NHS National Services Scotland

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NHS National Services Scotland

A non-departmental public body (arm’s length body, quango) which is accountable to the Scottish government and works at the centre of the health service. It provides strategic services and expert advice to NHS Scotland, and interfaces with its partner organisations, especially NHS Boards, to deliver support services. NHSNSS has locations in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Inverness, Dundee and Livingston.

NHS NSS services
• Blood transfusions
• Health protection
• Health statistics and analysis
• Screening
• Specialist health services
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Implementing agency : Common Services Agency (commonly known as NHS National Services Scotland) (Authority)
The Common Services Agency employs over 3000 staff and includes Scottish Healthcare Supplies, the central contracting and procurement agency for the NHS Scotland.
Ron Smith, 49, resigned as chief of Scotland's Common Services Agency - three months after finance watchdog Audit Scotland launched a probe into his appointment.
The Common Services Agency - which coordinates the work for the NHS - did not comment on the IT strategy that is to be applied but will be the contact point for Sema, which has committed itself to a set workload.
Viragen has a collaborative agreement with the Common Services Agency of the United Kingdom; preferential access to the white blood cells collected by the German Red Cross and America's Blood Centers; and a white blood cell agreement with the American Red Cross.
Major organization : THE COMMON SERVICES AGENCY (MORE COMMONLY KNOWN AS NHS NATIONAL SERVICES SCOTLAND) ("THE AUTHORITY")
Roy, 56, lied about his previous conviction on an application for a job with the Common Services Agency.
Viragen has a collaborative agreement with the Scottish Common Services Agency providing Viragen with long-term exclusive access to that nation's supply of human white blood cells needed to produce Omniferon.
entered into a License and Manufacturing Agreement with the Common Services Agency, a governmental agency, acting on behalf of the UK's National Health Service in Scotland, and the Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service.
Address : The Common Services Agency (more commonly known as NHS National Services Scotland) ("the Authority"),
Major organization : THE COMMON SERVICES AGENCY (COMMONLY KNOWN AS NHS NATIONAL SERVICES SCOTLAND) ("AUTHORITY")
Contract Notice: The Common Services Agency (more commonly known as National Services Scotland) ("the Authority") acting through its division National Procurement, is undertaking this procurement of Decontamination Equipment Maintenance, Testing and Re-validation and Consumables including; chemicals, filters and test materials ("Products/Services") on behalf of all entities constituted pursuant to the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978, (i.