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Year in Review

Read about key work we progressed throughout 2020. 

04 January 2021

Long Term Plan: ICS Focus

The Long Term Plan outlines that on 1st April 2021, all NHS organisations will be part of an Integrated Care System.

23 December 2020

NHS Workforce Alliance website launch

We are pleased to announce the launch of a dedicated NHS Workforce Alliance website at workforcealliance.nhs.uk

20 November 2020

A streamlined service for the recruitment of all clinical and healthcare staff

A new Clinical and Healthcare Staffing framework offered by the NHS Workforce Alliance has launched. The framework is an expansion of the Collaborative Procurement Partnership (CPP) National Clinical Staffing and Crown commercial Service Multidisciplinary Temporary Healthcare Personnel frameworks which are due to expire in February 2021.

13 November 2020

NHS Workforce Alliance International Recruitment: Navigating the Journey webinar 3

Taking place on Thursday 12th November from 2.30 to 3.40pm the webinar will feature discussion on the immigration points system, visa policy and Brexit and other issues affecting international recruitment.

06 November 2020

International Recruitment Webinar 2: A Local Perspective

Following the announcement of £29 million of funding to support trusts with international recruitment, over 100 people attended the first NHS Workforce Alliance International Recruitment webinar on 1 October. Feedback has been really positive, and places are filling fast for the second webinar in this Autumn Series.

13 October 2020

Partnering to Deliver a Standardised National A&E Ambulance

The NHS Commercial Alliance, a partnership between the East of England NHS Collaborative Procurement Hub and NHS Commercial Solutions, is working with NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE/I) as part of an innovative project to deliver the first national collaborative procurement of double-crewed ambulances. 

07 October 2020

Workforce Framework Extensions to 2023

We have recently issued extensions on two frameworks for the NHS Workforce Alliance – Non-Clinical, and Flexible Resource Pool. Both frameworks are now extended to July 2023.

05 October 2020

International Recruitment webinar 2: A local perspective

NHS England and NHS Improvement have announced £29m of funding to support trusts with international recruitment. NHS Workforce Alliance are hosting a series of three webinars. 

24 September 2020

NHS Workforce Alliance International Recruitment webinars

NHS Workforce Alliance has now moved our previously scheduled events online and will be delivering a series of three free webinars over the Autumn.

09 September 2020

Staff Bank rates reduced

The Workforce Alliance is pleased to announce that the framework rates for Flexible Resource Pool - Staff Bank have been substantially reduced.

05 August 2020

Supporting the workforce

The NHS is currently facing a crisis which is having a substantial impact on staffing. 

15 June 2020

Using a framework agency

We have provided a quick summary of the advantages of using framework agencies during the current COVID-19 response. 

27 April 2020

face masks Supplier Information for Covid-19 Offers

The Hub, as well as our member trusts, have been inundated with offers from suppliers in support of the COVID-19 response.

20 April 2020

corporate COVID-19 and Chest/Lung Categories Now Included in Health and Social Care Apps DPS

In response to the coronavirus scenario, NHS Procurement in Partnership (NHS PiP) has added COVID-19 and Chest/Lung categories to the Health and Social Care Apps Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) and are now seeking suitable suppliers.

06 April 2020

COVID Hub Statement on COVID-19

The Hub is committed to supporting our customers throughout the COVID-19 situation.

18 March 2020

ostomate Ostomate Survey Report

The StoMap Programme's Ostomate Survey report is now available.

17 March 2020