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The Impact of Brexit on NHS Procurement for Healthcare Services – five part series (Part One)

As a team of experienced commercial advisors, health and care procurement managers and contract managers who work directly with clients to deliver commercial interventions, we are pleased to introduce a special five part series on the Impact of Brexit on NHS Procurement for Healthcare Services.   Part one sets the scene of what Brexit means for […]

Michael Bewell on his first 30 days at Attain

Tell us a little bit about yourself I have over 15 years NHS experience delivering service transformation, developing technology and operational management. I am a father to two, and when not working, I love cycling and outdoor adventure. How have your first 30 days been at Attain? My first 30 days have been very welcoming […]

How a Population Health approach can transform QIPP to improve outcomes for patients

Attain’s approach to Population Health is a practical set of tools to have an impact this financial year not a theoretical framework for the distant future. At the heart of our approach is the patient and delivery of quality, cost efficient care. Here we discuss how Population Health can be successfully applied to common problems, […]

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 […]