Our corporate function consists of a group of professional services which support the organisation and its different functions. 

Admin and Secretariat

Our Admin and Secretariat support provides a range of day-to-day activities including producing the agendas and minutes of meetings; transactional purchasing; travel bookings and diary management.

Business Intelligence

Our Business Intelligence service consists of data analysts and savings analysts who are transforming the business through data, automation of workflows, and visualisations, providing insights to drive opportunities for savings.

Business and Performance

Our Business and Performance Team manage the development, monitoring and governance of our policies and procedures, as well as audits of them. Alongside this, they act as central point for our regulatory compliance, as well as all of our contracts with external suppliers.

Communications and Marketing

Our Communications and Marketing service provides strategic communication advice, manages internal and external communications, and the marketing of our services to NHS trusts and suppliers. This includes managing the CPP website, intranet and social media.

Customer Services

Our Customer Services support handles and resolves customer and supplier queries and complaints by both phone and email. They also liaise with Clinical and Product Assurance (CaPA) product safety teams within NHS Supply Chain to ensure that any identified issues with the products being used by NHS trusts are resolved quickly.

Finance and Information Security

Our Finance and Information Security service ensures that financial procedures are embedded across the organisation, manages the day to day relationship with our outsourced finance provider, and works with our IT partners to ensure that information security policies are developed and adopted by CPP.


Our HR service provides strategic and day-to-day HR advice to managers and colleagues throughout CPP.

The service also manages recruitment, learning and development, appraisal and induction processes, HR policies and procedures, and health and wellbeing support for all our teams.


Our Operations support manages the facilities at our office sites in Normanton and Sheffield; health and safety; business continuity and disaster recovery; and managing the stock and replacement programme for our physical assets such as IT equipment.


Our savings team provide analysis and insight on the validation of savings and the recording and analysis of savings data.