We work closely with you to help you interpret, source, agree and manage contracts with NHS, community, voluntary and private organisations across the health and social care economy.
Having innovative and pragmatic procurement and contracting strategies is key to realising the benefits from STPs, new models of care and service transformations.
We make sure the services commissioned for patients are safe, of high quality and provide value for money. We measure success and improve the care people receive by analysing data, producing local and national metrics, identifying trends and building relationships with our clients and their providers to achieve best performance and practice.
Our experienced team offer support at all stages of the procurement and contracting process, including:
Market analysis and development – benchmarking; developing and implementing strategies to stimulate the provider market.
Healthcare procurement – strategic procurement advice and delivery, compliance with relevant regulatory requirements, implementation of customer commissioning strategies through appropriate market interventions.
Contract negotiation – negotiation strategies, supporting the negotiation process and contract documentation design.
Provider performance management – intelligence gathering, reporting and analysis, development of performance management framework and support to manage provider under-performance.
Provider quality management – benchmarking and analysis of trends, support to Clinical Quality Review meetings, serious incidents and safety alerts.