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NHS Confederation associates are organisations who work with and supply services to the NHS.

They are a valuable part of the health and care sector providing some of the most innovative and essential services. The leaders of the NHS Confederation are committed to working closely with the associates to recognise the added value and shared benefits.

For your organisation to be profiled - please email associates@nhsconfed.org.

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Abbvie Abbvie have the expertise and structure of a proven pharmaceutical leader, and the focus and passion of an entrepreneur and innovator. The result is something rare in health care today—a company that has the ability to discover and reach all corners of the globe with treatment options that can improve people’s lives.

 
Allocate Software We are the leading provider of healthcare workforce deployment software. Our solutions are used by hundreds of health and care organisations across all sectors to deliver safe staffing and productivity savings. Whether you are creating rosters and rotas, managing leave, locum or bank staff, monitoring time and attendance or delivering dynamic daily staffing management using acuity & dependency our software and service will help you deliver results.  We have a meaningful relationship with the Confed rather than a transactional one.

Find out more about Allocate Software
Attain Attain works in partnership with health and social care organisations to transform and continually improve the planning, design and delivery of services. To us this means making the most of finite resources to deliver services that improve people’s health and wellbeing.   
Bevan Brittan Bevan Brittan provides practical, high quality and commercially relevant legal advice to public, private and third sector organisations. Our experience includes working with clients across central and local government, NHS commissioning and provider organisations, 40 housing associations and over 100 private sector companies.
 
 
BD BD is a global medical technology company that is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. BD leads in patient and health care worker safety and the technologies that enable medical research and clinical laboratories.
 
Capsticks Capsticks is widely known for its specialist understanding of health, housing and social care. Our work and expertise in these complementary areas give us a unique insight into the challenges that they face, particularly as the delivery of their services becomes increasingly integrated.

When it comes to health and social care law, Capsticks is one step ahead.

Discover more about Capsticks
Cumberlege Eden and Partners Specialists in helping people to better understand the politics that affect them, in whatever sector they work. It could be the ‘big P’ politics of Westminster, Whitehall and regional or local government, or the ‘small p’ organisational politics that are so vital to understand and navigate.

 
DAC Beachcroft We are proud to lead a team of 2300 people that is recognised for the quality of their insights and outstanding commitment to client service; proud to be providing an environment that encourages the continued development of our talented colleagues.

 
EMIS Health We’re passionate about improving patient care. By joining up healthcare IT across the UK, we’re helping to revolutionise the NHS. Our solutions are used in every major healthcare setting – from GP surgeries to high street pharmacies, hospitals to community services.
Our focus, aims and aspirations align so well with the NHS Confederation.

Find out more about EMIS Health
Evalucom Consulting Limited Evalucom is an SME consultancy company. Our mission is to improve health and social care quality, market sustainability and value for money.
 
Federation of Opthalmic and Dispensing Opticians
FODO represent the interests of opticians, optometrists and other optical professionals and businesses at the highest level of national policy debate

 
Hazel Health Consulting Hazel Health Consulting provide specialist consultancy service to the NHS and its healthcare providers, commissioners, regulators and commercial partners.
 
Healthcare at Home Healthcare at Home is the UK’s leading full service, clinical provider of healthcare out-of-hospital, wherever you are, at home, at work and in communities.
 
Hempsons

Hempsons, a leading national health and social care law firm, advise clients on a wide range of strategic and legal issues to help them meet the complex and ever changing challenges they face. Hempsons’ NHS client base includes many Foundation Trusts, NHS Trusts, CCGs and CSUs, NHS Improvement, NHS England and other health related bodies. We are appointed to every NHS legal service panel across England.

 
Hood and Woolf Experts in communicating change, helping clients articulate a clear vision, engage with insight, empathy and impact, tell a consistent story and get results.


iMPOWER We are a values led consultancy dedicated to the reform of the public sector.
 
Insightful Health Solutions Limited  NHS Supply Chain provides patient-focussed healthcare products and supply chain services to the UK’s National Health Service (NHS). Our end-to-end supply chain services incorporate procurement, logistics, e-Commerce and customer and supplier support.
 
Liaison Liaison provide specialist NHS VAT, Financial Management and Workforce Management services that have won us the trust of over 300 NHS clients. More than two-thirds of NHS organisations are now working with us, each seeing serious cost savings as a result.

 
McKinsey McKinsey is a global firm, comprising more than 12,000 consultants and nearly 2,000 research and information professionals. Our clients reflect our global nature.
 
Newton Europe We deliver change across the public and private sectors, from healthcare to defence and aerospace, local government, grocery, consumer, manufacturing, transport and utilities.
 
NHS Supply Chain
NHS Supply Chain provides patient-focussed healthcare products and supply chain services to the UK’s National Health Service (NHS). Our end-to-end supply chain services incorporate procurement, logistics, e-Commerce and customer and supplier support.
 
