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Webinar Training Webinars on the new Patient Safety Incident Response Framework

The way the NHS responds to patient safety incidents will change this autumn when the new Patient Safety Incident Response Framework (PSIRF) replaces the current Serious Incident Response Framework.  A series of NHS England webinars has been scheduled to help prepare for the transition.

22 February 2023

Nurturing hands caring for the planet Carbon Reduction Plan (CRP) Guidance published by NHS England

NHS England has published their Carbon Reduction Plan (CRP) Guidance to support suppliers in preparing for the requirement to submit a carbon reduction plan for all NHS contracts worth over £5 million per year.  This requirement comes into force from 1st April this year, as set out in the NHS Net Zero Supplier Roadmap.

21 February 2023

webinar Procurement Bill Legal Update with Mills & Reeve

Please join us for the next webinar in our series of legal updates with Mills & Reeve, which will focus on the Procurement Bill.

20 February 2023

Pharmacists at work Framework launch: Hybrid Outpatient Pharmacy Dispensing

This new national agreement has been developed for use in complex and challenging environments, unsuitable for traditional outpatient dispensary services.

15 February 2023

Nurturing hands caring for the planet Training opportunities re Net Zero and Sustainability and Social Value

Several training opportunities around these priority environmental factors in procurements are being offered by CCF at NHSE via the FutureNHS online platform.

They include webinars on carbon reduction as well as a drop-in session and a new e-learning course on net zero and social value.

07 February 2023

Patient having arm wound dressed Wound Imaging Solutions framework update

We've created a Wound Imaging Solutions web page containing useful resources for members on how wound imaging works and how our framework can benefit patients.

A stakeholder group is being set up as we look towards developing a replacement framework.  The current one expires next year following a final extension.

06 February 2023

Pile of reports on lady's desk New suppliers added to Independent Investigations framework

New suppliers are now live on NHSE's Independent Investigations framework following its annual refresh of providers.

12 January 2023

Business meeting at a desk cropped image Framework updates from Corporate Services

A summary of the latest framework news from the Hub's Corporate Services team.

07 December 2022

people taking part in a training session Business Services becomes Corporate Services today

The East of England NHS Collaborative Procurement Hub's Business Services team has undergone a name change and is now known as Corporate Services.

01 December 2022

Hospital workers in corridor with patient Webinar: Procurement Portal Overview

Join us for a webinar, led by Mills & Reeve, on using the Health Procurement Portal and its benefits.

22 November 2022

female nurse talking to older male patient New Framework - Appliance Prescription Management Service

A national agreement giving trusts and other public bodies access to the provision of regular, reliable, managed appliance prescription services.

21 November 2022

people taking part in a training session How training and development can help mitigate stress for NHS staff facing change

Coaching and mentoring are among the wide range of services available to Hub member trusts through our Training & Development Services framework. 

25 October 2022

Webinar Training AdviseInc Procurement Dashboard Training

The AdviseInc Procurement Dashboard is an initiative that supports trusts by providing more detailed data on NHS procurements, which in turn may identify opportunities for savings.

20 October 2022

Folded sheets in laundry Guidance from NHSE on Linen and Laundry Services

NHS England has issued guidance on procurement of linen and laundry services as well as recommendations for actions trusts can take around rising charges.

14 October 2022

Webinar Training Net Zero and Social Value drop-in sessions

Online drop-in sessions about Net Zero and Social Value are being hosted by NHS England.

07 October 2022

Webinar Training Hub to host a meeting on the CCIAF

Join the Hub on Monday 24th October for a meeting to share knowledge and experience of using the Commercial Continuous Improvement Assessment Framework (CCIAF).

07 October 2022

NHS PiP Information Logo NHS PiP: Using the Estates Portfolio from Concept to Completion

Member trusts of all the partner organisations making up NHS Procurement in Partnership (NHS PiP) can access a broad range of frameworks within the Estates and Facilities Management category that can support projects from concept to completion.  We explore some of them and ways we can support you.

28 September 2022

NHS PiP Webinar logo NHS PiP: Pharmaceutical Services customer webinar

Register now for the NHS PiP Pharmaceutical Services customer webinar on 12th October.

20 September 2022

Webinar Training NHS Workforce Alliance - Permanent Recruitment customer webinar

Register now for the NHS Workforce Alliance Permanent Recruitment 2 customer webinar on Thursday 6th October at 11am. 

20 September 2022

NHS PiP newsletter logo NHS PiP: Helping your journey to becoming carbon neutral

NHS Procurement in Partnership (NHS PiP) is here to support our in-trust colleagues in achieving their Net Zero initiatives.

07 September 2022

NHS PiP newsletter logo End User Devices Pooling Project 2 underway

This project harnesses collective buying power to secure benefits for the NHS by combining requirements for spot purchases of items such as desktop computers, laptops, tablets and monitors.  It is a collaborative initiative between NHS England (CCF) and NHS PiP which means EOECPH member trusts have the opportunity to participate because we are one of the four NHS PiP partners.

