North of England
Commercial Procurement Collaborative

Contracts & Frameworks

IT Hardware and Services

Following the popularity of the original LINK IT Hardware and Services framework let by NOE CPC and NHS SBS, an OJEU re-procurement has been undertaken to establish this replacement LINK IT 2 framework.

The framework provides the ability to purchase a wide range of IT hardware and associated services across the following 10 lots;

Lot 1 – Desktops
Lot 2 – Laptops
Lot 3 – Tablets / Slates
Lot 4 – Specialist IT Hardware
Lot 5 – Clinical Monitors
Lot 6 – Green Devices
Lot 7 – Printers / Scanners / Asset Scanners
Lot 8 – Deployment Services
Lot 9 – Third party Warranty
Lot 10 – One stop shop


  • Wide portfolio of IT hardware suitable for both office and clinical environments
  • Fixed pricing for standard NHS specifications
  • Flexible framework for use by NHS and other public sector organisations - “spot-buying” as well as longer term strategic purchases
  • Saving opportunities - depending on product specification and supplier choice
  • Robust contractual protection
  • Supplier commitment to minimum product lifecycles and notification period for planned product demise and introduction of new products
  • Ability to procure products with high sustainability benefits and energy consumption efficiencies and/or gain detailed information about the Energy Performance of products purchased
  • Supporting services including a range of deployment and maintenance packages
  • Provides a route to market for new technologies over the life of the framework i.e. Phablets and detachable devices
  • The ability to procure a bundle of hardware requirements through Lot 10.


  • Centerprise International Ltd
  • Dacoll Limited
  • Dell Corporation Ltd
  • Esteem System Ltd
  • HP Inc Ltd UK
  • Insight Direct (UK) Ltd
  • Parity Medical Ltd
  • Softcat Ltd
  • Software Box Ltd
  • Specialist Computer Centre (SCC)
  • Stone Computers Limited
  • XMA Limited

NOE CPC Contact Information

Alison Petrie
Senior Category Manager - ICT and Technology
0114 399 2018 | 07824 597 081

IT Hardware and Services