Healthcare Frameworks & Routes to Procurement

Dependable Healthcare Waste Services 

Sharpsmart has been awarded a place on all major frameworks for clinical waste services and our waste management sharps containers. With long-standing partnerships that demonstrate our consistent quality in providing a clinical and sustainable solution. We are confident in our solutions hitting the mark for all framework and procurement contracts. 


Our eligibility for UK Frameworks


We have proudly been awarded the following frameworks, where customers can procure contracts for clinical waste, reusable sharps containers and total waste management: 

  • <p>NEW: NHS Supply Chain: Reusable Waste Container Service for Healthcare Sharps and Clinical Waste</p>
    <p>The new framework from the NHS Supply Chain allows access to reusable sharps and clinical waste container services which meet the requirements of BS EN ISO 23907-2:2019. This will include the supply, delivery, collection, cleaning, and reprocessing of containers and the contained waste. The provision of related accessories and customer support services including training, audits and provision of management data are also included with this procurement route. </p> <p><a href="">Find out more</a></p>
  • <p>NHS Supply Chain: Surgical Instruments (Lot 5 Metal Instrument Recycling) </p>
    <p>This framework provides access to a wider range of reusable instruments and disposal containers (Lot 5) providing NHS Trusts with not only more options but a simpler route to procure surgical-related services such as metal recycling, repairs, and maintenance. </p> <p><a href="">Find out more</a></p>
  • <p>NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS): Sustainable Healthcare Recycling & Waste Management</p>
    <p>This procurement framework provides a fully compliant route for NHS Trusts and the public sector to gain access to: clinical healthcare waste, confidential and miscellaneous waste, and total waste management services. This framework agreement also addresses environmental impacts, encourages compliant segregation, waste minimisation, elimination and subsequent treatment, recovery, recycling, safe handling, transportation and appropriate treatment and disposal of both clinical and domestic waste streams. </p> <p><a href="">Find out more</a></p>
  • <p>London Procurement Partnership (LPP): Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) for Waste Management Services</p>
    <p>All suppliers appointed to this DPS provide comprehensive and innovative waste solutions and proactively assist Authorities to reduce the quantities of waste sent to landfill and achieve their recycling targets. The framework provides a route to market for public sector organisations which will allow them to meet their current and future requirements in relation to Sustainability and the Zero-Carbon agenda and all other relevant green and environmentally conscience policies and guidance.</p> <p><a href=",-facilities-corporate-services/waste-management-services-dynamic-purchasing-system/ ">Find out more</a></p>
  • <p>North of England Commercial Procurement Collaborative (NOECPC): NOECPC Total Waste Management Services II </p>
    <p>This framework provides a compliant route for the procurement of safe, sustainable, and efficient waste management services for the NHS and public sector. Suppliers on the framework are expected to assist participating authorities in identifying opportunities to prevent waste and apply the principles of the waste hierarchy to drive the best outcomes for the environment, adopting sustainable approaches to waste management.</p> <p><a href="">Find out more</a></p>
  • <p>Health Trust Europe (HTE): Health Trust Europe (HTE) Total Waste Management </p>
    <p>Each Lot within this framework provides a service from the point of collection through to the final disposal of waste which includes but is not limited to, suitable storage solutions, segregation, recycling, and transportation. </p> <p><a href=" ">Find out more</a></p>
  • <p>NHS Commercial Solutions: NHS Commercial Solutions Waste Management Services </p>
    <p>This route to procurement aims to provide the NHS and all public sector organisations with compliant access to the market, which includes benefits of reduced timescales and access to cost-effective and quality approved suppliers. Suppliers on the framework demonstrate an exceptional knowledge of partnering with the NHS by providing evidence of a well-structured and detailed methodology. They are also evaluated on MI (Management Information) reporting, training, compliance to working with NHS IT Network Infrastructure.</p> <p><a href="">Find out more</a></p>
  • <p>Crown Commercial Service: Crown Commercial Service Building Cleaning Services DPS</p>
    <p>This commercial agreement is available to all public sector organisations wishing to procure services for the management, collection, and disposal of all types of healthcare waste. </p> <p><a href="">Find out more</a></p>
  • <p>Countess of Chester Hospital (COCH) Commercial Procurement Services: Countess of Chester Waste Management and Minimisation </p>
    <p>This national framework agreement supports organisations to procure waste management services with a focus on waste minimisation and sustainable solutions. </p> <p><a href="">Find out more</a></p>
  • <p>Countess of Chester Hospital (COCH) Commercial Procurement Services: Countess of Chester Innovative Waste Solutions DPS </p>
    <p>This framework is a compliant route to market for innovative solutions for waste management, minimisation and/or disposal. The purpose is to drive the handling of waste in an innovative and sustainable way. The aim is to increase recycling, reduce waste to landfill, re-direct to alternative routes, create reusable materials while reducing the environmental impact of contracting authorities.  </p> <p><a href="">Find out more</a></p>


In addition, Sharpsmart’s reusable sharps containers are also available directly through the NHS Supply Chain to ensure NHS Trusts can purchase in line with the Future Operating Model and Category Towers approach. These methods guarantee public sector customers a route to market which meets the necessary legislative requirements of OJEU and Public Contract Regulations (2015). Our solutions are scalable to all size and types of healthcare facilities and are focused on safe and cost-efficient total waste management backed by bespoke education that drives staff competency, safety and improved segregation. 


"Exceptional Training..."

For a number of years I have had the pleasure of having Sharpsmart as a service provider and throughout the years I have been impressed with their commitment to customer service. We have not only been the recipient of good quality service, our staff have been provided exceptional training by informative and dedicated staff. Our questions and issues are always addressed in a timely manner and the team at Sharpsmart have always gone above and beyond our expectations.

Catherine Lockwood, Manager – Customer Support Services

Joseph Brant Hospital

"Good Value for Money..."

We've used Sharpsmart for over four years - their products & services are excellent and good value for money.

Clare Topping, Energy & Sustainability Manager

Northampton General Hospital

"Reduced Clinical waste by 58%..."

From switching over to the Sharpsmart system: in a 12-month period, we reduced our clinical waste by 58%. That in turn saved our organisation nearly £7,500 

Steve Egbert, CHESP, General Manager

Sodexo, Crittenton Hospital Medical Center

"We can count on Sharpsmart..."

Implementation, staff education and after sales service is of high quality. We can count on experienced staff to address any situation we encounter.

Solange Arseneau, New Product Coordinator

Vitalite Healthcare

"Reducing Needlestick Injuries by 50%..."

The Sharpsmart program has been extremely successful in reducing our needlestick injuries by 50% and their service capability can’t be beat. We are a two hospital system and have enjoyed our decision and their success and will continue to use them.

Paula J Fasick, Director of Materials Management

Upper Chesapeake Health