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Planet Saving Green Energy 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

Female Patient Awaiting Scan Framework Launch: Provision of Specialised Reporting for Heart and Lung Checks

This new Hub framework gives customers access to qualified and skilled personnel to deliver radiology reporting and image interpretation for Heart and Lung Checks.

24 March 2022

Simon Norden, Assistant Director of Procurement, Estates & ICT Introducing Our New Estates and ICT Division

The Hub is pleased to introduce a new division, Estates and ICT.

24 March 2022

conference audience clapping HCSA Conferences

Procurement and supply professionals within the UK healthcare sector are invited to join the Health Care Supply Association (HCSA) for their summer and winter conferences.

23 March 2022

Air ducts Estates - Looking to spend a year-end surplus?

NHS Procurement in Partnership (NHS PiP) has some recommendations.

03 March 2022

Groups of colleagues talking in training environment Framework Launch: Training & Development Services

This new Hub framework gives customers access to services supporting development and skills learning as well as change management.

23 February 2022

ncsf NHS Workforce Alliance Webinar - Workforce Improvement Services

Register now for this free customer webinar on 22nd March at noon.

16 February 2022

Worker wearing PPE cleaning wall Framework Launch: Aseptic Pharmacy Cleanroom Consumables and Laundry Services

A new framework agreement for Aseptic Pharmacy Cleanroom Consumables and Laundry Services has been launched by the Hub.

26 January 2022

face masks Covid Support Offering

We appreciate the challenges and are here to offer support and guidance wherever we can.  

20 January 2022

Webinar Training Webinar - Further Competition Guidance and Benefits

Join us for a free webinar on Further Competition Guidance and Benefits, led by our procurement experts, on Thursday 17th February at noon.

18 January 2022

male nurse wearing mask - with patient PiP Covid surge support for NHS trust Estates and Facilities teams

NHS Procurement in Partnership highlights some of the agreements and support we can give to ease some of the difficulties you are experiencing or might be facing in the coming months.

18 January 2022

Webinar Training NHS Workforce Alliance Webinar - Learning and Training Services Dynamic Purchasing System

The NHS Workforce Alliance invites customers and suppliers to learn more about the new Learning and Training Services Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) at a free webinar on Wednesday 26th January at 2pm. 

07 January 2022

We're Hiring We're Hiring - Band 8a Procurement Specialist

Would you like to join our team?  We’re seeking an experienced procurement professional to join The Hub’s Workforce team as a band 8a Procurement Specialist.

06 January 2022

change clouds How can we leverage changes in the health and care environment to our benefit at a local level?

As we start the new year, Sandra Atik, Head of Business Services at the Hub, reflects on the upcoming changes to the health and social care landscape.

05 January 2022

female doctor and patient masks Webinar - Update on UK Public Procurement Regulations

The East of England Collaborative Procurement Hub is hosting a free webinar:  Update on UK Public Procurement Regulations.

15 December 2021

Ambulance medics helping elderly patient Electronic Patient Record Systems market engagement

As a part of our pre-tender strategy, we're inviting suppliers of Electronic Patient Record Systems to complete a questionnaire to help us understand the market capabilities.

14 December 2021

Doctor vaccinating a patient Vaccination guidance for healthcare workers

NHS England and Improvement have issued guidance on Vaccination as a Condition of Employment for all healthcare workers. 

13 December 2021

female doctor and patient masks Supporting the NHS through winter pressures, COVID-19 and beyond

The Hub's offering provides access to a range of services and products to support the NHS through winter pressures.


02 December 2021

Neutral vendor FRAMEWORK LAUNCH: Clinical Neutral Vendor Managed Services

We are pleased to launch a new framework to provide clinical managed services to our customers, supporting them in their pandemic recovery plans.

29 October 2021

Estates webinar EVENT: Maximising value and minimising cost

You are invited to a webinar on how the Estates lot on our Analysis and Reconciliation framework can help your trust.

29 October 2021

Training and development Upcoming Training and Development framework now out to tender

We are pleased to be working with NHSEI, who provided support and expertise for Lot 4, to develop a new framework that will assist our customers in adapting to the changing health and care landscape.

20 September 2021