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Procurement law case update:  Braceurself Limited v NHS England

Procurement law case update: Braceurself Limited v NHS England

Court finds that a breach of the procurement regulations that changed the outcome of a competition was not sufficiently serious to justify an award of ...

The Procurement Bill - some key commercial and contract management implications to be considered

The Procurement Bill - some key commercial and contract management implications to be considered

On 11 May 2022 the Government introduced the Procurement Bill (the “Bill”) into the House of Lords. The Bill follows on from December 2020’s Green Pap ...

Health and Care Act 2022: Preventing modern slavery in NHS supply chains

Health and Care Act 2022: Preventing modern slavery in NHS supply chains

Shortly before the Health and Care Bill 2021 (‘the Bill’) was given Royal Assent on 28 April 2022 and became the Health and Care Act 2022 (‘the Act’), ...

Provider Selection Regime: Starter for ten on the supplementary consultation

Provider Selection Regime: Starter for ten on the supplementary consultation

In our previous briefing, we considered the impact of both the NHS Provider Selection Regime (“PSR”) (part of the Health and Care Bill) and the Govern ...

Health, social care and the new procurement landscape

Health, social care and the new procurement landscape

In the first of our series of 6 briefings focused on the changing procurement landscape, we consider the potential impact of both the NHS Provider Sel ...

New year, new public procurement thresholds

New year, new public procurement thresholds

Changes to public procurement thresholds will come into force on 1 January 2022 by virtue of The Public Procurement (Agreement on Government Procureme ...

Health and Care Bill 2021: Provider Selection

Health and Care Bill 2021: Provider Selection

In the next of our series of briefings on the Health and Care Bill, we look at the Government’s plans to repeal the current NHS procurement rules and ...

Changes to the thresholds to publish on FTS and Contracts Finder for NHS organisations

Changes to the thresholds to publish on FTS and Contracts Finder for NHS organisations

There are new procurement thresholds for certain NHS bodies for publication on Find a Tender Service (“FTS”) and Contracts Finder, and we have set out ...

Response to the Provider Selection Regime Consultation

Response to the Provider Selection Regime Consultation

As a leading law firm advising clients in the health and social care sector we have engaged with our clients in relation to the Provider Selection Reg ...

Loosening the ties that bind: new NHS procurement regime proposed

Loosening the ties that bind: new NHS procurement regime proposed

On 12th February we summarised for you the top 10 takeaways from the Government’s proposals for the new Health and Social Care Bill, “Integration and ...