28 March 2024 News

Apira Appointed as supplier on new NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS) Framework



Apira is proud to announce its appointment as a Framework Agreement Supplier on the NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS) Digital Health Advisory Services framework.

Established in 2004 by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) LINK Department of Health and Social Care – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk), NHS Shared Business Services is a cornerstone of the healthcare system, delivering essential corporate services to the NHS. Through a unique partnership with Sopra Steria LINK – Sopra Steria – the world is how we shape it, a leading European digital services and software development company, NHS SBS streamlines operations, benefiting NHS employees, patients, suppliers, and ultimately, taxpayers.

As the leading supplier of corporate services to the NHS, NHS SBS manages over 40 framework agreements encompassing a diverse array of clinical and corporate goods and services. With a steadfast commitment to responsibility and sustainability, NHS SBS aligns its operations with the core values and objectives of the broader NHS family.

Apira’s appointment as a supplier on NHS Shared Business Services for Digital Health Advisory framework in LOT 1 – Specialist Clinical and Healthcare Digital Management Consultancy – is testament to its expertise and dedication to advancing healthcare services. This achievement not only underscores Apira’s capabilities but also helps to open up new avenues for collaboration and innovation in the healthcare sector.

David Corbett, Executive Director at Apira, commented on the appointment saying, “We are delighted to have been awarded a place on this framework, which provides an additional route for our customers alongside our existing frameworks including G-Cloud 13, DOS 6, NOECPC, and SCW DPS. This recognition by NHS SBS reaffirms our commitment to delivering high-quality digital health advisory services and highlights the value we bring to the healthcare industry.” 

With its inclusion in the NHS Shared Business Services framework, Apira is poised to contribute significantly to the advancement of healthcare delivery whilst supporting Trusts on their digital journeys. This partnership holds immense promise for driving positive change and improving healthcare outcomes for communities and Trusts.