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MTA Calendar 2022 / 2023

Combining equipment purchasing requirements to achieve savings based on volume

A Multi Trust Aggregation (MTA) opportunity is where we at NHS Supply Chain combine (aggregate), similar capital requirements from multiple trusts, across different product areas in order to achieve greater discounts from our suppliers, making savings for your trust.

Key dates to confirm requirements and funding approval to NHS Supply Chain: Large Diagnostic Capital Equipment Including Mobile and Services.

Women’s Health

6

May
2022

15

July
2022

21

October
2022

13

January
2023

Endoscopy

6

May
2022

15

July
2022

21

October
2022

13

January
2023

Medical Devices

8

June
2022

14

September
2022

9

November
2022

11

January
2023

Women’s Health

  • Bladder Scanners
  • DEXA (bone densitometry)
  • Mammography
  • Specimen Cabinets
  • Ultrasound.

Endoscopy

  • Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT)
  • Flexible
  • Rigid.

Medical Devices

  • Anaesthesia / Ventilators
  • Diathermy
  • Lasers
  • Neonatal
  • Operating Tables
  • Patient Monitoring
  • Patient Stretchers and Trolleys
  • Theatre Lights and Pendants (ASMS).

Our MTA Process

NHS Trust

Confirm and commit final requirements to NHS Supply Chain by MTA key date

NHS Supply Chain

  • Confirm to NHS trusts that MTA will go ahead
  • Negotiate further discounts with supplier
  • Provide NHS trusts with new quotes at discounted prices
  • Issue each NHS trust with unique reference number (URN)
  • Confirm total savings that have been achieved

NHS Trust

Submit PO to NHS Supply Chain at agreed purchase price, 30 days after URN

To find out more about how you can partner with NHS Supply Chain to deliver best value, contact your Capital Planner or view our MTA Calendar FAQs.