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Modernising Scientific Careers Academic Masters Procurement Timeline

Modernising Scientific Careers Academic Masters Procurement Timeline

In its lead commissioning role for Modernising Scientific Careers, NHS West Midlands is pleased to provide an early indication of the procurement timeline for the academic Masters programmes which underpin the Scientist Training Programme.




Call to Tender

By 18th March

Pre-Tender briefing session

Early April

Tender submission date

29th April

Short listing

By 13th May


Week commencing 23rd May

Contracts Offered

Week commencing  30th May

Contracts Awarded

Week commencing 20th June

The tender documentation and further information on the pre-tender briefing event will be made available via UUK and also circulated locally via Strategic Health Authorities.

Curricula for the seven modernising Scientific Careers Scientist Training Programmes are available and have been posted on the NHS Networks website:


Please don’t hesitate to contact Anne Gilford, Head of Education Commissioning and Contracting at NHS West Midlands on Tel: 0121 695 2455 or email: Anne.Gilford@westmidlands.nhs.uk should you have any queries.