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10th anniversary logo Hub Celebrates its 10th Anniversary

The East of England NHS Collaborative Procurement Hub is celebrating its 10th anniversary and the culmination of a decade in which over £180 million has been saved for our NHS members.

03 April 2017

e-procurement E-Catalogue and e-Requisitioning Solution Shortlisted for GO Awards 2017

The NHS Collaborative Procurement Partnership's E-Catalogue and e-Requisitioning Solution was shortlisted for GO Awards in two separate categories.

01 March 2017

Surgeons gloves New Clinical Consumables Framework Launched

A new framework agreement to cover Clinical Consumables has been launched. It was identified by the NHS Collaborative Procurement Partnership (NHS CPP) as being of benefit to its members and has been established to allow public sector organisations to award contracts for the supply and delivery of a wide range of Clinical Consumable products.

01 March 2017

Ambulance Ambulance Uniform Project in the Running for Second National Award

National Ambulance Uniform Project short listed for a second prestigious procurement award as GO Award finalists are announced.

27 February 2017

auto NHS Pharmacy Automated Systems Stakeholder Event Announced

The Hub is hosting an NHS Pharmacy Automated Systems Stakeholder event for NHS personnel to help them understand the pharmacy automation solutions currently available on the market and share best practice.

27 February 2017

NHS CPP logo NHS CPP Delivering Best Practice in NHS Procurement

Following the success of the first three collaborative frameworks created for the NHS by the four NHS procurement hubs working together as the NHS Collaborative Procurement Partnership, four new frameworks are due for launch in 2017.

20 February 2017

NHS Masterclass Bidding Master Class: Successful Bidding for NHS Contracts

The Hub is hosting a training day in March 2017 aimed at any organisation which bids for NHS contracts, including suppliers and other NHS Departments. (This seminar is now full but we planning to repeat the session later in the year.)

01 February 2017

Conference Introduction to Public Procurement Training Seminar Open For Bookings

The Hub is hosting a training session on 10th May 2017 designed for anybody in the NHS who is new to public procurement, or whose work involves exposure to public procurement and requires a basic understanding of the principles.


01 February 2017

HSJ Award Logo HSJ Value Award Nomination 2017 for New National Ambulance Uniform Project

A major national project which has created the first ever standardised uniform for use by UK Ambulance Trusts has been shortlisted for an HSJ Value in Healthcare Award 2017.

16 January 2017

New National Ambulance Service Crest New National Ambulance Uniform Will Save NHS £3.4M

A landmark project which has created the first ever standardised uniform for use by UK Ambulance Trusts is set to deliver £3.4 million in savings for the NHS. The project had been delivered by the NHS Commercial Alliance and the National Ambulance Procurement Group.

13 January 2017

Estates and Facilities Workers NHS Estates and Facilities Training Seminar Announced

A training seminar on the risks and opportunities faced by NHS Estates and Facilities Departments is to be hosted by the Hub on 15th February 2017.

04 January 2017

Nurses Hub to Host Directors of Nursing and Medical Directors Forum

The Hub is hosting a forum for Medical Directors and Directors of Nursing to discuss local agency staffing strategies and issues around patient safety, provide examples of best practice and consider how collaboratively the region can act together to influence the market to enforce the changes needed.

04 January 2017

Merry Christmas 2016 Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2016 from The Hub

The Hub wishes all its customers, stakeholders and suppliers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2016.

21 December 2016


This is a heads up for any agency staff suppliers thinking of booking a stand at the NHS National Temporary Staffing Conference 2017, that we are running a special one-off Black Friday Offer on the cost of extra delegates and sponsorship packages!

21 November 2016

Pharmacy Conference NHS Temporary Staffing Conference 2017 Open For Bookings

The NHS Temporary Staffing Conference 2017 is now open for bookings from both NHS staff and suppliers. The event is the sixth annual staffing conference the Hub has hosted and attracts attendees from all over the country.

02 November 2016

In Touch header The Hub's October 2016 Newsletter has been published

The Hub's 'In Touch' newsletter for October 2016 has now been published and is available to view by clicking here:



26 October 2016

Keyboard pic Hub to Host NHS Cyber Security Seminar

The Hub is hosting a seminar on cyber security led by Intel Security (McAfee) and Bytes Software Services. The session, which is free to NHS staff, will discuss the NHS cyber threat landscape and what Trusts can do to enhance their security.

12 September 2016

NHS Suppier Conference NHS Trusts Invited to Attend National Clinical Staffing Framework Launch Events

To support the launch of the NHS Collaborative Procurement Partnership's new National Clinical Staffing Framework, a series of launch events have been organised around the country.


15 August 2016

Doctor examines boy NHS CPP Launches New National Clinical Staffing Framework

The NHS Collaborative Procurement partnership has launched the new National Clinical Staffing Framework – the first rate cap compliant, comprehensive and free to access framework to meet all NHS clinical staffing needs

08 August 2016

Pharmacist dispensing drugs New Pharmacy Training Dates Launched

The Hub is pleased to announce the first two training sessions which will form part of the pharmacy training programme we will be hosting in 2016-17.


03 August 2016

Annual Report Logo Hub Annual Report for 2015-16 Published

The Hub’s annual report for 2015-16 has been published. The report gives an overview of our 9th operational year in which the Hub delivered a benefit to members of £9.48m, which is 11% more than the previous year and well ahead of target. 

27 July 2016

Nurses Recruitment Agencies Supplying International Staff Invited to Engagement Meeting

Recruitment agencies who supply healthcare professionals from overseas are invited to attend a pre-market supplier engagement event to be held in London on 6th July.

22 June 2016

P4H 50 Free Supplier Tickets for P4H Procurement Event for Health Up for Grabs

The EOECPH, as a P4H event partner, has secured 50 complimentary tickets for suppliers and private sector companies, each worth £95. (Registration is free for NHS attendees.) 

22 June 2016

Calculator New Analysis and Reconciliation Framework to Help Trusts Save Millions

Following the success of the Hub's previous A&R framework, which delivered around £9m in savings for NHS Trusts, the Hub has launched new, rendered framework with the potential to save millions more over the coming years.

10 June 2016

knee xray Reminder of PROMs Data Requirement

Hub customers are reminded that for 2016/17 and beyond it remains a NHS Standard Contract requirement for all providers of NHS-funded hip replacements, knee replacements, varicose vein surgery and groin hernia procedures to collect and submit PROMs data to the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC).

23 May 2016

FY 2016 image Hub Savings Top £9m in FY 2015-16

Hub customers saved £9.45m in the last financial year, which was 11% more than the previous year and well ahead of Forecast.

09 May 2016

Pharmacist Dispenses Medicine Workshop on Stopping Anti-Competitive Activity Planned with Competition and Markets Authority

The Hub's Pharmacy team is working with the Competition and Markets Authority to plan an event (repeated over two days) on 'Stopping Anti-Competitive Activity in Pharmaceutical and Clinical Purchasing’.


09 May 2016

Orthotics doctor views image on computer New Hub Orthotics Framework Launched

The Hub has launched a new Orthotics framework agreement, to replace the previous contract which recently expired. The new agreement went live this month. (May 2016)

09 May 2016