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Tendering Process

All NHS Scotland tender opportunities over a certain value are posted onto the OJEU (Official Journal of the European Union) system through the Public Contracts Portal (which is free to use). To review the full details of all current adverts please access the following website:

Public Contract Scotland Open in new window

Health Boards publish low value local tender opportunities directly on their own web sites and through the Public Contracts Scotland Portal.

National Procurement use an electronic Tendering tool Open in new window which is common to the majority of the public sector in Scotland to issue Invitations to Tender.

The tender process followed by National Procurement is generally in line with the Route 3 of Procurement Journey used by Scottish Public Bodies.

Details of the Procurement Journey and Guidance for Suppliers can be found at the following links:

explore National Procurement