29 JUNE 2021
The Supply Chain Coordination Limited (SCCL) went live on 1 April 2018. It is the management function of the new NHS Supply Chain operating model, previously known as the Future Operating Model.
As the management function of the NHS Supply Chain operating model, the SCCL will leverage the collective buying power of the NHS to provide clinically assured products at the best value to meet the diverse needs of NHS organisations. £2.4 billion savings is planned to be delivered in FY2022/23.
NHS England and NHS Improvement are working together as a single organisation to better support the NHS to deliver improved care for patients. Our single operating model has been designed to support delivery of the NHS Long Term Plan balancing national direction with local autonomy to secure the best outcomes for patients.
Combining NHS knowledge and experience with commercial know-how, we work with Trusts and organisations to maximise their purchasing power to provide value-for-money NHS procurement and ultimately, improved patient care. Our portfolio of around 70 framework agreements is free to access and includes many agreements which are unique in the sector.
The provider for this category tower is Collaborative Procurement Partnership LLP.
The service provider for this category tower is NHS North of England Commercial Procurement Collaborative.
The service provider for this category tower is Crown Commercial Service.
CCS is the UK’s biggest public procurement organisation. We work closely with the MoD to save time and money buying business goods and services so they can focus on front-line services. Our solutions are free of charge, and help achieve maximum value by leveraging commercial expertise and national buying power.
The HCSA (Health Care Supply Association) is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation representing NHS procurement within the UK health care sector. With approximately 2,300 members drawn from health care procurement professionals across secondary and primary care, the HCSA promotes, maintains and seeks to continuously improve professional standards, commercial skills and training, related to procurement and supply chain management within the health care sector.
The HCSA is dedicated to promoting the role and importance of staff engaged within NHS procurement and supply chain management and is affiliated with the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS).
Further information on the HCSA can be found by visiting www.nhsprocurement.org.uk/
NHS London Procurement Partnership is a membership organisation, founded and funded by NHS organisations. Working with our members, together we support the NHS to make the most of its purchasing power to maximise investment in patient care – helping trusts to deliver the highest quality services while at the same time ensuring value for money.
Established in 2007, and wholly owned by the NHS, NHS North of England Commercial Procurement Collaborative provides collaborative and bespoke procurement solutions to the NHS and other public sector organisations. Through category expertise and harnessing our collective buying power we deliver comprehensive, compliant and innovative procurement solutions which save the NHS money.
CIPS is the premier global organisation serving the procurement and supply profession, with a community of 118,000 in over 150 countries. Dedicated to promoting best practice, CIPS provides a wide range of services for the benefit of members and the wider business community.
The MOD’s Doing Business with Defence team facilitates the entry of new innovative and non traditional businesses into the defence supply chain. The team provide advice and guidance to companies on how to become a defence supplier and access MOD tender and contract opportunities through a variety of channels:
– Helpdesk facility
-Attendance at trade exhibitions across the UK where they will deliver presentations on request
-Publication of various sources of useful information via the supplier portal hosted on Defence Contracts Online and their Twitter account @defenceproc
Cyber Essentials is a Government-backed and industry-supported scheme that helps businesses protect themselves against the growing threat of cyber attacks and provides a clear statement of the basic controls organisations should have in place to protect them.
Gaining Cyber Essentials certification enables organisations to showcase their credentials as trustworthy and secure when it comes to cyber security.
Delta eSourcing enables efficient, effective and compliant procurement. Utilised by thousands of public sector buyers every day, its Buyer Portal, Tender Manager, Supplier Manager, Contract Manager and eAuctions services can be used independently or else combined to form a comprehensive and effective end-to-end procurement solution. In challenging times, Delta eSourcing delivers transparency, compliance and value for money.
At Supply2Gov, we have one goal – to make business growth simpler for sole traders, micro and small businesses. Powered by the UK and Republic of Ireland’s largest database of public sector contract notices and awards, combined with our daily email alerts sent straight to your inbox, we’ve made it as easy as possible for you to find relevant opportunities as soon as they become available – giving you more time to focus on putting your bids together and growing your business. You can register for a free local area of your choice or take advantage of our flexible monthly payment options – giving you a no risk, scalable, cost effective contract alerts service option.
Tracker is the only end-to-end business development solution with the unique intelligence you need to find, bid for and win more business. With access to Europe’s largest database of opportunities and competitive insights – you can engage earlier to sell more effectively and win more business. And Tracker’s just got even better – now you can also upload opportunity documents and manage your bid responses all in the one place. Focus on winning business – not looking for it.