NHS National Services Scotland NSS Procurement

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Buyer summary

Over the past year, NHS National Services Scotland NSS* has publised 177 public procurement notices. Of these, 53 are tenders and 98 are awards. There are 108 unique titles.

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

(Scatter chart with 177 data points.)

Operating locations

107 identifiable addresss were found. The main buyer location is Edinburgh in region Scotland. From published data, 9% of NHS National Services Scotland NSS's suppliers belong to the same region.

(UK geochart with 2 buyer locations and 105 supplier locations.)

Buyer locations:

  • Edinburgh - 177

Suppliers per region:

  • South East - 32
  • London - 14
  • East of England - 12
  • Yorkshire and The Humber - 9
  • Scotland - 9
  • North West - 8
  • West Midlands - 7
  • South West - 6
  • East Midlands - 4
  • Massachusetts - 1
  • Northern Ireland - 1
  • Wales - 1
  • None - 1
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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
Softcat South East 1 £160M
Institute for Healthcare Improvement Massachusetts 1 £2M
Sap London 1 £320K
Bard South East 4 £120M
Canon Medical Systems South East 1 £120M
Medical Imaging Systems London 1 £120M
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
Bracco South East 5 £17M
Bayer South East 3 £17M
MSD East of England 1 £15M
Teva Yorkshire and The Humber 2 £10M
Generics East of England 1 £10M
Boc Healthcare South East 1 £8M
Merck Serono London 3 £6M
Aventis Pharma South East 2 £6M
Ferring Pharmaceuticals London 2 £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
Shermond East Midlands 4 £4M
Halyard Health South East 3 £4M
3M United Kingdom South East 2 £4M
Vernacare HCS North West 2 £4M
Imseuro North West 1 £4M
Gilead Sciences London 5 £4M
Eli Lilly South East 1 £4M
Seqirus Vaccines North West 1 £3M
Viiv Healthcare London 1 £3M
BGP Products South East 1 £2M
Novartis Pharmaceuticals South East 1 £1M
Ambu East of England 1 £576K
Chugai Pharma London 1 £556K
Janssen Cilag South East 1 £54K
SHB Hire South East 1 £12M
Ernst & Young Scotland 1 £2M

Contract values

NHS National Services Scotland NSS provided financial information for 85% 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 77 9
award Voluntary Ex-Ante Transparency (VEAT) Notice 21 1
tender Tender Notice 53 5
pin Prior Information Notice 17 3
update Contract Addendum Notice 7 1
update Modification Notice 2 1
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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.