Procurements and tendering processes

The procurement framework for managing major commissioning changes is available to download here (PDF, 489 KB).

A list of procurements awarded and a future timetable can be found below. Information correct as at 29 February 2020.


Contract IDServiceAwarded toAnnual contract valueContract termService descriptionNew contract startAward type
39 External audit services Grant Thornton £54k 3 years + 2 years External auditors 01/04/2017 Competitive tender
497 Adult talking therapies Outlook South West £4.3m 3 years + 2 years Physological talking therapies 01/04/2017 Competitive tender
506 Occupational health Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust £15k 3 years Staff occupational health 01/04/2017 Competitive tender
503 Woundcare/dressings Convatec Limited £2.7m 3 years Supply of product to point of use and ordering and stock management system 01/06/2017 Competitive tender
500 111/OOH joint service Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust, Kernow CIC and Vocare £8.9m 5 years Out of hours GP access and 111 helpline 02/12/2017 Competitive tender
Various Audiology AQP Various £0m 2 years Hearing diagnostics and provision of equipment for adults over 55 years 01/10/2017 Any qualified provider (AQP)
33 Orthotic clinical service Steepers Group £120k 4 years Orthotic clinical sessions 30/04/2018 Direct award under east of England framework
33 Orthotic products Steepers Group £1m 4 years Bespoke orthotic products 30/04/2018 Direct award under NHS supply chain framework
508 Digital shared care plan and end of life register Royal Marsden Hospitals Trust £280k 2 years Interoperable software 01/04/2018 Competitive tender
589 Children and young peoples mental health - additional capacity Zenzone, Penhaligons Friends, Adaction £300K 1 year Additional support for main CFT mental health contract for specialty services Lot 1 - 0-5 yrs, Lot 2 - 6-11 yrs, Lot 3 - 12-18 yrs 01/04/2018 Competitive tender
597 GP Online web based tool for patients Hurley Innovations Ltd £410k 3 years GP Online web based tool for patients 26/03/2018 Crown Commercial G-cloud framework
611-662 Homecare and supported lifestyles Various £24.5m (health only) 4 years Home care and supported lifestyles services delivering care and support directly to a person in their own home 11/06/2018 Competitive tender (DPS) joint with Cornwall Council
609 111 online NHS Digital £0K 3 years Software to allow users to go through an online triage and be referred on to the most appropriate NHS care service or to self-treat at home 01/07/2018 G-cloud framework
566 Domestic abuse and sexual violence (DASV) First Light and Barnardos £86k 4 years Counselling and support for survivors of rape and sexual abuse 01/07/2018 Competitive tender via Cornwall Council
496 Non emergency patient transport - no award - extending existing whilst options appraisal is revisited E-Zec Ltd £4.8m 5 years Non emergency patient transport, cars, ambulances, taxis, volunteer drivers, centralised booking and Isles of Scilly transport 01/04/2019 Competitive tender
690 Procurement and contract management portal EU supply £9,506.66 2 years Procurement and contract management portal 01/04/2019 Direct award through PPSA regional agreement
589 Children and young peoples mental health - additional capacity Young People Cornwall £150K 1 year Additional support for main CFT mental health contract for specialty services (non recurrent) 01/09/2018 Competitive tender
676 Diagnostics - echocardio Express Diagnostics Variable 2 years + 1 year Echocardiology for east of the county 31/05/2019 Competitive tender - associate with NEW Devon CCG
668 Continence products Essity UK Ltd Variable 7 years Supply of continence products 01/04/2019 Competitive tender - associate with PPSA
  Children community services (east facing) Livewell/ICP   10 years with option to extend up to a further 5 years Intergated care partnership for Devon including an interface with east Cornwall facing patient flow option 01/07/2020 Competitive tender led by NHS Devon CCG
26 Wheelchairs and maintenance Millbrook Variable 2 years Bespoke and standard wheelchairs for long term hire. repair and maintenance Rolling Competitive tender
472 Internal audit Tiaa Ltd £54k 4 years Internal audit 30/06/2016 Competitive tender
493 Legal services Browne Jacobson Variable 5 years Legal services 01/10/2016 Competitive tender
Various Physio therapy services (MSK) Various Variable 1 + 1 years AQP physiotherapy and chiropractor services for lower back and neck pain New contract created 01/04/2019 Any qualified provider