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star this property date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
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Department of Health more like this
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star this property hansard heading Health Services more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps the Government is taking to ensure the effectiveness of National Health Service purchasing and promote procurement on a regional or national scale. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Mid Derbyshire more like this
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Pauline Latham more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-27more like thismore than 2014-10-27
unstar this property answer text <p>Individual National Health Service trusts are responsible for their own procurement activity and are supported by collaborative procurement organisations working at regional and national level.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Department launched a Procurement Efficiency Programme (<em>Better Procurement Better Value Better Care</em>) in August 2013, further details of which can be found at:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/improving-procurement-in-the-nhs" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/improving-procurement-in-the-nhs</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>This programme focussed on the need to improve local capability, data and leadership in the longer term and the need to drive £1.5-£2 billion of efficiency savings in the immediate term. As part of this efficiency programme the Department is working with NHS trusts and collaborative procurement organisations to determine the most effective procurement approaches going forward.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Central Suffolk and North Ipswich more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Daniel Poulter more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Dan Poulter more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mrs Pauline Latham remove filter