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PPN 11/23: New Thresholds
PPN 11/23: New Thresholds
20/12/2023
This Procurement Policy Note (PPN) provides advanced notification of the new thresholds that apply for the purposes of the Public Contracts Regulation …
 The Official TPP Knowledge Drops
The Official TPP Knowledge Drops
13/12/2023
Government Commercial Function have announced the launch of the first official training products to support the introduction of the new Procurement Ac …
NEW STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK FOR NHS COMMERCIAL
NEW STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK FOR NHS COMMERCIAL
01/12/2023
The Strategic Framework for NHS Commercial was launched at the HCSA Winter Conference. As the first of its kind, the framework, developed in partnersh …
PPN 10/23: Taking account of a bidder’s approach to payment in the procurement of major contracts -
PPN 10/23: Taking account of a bidder’s approach to payment in the procurement of major contracts -
26/11/2023
This PPN sets out how payment approaches can be taken into account in the procurement of major government contracts. It replaces PPN 08/21 from 1 Apri …
The 2024 Carbon Reduction Plan and Net Zero Commitment Guidance
The 2024 Carbon Reduction Plan and Net Zero Commitment Guidance
14/11/2023
NHS England have launched their 2024 Carbon Reduction Plan (CRP) and Net Zero Commitment (NZC) Guidance. The guidance has been designed to support sup …
NHS England releases communication with patients waiting for care guidance
NHS England releases communication with patients waiting for care guidance
01/11/2023
Patient communication is key, particularly when a person is waiting for planned care or treatment. Simple steps like signposting interim support, flag …
The Procurement Bill 2023 receives Royal Assent:
The Procurement Bill 2023 receives Royal Assent:
26/10/2023
On October 26th 2023 the Procurement Bill received Royal Assent, which was the final stage of the process. This means that the bill is now an Act of P …
NHS Commercial Solutions’ Framework Endorsed by NHS England
NHS Commercial Solutions’ Framework Endorsed by NHS England
25/10/2023
We are excited to announce the endorsement by NHS England of our Pharmacy Robots, Inventory Management Systems, Assets and Associated Services as a ro …
CCIAF accreditation discussion:
CCIAF accreditation discussion:
23/10/2023
Due to popular demand, NHS England are hosting an informal session, available on a number of different dates, for those yet to complete the accreditat …
The Health Care Services (Provider Selection Regime) Regulations 2023 laid before Parliament:
The Health Care Services (Provider Selection Regime) Regulations 2023 laid before Parliament:
19/10/2023
On October 19th 2023 the PSR was laid before parliament with the intention that the Regulations will come into force on 1 January 2024. NHS England ha …