Tendering for Care


Publications which address tendering and procurment matters published by TfC

The Handy Guide to Tendering and Procurement

Between 1st January 2007 and 31st December 2011, almost 10,000 people attended training courses delivered by TfC. These have included  a number at events delivered on behalf of the DWP and DH. A review of feedback forms showed that more than 8% would like a short  "handy guide" to the principles which underpin tendering and procurement. This has been requested by various groups which include: Trustees of Charities; GPs; Practice Managers; Health Professionals; Directors of companies; Senior manag ...

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The TfC Public Procurement Glossary

TfC first produced a Glossary of terms and terminology used in Public Sector Tendering in 2007. This was in response to requests from customers for a document which explains the common terms used in tendering and procurement. The Glossary is proving to be very popular with Health and Social Care providers having been downloaded almost 6,000 times in the past three years. But tendering and procurement are ever developing, therefore, as in previous years, we are one again delighted to publish the latest versio ...

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Working in a Consortium and "12 Golden Rules"

A Guide to Working in a Consortium In 2008, at the invitation of the Cabinet Office, TfC undertook the major task of editing the Government's definitive "Guide to Working in a Consortium". The booklet was published on the 11th December 2008 and can be downloaded from the link below.   The TfC 12 Golden Rules for Working in a Consortium TfC has also published "The TfC 12 Golden Rules for Working in a Consortium" Intended as a summary of the points to consider and the actions to be undertaken in forming a ...

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