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Drugs Procurement, Markets and Incentives – “Shortages” Drive Up Prices

One day, there will be an academic discipline around incentives. It will encompass aspects of economics, behavioural psychology and contract law. It will recognise how […]

Hospital Procurement League Tables – Alan and Kirsty Give Their Views!

At the HCSA health procurement conference last week, we opened my session with a spoof "radio show", with our pundits discussing the recent procurement league […]

Coffee with Melinda Johnson – Health Commercial Director Impresses at HCSA Event

We’re going to have a few articles this week (and probably into next) about last week’s HCSA (Health Care Supply Association) conference, covering my own […]

Health Procurement – The Usual Suspects Winning Critical Contracts?

It’s a while since we wrote about the Department of Health future operating model (FOM) and the procurement contracting process for eleven national “towers” covering […]

Health Care Supplies Association Highlights Manchester Efforts from Staff & Suppliers

The HCSA (Health Care Supplies Association) put out a short press release last week relating to the Manchester bombing. They talked about the response and […]

Webinar Tomorrow – Focus on Health Sector and Supplier Management

We know a good-sized cohort of our valued and esteemed readers work in the health sector, so wanted to mention a webinar tomorrow that our […]

Corbyn and Re-nationalising the NHS – Fantastic Views On Use Of Private Sector

Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the Labour Party, says that he will stop PFI (private finance initiative) contracts if he becomes Prime Minster. He pledged cash […]