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Introduction to Public Procurement Training Seminar Open For Bookings
23 June 2017

Hub Training Seminar : Introduction to Public Procurement

Venue: Victoria House, Fulbourn, Cambridge

Date: Wednesday 18th October 2017

Hosted by the East of England NHS Collaborative Procurement Hub, this event is FREE to NHS staff and will be led by Lauren MacLean of leading law firm Pinsent Masons. 

About the Seminar

This session is designed for anybody in the NHS who is new to public procurement, or whose work involves exposure to public procurement and requires a basic understanding of the principles, or those who already work in NHS  procurement but would benefit from a ‘refresher’ of the core rules and regulations .

The seminar will cover:

  • EU procurement rules – what they say and when they apply
  • Overview of procurement procedures and the key issues at each stage
  • Pre-qualification and selection
  • Working with standard terms and conditions
  • Procurement short-cuts
  • “Golden rules” and avoiding challenges
  • How to handle a challenge if it arises

The seminar will follow the approximate timings below: - Registration and sandwich lunch

1.30pm - training starts

3pm - tea/coffee break

4.30pm - training ends


To book your place, click here


This event is for NHS staff only. Bookings from non-NHS personnel will not be accepted. A valid NHS email is required to book.

For more information, please contact Melanie Nicholson, Communications Manager,