The North of England Commercial Procurement Collaborative (NOE CPC) is to set up a £50m legal services framework for NHS organisations.
The contract is valued at between £1m and £50m over four years. It is expected to start on 1 April 2017 and run until 31 March 2021.
The NOE CPC said it was acting as an agent on behalf of NHS organisations throughout England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
It added that the framework agreement was intended to provide “a professional, cost effective and reliable framework of 10 providers who are able to offer services on a range of legal matters to NHS NOE CPC member Trusts and other organisations who are eligible to make use of the framework agreement”.