Through a formal tender process, ID Medical, a market leading medical recruitment specialist, has been awarded a place on the Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland (HSCNI) Framework Agreement entitled ‘Agency Workers – Medical and Dental’ for the supply of locum doctors.
The evaluation of tenders was conducted against the pre-determined and pre-published selection and award criteria, resulting in ID Medical’s place in both Lot 1 and Lot 2 for the provision of Consultants and Non Consultants Hospital Doctors. The contract commences immediately for a period of two years, with an optional extension for up to 24 months. A total of 25 suppliers are intended to be appointed to Lot 1 and Lot 2 of the framework.
The Procurement and Logistics Service (PaLS) is the sole provider of professional supplies services to all public Health and Social Care organisations in Northern Ireland, including Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, Southern Health and Social Care Trust, Northern Health and Social Care Trust, South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust, Western Health and Social Care Trust and NI Ambulance Service Health and Social Care Trust, to which ID Medical will now be responsible for supplying high calibre locum doctors.
Deenu Patel, managing director of ID Medical said, “We are delighted to have been awarded a place on the Agency Workers Framework by the Procurement and Logistics Service (PaLS).
“Our innovative approach to temporary staffing management and the control of recruitment spend has once again been acknowledged and we look forward to supporting NHS Trusts and private organisations across Northern Ireland with their temporary staffing needs.”
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