Healthcare planning and infrastructure consultancy, Essentia Trading, has won a place on NHS Shared Business Services’ latest framework - Consult 18: Multidisciplinary Consultancy Services.
The framework enables NHS trusts and other public-sector bodies to buy management consultancy services from suppliers who have gone through a rigorous, transparent, OJEU-compliant procurement process.
The agreement runs from 3 July 2018 to 2 July 2022.
Tina Nolan, director of healthcare planning at Essentia, said: “We have a very-successful track record of working closely with our NHS trust clients in undertaking complex and indepth strategic analysis to help them articulate future goals and make sustainable plans to deliver.
“Our origins are in the NHS and our people are drawn from a wide range of health-related disciplines and professions.
“We, therefore, bring a thorough understanding of both strategic and operational challenges within the health sector to all our commissions.”
Following its successful bid, Essentia will be able to offer the following services under the framework:
LOT 1: Healthcare Business Consultancy - Leadership, Governance & Strategy
Specialist consultancy and advisory services related to the provision of support for the leadership and management of healthcare organisations, including matters of corporate/organisational governance and strategy
LOT 2: Healthcare Service, Development & Transformation
Specialist consultancy and advisory services related to the operational delivery, development and transformation of services provided by healthcare organisations, including matters of business/service improvement and performance
LOT 4: Health & Community
Services in the community that enable people to live healthy, fulfilled and independent lives. Covers a wide range of care, from supporting patients to manage long-term conditions, to treating those who are seriously ill with complex conditions
LOT 5: IT Consultancy
Specialist consultancy and advisory services related to the use of data and information used within the Public Sector, including the review, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of activities/ systems associated with the delivery of services
LOT 10: Ancillary Services
General management consultancy services, particularly where the scope of service does not fall under any of the other lots
Essentia already has a significant heritage in designing, managing and delivering successful business consultancy, development and transformation projects for numerous NHS trusts, including Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust; Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust.