de Poel health+care announced as headline sponsor of 2016 HSJ Awards

We are pleased to announce that de Poel health+care is the headline sponsor of this year’s Health Service Journal (HSJ) Awards.

As the UK’s leading source of news and information on health management, de Poel health+care is perfectly aligned with HSJ – focused on bringing issues such as working practices and the agency rate cap to the fore and driving better value in the supply chain.

Acting as a broker between healthcare organisations and recruitment agencies, de Poel health+care makes immediate and substantial cost savings for our clients by standardising agency pay and charge rates and helping them to increase control and make full use of their purchasing power. Importantly, our focus is also on raising standards, ensuring compliance and improving candidate quality through our robust audits and business intelligence reporting.

The HSJ Awards are the largest celebration of healthcare excellence in the UK, attracting around 1,500 entries across 23 categories.

Andrew Preston, managing director of de Poel health+care, commented: “We are delighted to be the headline sponsor for the HSJ Awards. As an organisation that champions best practice in temporary recruitment procurement, particularly solutions to manage and deliver the agency rate cap, we are looking forward to celebrating the many examples of best practice, efficiency and innovation in the healthcare sector.”

HSJ editor Alastair McLellan said: “The HSJ Awards are the most powerful way to recognise, celebrate and spread the best care delivered by the NHS. The awards are made possible by those organisations that support the event and we are very pleased that de Poel health+care has agreed to take on the prestigious role of headline sponsor”.

The 2016 HSJ Awards are already open for entry and the close date for entries is Friday 3rd June. The awards will be judged during the summer and early autumn, with winners revealed in a glittering ceremony on at a ceremony on Wednesday 23rd November in London.

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