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BIVDA held our December Procurement Working Party at the Royal College of Nursing in London

The meeting covered the New NHS SC Operating Model, New Procurement Regulations, Credentialling and DCB0129 was held in the morning prior to our winter Sustainability seminar. We were delighted to welcome Beth Louden from Akeso & Co to give us an update on NHS Supply Chain and Category Tower 8 and the Operating Model Update. More information will be available…
Ben Kemp
December 16, 2022
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BIVDA Procurement Working Party – Thursday 08 December 2022 – 10.30am – 13.00pm (IN PERSON)

The BIVDA Procurement Working party will be held on Thursday 08 December 2022  from 10:30am until 13:00pm.  Venue: Royal College of Nursing, 20 Cavendish Square, London, W1G 0RN PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS MEETING WILL BE IN PERSON ONLY, THERE WILL NOT BE AN OPTION TO JOIN THE MEETING VIRTUALLY. Competition Law Register here via Eventbrite to confirm your attendance in person. Agenda 10:30 Welcome, introductions…
Natalie Creaney
December 2, 2022
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Update on Category Management Service Providers – Medical Consumables Categories

Please find the below communication from NHS Supply Chain: Dear Supplier, As you may know, NHS Supply Chain is currently evolving the design of its Target Operating Model and as part of the procurement process, we are looking to change our service provider model by implementing a new category management service with five distinct categories. We have previously announced that…
Natalie Creaney
November 18, 2022
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Update on Category Management Service Providers – Medical Consumables Categories

As you may know, NHS Supply Chain is currently evolving the design of its Target Operating Model and as part of the procurement process, we are looking to change our service provider model by implementing a new category management service with five distinct categories. We have announced that three of the new category groupings would be directly managed by NHS…
Natalie Creaney
November 10, 2022
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How NHS Procurement is expected to support ICS’s

It won’t be a surprise to members that there is always a lot of work ongoing within the NHS and much of it is in silos, until now industry hasn’t always been able to see the impact of strategies or initiatives, nor much alignment across these silos and therefore there is often duplication of effort and many missed opportunities. Adoption…
Ben Kemp
September 30, 2022
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Countess of Chester Framework – Charges to Framework Providers

It has been brought to BIVDA’s attention that a framework has recently been issued by Countess of Chester, Commercial Procurement Services with charges being applied. Upon review of the Invitation to tender (ITT) it appears that there will be a Framework Agreement award fee of £5,000, an annual fee of £5,000 and a gain share fee – this will be…
Ben Kemp
September 2, 2022
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Westminster Health Forum to host a conference event on NHS Procurement in the Autumn

Westminster Health Forum is hosting a policy conference on the future outlook for procurement in the NHS. It takes place on Thursday 20 October 2022. Speakers include: Edward Jones (Senior Policy Advisor, NHS Clinical Commissioners), Matthew Rees (Chief Executive, National Audit Office), Vaishali Baid (Senior Consultant, Sustainable Procurement and Social Value, Action Sustainability) and Graeme Cameron (Pennine Healthcare) and Mary…
Natalie Creaney
August 5, 2022
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Will you be at Medica? DxPx EU. Startups & industry partners save 80% on partnering tickets before August 13!

DxPx is a new organisation trying to get investors and business exchanges running in the IVD sector. They had a side conference at AACC last week and they will be running this at the Messe alongside Medica. There are a limited number of tickets reserved for our Super-Early bird Special for the European DxPx Investor & Industry Conference on November…
Michael
August 5, 2022
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NHS Net Zero Supplier Roadmap Requirements Readiness and Supplier Survey

NHS England have published further clarification around their supplier roadmap and timelines. As part of this they are asking suppliers to complete a short questionnaire to give NHS England an understanding of where suppliers are in their Net Zero journey. The questionnaire will be open until the end of 2022 so suppliers can make updates throughout the year. We would…
Natalie Creaney
July 29, 2022
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Atamis e-commerce service to be rolled out across all health sector organisations

CCS, the UK’s largest public procurement organisation, is working in partnership with NHS England and the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) to provide Atamis software licences to support health sector buyers, procurement teams, data analysts, and commercial teams to adopt the e-commerce system. Following the launch of the NHS Central Commercial Function (CCF), at Public Board on 7th…
Natalie Creaney
July 15, 2022