New GPSoC Framework
GP Systems of Choice (GPSoC) has successfully delivered a flexible mechanism for contracting GP clinical IT systems in GP practices since 2007. At present, 81% of GP practices use a system provided through the framework.
The Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) is currently procuring a new GPSoC framework. We expect to award the Lot 1 contracts at the end of March 2014.
A complete version of the GPSoC Replacement Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU) Notice (PDF, 123.0kB). The date of dispatch of this notice was 24 May 2013.
GPSoC Invitation to Submit Outline Proposal
The remaining 37 longlisted bidders for Lot 1 (GP clinical IT systems and modules) were invited to submit an outline proposal. Bidders submitted their proposals on 6 September 2013.
Following the evaluation of submitted Outline Proposals, a shortlist of bidders was produced on 13 September 2013. The shortlisted bidders are:
- Advanced Health and Care Limited
- Black Pear Software
- BMJ Informatica Systems Limited
- DXS International PLC
- EMIS Limited
- InferMed Limited
- Integrated Care 24
- IPlato Healthcare Limited
- Microtest Limited
- PAERS Limited
- PCTI Solutions Limited
- Prescribing Services Limited
- TPP SystmOne
- United Health (UK) Limited
- Wiggly Amps Limited
These 19 shortlisted bidders have now been invited to submit detailed proposals, and will participate in further dialogue with the Authority ahead of any submission.
Following the submission of the interim proposals and the feedback to bidders, the 19 bidders have been invited to submit a detailed proposal (ITSDP) on 15th January 2014.