Intelligent Automation PIN

Publication reference: 2021/S 000-002624
Publication date: 9 February 2021

F01: Prior information notice

Prior information only

Section one: Contracting authority

one.1) Name and addresses

NHS Shared Business Services

Halyard Court, 31 Broadway, The Quays

M50 2UW

Salford Quays

Contact

Carolyn Lawton

Email

carolyn.lawton1@nhs.net

Telephone

+44 07713079141

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code

UK - UNITED KINGDOM

National registration number

05280446

Internet address(es)
Main address

https://www.sbs.nhs.uk/

Buyer's address

https://uk.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/39

one.2) Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

one.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at

https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=36533&B=NHSSBS

Additional information can be obtained from the above-mentioned address

one.4) Type of the contracting authority

Other type

Joint Venture between the Department of Health and Sopra Steria

one.5) Main activity

General public services


Section two: Object

two.1) Scope of the procurement

two.1.1) Title

Intelligent Automation PIN

Reference number

Intelligent Automation PIN

two.1.2) Main CPV code
  • 48920000 - Office automation software package
two.1.3) Type of contract

Supplies

two.1.4) Short description

NHS SBS are looking to implement a framework that allows NHS organisations and other public sector bodies to purchase Intelligent Automation. NHS SBS is currently considering using the following lots for this procurement, however it reserves the right to change any aspect of the lotting structure or not use lots as part of any future tender process: Intelligent Automation Adoption and Implementation Services, Intelligent Automation Software and Licensing and Intelligent Automation as a Service.

two.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: Yes

two.2) Description

two.2.1) Title

Intelligent Automation

Lot No

1

two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
  • 48000000 - Software package and information systems
  • 48100000 - Industry specific software package
  • 48180000 - Medical software package
  • 48983000 - Development software package
  • 72200000 - Software programming and consultancy services
  • 72211000 - Programming services of systems and user software
  • 72212000 - Programming services of application software
  • 72212100 - Industry specific software development services
  • 72212180 - Medical software development services
  • 72212313 - Optical-character-recognition (OCR) software development services
  • 72212314 - Voice recognition software development services
  • 72212517 - IT software development services
  • 72212900 - Miscellaneous software development services and computer systems
  • 72212920 - Office automation software development services
  • 72260000 - Software-related services
  • 72261000 - Software support services
  • 72262000 - Software development services
  • 72266000 - Software consultancy services
  • 72268000 - Software supply services
two.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS codes
  • UK - UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance

M50 2UW

two.2.4) Description of the procurement

Prior Information Notice (PIN) for Intelligent Automation framework agreement. NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS) are consulting on a proposal to tender for the provision of Intelligent Automation to support NHS Organisations and the wider public sector.

To help define and develop our national procurement strategy and help in the development of our service specification to meet the needs of NHS Organisations and wider Public Sectors, NHS Shared business services are engaging with potential providers prior to the release of any official tender documents.

NHS SBS is currently considering using the following lots for this procurement, however it reserves the right to change any aspect of the lotting structure or not use lots as part of any future tender process: Intelligent Automation Adoption and Implementation Services, Intelligent Automation Software and Licensing and Intelligent Automation as a Service.

two.3) Estimated date of publication of contract notice

10 February 2021


Section four. Procedure

four.1) Description

four.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes


Section six. Complementary information

six.3) Additional information

An expression of interest in the Intelligent Automation is not a tender response. An expression of interest is no indication of a commitment to participate in the tender nor does it infer any special status on those providers who do submit interest. Potential providers who do not express an interest will still be able to apply in the future. This expression of interest does not commit the NHS SBS to undertake the procurement.