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Health Education England wishes to procure e-portfolios for NHS learner healthcare workforces such as dentists, doctors, healthcare scientists and pharmacists.

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
NHS Health Education England
Blenheim House, Duncombe Street
United Kingdom
Contact person: Peter Simmonds
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Joint procurement
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

E-portfolio - provision of e-portfolio or eportfolio for the learner healthcare workforce.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Health Education England wishes to procure e-portfolios for NHS learner healthcare workforces such as dentists, doctors, healthcare scientists and pharmacists.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 600 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

The required services will be hosted ‘software as a service’.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Over the next few years Health Education England may purchase an e-portfolio for each of its learner healthcare workforces starting in 2017 with a procurement for a Healthcare Science e-portfolio. It is envisaged that two dental e-portfolios will follow in 2018. Arrangements for other e-portfolios may be made in due course, subject to a review of HEE's requirements in 2018. This information is provided without prejudice to due process.

II.2.14)Additional information

The PIN is for information only. It is to facilitate pre-procurement consultation and engage with the market. The procurement strategy is in draft form and the final document will be agreed by a stakeholder group on behalf of the HEE Board. It is possible that the procurement could be organised via an Open procurement, through a framework contract or some other form.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

There will be a market engagement event by webinar for potential bidders on 30.3.2017 at 10:00 until 11:00. Joining details are:

Meeting number (access code): 846 752 327

Meeting password: pCchHtx2 JOIN BY PHONE +44-203-478-5289 Call-in toll number (UK) Can't join the meeting?

This information is without prejudice to due process. The webinar will be recorded and made available for viewing by suppliers at this Sharepoint link:

If the procurement route selected for the e-portfolio procurement is one that requires a Contract Notice in OJEU a further pre-procurement market engagement event will be arranged for prospective bidders.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: