Here you will find useful materials from the LCB team including reports and presentations:
** NEW ** Innovation Procurement: Delivering Efficiency, Quality and Sustainability in Healthcare - 10 Messages from the LCB-HEALTHCARE Pilot Projects is available here
** NEW ** LCB-Healthcare CPD 2: An Introduction to Forward Commitment Procurement is available here
LCB-HEALTHCARE State of the Art Report, Low Carbon Buildings in Healthcare Sector is available here
Creating the Conditions for Innovation: Towards a Good Practice Guide is available here
Pre-Commercial Procurement Strategies: UEL Pod - A re-work of the Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust case study.
Article published as part of Spécal Hôpital Expo 2012, available in French only.
Continuing Professional Development Workshop
An Introduction to Forward Commitment Procurement: (Getting the most out of suppliers and doing more with less) - 7th July 2011
The theme of the workshop was ‘doing more with less’ and the role of innovation procurement techniques in delivering better, more sustainable solutions, in a cost effective way.
The Erasmus MC procurement team has, as part of their continuing professional education, made a visit to Rotherham Hospital to share experience on innovation procurement projects being undertaken as part of the LCB-HEALTHCARE Lead Market Initiative PPN and explore scope for ongoing cooperation.
Read all about their visit here
The LCB-HEALTHCARE paper from the 4th European Conference on Healthcare Engineering in Paris on 30th May 2011 is now available to download.
"Delivering Low Carbon Building Solutions for the Healthcare Sector: Case Studies of a team based and proactive approach for the procurement of sustainable innovations".
How do you encourage innovation by public procurement of innovative goods and services?
One of the pilot projects in the UK, concerning Ultra Efficient Lighting for Future Wards, has used Forward Commitment Procurement to stimulate the supply chain to provide an innovative solution.
To find out more watch the video here
LCB-HEALTHCARE Launch Presentation is available here
LCB-HEALTHCARE Rotterdam Congress June 2010 Presentation is available here