How we are helping our health customers with their COVID-19 recovery

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak posed an urgent and unique challenge for all our customers. Our information for buyers during COVID-19 and safer working supplies pages provide all the latest advice and guidance on how we can help you in the recovery phase.

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Skills development resources

We have worked in partnership with DAC Beachcroft to set up a skills academy to provide procurement training and development support across the North East, Yorkshire and Humber region. NHS Skills Development Network is a member of the customer board. They have played a significant role in the development of the sessions to ensure that the content is appropriate and high quality.

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Session 1: Preparing to buy an IT solution

Find out about the challenges and rules of buying IT solutions, how to run your own procurement, pre-tender market engagement and routes to market.

Session 2: Negotiating and contracting for IT solutions

Discover the key features of IT contracts, how to build and future proof your contract, see the suppliers perspective and learn about contracting pitfalls.

 

Session 3: Contract management

Learn about performance monitoring, supplier relationship and change management, auditing and compliance and planning for your next procurement.

Powerful procurement solutions for the NHS

Making your workplace safe

We can help you ensure your workplace is COVID-19 secure: from modular buildings for hospital wards and operating theatres, cleaning, linen and laundry to construction and facilities management.

Explore our buildings solutions

Workforce and support services

We’re working with NHS Procurement in Partnership to provide health workforce services as the NHS Workforce Alliance. We can also help you access business consultancy, legal advice, language services, occupational health, contact centre services and more.

Explore our people solutions

From fleet to financial services

Whether you want to optimise your organisation’s finances, need help managing your fleet and travel arrangements or need support with document management and logistics – we’re here to help.

Explore our corporate solutions

Transforming your technology

We’re constantly exploring new ways of working and solutions that reflect the best use of technology. From cloud, digital and hosting solutions to network services, software to technology products and services. We provide connectivity for the NHS and wider health and social care organisations by enabling access to the Health and Social Care Network (HSCN) and also offer a range of technology bulk buying opportunities to help you achieve best value.

Explore our technology solutions

Upcoming events

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  1. 25 November 2020

    NHS property

Bringing power to your procurement

Your buying decisions have the power to make life better for everyone across the country. Find out why you should be making those decisions with CCS.

Resources

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  1. Health Brochure

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