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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. […]

DHL Challenges Loss of NHS Logistics Contract – Is Unipart Capable?

Excitement in the health procurement world as logistics firm DHL (owned by Deutsche Post) challenges the decision of the Department of Health & Social Care […]

Down the Procurement Pub with Politics, Football, Ms Bailie, and Rolo Tomassi

Another picture from our recent pub debate ... James Marland and Martine Booth from SAP Ariba, in the very pleasant private room we used at […]

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. […]

NHS Supply Chain Technology Contract – And The Winner Is …

We’ve written a lot over the past year or two about the new National Health Service “Future Operating Model” (FOM), the central procurement and supply […]

Health Care Supply Association Summer Conference – Highlights From Sunny Solihull

Last Thursday the Health Care Supply Association held its summer conference in Solihull. This is a secondary event to the major annual conference in the […]

Down the Procurement Pub with Basware, HCSA, Herman Fick and The 1975

Sometimes the weeks just whizz by … I played golf for the first time in two years this week and it was predictably awful. It […]

National Audit Office – NHS and Capita Both Culpable in Contract Failure

The UK National Audit Office released a report recently on the NHS England (NHSE) contract with Capita for primary care services, which joins the long […]

Delays to NHS Future Operating Model Supply Chain Contracts

What’s going on with the NHS / Department of Health “Future Operating Model*” programme? The NHS Supply Chain website last week published an article titled […]

New DH Company To Oversee Procurement Future Operating Model

We wrote here about the trend for NHS Trusts to set up dodgy subsidiary companies in what appears to be an effort to avoid VAT […]

NHS Subsidiary Companies – The Next Public Sector Scandal?

There is an increasing and worrying trend in the NHS for hospital trusts to set up subsidiary companies and move groups of staff into those […]

Ensuring that NHS Professional Services Spend Delivers Value

This is another in our series of articles relating to good practice in terms of procurement of consulting and related services, published in conjunction with […]