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Healthcare

Down the Procurement Beer Festival with Virgin, Carillion, SolarWinds and Broken Witt Rebels

Down the Procurement Pub comes to you this week from the Great British Beer Festival at Olympia, where I have spent the last 72 hours […]

Surrey Council Refuses To Explain Procurement Failure And Virgin Payment

Late last year, Virgin Care took legal action against a group of public sector health-related organisations in the county of Surrey (five commissioning health trusts […]

Public Spend Forum Europe – Public Procurement Highlights from this Week

Public Spend Forum is dedicated to public sector procurement and aims to be a global community and knowledge network for improving public procurement and the public sector […]

Public Spend Forum Europe – Public Procurement Highlights from this Week

We are back after the Easter Break - here is a roundup of all you missed on Public Spend Forum Europe over the past couple of weeks. […]

Virgin Care Challenge Health Contract Decision in Surrey

Excitement (but not of a good kind) in the county of Surrey, home to the nerve-centre of Spend Matters Europe. Virgin Care, a private sector […]

HCSA News: Conferences, Charity and Procurement Improvement

The HCSA (Health Care Supply Association), which represents procurement professionals in the health sector, has developed strongly in recent years, with a series of chairs […]

Public Spend Forum Europe – Public Procurement Highlights from This Week

Public Spend Forum Europe is dedicated to the exciting and fascinating matters connected with European public sector procurement and further afield, and aims to be a global […]

The Regulated Health Care Market: Does It Prevent the NHS from Achieving Contracting Benefits?

This guest article is based on an ongoing research project looking at purchaser-provider cooperation in health service development. The research is conducted by visiting researcher […]

Public Spend Matters Europe – Highlights from This Week

Here's our Friday rundown of  highlights from our site dedicated to exciting and fascinating matters connected with European public sector procurement - Public Spend Matters Europe.  As […]

Kent Health Contract Award to Virgin is Challenged – What Will the Judge Think?

We wrote last week here about two public procurement legal cases – more detail is available on the Public Spend Matters Europe website an overview […]

GS1: What Do the Standards Mean for Healthcare Procurement Professionals?

Nicola Hall, managing director at Ingenica Solutions, which provides the first GS1 certified inventory management solution in the healthcare market, explains how to take advantage […]

Capping Medical Agency Fees – What Impact Is It Likely To Have?

So, if Ministers and NHS England go ahead, interfere with the market (not a usual Tory principle) and set a cap on fees for medical […]