NHS Professionals Working in partnership with NHS Trust clients, NHS Professionals provides a service that combines intimate understanding of the Trusts temporary and flexible workforce requirements with the reliability, quality and value for money that only a managed service can offer.  
NHS Property Services
NHS Property Services brings property and facilities management expertise to the NHS estate. At a time of major change and increasing demand for the NHS, we are reducing costs, creating a more fit for purpose estate and generating vital funds that are being reinvested to support improvements in frontline patient care.
 
Odgers Interim As one of the UK pioneers in interim management, our specialist consultants have the deep business experience needed to understand the intricacies of each specific assignment.   
Oliver Wyman At every level, we seek out those rare individuals who combine analytical rigor with broad vision and a human touch. We believe that increasingly complex challenges demand people with both deeper expertise and the ability to engage joyously across disciplines, lines of business, and borders.
 
Optum Optum is a health services and innovation company with a to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.
 
PricewaterhouseCoopers At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. It is this focus which informs the services we provide and the decisions we make.
 
PA Consulting PA is a consulting, technology and innovation firm. We define success as achieving exceptional results that have a lasting impact on businesses, communities and individuals worldwide.
 
Pfizer We are Pfizer, one of the world’s premier innovative biopharmaceutical companies, discovering, developing and providing over 140 different medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products that help save and transform the lives of millions of people in the UK and around the world every year.
 
PPL PPL is a specialist Health and Social Care Consultancy, founded in 2007, providing capacity building, analytics and delivery support to the NHS. We have extensive experience of helping organisations understand the challenges they are facing, and enabling them to deliver real improvements in outcomes and efficiency. 
We believe there is a need to take what is already good about the way we care, and scale this to meet the growing and changing needs of our population.

Find out more about PPL Consulting
Roche At Roche our aim is to improve the health, quality of life and well-being of people around the world by providing an innovative range of diagnostic solutions and medicines. Roche is a global, research-focused healthcare company with Group Headquarters in Basel, Switzerland. Our strategy is clear – the patient lives at the heart of everything we do and our focus is fitting the treatment to the patient through prescription pharmaceuticals and in-vitro diagnostics.
 
Stroke Association  The UK's leading charity dedicated to conquering stroke.
 
Tenders UK Tenders-UK are a specialist bid writing and consultancy firm that supports clients within the Health and Social Care domain to successfully tender for public sector contracts. To date we win over four out of five of the tenders we manage and have won our clients over £2 billion of contracts within the last three years through the bespoke support we have provided.
Whether you are looking for help to write a specific tender response, or you are looking to improve your tender writing and bid management capabilities, you have come to the right place.

Find out more about Tenders-UK.
Visions4Health Visions4Healthare are an established healthcare network agency specialising in market access with a proven track record of redefining market access for clients.
We are proud to say that...we really get it!

Find out more about Visions4Health
ZPB We are experts in shaping strategies and creating original content to change the conversation and stimulate markets. Our approach is built on our knowledge of the sector and we pride ourselves on delivering high-quality work defined by the use of concise language and beautiful design. We are creative, connected and credible.

Find out more about ZPB.


 



Attain works in partnership with health and social care organisations to transform and continually improve the planning, design and delivery of services. To us this means making the most of finite resources to deliver services that improve people’s health and wellbeing.
Attain works in partnership with health and social care organisations to transform and continually improve the planning, design and delivery of services. To us this means making the most of finite resources to deliver services that improve people’s health and wellbeing.
Attain works in partnership with health and social care organisations to transform and continually improve the planning, design and delivery of services. To us this means making the most of finite resources to deliver services that improve people’s health and wellbeing.
Attain works in partnership with health and social care organisations to transform and continually improve the planning, design and delivery of services. To us this means making the most of finite resources to deliver services that improve people’s health and wellbeing.
NHS Supply Chain provides patient-focussed healthcare products and supply chain services to the UK’s National Health Service (NHS). Our end-to-end supply chain services incorporate procurement, logistics, e-Commerce and customer and supplier support.
NHS Supply Chain provides patient-focussed healthcare products and supply chain services to the UK’s National Health Service (NHS). Our end-to-end supply chain services incorporate procurement, logistics, e-Commerce and customer and supplier support.
NHS Supply Chain provides patient-focussed healthcare products and supply chain services to the UK’s National Health Service (NHS). Our end-to-end supply chain services incorporate procurement, logistics, e-Commerce and customer and supplier support.
NHS Supply Chain provides patient-focussed healthcare products and supply chain services to the UK’s National Health Service (NHS). Our end-to-end supply chain services incorporate procurement, logistics, e-Commerce and customer and supplier support.
At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. It is this focus which informs the services we provide and the decisions we make.
At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. It is this focus which informs the services we provide and the decisions we make.

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