North of England
Commercial Procurement Collaborative


October's Contract of the Month is Patient Level Information Costing Systems



In response to the Five Year Forward View, improving costing systems is one element of the wider system improvements expected from the NHS. As a result, the NHS is moving towards mandatory patient level information submissions from 2019 onwards under the Costing Transformation Programme being delivered by NHS Improvement.

As a result, this framework will allow Trust to procure and implement compliant and capable systems for the reporting of patient-level costing information in order to report and analyse the true cost of care provision and develop service-wide improvement plans.


The benefits from the delivery of a framework agreement for use by NOE CPC members and the wider NHS will be as follows;

  • Provide a compliant route to market to access capable suppliers in the market;
  • Ensure capability of suppliers to meet minimum software requirements (and facilitate the costing methods and processes set out in the healthcare costing standards for England);
  • Ensure capability in relation to quality and performance;
  • Shorten the procurement timescales for the purchasing of costing systems;
  • Reduce the procurement costs incurred across the NHS;
  • Establish framework baseline costs, therefore facilitating commercial value;
  • Ensure minimum quality, standardisation and consistency of systems used across the NHS that is capable of meeting costing standards set by NHS Improvement.

Supplier and System Provided

CACI Limited

  • System provided: Synergy 4

FCG Prodacapo UK Limited

  • System provided: Prodacapo

FTI Consulting LLP

  • System provided: CostPerform

IQVIA Solutions UK

  • System provided: IQVIA PLICS

Jeton Systems Limited

  • System provided: JSimPLiCS

Public Consulting Group UK Limited

  • System provided: PCG Monitor

Any questions?

Contact Alison Petrie
Senior Category Manager - ICT and Technology

0114 399 2018 | 07824 597 081

For more information about this contract please click here.

Written by Kate Warman