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The biggest govtech deals of the week (17/6/19)

This is the latest instalment of an exclusive series analysing the UK’s biggest public sector tech deals. Every week, in partnership with the data analysis firm Tussell, we drill down into the most valuable tenders and awards from the last seven days. Here’s what we found this week…

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An NHS procurement agency is preparing to launch a UK-wide framework for digital imaging and diagnostic support services. Estimated to be worth up to £2bn, the framework will allow hospital trusts across the country to buy a range of medical imaging tools from a list of approved suppliers. Imaging is one of the areas of healthcare expected to benefit most from advances in computer vision in the coming years.

Authority Contract Title Date Published Bid Deadline Framework Tender Value (High)
NHS Shared Business Services AI Digital Applications for Imaging, Diagnostic Support  12/6/19 N £2bn
Network Rail Infrastructure Limited Occupational Health and Wellbeing Services 13/6/19 N £45m
Thames Valley Police Fully Managed Digital Interview Recording System (DIR) Solution 14/6/19 N £2m
Valleys to Coast Housing Network Infrastructure Upgrade 14/6/19 N £400k
Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust Medical Record Storage Pre-market Engagement 13/6/19 12/09/19 N £100k


The biggest tender of the week comes from the Crown Commercial Service, which is launching a £6.5bn framework covering a number of IT services, including software asset management, system installation and end user support. The application process went live last week and is open till 21 June.

Authority Contract Title Date Published Bid Deadline Framework Tender Value (High)
Crown Commercial Service Technology Products and Associated Services 13/6/19 20/6/19 Y £6.5bn
NHS London Procurement Partnership Information Management and Technology (Including Managed Service) 13/6/19 16/7/19 Y £3bn
Northern Housing Consortium Technology Enabled Care Services Framework (19-23) 12/6/19 7/7/19 Y £300m
Nottinghamshire County Council Wide Area Network (WAN) Framework 14/6/19 28/7/19 Y £250m
NHS North of England CSU Child Health Information Services 14/6/19 14/7/19 N £21m


HMRC, the UK’s tax authority, disclosed last week that it has signed two major Microsoft contracts in recent months. The larger of the two is a £105m deal with Softcat to cover Microsoft licences. The second is worth £10m, covers its use of Microsoft cloud service Azure and was managed through a subsidiary of the outsourcing giant Capita, called Trustmarque.

Contracting Authority Supplier Contract Title Date Awarded Framework Value
Financial Conduct Authority Multiple Suppliers Cloud and Technology Resourcing and Outcomes Framework 29/5/19 Y £125m
HM Revenue & Customs Softcat PLC Microsoft Enterprise Licence Agreement 31/5/19 N £105m
HM Revenue & Customs Trustmarque Solutions Limited Microsoft – Azure Services 1/6/19 N £10m
Her Majesty’s Land Registry Kainos Evolve Limited HM Land Registry Digital & Data Programme Partner 9/4/19 N £8m
Bournemouth University Lenovo Technology (United Kingdom) Limited Framework Agreement for the supply of end user computing equipment and associated services 12/6/19 Y £7m