NHS Connecting for Health, on behalf of the NHS, has awarded a four-year framework
contract covering the period 2008-2012 to Capgemini UK plc through open competition
to provide additional capacity and capability in the supply of IT products and
services to the NHS.

The framework contract, one of a number awarded to national and international
vendors, will enable the streamlined procurement of IT systems and services from
suppliers who have demonstrated experience in the health sector and can be used
to support both National Programme for IT (NPfIT) related work and wider IT related projects. The contract is intended to supplement
the existing supply capacity and to enable new requirements to be met through
a readily available approved framework.

Capgemini successfully bid for business lots covering ICT services, consultancy
and hardware and infrastructure services. Capgemini was the only bidder to be
successful in all seven sub-categories in the Information and Communications Technology
category and in all five sub-categories in the Hardware, Infrastructure and Associated
Services category.

Andrew Jaminson, Head of Health and Local Government at Capgemini, said: ‘Following our award-winning work for the NHS in Wales, we are looking forward
to further developing our work with NHS Connecting for Health and  to applying
our capabilities to the challenges and opportunities within the NHS on a broader

NHS Connecting for Health is part of the wider NHS. It helps the NHS to deliver
better and safer care to patients, via new IT systems that link GPs and community
services to hospitals. More information is available at www.connectingforhealth.nhs.uk


About Capgemini 

Capgemini, one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and
outsourcing services, enables its clients to transform and perform through technologies.
Capgemini provides its clients with insights and capabilities that boost their
freedom to achieve superior results through a unique way of working – the Collaborative
Business Experience – and through a global delivery model called Rightshore®, which aims to offer the right resources in the right location at competitive
cost. Present in 36 countries, Capgemini reported 2007 global revenues of EUR
8.7 billion and employs over 83,000 people worldwide.

More information is available at www.uk.capgemini.com


Press contact:

 Tom Barton

 Capgemini UK plc

 Tel.:+44 (0)870 238 2491

Email: tom.barton@capgemini.co.uk