Modernising procurement in the Prison Service

forty-first report of session 2002-03 : report, together with formal minutes, oral and written evidence.
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The Prison Service on the progress made in modernising procurement of goods and services required for the day to day running of prisons. Our main conclusions are: • The procurement of goods and services within the Prison Service is fragmented and costly to administer. Some staff, equivalent to 1, full-time posts, are.

MODERNISING PROCUREMENT IN THE PRISON SERVICE We recommend: (i) The Prison Service should reduce its stock holdings by setting benchmarks for the maximum amount of stock that may reasonably be kept by prisons at local level, taking account of potential fluctuations in.

Modernising Procurement in the Prison Service "The Prison Service has done well to improve its purchasing of goods and services in recent years.

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But further financial savings can be achieved by streamlining procurement activities, reducing stock levels and maximising the benefits of the Service’s purchasing power through central contracts and locally negotiated contracts covering several prisons.

Modernising Procurement in the Prison Service Sir John Bourn, the head of the National Audit Office, reported to Parliament today that the Prison Service has made good progress in improving its procurement of goods and services but that Modernising procurement in the Prison Service book exists for.

Since a critical National Audit Office report, ('Modernising Procurement in the Prison Service (HC )' - ISBN ) the Prison Service has implemented a new procurement strategy, led by a new centralised professional procurement team backed up by regional purchasing units which negotiate central contracts for a range of goods and services.

The Prison Service has made cash savings of £ mill ion and has improved the quality of the goods and services it procures. These achievements are as a direct result of implementing the recommendations in this Committee s 41st Report of Session 03, Modernising procurement in the Prison Service.

A report from the National Audit Office has highlighted shortcomings in the Prison Service's IT strategy for procurement. The report, Modernising Procurement within the Prison Service, said the. 4THE PROcuREmENT OF GOODS AND SERvIcES By Hm PRISON SERvIcE.

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1Her Majesty’s Prison Service (the Prison Service) procures a range of goods and services for the prisons it runs throughout England and Wales. Goods needed for the daily running of prisons include for example, food and clothing, while services cover utilities and drug rehabilitation programmes for inmates.

THE PROcuREmENT OF GOODS AND SERvIcES By Hm PRISON SERvIcE 5 4 These changes have resulted in many important benefits for the Prison Service.

Procurement staff costs have reduced by 38 per cent between and The Prison Service has been able to identify significant savings in procurement activity since it implemented its new strategy.

: Prison Service sector review. Downloaded 07/10/ 5 Corruption in prisons can be linked to the following key relationships: Between prison officers and prisoners, Between prison officers, prisoners and a third party (usually on the outside), Between prison officers and prison.

The purpose and direction of primary care in prison has been shaped by The Future Organisation of Prison Health Care. The purpose of this document is to provide a framework for developing and modernising primary care in prisons,and to set primary care services for prisoners in the context of the wider NHS primary care development Size: KB.

The Prison Service has made cash savings of £ million and has improved the quality of the goods and services it procures. These achievements are as a direct result of implementing the recommendations in this Committee's 41st Report of SessionModernising procurement in the Prison Service.

Modernising prison mental health care. HM Prison Service (). Prison Service News: Issue 4, June. This case study is used to provide the first analysis of these investigations in this book.

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The Technical Guidance for Prison Planning is a living document, intended to improve the quality of design of prison infrastructure as a contributing factor to the safety, security, and dignity of detained individuals and prison staff. Please send comments on this document, highlighting gaps, omissions and areas that need more development.

Prison Service headquarters spent a further £ million on central projects and services, such as construction and information technology. The Committee found that the procurement of goods and services within the Prison Service is fragmented and costly to administer.

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Shipping in the UK is free. Competitive shipping rates g: Prison Service. Sets out a joint Department of Health and Prison Service approach to the development and modernisation of mental health services over the next three to five years, in line with the National Service Framework for Mental Health and the NHS plan.

In Wales the National Assembly is taking forward a similar plan. By September all prisons and their local NHS partners will be expected to have.

Prison operator services framework competition modernising parts of our prison estate. through the procurement and contract management processes, that we have sufficient measures in place Author: Ministry of Justice.

Introduction. Prison services are one of the worst environments for corruption in all spheres of public life. They combine large numbers of people held against their will and deprived of access to a normal range of goods and services, looked after by a relatively small number of prison officers who often are poorly paid and of variable quality, integral connection with crime and organised.

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Ensuring compliance with HTM and other clinical guidelines in a prison environment with its (HM Prison Service Feb ). The picture in Scotland is similar according to the Auditor. Buy Changing the Outlook: a Strategy for Developing and Modernising Mental Health Services in Prisons by Great Britain, Dept.

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“Giving contracts worth €97 million on the basis of an initial tender of €2. Local procurement arrangements must be in line with national policy. Personal issue cut-down tools must be the Big Fish (9mm).

(in particular the NHS) and within the Prison Service, is key to enabling continuity of care for individuals as they pass from the community to prison and back again. A log book recording contact with the next.

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Information about procurement at the Ministry of Justice and how we're improving procurement opportunities for small and medium-sized enterprises.

At the Ministry of Justice we buy a wide range of Missing: Prison Service. In public sector prisons, Prison-NOMIS is used to book visits for convicted prisoners.

A Manager of an appropriate grade – preferably a member of the Senior Management Team - should be responsible for the provision of a booked visits service to ensureFile Size: KB. The Office of the Inspector of Prisons is a statutory, independent office established under the Prisons Act, The key role assigned to the Inspector is to carry out regular inspections of the 12 prisons and places of detention in the State and to present a report on each institution visited as well as an annual report to the Minister for Justice [ ].

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modernising go ve rnment, and. more amenable to procurement. generally operated as supplemental services working alongside core services provided by the prison and probation service. PUBLIC PROCUREMENT POLICY FORUM FRIDAY 4 SEPTEMBER Attendees: Gordon Beattie, Greater Glasgow and Clyde NHS Scottish Prison Service Speakers Alan Boyd, McGrigors Gordon Dickson, Scottish Procurement Directorate between the modernising agenda and traditional approaches to commissioning.

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