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#PracticeMatters blog: How the GPS team ensures we are following best practice

  • 19/02/2024
  • Written by Anne Toone

This month we’re looking at #PracticeMatters. To introduce this topic, Anne Toone, Associate Director of Governance and Sustainability discusses her role and how her newly formed team work to ensure the organisation is following best practice.& ...

How will the Procurement Act 2023 affect best practice?

  • 13/02/2024
  • Written by NOE CPC

With legislative changes on the horizon, it’s important to stay on top of training and ensure you and your team are following best practice and guidance ahead of the implementation of the Procurement Act 2023. We sat down with Andrew Daly, Par ...

The Competition and Markets Authority: Bid-rigging risk in NHS procurement

  • 13/02/2024
  • Written by The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA)

As part of our #PracticeMatters theme this month we spoke to the team at The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) who shared their insight about the risks of bid-rigging in NHS procurement and the types of bid-rigging to look out for.  ...

Pathways 2 Procurement: Meet Kristie Gill

  • 13/02/2024
  • Written by Kristie Gill

At NHS North of England Commercial Procurement Collaborative (NOE CPC) we are proud to be part of the Procurement 2 Pathways Graduate Training Scheme which gives graduates the opportunity to develop a career in NHS procurement. In September 2023, we ...

Pathways 2 Procurement: Meet Riley Gibson

  • 13/02/2024
  • Written by Riley Gibson

At NHS North of England Commercial Procurement Collaborative (NOE CPC) we are proud to be part of the Procurement 2 Pathways Graduate Training Scheme which gives graduates the opportunity to develop a career in NHS procurement. In September 2023, we ...

How we collaborate with our partners to offer the best possible procurement services

  • 07/02/2024
  • Written by NOE CPC

In what is shaping up to be a big year of change in healthcare procurement, it’s more important than ever for NOE CPC to work with its partners and customers to share best practice and knowledge. With the introduction of the new Provider Selec ...

Tailored sustainable procurement training for NOE CPC members

  • 05/02/2024
  • Written by NOE CPC

The NHS has committed to achieving net zero emissions by 2045. The journey to this important future milestone must include how sustainability is embedded into contracting authorities' procurement processes as scope 3 is forecasted to account for 62% ...