Reprt providing details of actions to improve NHS data and information as part of the NHS Procurement Development Programme, which aims to help the NHS save £1.5 billion by the financial year 2015 to 2016. The actions are to: define
Philip Hunt, a Labour peer and shadow spokesperson for health, says the Department of Health’s procurement development programme should be taken up at the highest level in trusts. Last August, the DH and NHS England published the Better Procurement, Better Value, Better
New EU procurement directives come into force today, 17 April 2014. The UK government now has two years to implement the new rules into national law, although the government continues to state that it intends to do so more rapidly.
The new Competition and Markets Authority combines the merger control responsibilities of the Office of Fair Trading and Competition Commission into one organisation. Alastair Mordaunt and Michael Rueter assess the likely impact of the change The Competition and Markets Authority
Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals Foundation Trust has submitted plans to Monitor for how it will run a tender process which could see the debt stricken trust enter a franchise agreement with a private provider. The trust, which has annual debts
Provides guidance to all NHS Foundation and Non-Foundation trusts on the actions to be taken to increase openness and clarity about NHS procurement. Although this document is not applicable to independent sector providers of NHS healthcare, such providers may wish
A clinical commissioning group has won a legal battle to award a contract for work that had already been given to other providers under the trust special administration process. Two hospital trusts challenged a procurement exercise run by Bexley CCG