Clinical Digital Health Solutions (CDHS) Framework

  • Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

F02: Contract notice

Notice reference: 2023/S 000-028776

Published 29 September 2023, 12:32pm

Section one: Contracting authority

one.1) Name and addresses

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Great Maze Pond




shah miah




+44 7833180036


United Kingdom

NUTS code

UKI44 - Lewisham and Southwark

Internet address(es)

Main address


Buyer's address


one.3) Communication

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


Additional information can be obtained from the above-mentioned address

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via


Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the above-mentioned address

Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at


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

Clinical Digital Health Solutions (CDHS) Framework

two.1.2) Main CPV code

  • 72260000 - Software-related services

two.1.3) Type of contract


two.1.4) Short description

This is the next generation of the LPP Clinical Digital Solutions (CDS) for the
Integrated Health Economy framework (2021/S 066-172631), which seeks to
continue to support the NHS Long Term Plan by providing a route to market for all
core clinical and care based digital solutions in use within the health and care

two.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: £2,000,000,000

two.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

two.2) Description

two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

  • 48000000 - Software package and information systems

two.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS codes
  • UK - United Kingdom

two.2.4) Description of the procurement

The scope of this single lot framework agreement includes but is not limited to all
clinical digital solutions & any associated hardware or software.
The framework will be divided into solutions covering the following areas, the
Patient administration system solutions –incl but not limited to: Standalone PAS
solutions and system integrations/portals to support organisations either not ready
for full EPR functionality or those that want to keep their PAS separate from their
clinical wrap
Electronic health and care record solutions –incl but not limited to: A
comprehensive range of both enterprise and best of breed EPR system solutions
and system integrations/portals across Acute, Community, Mental Health and
Ambulance care settings
Pathology system solutions -incl but not limited to: Core Laboratory Information
Management Systems (LIMS) solutions, Integrated Blood Science Service
Systems (includes Clinical Biochemistry, Haematology and Immunology), Blood
Transfusion Systems, Blood Bank Systems, Genomics LIMS Systems and system
Radiology system solutions -incl but not limited to: Picture Archiving and
Communication System (PACS) solutions, Radiology Information System (RIS) solutions, Vendor Neutral Imaging Archive (VNIA) solutions and radiology system
Pharmacy system solutions -incl but not limited to: Pharmacy Dispensing Systems,
Electronics Prescribing Medicines Administration (EPMA) solutions, Ward based
automation and kiosks, pharmacy workflow management, discharge planning and
pharmacy system integration/portals
Patient support system solutions -incl but not limited to: Patient tracking and bed
management systems, Personal Health Record (PHR), system integrations/portals
and associated wearables and home devices
Specialist clinical system solutions -incl but not limited to: All specialist clinical
systems such as maternity, child health, theatres, emergency department,
cardiology, renal and system integrations/portals
Shared care record system solutions -incl but not limited to: Shared cared records
spanning multiple organisations across both health and social care, Electronic
Master Patient Index (EMPI), Record Locator Service (RLS), Integration
Platform/portals, Informatics, Vendor Neutral Archive (VNA), Reporting and
Population Health Analytics
The framework agreement will allow for further competition and direct award to all
awarded suppliers. In order to facilitate direct award, this framework will require the
submission of national list pricing that will be published in a catalogue to all
potential drawdown authorities in full and unrestricted.
The current iteration of the framework is endorsed by the NHSE CCF Digital and
Technology Category Strategy recommended routes to market for clinical software,
SaaS and Apps (pillar 3).
It is LPP’s intention to ensure ongoing NHSE CCF endorsement as part of this
framework renewal process.

two.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

two.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: £2,000,000,000

two.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months


This contract is subject to renewal


Description of renewals

1+1 year extension

two.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

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

two.2.14) Additional information

To express an interest please go to https://health-family.force.com/s/Welcome
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Section three. Legal, economic, financial and technical information

three.1) Conditions for participation

three.1.2) Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

three.1.3) Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

Section four. Procedure

four.1) Description

four.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

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: 2022/S 000-033084

four.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate


13 November 2023

Local time


four.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted


four.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

four.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders


29 September 2023

Local time


Section six. Complementary information

six.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: Yes

six.3) Additional information

The framework agreement shall include the following organisations in the United
Kingdom and their respective statutory successors and organisations created as a
result of structural re-organisations or organisational changes:
• Central government departments and their executive agencies
• Non-departmental public bodies
• National Health Service (NHS) bodies, including Clinical Commissioning Groups,
NHS trusts, NHS foundation trusts, their subsidiaries, NHS GP’s, a special health
authority and a local health board in England and Wales and other constituent
bodies in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland
• All Local Authorities
• All Combined Authorities
• Police forces and other emergency services, fire and rescue services, the
maritime and Coast guard agency
• Educational establishments
• Registered social landlords
• Registered charities
• Devolved and other administrations within the British Isles
• Healthcare providers in the Channel Islands
• NI Public Bodies

six.4) Procedures for review

six.4.1) Review body

The High Court

The Strand




United Kingdom

Internet address


six.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Great Maze Pond




United Kingdom

Internet address