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NHS National Services Scotland plans new COTS deal

Shared services organisation plans to make framework available to all public services Scotland’s NHS shared services agency has revealed plans to set up a new procurement framework for commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software, with th...

Welsh Government and home builders sign pact to boost housing supply

Communities and Children Secretary Carl Sargeant today launched a pact with the Home Builders Federation and the Federation of Master Builders to help boost the supply of market housing in Wales.  The Cabinet Secretary...

STPs present novel case for change, but pace and scale are challenging

Professor Jane Dacre, president of the Royal College of Physicians (RCP), argues that if sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) are to be successful then clinical input must be at their core. The need for wide-scale system chan...

Moving forward with health and social care integration

Sharing best practice on how to integrate health and social care successfully can be difficult. A CIPFA webinar aims to address this and put the spotlight on Plymouth’s pioneering work Integration of services between health and social...

Defining Key Performance Indicators and Governance

A hallmark of high-performing partnerships is the establishment and maintenance of a governance model that aligns the interests of the sponsor and the CRO. At a time when device manufacturers are under increasing pressure to improve pipeline pro...