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Chess joins the Better Purchasing Framework

Martin explores how Chess has been named a trusted supplier on the NHS Better Purchasing framework, and what this means for healthcare professionals.

We are thrilled to announce that Chess has secured its position as a approved supplier on the Advanced Telephony Better Purchasing framework. This framework is readily available to any NHS professional tasked with procuring a new cloud-hosted telephony system for primary care.  

So, what exactly is the Better Purchasing Framework?

It's a platform aimed at ensuring that practices receive comprehensive support and guidance throughout the procurement process. Managed by the NHS England National Commercial and Procurement Hub, this framework specifically enlists suppliers who adhere to a national Cloud-based telephony specification and NHS terms and conditions. 

Access the Framework here. 

Benefits of utilising this framework: 

  • Streamlined Buying Journey for Cloud Voice Telephony: With the framework's structured approach, navigating through the cloud telephony procurement process becomes simpler and more efficient. 

  • Enhanced Confidence in Decision-Making: By leveraging expert advice and support provided through the framework, you can make informed decisions with increased assurance. 

  • Better Value for Money: The framework ensures that you're not only making the right choice but also getting the best value out of your investment. 

Furthermore, the framework extends its support to commissioners by assisting with various aspects, including identifying requirements, managing the procurement process, facilitating smooth transitions from existing telephony arrangements, and efficient supplier management.  

With the NHS England Advanced Telephony Better Purchasing framework, Chess is committed to empowering healthcare professionals with the tools and guidance they need to make optimal telephony decisions for primary care. Find out more about Cloud Voice Clinic for GP surgeries here. 

About the author

Martin Bacon

Martin Bacon, Consultants Team Leader in Chess, has over 20 years of experience in IT industry. Utilising a consultative approach and understanding the clients' business ensures solutions fit with the right budget and functions required. He empowers organisation to work smarter with technology, giving them the edge over their competitors.

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