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August 2018 Update Date: 06/08/18

Inside this issue:

  • Face Value: A value based approach to healthcare
  • Framework updates
  • IR35 Update Session Highlights
  • Upcoming events

Download your copy of the slides from our HMRC IR35 Update Session which took place on 26th July 2018.

Topics of discussion included:

  • Status background
  • The IR35 Rules – what they are, why they were brought in
  • Common issues e.g. right to substitution
  • Agencies and umbrella companies – what does good look like and what to watch out for
  • Q&A session

Welcome to Issue 3 of your bi-monthly supplier newsletter. Included in this issue you will find updates, an announcement, innovation and more. 

This issue contains information on:

  • Remaining four towers go live
  • New provider for Supporting Technologies and Infrastructure Services
  • The new NHS Supply Chain providers
  • Supplier relationship management update 
  • Notification about medical devices regulations
  • Update on the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency licence application 

June 2018 Update Date: 05/06/18

Inside this issue:

  • NHS Cyber Security Annoucement
  • Framework and Work Plan Updates
  • Upcoming Events

Download copies of the slides from our Members' Forum which took place on 24th May 2018.

Topics of discussion included:

  • Transformation in NHS Procurement: Whats Next for NOE CPC

  • Future Operating Model (FOM) Update

  • NOE Future Workplan and Training opportunities

Delegates who attended the Members' Forum on 24th May 2018 can download copies of the presentations given by David Elliott from Elcom.


Delegates who attended the Members' Forum on 24th May 2018 can download copies of the presentations given by Alison Argall from Tusker.


Welcome…to Issue 2 of your bi-monthly Operating Model supplier newsletter. Since the last issue the programme and development of a new Operating Model for the NHS Supply Chain have taken a huge step forward with...

This issue contains information on:

  • Medical tower Go Live information
  • How to engage with CTSPs
  • Non-authority contracts
  • SRM Logisitcs
  • Amendments to NHS Supply Chain code of conduct 
  • Akeso supplier event summary


March 2018 Update Date: 05/04/18

Inside this issue:

  • The Future Operating Model - what next?
  • NEW - Breast Prosthesis framework
  • Information on upcoming events

The Department of Health (DH) has produced a newsletter for NHS suppliers to help ensure that they are engaged and informed regarding the Future Operating Model (FOM).

This issue contains information on:

  • Future Operating Model
  • What does this mean to me?
  • How will the FOM be structured?
  • Who are the Category Tower Providers?
  • Working with the CTSPs?