Public Contracts Regulations 2015 for NHS commissioners

Requirements for the procurement of healthcare services under the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.



This summarises the Public Contract Regulations 2015 (PCR 2015) requirements for NHS commissioners and those supporting them with their procurement of healthcare services.

The document should be read alongside the Cabinet Office EU procurement directives and the UK regulations guidance on the Light Touch Regime for health, social, education and certain other services.

PCR 2015 requires commissioners to act in a transparent way when taking procurement decisions and, in particular, to advertise when awarding a contract for services above a value of €750,000.

The following further information and advice is available:

Published 21 October 2016