Membership Aims

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Become a member of the HCSA to gain access to a variety of support tools and services.

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The Association’s Purpose and Objects are aimed at supporting the personal and professional development of its members and the NHS procurement profession. The Association delivers these by:

  • Providing members with access to national and regional networks of procurement professionals
  • Delivering conferences, training events and seminars
  • Organising and sponsoring  awards to recognise educational and professional achievement
  • Working with the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply, Procurement Skills Development Network and other professional bodies
  • Maintaining strong links with suppliers and relevant industry bodies
  • Delivering its annual PDP aimed at the development of emerging procurement talent
  • Providing a platform to contribute as a single voice regarding policies & professional issues

In addition to the above, members of the Association have access to a number of other benefits which include:

  • Website providing access to members only information
  • Online research and questionnaires allowing sharing of best practice
  • Single professional voice to supplier and contactor marketplace
  • Online discussion forum
  • Regular e-newsletter
  • Access to the Association’s training and development study days
  • Copy of the Association’s Procurement Guide
  • Preferential rates for Association events
  • Online help and advice service
  • Upcoming and key events diary
  • Daily updated health news desk and updated health reports (via website)
  • Access to membership of Special Interest Groups (SIGs) aligned to members’ needs
  • Organised social events

Please note that the benefits package may vary for corporate members

To become a member please click here.