Contract Overview

The Insulin Pump, Continuous Glucose Monitoring and Associated Consumables Framework Agreement tender exercise was conducted by HealthTrust Europe (HTE) and designed to support the NHS and other Public Sector Organisations in procuring the products via a compliant route. It offers customers the flexibility of allowing both direct call-off or further competition under the provisions of the framework agreement. 

Free to access:  No charge applicable for accessing the Framework 

Ease of access:  Direct award upon confirmation of number of patients 

Pricing:  Based on number of patients with the supplier • Price reduction as patient population increases (per the bandings set out) 

Budgeting:  Ability to advise the total cost of a patient for a four-year period, by supplier, device and consumables  

Training & Support:  Continuous training & support to Participating Authorities, carers and patients throughout the life of the contract  

Additional Products & Offer:  New products and offer can be included at any point of the framework agreement  

Cost Benefit Analysis:  HTE to carry out the analysis, with suppliers. Findings to be presented to the stakeholders for decision making  

  • Insulin Pumps o Pumps o Pump system o Handsets
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) o Starter kits o Transmitters o Replacement devices o Cable o Sensors 
  • Associated Consumables o Cannula o Reservoir / Pump cartridge o Batteries o Inserter / Insertion devices – Sensors – Protector – Ports – Tubing 

Direct award call-off

Direct awards can be made where you are able to identify the supplier offering your organisation best value for money from the framework agreement criteria for a specific requirement. A beneficiary notice will be issued by HTE to the supplier and a proposal document should be agreed by both parties appending the HTE call-off contract terms and conditions to formalise the contract.

Mini Competition

Where the framework criteria do not provide you with sufficient information to identify the supplier offering best value for money, a mini-competition may be carried out. You should contact your Account Manager if you are an HTE Member Trust or our Customer Care team on 0845 887 5000 or email: for further details.