Strategic Procurement Services
The expert knowledge and guidance of our team of Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) accredited procurement professionals and qualified nursing professionals will mean you continuously re-evaluate and improve your purchasing activities.
Understanding your needs
NHS trusts are under increasing pressure to deliver financial savings and simultaneously minimise the impact on frontline services. Procurement is one area that has been identified as able to make a significant contribution to overcoming this challenge. As well as traditional procurement services, we can support you to transform your organisation's entire supply chain, enabling you to unlock your commercial capability and deliver sought-after savings.
Our services include: market management via the largest database of NHS spend in existence; an extensivewhich provide security of supply and stability of pricing for key areas of non-pay spend; an electronic catalogue solution which integrates seamlessly with existing finance platforms; quick sourcing of non-catalogue items; placement of a skilled onsite procurement team to manage your local tenders, quotes and contracts; commercial advice and guidance and practical advice on subjects such as product switching.
Our migration and business transformation team will work alongside you to assist you with instigating a 'cultural change'. By changing behaviours and embedding system and process improvements throughout your organisation, you'll be able to use procurement as a strategic lever and undergo the step change required to fully optimise the value of your non-pay spend.