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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. It […]

HCSA in Cardiff – Singing, Bog Rolls and the North Will Rise Again

Well, that was some way to open a procurement conference – the Healthcare Supplies Association (HCSA) annual conference, that is, held in the very impressive […]

Down the Procurement Pub with the NHS, Living Wills, Taylor Swift and Blood Red Shoes

Quite a few pictures I can use this week, but this one shows our old friend Alex Kleiner, in the very pleasant Bull & Gate […]

Down the Procurement Pub with HICX, Jaggaer, CSR, CIPS and Blue Stones

Excuse my indulgence, but for the next few weeks, I may feature a few of my all-time favourite Down the Procurement Pub photos before I […]

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 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 […]

PFI – The Biggest Rip-Off in UK Public Sector History?

The announcements in the UK government budget last week about PFI (Private Finance Initiative) came as no great surprise. Chancellor Philp Hammond signaled the end […]

Down the Procurement Pub with DWP, Basware, Cycling, the NHS and John Smith

After eWorld last week, we repaired to the Westminster Arms, which when I finally write my political thriller will be a key location, as the […]

Another NHS Fraud – “Sophisticated” Crooks or Bad Practice?

The NHS is huge, so we should not be surprised that there seems to be a regular stream of fraud cases from within the organisation, […]

Chris White at eWorld – Social Value Drives Cultural Change

At the eWorld event last week, the first keynote was given by Chris White. He was a Conservative MP and at one point “Social Value […]

Government Buys Art – No Men Allowed

The UK government has some unusual organisations and activities within its seemingly endless boundaries, and one is the Government Art Collection (GAC), which buys art […]

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 […]