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Complex procurements and unusual projects - LPP provides the final piece of the jigsaw

Complex procurements and unusual projects - LPP provides the final piece of the jigsaw

Increasingly, NHS organisations are taking advantage of LPP’s ability to provide additional services which add value to their procurements. These include undertaking complex, high profile procurements and consultancy assignments, often focussed on identifying and delivering business change in procurement leading to improvements in efficiency and reductions in third party expenditure.

02-03-15    Technology

Challenging the supply chain status quo

Challenging the supply chain status quo

Some £22bn is spent annually by the NHS on non-pay items, around £5bn of which relates to items used in clinical environments, much of which is managed as floor stock.

30-07-14    Medical Surgical Supply Chain

East Midlands Ambulance Service cuts waste costs by 25% and boosts zero to landfill

East Midlands Ambulance Service cuts waste costs by 25% and boosts zero to landfill

NHS London Procurement Partnership’s Waste Management framework, open to all public sector organisations across the UK, went live in November 2012, and has enabled NHS trusts to save an average of 25 per cent on waste management costs.

14-04-14    Estates Facilities

Trauma orthopaedics - do nothing and still save 9.7%, or change suppliers and save 35.5%

Trauma orthopaedics - do nothing and still save 9.7%, or change suppliers and save 35.5%

Proactive procurement and clinical engagement has seen savings from the Trauma Orthopaedic and Maxillofacial Implants, Accessories and Associated Consumables framework average more than 25 per cent for participating trusts.

25-03-14    Medical Surgical Supply Chain

Complex Soft FM contracts made faster, manageable and cost effective

Complex Soft FM contracts made faster, manageable and cost effective

Making complex Soft Facilities Management agreements faster, compliant and more manageable also brings savings, as South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust is discovering.

24-03-14    Estates Facilities

LPP ShareSave eRFQ saves King's £200k

LPP ShareSave eRFQ saves King's £200k

LPP’s Sharesave eRFQ simplifies procurement of small and off-contract spend, saving King’s £200,000 pa

04-03-14    Technology

my.lpp portal drives collaboration and best practice

my.lpp  portal drives collaboration and best practice

NHS trusts are taking advantage of an LPP-developed web portal to improve information flows between members, compare their expenditure with peer organisations, and promote best practice procurement to get value for patients.

12-02-14    LPP

LPP benchmarking and analysis service unlocks full potential of NHS procurement

LPP benchmarking and analysis service unlocks full potential of NHS procurement

The need for transparency in and benchmarking of NHS spend has become something of a mantra as we deal with rising demand and falling income - but there’s little point in benchmarking without analysing the detail to identify how to get best value from procurement.

25-03-13    Technology

Trust agency costs cut by £1m a year, compliance and quality standards raised

Trust agency costs cut by £1m a year, compliance and quality standards raised

One of the biggest and busiest NHS trusts faced significant challenges in terms of the costs associated with temporary medical staff, and with a spend of more than £8m a year, the trust asked LPP to help reduce costs and improve service quality.

25-01-13    Agency

2015 Community and Mental Health Consortia Clinical and Administrative Information Systems Framework

2015 Community and Mental Health Consortia Clinical and Administrative Information Systems Framework

The end of national provision of clinical and administrative information systems for mental health and community service providers in 2015 has sparked a collaborative approach to finding a replacement.

25-01-13    Technology

Conference 2015 Video

Lord Carter of Coles keynote presentation 2nd March 2015:

Videos

UCLH highlights the actions it took to manage and significantly reduce the use of agency staff.

In this video Richard Humble gives advice on how to employ locums safely and ensure they meet quality and safety standards.