About us

Since our formation in 2007, NHS Commercial Solutions has been the provider of choice for procurement and commercial services to the NHS and wider public sector.

Our aim is to delight our customers with the services we provide.

Provider of choice for procurement and commercial services

We are the ‘go to’ organisation for our NHS members for procurement, consultancy, data analysis and market intelligence. We have a proven track record of improving quality standards, along with releasing over £130 million in cash savings.

Subject matter expertise

We operate in a comprehensive range of health markets. Popular categories include:

  • Commissioning procurement
  • Temporary staffing
  • Medical, surgical and pharmacy
  • Estates and facilities
  • IT and communications
  • Corporate services
  • Procurement consultancy

Based in the South East, our members include;

  • Acute Trusts
  • Mental Health Trusts
  • Community Trusts
  • Ambulance Trusts
  • Clinical Commissioning Groups
  • Area Teams
  • Commissioning Support Units

We have an excellent track record....

Who we are

  • We are an NHS organisation
  • We are a non-profit organisation and only seek to cover our operational overheads
  • Any savings we make goes straight back into the NHS for further investment
  • We are a membership organisation, we work together with our members to pool our collective purchasing power and invest back into patient care
  • We also work with other public sector organisations, providing procurement expertise and quality customer service

We are collaborative procurement experts

  • Our work with other collaborative procurement hubs has produced award winning frameworks and huge savings for the NHS
  • We target benefits for each member and continually review progress to ensure greater return on investment
  • We pool our collaborative resources to influence and change markets
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Want to know more?

Find out more about membership/ bespoke project opportunities by contacting our business development lead Derek Howe:

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Telephone: 01306 646810

Mobile: 07824 461310

derek.howe@nhs.net

 

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