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Cyber Essentials Accreditation

Delighted that once again we have passed with flying colours and retained our Cyber Essentials Accreditation. 

A Very Happy Easter!

We would like to wish all our staff, partners and clients a very Happy Easter and a well deserved break, looking forward to seeing you in the new financial year! 

In-Form Accredited to the SCW Dynamic Purchasing System for system transformation

In-Form Solutions are delighted to have been accredited for South, Central and West Commissioning Support Unit, Dynamic purchasing system for system transformation.

Our application involved in completing an evaluation questionnaire as well as providing case studies, references and statutory information such as our accounts, insurance etc. 

This gives our clients another source to engage In-Form as well as providing further assurance to all our clients. 

In-Form Supporting Cheshire

The In-Form Team are delighted to be supporting South Cheshire CCG and Vale Royal CCG with their QIPP programme. 

Christmas New Year Message

We hope that you all have had a lovely relaxing Christmas and are now refreshed as we embark on a challenging 2018.

2017 for In-Form Solutions has been a very successful year. We have expanded by increasing our portfolio of clients throughout the NHS and overseas, have been accredited on a number of Framework Agreements in the UK and Ireland as well as gaining Cyber Essentials accreditation. This helps to reassure our partners and provides us with new exciting opportunities. We believe that we are successful through a very simple formula; providing innovative thinking, reliability, flexibility and value.  This was demonstrated by our teams completing a number of NHS England QIPP Reviews on time, below budget and all over achieving the QIPP targets set. NHS partners have expressed their continual confidence in us by making new referrals and giving us new opportunities. We also continue to support Gibraltar Health Authority, the States of Jersey as well as our valued partners in Ireland.   

We very much welcome two new members to our team, Andrew Hartshorn and Nick Gerrard who are now well established and are both supporting a number of NHS organisations in England and Wales by undertaking some very high profile assignments.

2018 will be another challenging year as STP’s and ACS establish and expand as they develop integrated health systems within their communities. We are already involved with their development, but we believe we are well placed to support them as we have considerable experience of integrated health systems in Wales, Ireland, the Channel Islands and Gibraltar.

We would like to thank our staff for their hard work and commitment, but also to our partners for their continual support and we wish you all a very happy and healthy 2018.

Midlands and Lancashire CSU

We are delighted for our team to be supporting the CSU with their procurement and marketing strategy, led by John Griffiths. 

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

We are delighted to be supporting East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust with their financial planning and development. Nick Gerrard will be leading this exciting project from November. 

Welcome Nick Gerrard

We are delighted to welcome Nick Gerrard to the In-Form Solutions team, where he will be valuable to both our clients and our team. Nick has over 20 years Board Executive experience as an NHS Finance Director for a number of NHS Trusts including those in acute, community and mental health services. He has considerable experience of financial turnaround, recovery, governance, procurement, IM&T and performance management. 

David Poynton our Chairman says "Nick provides our team with the additional financial experience in order to further enhance our products and services and we are now becoming a leading niche supplier of specialist expertise to the NHS and beyond. We have a dynamic multi-disciplinary team, which covers a wide spectrum of management expertise which is enhancing our reputation and offering. We very much welcome Nick to the team."

Bloom Accredited Supplier

We are delighted to be accredited as a supplier of the Bloom Framework Agreement. 

To be accredited to Bloom, In-Form had to go through a comprehensive evaluation whereupon case studies were provided, which were then validated by Bloom with the respective client. We were pleased to submit 14 case studies. 

Trip to Gibraltar

John has just returned from another successful trip to Gibraltar and also enjoyed the fine weather in October! 

Advancement on Nepro

In-Form Solutions are pleased to announce that today we have been further accredited within the Nepro Framework Agreement for the following categories, Re-engineering and Processes, Service Transformation, Effective Change Management and Structured Change. 

This is an addition to our existing category accreditations of Budgetary Management, Business Planning, Commissioning, VFM and Performance Management. 

We very much look forward to working with Nepro on these exciting new ventures. 

 

Mersey Internal Audit Agency

In-Form are once again delighted to be supporting a series of QIPP reviews in a number of CCG's in the North West in England. Our teams are closely working with the CCG's and MIAA with planning, developing and implementing new innovative QIPP schemes. 

