National Clinical Staffing Framework tender now published
The NHS Collaborative Procurement Partnership's National Clinical Staffing Framework tender has now been published.
The link below is to the LPP e-sourcing portal where would-be suppliers will find all the information required to submit applications for a place on the tender.
Any questions should only be submitted through the e-tendering portal. If you experience technical difficulties accessing the portal please contact Due North:
Telephone: 0845 293 0459 (lines open from 08:30am to 17:30pm Monday to Friday, excluding English public holidays)
Link to the e-tendering portal:
Please note the tender submission deadline is noon on 19th April 2016.
For information on how to do business with the NHS please read the information on this page.
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