Overall, NHS England and NHS SBS
have identified just under 709,000 items of unprocessed correspondence.
The new four year framework is being run by the NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS
) - a joint venture between the Department of Health and private sector firm Steria.
The Top 100 UK firm, which has offices in Newcastle, Leeds and Manchester, has been named on the NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS
) legal services framework.
John Neilson, managing director of NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS
), said cash was being needlessly squandered by health trusts who are paying multiple prices for identical equipment ranging from stationery to surgical instruments.
The contract will see 14 of the total 17 organisations within Hampshire and Isle of Wight SHA, currently serviced by Hampshire Shared Financial Services, move their finance and accounting services to the NHS SBS
centres in Leeds and Bristol The previous Hampshire shared financial services centres in Portsmouth and Southampton will become NHS SBS
centres of excellence for payroll.