Who we are

Attain is a rapidly growing organisation created by experienced professionals who are committed to improving health and wellbeing.

We are an independent provider of support services and we care passionately about delivering tangible results through effective partnership working. We have built a strong reputation as a market leader, providing services that drive and transform care. This is underpinned by a shared willingness to take on delivery responsibility for implementing real and lasting change.

We work across the spectrum from system design to transformation of individual services. We work to make person-centric integrated care a reality.

We support customers to deliver on their care and wellbeing responsibilities through partnership working and mixed customer and Attain teams. The business was launched in January 2011 and has grown rapidly, working for a range of health and local authority organisations across England and Wales. We have worked with organisations with a combined budget of £25 billion and covering a population in excess of 20 million.

Attain brings together people with public and private sector backgrounds, including a high proportion of clinicians, to unite the core values of the public sector with private sector commercial insight and good practice. We have a clear vision and sense of identity and are delighted to be a place where talented people want to work. We are committed to providing value to our customers and cap our profits at 12%. The company is owned by staff, with wide employee share ownership.

Attain in relation to CCG, CSU, local authorities

The Medium/Low Secure Services project was awarded the GO Award for Collaborative Procurement Initiative of the Year Award in 2012. With Attain’s support the project achieved a competitive, ‘approved’ list of providers with standard specifications and terms and conditions. The initial financial benefit to NHS Wales was £4.7m whilst improving patient care and reducing risks.

Shane MillsClinical Lead, NHS Wales Secure Services Contract Team

It’s been great working alongside Attain colleagues for the past few months. They have brought another dimension to the service with their significant healthcare procurement experience and commercial outlook, which has certainly helped build confidence across the customer base and created a solid foundation on which the service can build.

Sarah ClarkProcurement Team Leader, Great Eastern CSU

Attain have yet again provided a consistently excellent service. Their procurement of an integrated drug treatment system for Derby City in 2012 was outstandingly professional with respect to process and customer service. The support offered, systems used and procurement structure employed have resulted in a cost effective and efficient drug treatment system that is already demonstrating significant benefits for the people of Derby. Attain are not only high performing, but have been an essential value-adding component to the commissioning of health and social care in our city.

Assistant Director Public Health (Substance Misuse)