ProCure2020 National Framework
What is ProCure2020?
ProCure2020 (P2020) is the fourth generation of the ProCure framework for the design and construction of NHS capital projects. It enables NHS clients to quickly access, in a one-stop-shop capacity, experienced and proficient partners to support excellence in all aspects of NHS capital project delivery, including business case development/approval, sustainability, design, construction (including modern methods), disruption mitigation, benefit realisation and optimised occupation.
As the successor to ProCure22 which will expire in 2021, P2020 is the preferred procurement route for the design and construction of buildings across the sector. P2020 extends the framework into its third decade of provision – building on the success of the previous ProCure21 (P21), ProCure21+ (P21+) and ProCure22 (P22) health-specific frameworks which demonstrated significant advancement in delivering improved value for money in NHS capital developments.
The ownership, oversight, and administration of ProCure frameworks has moved from the Department of Health and Social Care to NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE/I) Estates division. Feedback received suggested that moving the framework closer to the NHS will help with engagement and take-up from suppliers, and ultimately benefit NHS customers.
As with previous frameworks, there is a commitment to partnering (long-term relationships), collaborative working, integrated supply chains, and the use of target cost contracts and now fixed price contracts where appropriate. P2020 represents industry best practice and guards against the poor practice and risks that are associated with traditional methods of procurement. P2020 reduces the client’s exposure to risk and offers an open, honest, and fair profit to appointed, sustainable supply chains.
It is expected that ProCure22 will remain live and available to NHS clients until P2020 goes live.
We wanted to touch base as we are conscious that a ProCure2020 progress update hasn’t been issued for a while. We have been busy finalising the ProCure2020 framework and we anticipate making a formal announcement in the near future. Meanwhile, it is expected that ProCure22 will remain live and available to NHS clients until ProCure2020 is activated.
If you are interested in the upcoming ProCure2020 framework, you can join our mailing list so you are informed by email when we issue a P2020 update. Please provide your GDPR consent by emailing email@example.com and asking to be added to the P2020 mailing list.
The ProCure2020 (P2020) team has moved across from the Department of Health and Social Care to NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE/I) Estates division to finalise and deliver the fourth generation procurement framework P2020.
The P2020 team has been very busy since the industry webinar on 17 January 2020, and this update provides you with key information following the webinar.
Given the current impact of Covid-19 and the resource impact this is having across the health care system it has been decided that the ProCure22 framework is extended for up to 12 months. We also appreciate that this will be having an impact on your bid teams and resource and as such will pause the procurement of ProCure2020.
Department of Health & Social Care, NHS England and NHS Improvement have received very strong levels of interest from potential suppliers, as well as lots of helpful constructive feedback. Having considered feedback to date DHSC, NHS England and NHS Improvement will now be working to a revised timetable.
Thank you to all those that submitted questions via the webinar and the ProCure2020 email inbox. We are pleased to be able to share the responses to your questions.
Thanks to all who attended the P2020 Webinar on 17 January 2020, a copy of the slides are available for download. Download PowerPoint file: P2020 Industry Webinar slides
Prior information notice: ProCure 2020 (P2020) National Framework for Design and Construction in England
Prior information notice: United Kingdom-Leeds: Construction work 2019/S 249-617289
ProCure 2020 (P2020) National Framework for Design and Construction in England
The Department of Health & Social Care P22 team have recently commenced developing the requirements for a new framework, P2020, to be in place when the current P22 framework closes for new work at the end of September 2020. We are keen to hear from Clients of capital construction projects with a Health & Social Care element on how P2020 can meet their requirements. Users can complete the attached questionnaire to provide any feedback and register for the NHS consultation day on the 4 October 2019. Please note industry consultation events will be advised in due course.