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New National Clinical Staffing Framework in preparation

New National Clinical Staffing Framework in preparation

LPP is leading the work to build a new National Clinical Staffing Framework, on behalf of the four NHS Collaborative Procurement Partnership hubs.

12-11-15    Agency

NHS PFI benchmarking review saves Dartford & Gravesham NHS Trust £4.81m

NHS PFI benchmarking review saves Dartford & Gravesham NHS Trust £4.81m

Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust, working with NHS London Procurement Partnership, has demonstrated that PFI contracts are not untouchable when it comes to finding savings for the NHS – a benchmarking review of the Soft Facilities Management (FM) element of its PFI contract has resulted in savings of £4.81m.

21-10-15    Estates Facilities

International nurse recruitment restrictions lifted: collaboration opportunity

International nurse recruitment restrictions lifted: collaboration opportunity

The home secretary has moved to relax controversial immigration controls on nurses working in the UK.

15-10-15    Agency

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

Audit and Audit Consultancy framework now available to LPP members

Audit and Audit Consultancy framework now available to LPP members

The East of England CPH Audit and Audit Consultancy framework is now available to LPP members, as a result of our working together as the NHS Collaborative Procurement Partnership.

09-10-15    Professional Services

Language Services DPS for all public sector now live

Language Services DPS for all public sector now live

The new Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) for Language Services accessible by all public sector organisations across England is now live.

01-10-15    Professional Services

Hub collaboration on Total Orthopaedic Solutions wins HSJ Value award

Hub collaboration on Total Orthopaedic Solutions wins HSJ Value award

The national NHS Total Orthopaedic Solutions framework won the Value and Improvement in Procurement category at the 2015 HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards on 22nd September.

25-09-15    Medical Surgical Supply Chain

Aggregation saves six members up to 62.6% on mobile voice and data

Aggregation saves six members up to 62.6% on mobile voice and data

Participation in an aggregated competition for mobile voice and data services has saved six LPP members up to 62.6 per cent on their costs for the next two years.

03-09-15    Technology

Language Services DPS accessible by all public sector

Language Services DPS accessible by all public sector

LPP is establishing a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) for Language Services accessible by all public sector organisations across England. Language services includes face to face interpretation (spoken and non-spoken), telephone interpretation, and written translation and transcription. It also includes a Lot for a managed service provision.

03-08-15    Professional Services

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