One buyer in the NHS was found to have paid a more 900% mark-up on a single product, paying £8.41 for a mains power cable worth 82p.
If we truly want a fast-moving and innovative NHS then procurement processes that lock out small and medium sized enterprises need to change, argues Matt O’Donovan of WiFi SPARK.
DXC Technology has been awarded a “major” contract by the Department of Health and Social Care for the new NHS Supply Chain.
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust has become the latest trust to implement Virtualstock’s Edge4Health, which aims to simplify the supply chain in the NHS.
Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust has selected System C as the supplier for its integrated patient administration system (PAS).
East Lancashire Hospitals has confirmed it is ditching paper records after more than 30 years, after selecting Cerner as its new EPR supplier.
This week’s round-up includes the news that Barts Health is consolidating its three WinPath LIMS from CliniSys.
Andrew Rankin and Carole Poletti of DAC Beachcroft consider how public procurement rules can help to create opportunities for small or medium enterprise IT suppliers.
Two specialist UK hospitals are looking to procure electronic patient record systems and have invited feedback from potential suppliers.
A group of healthcare and digital experts are working together to help break down barriers between NHS organisations and small technology companies.