Healthcare procurement regulation is going through a challenging and transformative period. The Health and Social Care Act and Procurement Bill, presents healthcare providers with complex legal and procedural challenges.

Attend our Understanding Healthcare Procurement Law and Procedures course to gain a firmer overview of procurement law and regulation and learn how to adapt to a more streamlined and less costly procurement process. Develop your understanding of the NHS Provider Selection regime and how this framework will impact you.

Through interactive expert-led discussions led by procurement expert, Gillian King, ascertain the changes to procurement and understand how to comply with the necessary regulation.

Receive guidance on the relevant procurement directives, learn more about the relevant regulation, along with processes that affects your procurement procedures.

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Gillian King
Procurement Professional & Trainer

Gillian King is a highly experienced procurement professional and trainer, with over 20 years’ experience in global procurement and supply chain management, working for government and multinational corporations in Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

Her sector experience is as a procurement professional, initially with the Civil Service in the UK Home Office and later as a global category leader for Zurich Financial Services, where her group annual spend was in excess of $400 M.

More recently she has provided consultancy and training to international government and ‘Blue Chip’ organisations in Abu Dhabi and Singapore, specialising in ...

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Learning Outcomes

  • Gain an overview of the relevant regulation: Healthcare Act and Procurement Bill
  • Understand the role of the NHS Selection Provider Regime
  • Adapt your procurement procedures to the new approach to tendering
  • Improve your tendering processes
All the Understanding ModernGov courses are Continuing Professional Development (CPD) certified, with signed certificates available upon request for event.

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0800 542 9414
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09:25 - 09:30


09:30 - 10:00

Trainer’s Welcome and Clarification of Learning Outcomes

10:00 - 11:00

Gain an Overview of Relevant Procurement Law

  • Gain a comprehensive overview of the Health and Social Care Act.
  • Understand the similarities and differences between the Procurement Bill and Health and Social Care Act
  • Ensure compliance with key legislation, taking account of social value in the award of contracts
  • Learn from best and worse practice at procurement
  • Understand the processes required to establish good practice and operate within legal parameters
11:00 - 11:15

Morning Break

11:15 - 13:00

Understanding the Role of the NHS Provider Selection Regime and Procurement Regulations

  • Understand this regime for health care services
  • Discuss with the trainer and other delegates how this regime will impact your procurement procedures
  • Establish what services are included and not included under this regime
  • The inclusion of SMEs in the Procurement process
  • Learn the criteria for justified decision making
13:00 - 13:45


13:45 - 14:00

Reflection Session

  • Trainer will review the day’s learning and the next stages of the course
  • Delegates will have time to ask questions and share views with one another
14:00 - 16:00

Understanding and Implementing Procurement Procedures and Processes

  • Light touch regime
  • Learn about the different monetary thresholds for procurement spending
  • Potential end of enforced competitive tendering
  • Tender specification for greater impact
  • Identify procurement and tendering opportunities
  • Perfect your procurement processes and procedures
16:00 - 16:15

Round Up and Key Takeaways