A new initiative and a new partnership

Beautiful Information are delighted to announce our enhanced partnership arrangements with In-Form Solutions In-Form are a provider of effective management solutions to both community and business organisations and have decades of experience in supporting NHS organisations to improve their ways of working. 

John Griffiths, MD of In-Form said “After supporting the team with developing this extremely exciting new suite of products, In-Form Solutions is delighted to further develop these with the NHS and beyond with a view of achieving improved outcomes efficiency and information, beautifully”.

Marc Farr, Founder of Beautiful Information said “we are excited to build upon the relationship we have with In-Form. As a company that is well respected and with many contacts and relationships in the NHS, we hope this enhanced partnership with In-Form will enable our solutions and services to be introduced into many more NHS organisations to the mutual benefit of both In-Form, Beautiful Information and ultimately, the NHS”

 

NHS Wales Informatics Service

We are delighted and proud to be supporting NHS Wales Informatics Service. Good luck to Andrew and the team on this new exciting assignment! 

G Cloud 9

In-Form Solutions are delighted to have been accredited to the UK Governments G-Cloud 9 framework agreement.

G-Cloud offers a digital marketplace, open to all in the UK public sector. It promotes a list of pre-approved suppliers which enables us all to remove the lengthy costs associated with traditional procurement.

Nepro

In-Form Solutions are delighted to be approved as accredited suppliers to NEPRO Framework Agreement. 

To be accredited to Nepro, In-Form had to go through a comprehensive evaluation where upon case studies had to be obtained and validated by Nepro. In-Form have been approved in the following Lot categories these being, Budgetary Management, VFM, Commissioning, Business Planning and Performance Management. 

Cyber Essentials

In-Form are delighted to have been awarded the Cyber Essentials Accreditation. 

In order to be accredited our IT systems and procedures have demonstrated and proven that we have taken the precautions necessary to reduce cyber risks. As part of this process, In-Form Solutions had to provide evidence of full software licensing, effective and secure storage of files, anti virus and effective cyber control are in place as well as adequate insurance cover. 

 

Chambers of Commerce

In-Form Solutions are proud to be members of the Birmingham and the Lichfield and Tamworth Chambers of Commerce in 2017/18. 

Nicole's Race for Life

Nicole ran her first ever long distance run in May for Cancer Research. After all of Nicole’s hard work and training Nicole managed to complete the run in 30 minutes raising over £300! Thank you everyone for your support and kind donations. Well done Nicole !!!!

Manchester Marathon

Jill Griffiths ran her very first Marathon by completing the Manchester Marathon in just over 4 hours 40 minutes, which is a fantastic achievement particularly as she was carrying an injury which may have ruled her out. Because of this injury and the uncertainty whether she would run she is raising money for Crohn's & Colitus UK after the event, so any donations would be hugely welcomed. Thank you all for your support and again well done Jill. 

 

Taking The Plunge...!

Good Hope Hospital Summer Fete

We had a wonderful day at the Good Hope Hospital Summer Fete. Thank you to the following who have supported the event: - Lamborghini / Bentley Birmingham - Birchfield Harriers - The UK Sepsis Trust - The Whey's.

Supporting Harrogate Golf Club

As part of their commitment to their local communities, In-form Solutions believe it is important to encourage healthy and active lifestyles.  This photo is of the successful Harrogate Golf Club 1st team who won both the Harrogate Union 1st Team league but also the scratch league. In-form Solutions Chairman, David Poynton, is pictured with the team.

Supporting up & coming band 'The Whey's'

In-Form Solutions are proud sponsors of local blues rock band 5-piece, The Whey's.

The Birmingham based 5 piece offer a blues rock experience, with main influences coming from artists such as Jimi Hendrix, Two door cinema club, the Rolling Stones and Franz Ferdinand.

After a successful Halloween Charity gig in Birmingham, the helped to raise over £2,000. The Whey's are looking for new venues to play across the Midlands.

The Whey's played to a sold out hall at a South African themed Charity event in Birmingham.

 

Birchfield Harriers Boys Team

John Griffiths, Managing Director of In-Form Solutions was Team Manager of Birchfield Harriers Boys Team - a successful group of talented athletes.

Birchfield Harriers is the UK’s premier athletics club and has been represented at every summer Olympics bar one since 1908.

Visit the Birchfield Harriers website for more information.

 

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