SMI Staff.Care listed by London Procurement Programme
1st April 2010
Equiniti ICS is pleased to announce in partnership with SMI that they have been appointed as a successful supplier of Workforce Optimisation Solutions by the Healthcare London Procurement Programme to provide eRostering and Staff Bank software solutions to all NHS Trusts across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. The framework agreement was launched on 1st February 2010 under OJEU rules, therefore Trusts do not need to undertake a long open procurement process, but may negotiate a contract within the context of this agreement. This framework agreement provides all Trusts with access to software that supports enhanced patient care, optimising use of staff and managing resources and skills. Our solutions enable you to plan your rotas to have the right skills in the right place at the right time to budget and to the agreed standard of nursing care.
Our software applications are flexible web-based systems that are robust and fully functional to meet the requirements for workforce planning. Their ease of use and intuitive design makes for rapid implementation and quick adoption of the system by users.
Michael O'Brien, Director of SMI, commented:
"Being listed by the LPP is another accolade for the quality of our solutions and our dedication to ensuring our customers make the best possible use of their staff. Having undergone a rigorous assessment process by the LPP, SMI are one of the few companies awarded the status from over 80 companies who applied. SMI pride ourselves on supplying high quality, effective Workforce and Patient Management Solutions, with excellent levels of support to all our customers."
Alan Foley, Director of Equiniti ICS, commented:
"We believe our solution brings best of breed software, implementation and services and through our tried and tested implementation methodology we will ensure the success of the project both to agreed timescales and agreed budget. Our customer centric ethos and competitive commercial approach deliver the optimum solution. This framework agreement builds on our commitment and expanding presence in the NHS."
SMI is a provider of versatile patient and people management solutions designed to meet the complex requirements of healthcare organisations. For over 20 years we have delivered the solutions our customers need to maximise the utilisation of their staff and provide the highest standard of care to their patients using the latest and most innovative software available.
About Equiniti ICS:
Equiniti ICS is rapidly growing as a provider of services to the NHS. They help Trusts to save money and make better decisions regarding their workforce. They have considerable expertise in this arena through the deployment of innovative solutions in partnership with their clients.