07 September 2022

Woman taking water meter reading Sustainability spotlight: reducing water consumption and expenditure

We can support trusts in reducing water consumption and expenditure, as well as making potentially significant financial recoveries with our Analysis and Reconciliation framework. 

06 September 2022

Nurturing hands caring for the planet Funding Opportunity for Green Energy Hospital Heating Systems

A government funding scheme, aimed at decarbonising public sector buildings, is available to NHS trusts looking to update their old, fossil-fuelled hospital heating systems to ones using cleaner, greener technology.  Bids can be prepared now in readiness for the applications window which is due to open next month.

11 August 2022

Healthier Futures Action Fund image Healthier Futures Action Fund

A fund has been set up to kick-start innovative initiatives or ideas that will improve health and patient care, reduce inequalities and deliver good value, while supporting a more sustainable NHS.

09 August 2022

People around a table in a meeting Transforming Organisations Partnerships and Systems framework: Transform

A few years ago, our Business Services team contemplated what the future of health and social care might look like, then thought about the kind of support the sector might need to assist those transitions.  Through these deliberations, EOECPH has created the Transforming Organisations, Partnerships and Systems (Transform) framework.

02 August 2022

NHS staff in hospital corridor The Hub’s Sandra Atik shares her thoughts on change in the NHS

With decades of experience in the NHS, the Hub's Assistant Director of Procurement (Business Services) acknowledges that change is nothing new but says 'long overdue change is gaining momentum' and she sees some as 'a little piece of magic'.

22 July 2022

Pile of reports on lady's desk Independent Investigations framework reopens for provider refresh

Also, find out how we can offer trusts further support in the field of patient safety through our Training and Development Services framework.

19 July 2022

lady checking stock in pharmacy NHS PiP - Pharmaceutical Services framework launches

This new NHS PiP framework offers the provision of safe, efficient pharmaceutical services for trusts and ICSs.

19 July 2022

Close up of hands working at a desk How we can support strategies to encourage staff retention

As part of the NHS Workforce Alliance, we can support ICSs in implementing strategies to attract and retain highly valued staff.

18 July 2022

waiting ambulance at A&E Framework Launch: Ambulance - Personal Video Devices and Accessories

Giving UK ambulance trusts access to the provision of Personal Video Devices and Accessories.

21 June 2022

NHS PiP newsletter logo NHS PiP - working together to deliver best value

The four partner organisations of NHS PiP are working even more closely together, continuing to collaborate and combine expertise and resources for the benefit of the NHS.

17 June 2022

pharmaceutical wholesale services Pharmaceutical Wholesale Services framework renews

Offering safe, efficient and cost-effective provision of services.

17 June 2022

Dermatology Services New suppliers for Dermatology Services framework

Extra suppliers to add a new dimension to service provision.

15 June 2022

Webinar Training Webinar - 2023 Business Rates Revaluation

Find out what the impact will mean for NHS trusts at this NHS PiP event run by NHS LPP.

20 May 2022

two colleagues at a computer looking at data AdviseInc Procurement Dashboard roll out in East of England

The Hub is supporting our region in rolling out the AdviseInc Procurement Dashboard, which will provide opportunities for in-depth data analysis, which will complement the high level data available through the Spend Comparison Service. 

09 May 2022

pharmacy package being delivered to patient at home Supporting trusts in delivering life-changing homecare medicines services

'Homecare medicines services can have life-changing impacts on patients,' says Joe Bassett, the Hub's Head of Pharmacy Procurement.

28 April 2022

Webinar Training Social Value Workshops

The Hub is hosting two workshops on Social Value Commitments in Procurements on 5th and 11th May.

26 April 2022

Male Nurse With Male Patient at Home Easing pressures on nursing capacity in homecare medicines services delivery

The Hub’s Pharmacy team has been working on several successful projects to support members in easing pressures on nursing capacity in the delivery of homecare medicines services.

20 April 2022

Person mopping the floor NHS Workforce Alliance Webinar - Non-Clinical Temporary and Fixed-Term Staffing framework

Register now for this free customer webinar on 28th April at noon.

14 April 2022

Young Boy Holding Globe Covered in Plasters New guidance on Net Zero and Social Value from NHSE&I

NHS procurement has a vital role to fulfil in reducing harmful carbon emissions and meeting the NHS’s commitment to reach net zero by 2045.  NHS England and NHS Improvement has shared new guidelines on embedding net zero and social value in all NHS procurements.

06 April 2022

Close up of hands working at a desk NHS Workforce Alliance framework launch - Workforce Improvement Services

Our new framework offers customers holistic workforce improvement solutions, managed and delivered strategically and sympathetically to each other.

31 March 2022

We're Hiring We're hiring: Procurement Specialists

The Hub is currently looking to fill several procurement specialist roles across the Estates & Digital, Business Services and Workforce divisions.  Applications close 11th April 2022.

30 March 2022