U Group West Midlands 1 £2M
PJS Foods Scotland 10 £8M
Ernst & Young Scotland 1 £2M
Welch Allyn East Midlands 1 £704K
Ellab North West 1 £274K

Contract values

NHS National Services Scotland NSS provided financial information for 89% 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 76 4
award Voluntary Ex-Ante Transparency (VEAT) Notice 30 5
tender Tender Notice 35 2
pin Prior Information Notice 18 2
update Contract Addendum Notice 4 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.