Continuously improving healthcare through system wide working.

Our services

Through extensive engagement with a range of customers including STPs, CCGs, Trusts and Integrated Care Systems (ICS), we have developed eight core service portfolios, designed to reflect all key elements of the commissioning lifecycle, providing an integrated, flexible and expert service.

Business Support

Business Support

We can deliver essential support functions, releasing your time to focus on the things you do best.

Communications, Marketing, Engagement and Consultation

Communications, Marketing, Engagement and Consultation

We offer a complete service for all your communication, marketing and engagement needs.

Procurement & Provider Management

Procurement & Provider Management

With our support you will get the best from contracts and suppliers.

Clinical Support

Clinical Support

We share your goal of improving outcomes for patients and communities.

Medicines Optimisation

Medicines Optimisation

Improving outcomes with optimised medicine use

Health & Social Care

Health & Social Care

We are experts at building relationships and developing collaborative partnerships.

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Where we work

Where We Work

Who we are

Whether in support of long-term strategic change or transformation, short-term high-impact activity or managing back-office services at scale to relieve your organisation of its management and operational burdens, NECS can design and deliver cost-effective, innovative and high quality solutions to your complex healthcare challenges.

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What our customers say

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The scheme running across the North East and North Cumbria has already shown that savings can be made by not routinely prescribing for minor ailments that can be self-managed. When these kinds of savings are made across the whole country, the NHS will be able to invest more in those services that are most needed such as new cancer treatments and improvements to mental health services.

Dr Graham Syers

Chair of the Northern Regional Prescribing Forum,
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News & blog

Forward-thinking new partnership to optimise use of medicines in patient care

The Academic Health Science Network for the North East and North Cumbria (AHSN NENC) has joined forces with NECS to drive forward a pioneering initiative designed to improve medicine usage…

Caroline Published in #FuturePRoof publication – shining a spotlight on NHS comms best practice

A special edition of #FuturePRoof has recently been published to showcase best practice in NHS communications as it celebrates its seventieth anniversary. Called ‘The NHS at 70 with Lessons for…

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