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GPSoC market engagement event – 6th March

(Published: 26 February 2013)

Subject to receipt of the required approvals, a procurement for a new GPSoC framework will be launched in the near future. It is important the supplier community continues to understand the proposed direction of travel and has an opportunity to ask questions, give feedback, influence and consider whether it would like to be involved.

Current and prospective suppliers to the primary care IT market are invited to a GPSoC event to be held on 6th March. We appreciate this is short notice but would recommend that all suppliers interested in bidding attend and provide input.

This event follows one which took place on 12th December and will be co-hosted by Intellect and NHS Connecting for Health (NHS CFH). It will give suppliers an opportunity to hear and discuss how the thinking has developed in recent months on key areas such as the proposed interface mechanism (including assurance), end-to-end integration assurance, support arrangements and commercial and financial arrangements. As well as being able to participate in discussion throughout the day there will be an opportunity in the afternoon for bidders to meet with the procurement team in 121 sessions.

A number of documents relating to the areas being covered will be made available to attendees by cop Friday 1st March via the GPSoC web pages: http://www.connectingforhealth.nhs.uk/systemsandservices/gpsupport/gpsoc

Suppliers can book onto the event via the Intellect website at: http://www.intellectuk.org/intellect-calendar/icalrepeat.detail/2013/3/6/2769/-/public-sector-healthcare-gpsoc-market-engagement-event.