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Health and Social Care Network (HSCN) Access Services (RM3825)


Supplier procurement information

This dynamic purchasing system (DPS) is now live

Contract Notice (CN) in OJEU

View Contract Notice

Request to participate in the DPS and download the bid pack

Apply to DPS


How to request to participate

Your request to participate must be entered via the online Supplier Registration/ Selection route.

We can only accept requests to participate that we receive through this route. You can find further information in the DPS Needs document in the bid pack.

Any clarification questions around the application process or documentation should be sent to HSCNDPS[at][dot]uk 

What is HSCN?

The Health & Social Care Network is the new data network for health and care organisations, succeeding N3 and providing connectivity for the NHS and wider health and social care providers.

All NHS organisations are required to procure HSCN connectivity. For further details please see the HSCN website


Aggregated Procurements

NHS Digital and CCS are running a series of aggregated procurements under the HSCN Access Services DPS. To bid for these procurements suppliers must be admitted to the DPS (see links above to apply) and must be HSCN Stage 2 compliant. For more information on aggregation opportunities contact aggregation[at][dot]uk

NFC83 HSCN South West Aggregated Procurement

Details of the sites that will be part of the HSCN South West Aggregated Procurement can be found here. These are being made available to assist suppliers in the compilation of their bid responses. The details are for information only and may be subject to change.