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health sector

Health Procurement Events Coming Soon – HCSA and NHS Future of Procurement

It’s been arranged at the relatively last minute, but I’m pleased to say I will be leading one of the breakout sessions at next week’s […]

NHS News – Major Challenge on Medicines Procurement And More

While I was away last week, a couple of interesting NHS procurement stories hit the press. We wrote about the problems at social care provider […]

NHS Services – CCG Commissioning Issues Need Attention

Sometimes we get a "comment" on a post that is so interesting, we want to run it as a full article on the basis that […]

Public Spend Forum – Public Procurement Highlights from this Week

Public Spend Forum (PSF) is a public sector procurement global community and market intelligence platform dedicated to improving public procurement and the public sector market. […]

Public Spend Forum – Public Procurement Highlights from this Week

Public Spend Forum (PSF) is a public sector procurement global community and market intelligence platform dedicated to improving public procurement and the public sector market. […]

A Crisis In Social Care? Alllied Healthcare Looks To Re-Structure Debts

There was a worrying development late last week when Allied Healthcare told staff and clients that they are seeking a company voluntary arrangement (CVA) – […]

As We Predicted – Health Personalisation Spending Hits the Headlines!

We always try to bring you the latest news, but (unlike many websites) also where possible add our opinion and experience in order to suggest […]

Down the Procurement Pub with Coupa, the Sunshine Act, the Budget & Saint Raymond

Not much pub visiting this week actually, most of my time at home, so here is a nice shot of Pierre Mitchell, my Spend Matters […]

Andy McMinn on Clinician-Led Procurement at BravoSolution Connect Event

We have mentioned previously the work being done by Andy McMinn, CPO at the Plymouth Hospitals  NHS Trust, and his break-out session was a highlight […]

Simon Stevens, NHS CEO – Let’s Make Staffing Agencies the Scapegoats for NHS Problems

It is clear that Simon Stevens is not stupid. Far from it, he is one of the cleverest men in the country. As an ex […]

NHS Costs Rise Faster than Income – Health Foundation Report Sounds the Alarm

We wrote last week about the issues around locum staff in the NHS. There were a couple of interesting comments, including one suggesting “we don’t […]

Buying of Medical Locums is a Mess – Advice From Comensura

Of all the procurement categories across the entire UK Public Sector, which one is the biggest train wreck? (I’m talking colloquially, I don’t mean West […]