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Bedford NHS seek and secure Supply Contract Compliance with Accord

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Bedford NHS Trust working with Target’s contract management system, Accord to secure control of supply contract compliance.

Bedford Hospital NHS Trust is a 403 bed, high performing acute district general hospital committed to providing a caring and safe environment for patients and staff. The Trust provides the full range of acute services to its local population and were seeking a contract management in a response to a possible merger with a neighbouring Trust.

The possible merger prompted a regard to clearly understand existing contracts and how they were handled in terms of storage and the renewal process. Target approached the Trust with it’s contract management system, to clearly address the issues the organisation was facing.

“Accord does exactly what it says on the tin; providing a user friendly contracts database at a reasonable cost. The Target team have an admirable ‘can do’ ethic.”

Tom Devine, Head of Procurement at Bedford NHS

Target’s Accord contract management software is providing; a register of contracts and suppliers, day to day contract manager, automated team and individual contract work plans, and automated escalations and reporting. Accord’s functionality is currently helping Bedford NHS Trust procurement department manage their supplier and contract data in the most efficient, cost effective and compliant way; saving them time, effort and money.