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Coronavirus: Updates and information

We are adapting our services as the situation changes. For details and to find out how to get help or volunteer to help others, visit our 'Coronavirus: Help for communities' page. Please follow the official NHS and government advice.

Procurement policies and legislation

Our procurement processes address the relevant legislation, including:

GOV.UK provides further guidance about procurement.

The procurement process is also governed by our own policies. Suppliers are advised, as a minimum, to review the following policies and considerations before submitting a tender.

Suppliers must ensure they understand and incorporate these requirements in their submissions. The requirements will be treated as implied terms of working with us.

Suppliers are advised that we cannot release commercially sensitive information, including schedules of rates, financial information, and so on. We will also not issue copies of tender submissions, as doing so could negatively impact future competition.