NHS terms and conditions for procuring goods and services

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Terms and conditions for the NHS when procuring goods and services from commercial organisations.


Innovation Partnership

Dynamic Purchasing System

Managed services case study

Data Protection Protocol


The NHS terms and conditions are for the use of NHS bodies procuring goods and services from commercial organisations. They were updated in January 2018 to reflect changes in government policy and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) legislation.

The documents provide guidance notes and associated documentation for:

  • contract version
  • purchase order version
  • framework agreements
  • combined goods and services
  • innovation partnerships
  • dynamic purchasing systems
  • managed services

The NHS sub-contract for the provision of clinical services is now published by NHS England. Please send queries on the NHS sub-contract to NHS England at nhscb.contractshelp@nhs.net


Published: 3 November 2010
Last updated 14 February 2018 — see all updates

Source: Department of Health and Social Care