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The Procurement Bill was being debated in the House of Lords
The Procurement Bill was being debated in the House of Lords
27/05/2022
The Procurement Bill was being debated in the House of Lords yesterday (26th May) for its second reading. A Procurement professional who observed the …
Farewell to Vanessa Jinks
Farewell to Vanessa Jinks
27/05/2022
Today we’re saying farewell to Vanessa Jinks who’s moving on from her role as Associate Director of Procurement at Frimley Health NHS Foun …
Building Safety Act live from 28 April 2022
Building Safety Act live from 28 April 2022
24/05/2022
The Building Safety Act 2022 regulations went live on 28th April 2022.The government have published a Dutyholders: factsheet which outlines how it w …
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Textile Services Cost Index Increase
20/05/2022
There has been a 20.13% annual increase in the Textile Services cost index, with the energy cost centre being the major driver for the increase at 12. …
New location for viewing Procurement Bill progress
New location for viewing Procurement Bill progress
12/05/2022
If you're interested in keeping track of the new Procurement Bill, there's now a dedicated web page showing the latest version and it's progress throu …
Webinar: Non-Clinical Temporary and Fixed-Term Staffing framework
Webinar: Non-Clinical Temporary and Fixed-Term Staffing framework
13/04/2022
Hosted by the NHS Workforce Alliance, a free webinar giving customers a short overview of the Non-Clinical Temporary and Fixed-Term Staffing framework …
Workforce Improvement Services Framework
Workforce Improvement Services Framework
01/04/2022
Our NHS Workforce continues to face challenging pressures, exacerbated by the impact of the pandemic, with increased numbers of patients needing care …
Procurement Policy Note 01/22: contracts with suppliers from Russia and Belarus
Procurement Policy Note 01/22: contracts with suppliers from Russia and Belarus
01/04/2022
This Procurement Policy Note(PPN) advises how contracting authorities can further cut ties with companies backed by the states of Russia and Belarus. …
Net Zero and Social Value guidance
Net Zero and Social Value guidance
25/03/2022
The NHSEI Sustainability team have now published their Net Zero and Social Value guidance and they are running a series of fortnightly Social Value Dr …
Public Inquiry into the COVID-19 pandemic
Public Inquiry into the COVID-19 pandemic
25/03/2022
The government has published the draft Terms of Reference for the forthcoming public inquiry into the COVID-19 pandemic.The terms of reference intend …