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Consultancy Contracts

Volume 130: debated on Wednesday 30 March 1988

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To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will list each management or computer consultancy contract awarded by his Department in 1987, giving in each case the name of the consultancy firm and the subject of the assignment.

Details of each management or computer consultancy awarded by the Department in 1987 are as follows:

Management consultancy contracts
FirmSubject of assignment
Abbey Business ConsultantsGeneral support
Abbey Business ConsultantsFamily Practitioner Committee computing requirements
Abbey Business ConsultantsDevelopment of General Practitioner/ Family Practitioner Committee links
Abbey Business ConsultantsEvaluation of system for Medical Practices Committee
Action TechMedical Division clinical trial exemption project
Applied Systems Engineering; CSCDepartmental Integrated Support Environment
Arthur Andersens; CSCOperational Strategy Services task force
Arthur Andersens; CSCEnd to End Architecture
Arthur AndersensRetirement Pension Forecast and Advice Service
Arthur YoungGeneral support
Medicines Division—IT Strategy
Medicines Division—Adverse drug reaction
Arthur YoungWhole Unit Concept: internal staffing factors
Arthur YoungExpert system for Korner-based performance indicators
Arthur Young; Systems Design; Enator; KPMGReview of forecasting, planning and control systems for local office network
Arthur Young; Dr. P.Good laboratory practice
Grasso
Atkins PlanningSetting targets for the utilisation of NHS residential accommodation
D. E. BarnardFamily Practitioner Services Data Communications

Firm

Subject of assignment

Binder HamlynIT User Training
Binder Hamlyn; A. HolbrookReview of medicines laboratory at Edinburgh
BISDevelopment of an implementation methodology.
BISReview of telecommunications.
Delia BubbyProgramming: Operational Research Studies.
BT;CSCFamily Credits.
BT TalksStrategy Data Network.
Campbell and Devore AssociatesFamily Centres Inspection.
Cocking and Drury; Data LogicOperational Strategy implementation model based on APL.
Computer People SouthDentists/Dental Estimates Board links software development.
Coopers and LybrandActivity sampling in Social Security offices.
Coopers and LybrandHealth promotion and disease prevention—policy modelling.
Coopers and Lybrand; Queen Mary's Medical School; St. Mary's Medical SchoolIntegrated Review of Resource Allocation Working Party.
Coopers and Lybrand; Gallup; Logica; Sigma; DelgatRegional Organisation Scrutiny.
CRC (Commercial)GP computing support.
CSC; FalconLocal Office Project.
CSCService Management.
CSCStrategy Product Assurance Group.
CSCOverall Management.
CSSLSR5 Information Centre.
Kay CurtisUpgrade of Primary Care system GP/ FPC links software development.
DEGWAccommodation study for occupation of Richmond Yard.
Deloitte, Haskins and SellsProprietorial lead element of pharmacist proprietors notional salary.
EnatorAggregate Performance Indicators.
EnatorImplementation of Regional Office By Office Package in six Social Security Regions.
EosysRichmond Yard (communication implications).
Ernst and WhinneyInvestment Appraisal.
Ernst and WhinneyFA/FB—Operational Project.
Ernst and WhinneySocial Services Inspectorate—System Specification
Fabric Care Research AssociationTotal linen management systems.
GraftonSR5 Information Centre.
ICLMainframe Management System: Newcastle Central Office.
ICLRetirement Pension Project.
ICLConsultant (mainframe environment).
I.N.I. SystemsOperational Strategy: Manpower Model.
Institute of Health Services ManagementSenior manager's pay structure plus analysis of backgrounds of Unit General Managers.
Institute of Manpower StudiesManpower Management Model.
Institute of Manpower StudiesStaffing implications of Social Security Review.
Kings Fund CollegeAdvice to the national development team for people with mental handicap.
Kinsley LordManagement communications in the NHS.
KPMGFincare campus. Development needs of the NHS finance function.
Linklaters and Paines; Rowe and MawePersonal Pension Scheme model rules
Local Government Training BoardTraining of senior managers in Social Services

Firm

Subject of assignment

LogicaTelecommunications Network studies
LogicaImplications of moving mainframe to Lytham
John McGeeFacilitator for NHS Management Board on organisational strategies
MAS; IJK Research; CACI; Leicester UniversityAdvertising on smoking
MetronInterim system for Professional Information Requirements
MOMAsset register
Dr. A. T. MoorePilot study in East Anglia, out-patient referral systems
Moss Price ComputingMedicines Division Inspectorate— operational planning system
National Institute of Social WorkOne day seminar
Oxford RHAFPC Software Training
PA Management ConsultantsManagement Information Systems for Regional Directorate
PActelSR5 Information Centre
Peat Marwick McLintockIntegrated Strategic Planning
PHH Ltd.Transport fleet management and information system
Price WaterhouseReview of Central Council for Education and Training in Social Work
Price WaterhouseService Management group
Price WaterhouseWaiting List initiative
Price WaterhouseYTS Feasibility Study
RELStrategy Security
Resources International; Ultra Comp.National Unemployment Benefit system
Richmond AssociatesConsultancy on accommodation
Drs. Rogers, Lockwood, Zermansky, Rose, Sandilands and Phillips (GPs)Review of prescribing publications and other work
Roundhouse Marketing; J.C. BarnettAction on prescribing
SIASR5 Information Centre
Software AGSR5 Information Centre
Software AGFA/FB—Operational Project
Spicer and PeglerPerformance Indicators expert system
Grant ThorntonDomestic catering and laundry services
Touche RossGP/FPC links trial evaluation
Touche RossDentists/Dental Estimates Board links trial evaluation
University of KeeleStructures in pathology laboratory Service
WS AtkinsQuality Assurance
WS AtkinsRegional Liaison general IT support
WS AtkinsTelecommunications: Wiring survey
Wootton JeffreysProcurement guidance