Policy paper

Small and medium sized enterprises action plan

How department of health will support its small and medium sized enterprises (SME).

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government


SME action plan


This sets out the activities that will take place to support SMEs during the department’s procurement processes. The action plan supports the government’s aspiration that 25% of spend goes to SMEs by 2015.

Published 7 December 2012
Last updated 8 January 2014 + show all updates
  1. The SME action plan has been updated to include DH progress on SME spend targets, DH process improvement achievements to date and revised future actions for the DH and the wider NHS.
  2. First published.