The healthcare sector is extremely varied and we provide bid writing services to win contracts right across the spectrum. This covers dental services to supported living, from weight management to home oxygen supply, home care to pathology services. From a procurement perspective there is a common desire for innovation, to achieve efficiencies without compromising on the quality of care and to deliver a tailored service based on the demographics of a specific region.
With a high number of opportunities it can be difficult to navigate key procurement requirements and understand how your business, services or product can provide a valuable solution.
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How to win healthcare tenders
Within the healthcare market, it can be difficult to stand out and get the right people understanding the benefits you can provide. In our experience, we have generally found the following helps to secure healthcare contracts:
- Clear win themes and ensuring your response is benefit driven. This could be innovations to help improve safety, quality or a personal approach to care
- A deep understanding of the objectives and an alignment to your solution
- Good evidence, whether this is previous experience, case studies, KPIs or testimonials
A forward-thinking, problem solving attitude
A large proportion of healthcare requirements fall under the NHS. NHS tenders can offer significant benefits to businesses of all sizes through project and framework agreements.
NHS contracts can also be difficult to secure so it's important to invest time in solid research before making any decisions or developing bids. You can get more information and advice on how to find and win NHS tenders here.
Why use Thornton and Lowe for healthcare or NHS tenders
We work on over one hundred healthcare bids per annum, and this number continues to grow year on year. We have a vast depth of knowledge in the healthcare industry ranging from temporary/permanent agency placements, hospital services, dental, specialist health as well as domiciliary and complex care. With success rates at over 70% across all documents we offer an edge to our clients who otherwise may not have the capacity or capability.
Where to find healthcare tenders?
We have developed a software tool, Tender Pipeline, to enable businesses to quickly search for LIVE healthcare tenders free of charge. You can also sign up today to receive notifications of tenders tailored to you.
Some large, well-known frameworks for example are; Crown Commercial Services (CCS), NHS England and Healthtrust Europe.