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Competitive tendering in the Scottish National Health Service

Robin G. Milne

Competitive tendering in the Scottish National Health Service

was it compulsory, and did it make a difference?

by Robin G. Milne

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Published by University of Glasgow, Department of Economics. in Glasgow .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRobin G. Milne and Robert E. Wright.
SeriesEconomics discussion paper series / University of Glasgow, Department of Economics -- no.9911, Economics discussion paper (University of Glasgow, Department of Economics) -- no9911.
ContributionsWright, Robert E., University of Glasgow. Department of Economics.
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Open LibraryOL18065242M

The National Health Service (NHS) in Scotland was created in and provides comprehensive health services, predominantly free at the point of use and based on need. It is funded from general taxation. Health was largely devolved to the Scottish Parliament in but a number of areas are still reserved to Westminster. The National Health Service competitively tenders contracts worth less than 2 per cent of overall clinical commissioning expenditure, according to new data that come as health leaders are seeking.

In-Tend e-Procurement Solutions - delivering eTendering, contracts management, tender notification service and e-Auction tools to the public sector. Guidance on various aspects of public procurement, including guidelines on national and EU public procurement procedures. Click on one of the items below. 1. Circular 20/ Promoting the use of Environmental and Social Considerations in Public Procurement.

He also chaired the Scottish Executive's Working Party on Renewing Local Democracy, the report of which was published in July and which was legislated for in June as the Local Governance Act. Richard is the author of various books, research papers, academic journals and numerous articles in the quality print media. We are committing huge resources to competitive tendering processes without a clear assessment of the consequences In , the last year for which international comparisons are readily available, the UK spent per cent of its national wealth on healthcare.


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Competitive tendering in the Scottish National Health Service by Robin G. Milne Download PDF EPUB FB2

Abstract This paper examines the implementation of competitive tendering in the Scottish National Health Service.

Data relating to cleaning, catering and laundering services-- the three services targeted for competitive tendering--are examined. Downloadable (with restrictions). This paper estimates the impact of competitive tendering on cleaning costs in Scottish "National Health Service" hospitals.

Unlike previous studies, which have relied on cross-sectional data, a five-year balanced panel of hospitals is used to estimate a series of fixed effects regression models.

This paper estimates the impact of competitive tendering on cleaning costs in Scottish National Health Service hospitals.

Unlike previous studies, which have relied on cross-sectional data, a five-year balanced panel of hospitals is used to estimate a series of fixed effects regression by: This paper estimates the impact of competitive tendering on cleaning costs in Scottish "National Health Service" hospitals.

Unlike previous studies, which have relied on cross-sectional data, a. This paper examines the implementation of competitive tendering in the Scottish National Health Service.

Data relating to cleaning, catering and laundering services-- the three services targeted for competitive tendering--are examined. Our analysis suggests that for the first four Competitive tendering in the Scottish National Health Service book the request to market test was largely ignored in : Robin Milne and Robin Wright.

Abstract This paper estimates the impact of competitive tendering on cleaning costs in Scottish National Health Service hospitals. Unlike previous studies, which have relied on cross-sectional data, a five-year balanced panel of hospitals is used to estimate a.

Seeks to evaluate the policy of competitive tendering for ancillary services in the National Health Service, by reference to a number of case studies of catering services.

Argues that the success of the policy was dependent on certain assumptions being met about the extent of competitive pressure and the potential for savings, largely labour cost savings, to be made. Scottish Affairs, founded inis the leading forum for debate on Scottish current affairs.

Its predecessor was Scottish Government Yearbooks, published by the University of Edinburgh's 'Unit for the Study of Government in Scotland' between and The movement towards the setting up the Scottish Parliament in the s, and then the debate in and around the Parliament since This could involve a competitive tendering process but other methods of securing service delivery should also be considered.

The Scottish Government published guidance on developing and running Public-Social Partnerships in July Developing the service specification.

Contract notices for Health Scotland can be found on the Scottish Ambulance Service’s Buyer Profile, and they will be clearly identified as Health Scotland contracts.

Health Scotland is committed to the shared service Procurement Strategy –which was signed off by all the shared service partners in   For merger cases conducted by the Co-operation and Competition Panel (from to ) please visit the National Archives’ website. Supporting.

The term compulsory competitive tendering was superseded in by best value. Labour's Best Value proved more difficult to define.

The notion of Best Value prior to implementation was enshrined within one key consultation document: Modernising Local Government — Improving local services through best value (DETR a). With the National Health Service a prominent issue in this general election, readers air their views Letters Sun 8 Dec EST Last modified on Mon 3 Feb EST.

Where ideology outstrips performance Outsourcing in the NHS in England has increased substantially over the past 15 years as both Labour and Tory led governments have pursued policies of divesting frontline care and non-medical support services to external suppliers.

Department of Health figures show that the proportion of the overall NHS budget spent on private healthcare providers. Competitive Tender A way to distribute a bond to investors. In a competitive tender, the issuer receives bids from large companies or other investors to buy the bond issue; the highest bid receives the issue.

The winner, at its discretion, may or may not distribute portions of the issue on the secondary market. The Bank of Canada uses competitive. Abstract. The introduction of mandatory competitive tendering in came as a blow to health service administrators, but not as a surprise.

Sincethe NHS had played host to privatisation initiatives, attempts to improve management and efficiency, and an attack upon local autonomy.

Books Music Art & design requests from government departments requesting data about spending on NHS competitive tendering signals the start of political Future of the health service. We buy and supply items to help keep Scotland's hospitals and health centres running. To realise benefits and to reduce risk through supply management, as Scotland's largest procurement organisation we manage over £ billion in national contracts.

The National Health Service in England and Wales continues to develop the Provider-Commissioner dichotomy, where one organisational unit has the responsibility for procuring services and other units have the opportunity to be the provider of the services within a market of potential providers.

National Health Service; Statutory guidance The NHS Procurement, Patient Choice and Competition Regulations implement Section 75 of the Health and Social Care Act. The National Procurement Service promotes Welsh public sector procurement collaboration to deliver a good deal for Wales.

Skip to main content uses cookies which are essential for the site to work. Non-essential cookies are also used to tailor and improve services.competitive tendering has been adopted by local authorities as a key technique in the commissioning process for community care.

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