Urology Products and associated support provision

Emily Blunt made this Freedom of Information request to NHS Shared Business Services
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The request was refused by NHS Shared Business Services.

Dear FOI Team,

I would be most grateful if you would provide me, under the Freedom of Information Act, details in respect to the contract below.

Urology Products and associated support provision

The details we require are:

• Suppliers who applied for inclusion on each framework/contract and were successful & not successful at the PQQ & ITT stages*
• Contract values of each framework/contract (& any sub lots), year to date
• Start date & duration of framework
• Is there an extension clause in the framework(s)/contract(s) and, if so, the duration of the extension?
• Has a decision been made yet on whether the framework(s)/contract(s) are being either extended or renewed?
• Who is the senior officer (outside of procurement) responsible for this contract?

For clarity, the details of the successful and unsuccessful suppliers are kept in the strictest confidence. These details are used only to contact and support suppliers regarding their bidding activity for the relevant contracts.

Yours sincerely,

FOI (NHS Shared Business Services Ltd (Wakefield)), NHS Shared Business Services

Dear Emily,

Further to your e-mail below, I am contacting you with regards your request for information received into NHS Shared Business Services.

NHS Shared Business Services Limited (NHS SBS) is a private company created by a joint venture between Sopra Steria Limited and the Department of Health supporting NHS organisations. As a private company, we are not listed as a public authority within the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and are not obliged to comply with the act and the need to release information regarding our company. I must, therefore, refuse your request for information.

To access any information held by or relating to public authorities you would need to approach the organisation(s) in question directly with your request for information.

For any further information on our services and what we do, please go to our web site http://www.sbs.nhs.uk

Kind regards,


Kirstie Hartlebury BA (Hons)

Information Governance, Risk and Assurance Officer
NHS Shared Business Services


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