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Insourced Services to Support the Provision of Healthcare Services (Ref: RM6276)


Insourcing models are one way of tackling the backlog while ensuring you can retain capacity planning in house. Insourcing is a term used to describe a range of medical and clinical services, which are deployed to utilise spare, out-of-hours capacity within a trust, in addition to the trust’s existing provisions, with the intention to bolster service outputs and improve efficiency. Such services are typically provided by medical or clinical providers who can provide the specialist capabilities required to deliver an end-to-end service, including clinical governance and oversight.

The agreement includes the provision of clinical services to support you with meeting waiting time targets and easing pressure by utilising the services of providers on NHS premises, allowing you to retain capacity planning.


  • A cost-effective solution, with costs being either at or discounted from tariff
  • A compliant and competed process has been undertaken with providers able to meet the requirement
  • Ability to contract with providers to the market on bespoke terms and conditions which incorporate flow through as applicable from the NHS Standard Contract
  • Ensures consistent standards with regard to the delivery of these services and compliance with NHS requirements
  • Assists trusts in achieving better Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Call off terms and conditions enhanced to incorporate the specific requirements when procuring a clinical service
  • Cash releasing

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Contract type

Framework Agreement

Framework owner

NHS North of England Commercial Procurement Collaborative

Award type

Direct award
Further competition

Contact name

David Downey

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