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Services - 198467-2017

26/05/2017    S100    Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-Salford: Networking software package

2017/S 100-198467

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
National registration number: 05280446
Postal address: Turnpike House, 631 Eccles New Road
Town: Salford
NUTS code: UKD3
Postal code: M50 1SY
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Claire Barnes

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
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

Digital Control Centre.

Reference number: CB/SRFT/508/17-18
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust are looking for a partner to Co-design, build and develop a Digital Control Centre across the organisation.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
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: UKD3
NUTS code: UKD
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Salford M6 8HD.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust are looking for a partner to Co-design, build and develop a Digital Control Centre across the organisation.

II.2.14)Additional information

The hospital main site is: Stott Lane, Salford M6 8HD.

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: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust would like to invite providers to attend a ‘Market Engagement Event’ which will inform the market of Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust intentions to develop a Digital Control Centre. Any values and time-scales stated within this PIN notice are for guideline purposes only and should not be taken as a guarantee.


Salford Royal NHS Foundation University Teaching Trust (SRFT) is a highly regarded integrated provider of hospital, community and primary care services Trust. Our team of 7 000 staff provides local services to the City of Salford and specialist services to Greater Manchester and beyond.

We are an Outstanding Trust — the first Trust in the North of England to achieve the highest rating given by the Care Quality Commission and are leading innovative new models of care achieving national vanguard status twice; for the development of an Acute Care Group and an Integrated Care Organisation.

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust (SRFT) is currently in an enviable position as one of the most digitally mature Trusts in England as measured by the NHS England Digital Maturity Index and has recently been chosen as a Centre for Global Digital Exemplar (GDE). The GDEs will trail blaze new ways of using digital technology to drive radical improvements in the care of patients.

Building on this, Salford Royal is looking to the future of healthcare and wants to establish a Digital Control Centre, bringing the latest advances in data analytics and digital health to achieve a world-leading organisation which has operational excellence, the best quality healthcare and patient experience across the entire organization which also includes social care.

Salford Royal will be the Test Bed for the Digital Control Centre with an opportunity to scale across Group and potentially across the rest of the NHS.

Potential Providers are also asked to read and download — Appendix 1 — which details desired outcomes and Case Studies.

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust would like to invite interested providers to attend a ‘Market Engagement Event’ on Thursday 22.6.2017 from 13:00 until 17:00. The event will be held in Mayo Building on Level 2 in Seminar Rooms 11 and 12, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, Stott Lane, Salford M6 8HD. Bidders wishing to express an interest in participating in the Market Engagement Event should register their interest on the EU Supply Website. To register on EU Supply please log on to the following website: and look for PIN reference number CB/SRFT/508/17-18 Digital Control Centre. For support registering on EU Supply please contact the e-Tendering help desk on 0800 840 2050 or

Any information provided to Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust in the course of this market engagement event would be made available to all interested parties responding to any future potential tendering opportunities. This will provide an opportunity for potential providers to gain an insight into the required services and raise specific questions.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: