How to buy



Apira has been appointed to several Frameworks to enable more simplified procurement of its services

Apira services can be procured directly through contacting us or through a number of public sector frameworks which allow direct awards or mini-competitions.

G-Cloud 13

Apira are proud to be a G-Cloud Supplier which means we are part of a framework of approved supplier services where organisations can make purchases via the Digital Marketplace without having to go through a lengthy procurement or tender process every time. We have been awarded a place on Lot 3, Cloud Support. Find out more here.

NOEPC (NHS North of England Commercial Procurement Collaborative)

Apira have secured a place on the NOECPC framework covering ICT Solutions Delivery (Professional Services & Consultancy Support). Apira are included on Lot 1 (Clinical Information Systems), Lot 2 (Non-Clinical Information Systems), Lot 3 (Infrastructure) and Lot 6 (Multidisciplinary ICT Healthcare Consultancy and Advisory Services). More information is available here.

Digital Outcomes 6 Framework – Lot 1

Apira have been awarded a place on the Digital Outcomes 6 Framework, Lot 1, meaning we can deliver digital projects for customers via providing a single resource through to a complete Team. 

Health Systems Support Framework (HSSF)

Apira are included in the Health Systems Support Framework (HSSF) which is used by NHS Trusts and other care providers. HSSF focuses on non-clinical services including digital transformation. 

Digital Capability for Health

Apira have secured a place on the new Digital Capability for Health framework as part of an SME consortium led by Hippo Digital. The Digital Capability for Health framework enables service providers in the health and care sector to bring digital skills, services, and products into their organisations (which include NHS Digital and other national, regional, and local public sector health and social care bodies) from a list of approved, experienced suppliers. More details are available on the Hippo  Digital website.For more information on our role in the consortium contact David Corbett, Apira representative on the Hippo Consortium Board.

Dynamic Purchasing Systems (DPS)

Along side the frameworks above, Apira is also part of the following Dynamic Purchasing Systems (DPS)

Apira services can be procured directly through contacting us or the below DPS.

NHS South, Central and West (SCW) Commissioning Support Unit DPS

Apira are proud to have been awarded a place on Lot 3 (digital transformation) and Lot 4 (system transformation) of the new NHS SCW CSU Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS). Lot 3 covers information strategy, technical strategy and planning, business change management and improving user experiences among other elements. Lot 4 covers delivering improvements and efficiency, business changes implementation, primary care transformation as well as financial / activity analysis, modelling & assurance and financial sustainability. Find out more about the SCW Procurement services here.