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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
December 2, 2022 in Procurement Working Party, Procurement Working Party Archive

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…
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November 18, 2022 in Procurement Working Party, Procurement Working Party Archive

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…
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November 10, 2022 in Procurement Working Party, Procurement Working Party Archive

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…
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September 30, 2022 in Membership News, Membership News Archive, Procurement Working Party, Procurement Working Party Archive

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…
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September 2, 2022 in Procurement Working Party, Procurement Working Party Archive

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…
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