The Arden & GEM Procurement and Market Management service is made up of over 40 procurement professionals who specialise in healthcare procurement across a varied customer base including NHS England & Improvement, NHS Specialised Commissioning and Clinical Commissioning Groups, the Acute Sector and GP Practices The service aims to provide transparency and insight against requests made and to ensure rapid delivery to support the IT service for GP Practices.
The procurement service is focussed on:
- Providing strategic procurement advice, recommending collaboration and standard specifications to optimise efficiency and support costs.
- Maintaining both pooled and bonded stock to ensure service continuity.
- Working with preferred manufacturers and partners to ensure best value for money routinely.
- Providing and maintaining an online product catalogue.