NHS SBS stands for NHS Shared Business Service. NHS SBS are a private limited company, NHS Shared Business Services Limited. NHS SBS is owned by Sopra Steria Limited and the Department of Health and Social Care.
Controversially, ownership of the incumbent NHS procurement organisation was transferred to Sopra Steria Limited without a competitive tender process. NHS SBS operate on a membership basis. This means that they publish tenders and procure goods and services for the benefit of their membership.
Who can use NHS SBS agreements?
NHS SBS allow their associate members and member authorities to use NHS SBS frameworks.
Do suppliers pay to be on NHS SBS Frameworks?
Yes, NHS SBS charge suppliers a fee for supplying goods and services under their frameworks. The charges vary but are always clearly stated in the tender documents.
How can I increase my chances of winning NHS SBS tenders?
NHS SBS has one of the most complex tender response processes. Naomi Clews Consultancy provide procurement consulting services to help you navigate the procurement process.
Current NHS SBS Tenders
NHS Shared Business Services Tenders Hard Facilities Management 2 Contract Value: £800,000,000 Tender Closing Date: 15 October 2021
Future NHS SBS Tenders
NHS Shared Business Services Tenders Workforce and Wellbeing Services Contract Value excluding VAT: £200,000,000 Expression of Interest Requested
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