Commercial: CareCERT Information and React

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Notice Summary
Title: CareCERT Information and React
Notice type: Prior Information Notice
Authority: Commercial
Nature of contract: Not applicable
Procedure: Not applicable
Short Description:
Published: 22/11/2016 15:08

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UK-Leeds: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support.

Preliminary Questions
   This notice is for prior information only: Yes
   This notice aims at reducing time-limits for receipt of tenders: No
   This notice is a call for competition: No
Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name and addresses:
       The Information Centre for Health and Social Care
       1 Trevelyan Square, Leeds, LS1 6AE, United Kingdom
       Tel. +44 1132547264, Email:
       Contact: Andrew Brittain
       Main Address:
       NUTS Code: UKE42
      Specifications and additional documents: As Above
I.2) Joint procurement:
   The contract involves joint procurement: No.
   The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: Yes .

I.3) Communication          
   Further information can be obtained from: the above mentioned address

I.4) Type of the contracting authority    
   National or federal agency/office
I.5) Main activity:    

Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement - 1
   II.1.1) Title: CareCERT Information and React    
          Reference number: HCON01014
   II.1.2) Common Procurement Vocabulary:       
      72000000 - IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support.
   II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
   II.1.4) Short description:    
      Cyber security threat intelligence and response.          
   II.1.5) Estimated total value:       
      Value excluding VAT (give figures only) : 1,500,000 - GBP
   II.1.6) Information about lots:
      This contract is divided into lots: No          
      Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: Not Provided       
      The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots: Not Provided

II.2) Lot Description    
   II.2.3) Place of performance:       
      Region Codes:               
         UKE42 - Leeds    
   II.2.4) Description of the procurement:       
      The NHS Digital Cyber Security Programme supports NHS Digital applications and the wider healthcare sector to improve cyber security. The programme currently operates a Care Computer Emergency Response Team (CareCERT). CareCERT will offer advice and guidance to support health and social care organisations to respond effectively and safely to cyber security threats. CareCERT is focused on providing cyber security intelligence and advice to the health and social care system, using links across the public sector and with partners in industry. It will enable a coordinated approach to be taken across health and social care, by informing organisations about cyber security vulnerabilities, mitigating risks, and reacting to cyber security threats and attacks.    
   II.2.14) Additional information          
      The Authority intends to hold a pre-procurement Market engagement event in Leeds, UK on Wednesday the 7th of December. The Authority would like invite all interested suppliers to attend. Should you be interested in attending, please contact for further details on the location, agenda and scope of requirements.    

II.3) Estimated Date of publication
Section IV: Procedure   

IV.1) Description       
   IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA )
         The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) - YES

Section VI: Complementary Information    
VI.3) Additional Information:       
   To view this notice, please click here:
GO-20161122-PRO-9147913 TKR-20161122-PRO-9147912        

VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 22/11/2016

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