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Introduction to the NHS for Suppliers and New Staff

This Conference is now Closed

An Introduction to the NHS: A Comprehensive Guide for Suppliers, New Roles, and Market Analysis.

This course is designed to provide a thorough understanding of the UK’s National Health Service (NHS), its structure, functions, and how it operates, particularly for those interested in becoming suppliers or taking on new roles within the organization.

The NHS is one of the largest healthcare systems globally, providing a comprehensive range of health services to the UK population. As such, it is essential for suppliers, professionals entering new roles, and those interested in understanding the healthcare market to navigate the complex landscape of the NHS successfully.

Throughout this masterclass, we will explore the history, core principles, and organizational structure of the NHS. We will also delve into various NHS services and departments, the workforce, and new roles emerging within the healthcare sector. A key focus will be on understanding the procurement process, market analysis, and how to develop successful relationships with NHS stakeholders as a supplier.

Furthermore, we will examine opportunities for innovation and collaboration, the regulatory landscape, and strategies for measuring success and impact within the NHS. Finally, we will discuss the future of the NHS, including the role of digital transformation, policy changes, and how to prepare for the evolving healthcare landscape.

By the end of this masterclass, you will have a solid foundation in understanding the intricacies of the NHS and be better equipped to navigate its complex environment, whether as a supplier, a professional in a new role, or someone looking to analyze the healthcare market. We look forward to guiding you on this journey and helping you unlock the potential for success within the NHS.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Suppliers, New staff, Senior clinicians


  • Understand the core principles, organizational structure, and main functions of the NHS, providing a solid foundation for further engagement with the healthcare system.

  • Identify key departments, services, and roles within the NHS workforce, recognizing the opportunities and challenges associated with new roles and emerging technologies.

  • Navigate the procurement process and develop strategies for building successful relationships with NHS stakeholders, enabling effective collaboration and partnership opportunities.

  • Conduct market analysis for suppliers, including identifying market needs, analyzing trends, and understanding the competitive landscape, leading to informed decision-making and targeted market positioning.

  • Recognize the regulatory frameworks and compliance requirements within the NHS, ensuring adherence to standards and guidelines while identifying opportunities for innovation and collaboration in the healthcare sector.

In-house Training

This course can be held at your organisation for up 25 delegates, we can tailor the content to suit your organisation and CPD needs of your staff. Led by experienced and highly rated trainers, in-house training works out cost-effective for groups and saves travel time.

Contact katym@hc-uk.org.uk with your requirements for further information and a quote.

In-house Training

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