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NHS Graduate, Freya Parker, reflects on her placement with Attain

Attain are proud to offer NHS Graduates a work placement for eight weeks, to understand how we work with the NHS to improve health and wellbeing. We asked Freya Parker about her experience with Attain team and here she reveals what her favourite aspects were and what she’s learned. What did you want to get […]

Clinical Thresholds: What are the opportunities and challenges for providers?

Clinical thresholds are one of the tools being use across the country to help transform the approach to care. Often patients are offered pathways that encourage self-care or alternative approaches before further intervention (e.g. surgery) is required. Clinical threshold policies are evidence-based pathways which are applied to commissioning contracts with providers. The policies are formalised […]

Attain’s recent framework success continues

We are delighted to announce our appointments on three respected frameworks. NHS England Health Systems Support Framework (HSSF) We are excited to announce Attain has been awarded a place on the NHS England Health Systems Support Framework (HSSF). Attain has been awarded on two lots Transformation and change support and Patient empowerment and activation. We […]

Lesley Kippax on her first 30 days at Attain

Tell us a little bit about yourself I started my career at Leyland DAF Trucks and was placed in the Supply Chain Team. Shortly after starting and a re-structure, I was offered a job in the Central Procurement Team. The trips to Eindhoven were exciting and I was given the opportunity to start the CIPS […]

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In the news – Group Consultations coming soon to a GP near you?

Summary:  The prospect of ‘Group GP Consultations’ potentially took a step closer to becoming a part of standard primary care after a leading GP told the annual Royal College of GPs annual conference that the audience should ‘take a leap of faith’.     What’s being proposed? Group consultations are now widely expected to be rolled […]

Cariad Burgess on her first 30 days at Attain

Tell us a little bit about yourself I have worked in public sector healthcare for many years. My love and admiration of the NHS attracted me to the many dynamic roles, particularly within Acute Hospitals. I later transitioned into private sector healthcare and before I joined Attain I graduated in Business Management and Finance BSc […]

North of England Commercial Procurement Collaborative Framework appointment

We are excited to announce that Attain has been awarded a place on the North of England Commercial Procurement Collaborative Framework. The Framework provides quick and easy access to specialist support services from carefully selected third party suppliers with a wealth of health economy experience. Attain has been awarded on three significant lots relating to […]