Awarded contract

Trastuzumab (Herceptin®) 600mg/5ml solution for Injection

  • The Common Services Agency (more commonly known as NHS National Services Scotland) ("NSS")

F03: Contract award notice

Notice reference: 2021/S 000-016773

Published 16 July 2021, 1:14pm

Section one: Contracting authority

one.1) Name and addresses

The Common Services Agency (more commonly known as NHS National Services Scotland) ("NSS")

Gyle Square (NSS Head Office), 1 South Gyle Crescent


EH12 9EB



+44 1698794571


United Kingdom

NUTS code

UKM - Scotland

Internet address(es)

Main address

Buyer's address

one.2) Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

one.4) Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

one.5) Main activity


Section two: Object

two.1) Scope of the procurement

two.1.1) Title

Trastuzumab (Herceptin®) 600mg/5ml solution for Injection

Reference number


two.1.2) Main CPV code

  • 33600000 - Pharmaceutical products

two.1.3) Type of contract


two.1.4) Short description

The supply of Trastuzumab (Herceptin®) 600mg/5ml solution for Injection to NHS Scotland

two.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

two.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)

Value excluding VAT: £27,119,389

two.2) Description

two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

  • 33600000 - Pharmaceutical products

two.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS codes
  • UKM - Scotland
Main site or place of performance

All entities constituted pursuant to the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978, and any Integrated Joint Boards established pursuant to the new Public Bodies (Joint Working) Scotland Act 2014.

two.2.4) Description of the procurement

The supply of Trastuzumab (Herceptin®) 600mg/5ml solution for Injection to NHS Scotland.

two.2.5) Award criteria


two.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

two.2.13) Information about European Union Funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Section four. Procedure

four.1) Description

four.1.1) Type of procedure

Award of a contract without prior publication of a call for competition in the cases listed below

  • The services can be provided only by a particular economic operator for the following reason:
    • protection of exclusive rights, including intellectual property rights


The medicine awarded to this Framework Agreement are, and will continue to be, protected by patent for the duration of the Framework Agreement.

four.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

four.2) Administrative information

four.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number: 2021/S 000-004908

Section five. Award of contract

Contract No


A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

five.2) Award of contract

five.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

23 March 2021

five.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 1

Number of tenders received from SMEs: 0

Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0

Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 1

Number of tenders received by electronic means: 1

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Roche Products Ltd

6 Falcon Way, Shire Park

Welwyn Garden City



United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME


five.2.4) Information on value of contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Total value of the contract/lot: £27,199,389

Section six. Complementary information

six.3) Additional information

The estimated value in Sections II.1.7 and V.2.4 covers the thirty (30) month duration of the Framework Agreement and the eighteen (18) month extension option.

(SC Ref:655775)

six.4) Procedures for review

six.4.1) Review body

Sheriff Court House

27 Chambers Street





+44 1312252525


United Kingdom

six.4.3) Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures

Economic operators should approach the contracting authority in the first instance. However, the only formal remedy is to apply to the courts:

An economic operator that suffers, or is at risk of suffering, loss or damage attributable to a breach of duty under the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015 or the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014, may bring proceedings in the Sheriff Court or the Court of Session.