From large scale national procurement programmes to bespoke local projects, we can support you at every stage of the procurement process, drawing on our cross-sector procurement expertise from across the health and social care system.
Our extensive procurement service includes: market assessment and management, healthcare procurement, contracts, transition and mobilisation management, outcomes based commissioning, new forms of contracting (prime contractor - alliance contracts), specialist procurement advice, training, education and consultancy.
From working with NHS England to source suppliers for large-scale programmes, to bespoke specialised services for individual CCGs, our team has a strong track record of working collaboratively with clients and potential suppliers to source sustainable solutions for our health and social care system.
Our approach ensures every brief is appropriately tested and refined so that the procurement process delivers the best and most cost effective solution.
“Our winners clearly demonstrated a really good use of procurement process, from soft market testing, right the way through to contract award. An excellent example of collaborative approach and all CSUs across the country should be informed of this fabulous work.”
HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards Judging Panel
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NHS Arden & GEM is pleased to announce that we will be exhibiting at Health and Care Innovation Expo 2019 on Wednesday 4 and Thursday 5 September.
Arden & GEM has been successfully appointed to the Transforming Organisations, Partnerships and Systems (Transform) framework, officially launched by the East of England NHS Collaborative Procurement Hub to replace the Commissioning Partnership framework with a refreshed and extended offering.
The Arden & GEM procurement team has been successfully shortlisted in two categories for the CIPS Supply Management Awards 2019.
Arden & GEM’s procurement team has worked in partnership with NHS England Highly Specialised Commissioning to successfully appoint specialist centres to provide a cutting-edge surgery for children who are deaf, by inserting auditory brainstem implants into the brain.
In order to support 3,300 people, throughout the West Midlands, to find employment; health and care organisations are collaborating on a ground-breaking randomised controlled trial – the ‘Thrive into Work’ programme. Arden & GEM’s procurement team was tasked with finding providers for the programme, who could support individuals across this broad geography.
Arden & GEM is delighted to have been named as a finalist at the UK National Go Public Procurement Awards 2019/20 in the ‘Social and Community Benefit in Procurement’ category.
The Arden & GEM procurement team has been highly commended at the HSJ Value Awards in the Financial or Procurement Initiative of the Year category.
Through a successful collaboration with NHS England Specialised Commissioning, Arden & GEM’s award winning procurement team developed and delivered a process which will ensure the public is protected in the event of HCIDs through a high quality, family centred and value for money service.
The Chartered institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) has awarded NHS Arden & GEM, a Commissioning Support Unit (CSU) working across the health and care sector in England, standard level in the Procurement Excellence Programme (PEP).
Arden & GEM’s primary care procurement specialists worked in collaboration with NHS England North Midlands, Cannock Chase CCG and South East Staffordshire and Seisdon Peninsula CCG, to run a complex procurement process to appoint three providers to deliver high quality, patient centred, value for money services.
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