NHS England confirmed with us today that following the evaluation of the bids received within the procurement, it will now formalise contracts with the following bidders in respect of seven of the nine lots:
NHS England Regional Public Health Commissioning Teams will now be formalising the contracts with the successful bidders and commencing with the transition to the consolidated service. Subsequently, NHS England expects successful bidders will have conversations with regional commissioners and incumbent providers on their mobilisation plans.
For the remaining two lots (Lot 1 - London and Lot 2 - North East) preferred bidders have been identified and the process of confirming this is ongoing. Bidders for these lots are aware of this.