Advertising in NHS: a cautionary tale

A number of companies in the UK offer publishing and information services to NHS bodies, sometimes for ‘free’. However, these contracts permit the companies to generate revenue over many years by selling advertising space to third parties. The content of the advertising – often for personal injury legal services – has caused the NHS difficulties, […]

HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards: 2017 FINALISTS!

HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards has announced that Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust has been shortlisted in the ‘Improving value through innovative financial management or procurement’ category. Portsmouth’s entry demonstrates how it has implemented Ingenica Solutions’ innovative inventory management, and its impact on value at the Trust. Nicola Hall, managing director at Ingenica said, “Congratulations to […]

Newsletter December 2016

SoEPS Newsletter Issue 9 December 2016 Hello to all taking a well earnt break from the day to day to read our Newsletter, which is hopefully, packed with stories and areas of interest. As always, Procurement and Supply Chain Teams become extremely busy at this time of year and I would ask our customers to consider discussing […]

Press Release: SoEPS Lord Carter Response

SoEPS response to Lord Carter’s Final Report   8 February, 2016 10:16 AM   South of England Procurement Services (SoEPS) welcome Lord Carter’s Report and has worked closely with customers, SPP (Southern Procurement Partnership) and the DH to explore future operating models and capability within the system which we are heartened to see is a […]

Carter Report Full Report Published

The final report builds on the findings of the interim report and sets out further findings of variation across 32 non-specialist acute trusts. Lord Carter has been appointed as a non-executive director at NHS Improvement and will continue to input into the implementation of his recommendations. The Full Report and Executive Summary are available to […]

Newsletter December 2015

An invitation to participate… from South of England Procurement Services “Welcome to the Christmas edition. In the December issue of our newsletter we take stock of the many awards, accolades and mentions that the team have received in 2015; we offer our usual Legal and GS1 Updates and a ‘Spotlight ’ on our own Holly […]