Articles: In the News

Complete ICT Solutions Framework Launched

The new free-to-access Information Communication Technology (ICT) Solutions framework has been created to deliver the most cost effective and simplest route to market for your complete IT requirements. This includes the procurement of IT hardware products, software, programs, applications, associated products, services and support.

HTE Guidelines for Agency Staffing Caps

Following the updated publication of the Agency Staffing Caps, HealthTrust Europe is working on behalf of all of its stakeholder partners to support them in finding a viable route forward and deliver transition in partnership. The guidelines we have offered are intended to support successful outcomes in the project to reduce agency spend and to create a more structured approach to using agency staffing.

National and International Permanent Recruitment Framework Launched

We are pleased to announce that HealthTrust Europe (HTE) has awarded its framework agreement for National and International Permanent Recruitment of Healthcare Workers. This framework offers customers the option to work with agency partners to support local strategies on the reduction of agency spend with a variety of fixed-term and permanent options for doctors, nurses and AHP/HSS workers.

HealthTrust Europe Reassures Concerned CITHS Framework Participants

Following the recent worrying press coverage (see original article here) of the imminent end to the Crown Commercial Services CITHS Framework on 31st October and the on-going issues surrounding the implementation of the new CCS Technology Products Framework, HealthTrust Europe are ready to assist public sector organisations procure their IT Hardware requirements through their own Framework which covers 5 Lots including Desktops, Laptops, Tablets, Servers and Storage.

A Collaborative Approach to Delivering Clinical Services

HealthTrust Europe is seeking public, private and independent sector healthcare providers to engage in an exciting new framework for the provision of Outsourced Clinical Elective Activity. The solution focused framework aims to support NHS Trusts to systematically address clinical overflow issues relating to equipment lead times, capacity, RTT waiting lists and the provision of specialist services.

Outsourced Outpatient Pharmacy Service Delivers Significant Cost and Efficiency Savings

HealthTrust Europe (HTE), the UK’s leading group purchasing organisation, was approached by Royal Devon and Exeter (RD&E) NHS Foundation Trust to undertake a bespoke consultancy project for Outpatient Pharmacy Services. With over 800 beds across its sites, RD&E delivers over 300,000 outpatient attendances and over 115,000 day case or inpatient admissions each year, and was experiencing increasing demand for inpatient and outpatient services.

New Framework Announcement

*Opportunity Notice* - Framework Agreement for the supply of Nursing & Care Services Flexible Workers HealthTrust Europe have published an OJEU Advert (Official Journal of the European Union) for a Framework Agreement for the supply of Nursing and Care Temporary Workers.

Case Study – OPD Outsourcing

Imperial College Healthcare were seeking an external organisation to provide outpatients dispensing and retail pharmacy services for the Trust which would enable patient experience to be improved and efficiency savings to be realised. In addition, the Trust saw the opportunity to assist the Pharmacy staff in focusing on specialist inpatient medicines and discharge, and to improve the service quality of outpatients dispensing.