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Health and Social Care Procurement A Changing Environment

Health and Social Care Procurement A Changing Environment

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Health and Social Care Procurement A Changing Environment

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  1. Health and Social CareProcurementA Changing Environment Presented by Peter Wilson Assistant Director - Procurement and Logistics Service Business Services Organisation

  2. The Next 20 Minutes • About BSO Procurement and Logistics Service? • Category Management in HSC • How do we buy? • What do we look for? • How to Enter the HSC Supply Chain • Best Practice and Innovation • The Collective Challenge

  3. BSO Procurement and Logistics Service • A division of Business Services Organisation • Our customers: • All public Health & Social Care bodies • Other Centres of Procurement Expertise • Health Providers outside N.I. • Direct Services include: • Procurement • Warehousing & Logistics • Capital Projects • Responsible for circa £460m procurement of Goods and Services

  4. Category Management in Health and Social Care Procurement • Why? • Improves value for money and eliminates duplication • Concentration of skills - market & product expertise is deepened • Focused supplier management with fewer points of contact • Aggregation across HSC, N.I. Public Sector and wider NHS

  5. How Do We Buy? • Above £30k through formal tender: • Advertised on Web, in Press (new to view) and in OJEU (where appropriate) • www.e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk • Most economically advantageous tender not lowest price • With commitment • Indicative volume contracts • 3 + 2 • Creating Opportunities for SMEs / SEEs

  6. What do we look for? • In a product/service • Legislatively compliant • Clinically effective • Financially effective • Risk reducing • In a supplier • Adds value not cost • Efficient • Recognises the “wider customer” • Shares ideas, knowledge etc.

  7. How to the Enter the HSC Supply Chain • Research the market • Understand the need • Make yourselves and your products / Services known - user and buyer • Build positive relationships • Register on E-sourcing NI and check weekly • Consider sub-contracting opportunities • Comply with Tender requirements • Seek feedback when unsuccessful

  8. Best Practice and Innovation in Healthcare Procurement • Electronic Materials Management • E-requisitioning • E-ordering • Use of e-Sourcing N.I • Vendor managed services to our Warehouse • Sustainable procurement • RAFAEL Project • University of Ulster Joint Project

  9. Challenges & Opportunities • Shortfall in Health Resources by 2014 • Reducing costs • Managing demand • Innovative solutions • E-commerce efficiencies – buyer & supplier • Increased standardisation • Greater public sector collaboration • Supply Chain Management • Shared Services • New areas – Social Care Procurement