Get the lowdown on new hospital procurement

Concept image of the proposed development of the Women’s and Children’s Unit at the Royal Cornwall Hospital.

The Association for Consultancy and Engineering has teamed up with the UK’s New Hospital Programme (NHP) and the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) to co-host a special online breakfast briefing on procurement and commercial issues around the NHP’s programme.

The briefing, on Tuesday 12 April 2022 from 8.30am to 9.30am, will look at the NHP’s commercial strategy and introduce its first major construction procurement framework, Generation 1 Framework Alliance.

The framework is the first iteration of the NHP’s evolving alliance approach that will unlock “better, faster and greener” delivery, enabling design standardisation, maximising modern methods of construction and delivering on common components and commodities through a centralised procurement approach to ensure the UK’s healthcare system and staff have the facilities needed for the future. 

In October 2020 the prime minister announced details of 40 hospitals to be built by 2030, with a further eight new schemes invited to bid for future funding, as part of the biggest hospital building programme in a generation. From improving mental health and learning disability services in Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear to building a new Women's and Children’s Hospital in Cornwall, this building programme will bring top-class healthcare services to more people locally.

At the online briefing event, attendees will from Stephen Marcos Jones (ACE CEO) Emma-Jane Houghton (NHP commercial director) and Stuart Powls (NHP head of procurement). There will also be an opportunity to ask questions. 

Breakfast briefing: New Hospital Programme
Tuesday 12 April 2022 from 8.30am to 9.30am.

Stephen Marcos Jones, chief executive, Association for Consultancy and Engineering
Emma-Jane Houghton, Commercial Director, New Hospital Programme
Stuart Powls, Head of Procurement, New Hospital Programme

Click here to book your free places at the briefing

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