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Call for case studies for Medicines Optimisation Conference

Call for case studies for Medicines Optimisation Conference

Call for case studies for Medicines Optimisation and Pharmacy Procurement Conference July 11th 2016

07-06-16    Pharmacy

Agency staffing caps consultation published

Agency staffing caps consultation published

Monitor and the TDA have published the consultation on proposed agency caps with a deadline for responses of 5pm on 13th November.

15-10-15    Agency

Telephony and Hardware aggregations underway

Telephony and Hardware aggregations underway

Business telecom costs have dropped 20 per cent since 2010, and aggregated further competitions have achieved savings of over 30 per cent in recent e-Auctions. The next opportunity is now underway. In addition LPP and CCS have begun the next National aggregated Further Competition for technology hardware and consumer off the shelf packaged software (CCS ref: NFC25).

27-07-15    Technology

NHS organisations collaborate to pilot internal Collaborative Locum Bank

NHS organisations collaborate to pilot internal Collaborative Locum Bank

NHS London Procurement Partnership is working with its members to pilot an internal NHS Collaborative Locum Bank and demonstrate that the NHS can manage the movement of substantive NHS employees who also work as medical locums.

15-05-15    Agency

Capsticks PCR seminar April 2015

Capsticks PCR seminar April 2015

Capsticks held a seminar on the new Public Contracts Regulations for LPP members on 27th April 2015.

27-04-15    Professional Services

Enteral Feeds procurement in planning stage

Enteral Feeds procurement in planning stage

Following a number of enquiries about Enteral Feeds, LPP will be undertaking a new procurement for the provision of Enteral Feeds.

13-04-15    Medical Surgical Supply Chain

NHS Building and Engineering Maintenance Services

NHS Building and Engineering Maintenance Services

A new Building and Engineering Maintenance Services framework, open to all NHS organisations, has gone live.

01-04-15    Estates Facilities

LPP community addressed by Lord Carter

LPP community addressed by Lord Carter

Lord Carter, Peter Smith and Dr Rodney Foale were among the speakers at LPP's 2015 conference, attended by more than 70 members on 2nd March.

04-03-15    LPP

GS1 guidance published for members

GS1 guidance published for members

LPP has created an area on its website to disseminate any guidance material and templates released by the Department of Health, to support trusts in their adoption and planning of GS1 and PEPPOL standards.

02-02-15    Technology

National procurement strategy boost as NHS hubs formalise collaboration, working together, and sharing of appropriate frameworks

National procurement strategy boost as NHS hubs formalise collaboration, working together, and sharing of appropriate frameworks

The national procurement strategy has received a major boost as the four NHS procurement hubs have agreed to work to common Principles, and where practical have opened a number of frameworks to their combined membership, cutting duplication and giving trusts immediate access to a wider range of OJEU compliant frameworks.

28-01-15    LPP