News

  • Healthcare procurement Masterclass seminar by Paul Hornby

    16th May, 2012

    IHP is pleased to invite all IHP Members to a free procurement masterclass seminar delivered by procurement expert Paul Hornby, one of the Strategic Sourcing Managers working for the NHS Centre of Expertise in Scotland called National Procurement.

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  • Do you use social media in your day job?

    15th May, 2012

    A recent poll conducted by Supply Management has indicated that just over half of the procurement departments surveyed use social media to help them do their day job.

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  • IHP now has a new Energy Consultant

    7th February, 2012

    We are pleased to inform you that IHP now has a new preferred Energy Consultant, Business Advisory Service or BAS.
    BAS is one of the UK's leading independent business energy brokers and utility consultants, specialising in energy procurement as well as sustainability and environmental services. During the last year BAS have saved their customers up to 52% on Gas and 49% on Electricity

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  • St Joseph's Hospice upgrades using IHP

    16th May, 2011

    St Joseph’s Hospice, based in Thornton, on the outskirts of Liverpool, was established by Father Francis O’Leary in 1974. It provides quality, end of life care for 25 terminally ill patients from the surrounding area, regardless of their faith. St Joseph’s, otherwise known as Jospice, prides itself on the quality of its nursing care, and the support it gives to families during these difficult times.

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  • CEL Group achieves 'Best Companies' accreditation

    16th March, 2011

    CEL Group, owner of Independent Healthcare Procurement (IHP), has achieved "Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For" one star accreditation. Despite not quite making the 'top 100' the business gained an excellent accreditation score.

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  • Win a brand new Digital LCD TV.

    26th September, 2010

    IHP would like to invite all Members to complete a short questionnaire that should take no longer than 5 minutes of your time. The questionnaire seeks to find out Members' procurement priorities generally and to highlight any areas you feel are a main concern for the coming year.

    Members who complete all the questions in the questionnaire and return to IHP by Friday 8th October, will be entered into a prize draw to win a new 16" Digital LCD TV.

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  • IHP plans ahead for next Knowledge Day.

    23rd September, 2010

    Following on from the success of IHP's first Knowledge Day, IHP will be holding its next Knowledge Day in autumn 2010. IHP wants Members to get the most they can from the day, so is calling upon you to tell us what you subjects you would like IHP to cover at these events.

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  • IHP raises over 2000 pounds for Jospice!

    23rd September, 2010

    After a number of delays due to the ash clouds earlier this year and simply bad British weather, on the 12th September IHP staff finally took to the sky for a 14,000ft sponsored parachute jump.

    A number of brave members of the IHP team completed 14,000 ft freefall parachute jump that rose over £2000 for IHP Member St Joseph's Hospice. 

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  • IHP helps Members to beat the invisible.

    23rd September, 2010

    It is estimated that 75% of illnesses resulting in sick days could be a result of poor hand hygiene, leading to a staggering 173 million days off work. Bacteria carried on hands including salmonella and e-coli can cause food poisoning, stomach upsets and fever.

    IHP supplier Bunzl Hygiene and Cleaning Supplies is now able to offer IHP Members a solution to this invisible problem - Deb InstantFOAM Hand Sanitiser!

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  • IHP's first Knowledge Day is a success!

    15th July, 2010

    IHP welcomed over 30 delegates at the IHP Dementia Knowledge Day which took place at LOROS Hospice, Leicester on 14th July.


    The event provided delegates with an invaluable opportunity to meet a number of the IHP nominated suppliers in person across catering, business services, property and maintenance and medical agreement areas, to find out how their organisation could make substantial savings.

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