News
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


seedling in cupped hands 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


This is a printable version of https://www.eoecph.nhs.uk/news.htm?pr=