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Clinical and Healthcare Staffing (exp 4 May 2027) (Ref: RM6281)

Background

The NHS Workforce Alliance framework, which succeeds the Clinical Staffing framework (RM6161), supports trusts and public bodies to procure medical and healthcare staff agencies from one agreement. It
provides customers with the flexibility to incorporate elements to meet individual and regional requirements, as well as offers improved navigation and accessibility.

Benefits

  • Easy to navigate, with buyers able to find suppliers suitable for their requirements at a glance
  • A fair, equitable and transparent route for escalation/break glass
  • All awarded suppliers have passed a technical evaluation demonstrating the processes to validate candidates against NHS Employment check standards
  • Competitively tendered pricing
  • Supports trusts in adding additional capacity so patients can receive treatment quicker
  • Awarded agencies are regularly audited, resulting in high clinical standards
  • Contracts can be awarded either by a single trust or a cohort of trusts working in collaboration

Start date

15/05/2024

End date

04/05/2027

Extensions

1 x 12 months

Contract type

Framework

Framework owner

NHS London Procurement Partnership

Award type

Direct award
Further competition

Lots

Lot 1: Nursing and Midwifery
Lot 2: Medical Staffing
Lot 3: Allied Health Professionals, Health Science Services and Emergency Services
Lot 4: Social Care Staffing
Lot 5: Vendor and Managed Service Provision
Lot 5a: Master Vendor
Lot 5b: Neutral Vendor

List of suppliers and awarded lots

The Clinical and Healthcare Staffing framework has over 300 awarded suppliers. For a full list of suppliers, including information on lot coverage and contact details, please email workforce@eoecph.nhs.uk.

Contact name

David Downey

Contact email

Contact number