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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?

December 2017 Update Date: 21/12/17

Inside this issue:

  • The Future Operating Model and its implications
  • Supporting you to effectively manage temporary staffing agencies
  • Upcoming training and events

In conjunction with the Skills Development Network Yorkshire and the Humber and NHS North of England Commercial Procurement Collaborative (NOE CPC), DAC Beachcroft delivered an overview of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 ("FOIA") on 27th September 2017

This session offered practical advice on handling FOIA requests, an explanation of the FOIA deadlines and the consequences if FOIA is breached. The session also covered the rules of thumb on what can usually be withheld and disclosed, for example, in relation to requests for procurement or financial information.

Slides from this event are now available to download.


September 2017 Update Date: 19/09/17

Inside this issue:

  • Contract updates and extensions
  • NEW Pathology framework
  • Information on our series of upcoming legal seminars

July 2017 Update Date: 04/07/17

Inside this issue:

  • Future Operating Model update
  • NEW eCatalogue system
  • Clinical Staffing news
  • Forthcoming events
  • Updates on our latest contracts
  • Useful tips for our website

Annual Review 16/17 Date: 03/07/17

The 2016/17 Annual Review provides an overview of our performance over the last financial year and highlights key areas in which we have achieved significant outcomes and savings for our members.
Key highlights include:

  • £21 million of savings achieved – an increase of 41% on last year
  • We celebrate our 10th anniversary of procuring for the NHS, saving our customers in excess of £154 million over the last decade
  • Total trust savings of £3.7 million generated through our salary sacrifice car scheme, CPC Drive
  • 99% membership renewal rate

Download copies of the slides from our Members' Forum which took place on 27th April 2017.

Topics of discussion included:

  • Scan4Safety Update
  • Open discussion around STPs
  • Update on NOE CPC contracts

April 2017 Update Date: 26/04/17

Inside this issue

  • New and coming soon frameworks

  • NOE CPC celebrates turning 10

  • CPC Drive myth busting


Download copies of the slides from our Members' Forum which took place on 28th March 2017.

Topics of discussion included:

  • NHSi Carter Procurement Programme Update
  • Open discussion around STPs
  • Update on NOE CPC contracts