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HPV primary cervical screening - October 2018 update

NHS England (NHS E) published a Prior Information Notice in mid-October 2018, informing the market of the intention to undertake a procurement process to support the implementation of HPV primary screening.

NHSE is running a national, one-stage open tender procurement process to find up to 13 providers for HPV laboratory services.

The invitation to tender will be published in November 2018 and NHSE is working towards contracts being awarded in April 2019 and starting from 1 July 2019.