Procurement team

Phil Lewis
Head of Musculoskeletal, Cardiovascular and Neuromodulation

Phil has worked at NHS Supply Chain since 2007 concentrating on Orthopaedic and more recently Cardiovascular and Neuromodulation categories. He also manages the Orthopaedic Data Evaluation Panel (ODEP) and Beyond Compliance programmes that review product clinical performance.


Tel: 07769 935178
Email: phil.lewis@supplychain.nhs.uk

Laurence Harrington
Senior Buyer – Procurement

Laurence has worked for NHS Supply Chain since 2010 in various roles including: customer engagement as a Theatre Account Manager, project management as an Acute Service Manager and in procurement as a Trading Buyer for Musculoskeletal Orthopaedics. In 2017 Laurence became Senior Buyer for the NHS England High-Cost Tariff- Excluded Devices programme. Prior to working for NHS Supply Chain Laurence trained as a nurse and subsequently worked for 15 years in sales management and as a product specialist in the medical devices industry.


Tel: 07540 901379
Email: laurence.harrington@supplychain.nhs.uk

Sandra Owen
Senior Buyer - Heart Rhythm, Aneurysm Coils & Flow Diverters for Intracranial Aneurysms

Sandra has worked for NHS Supply Chain since 2008, building the portfolio for procuring Cardiology, Radiology, Neuro radiology and Heart Rhythm products through NHS Supply Chain. Previously Sandra spent seven years working within the NHS nursing and procuring at trust level. In 2017 Sandra expanded her responsibilities by moving across as Senior Buyer to head up the NHS England High-Cost Tariff- Excluded Devices programme.


Tel: 07714 041413
Email: sandra.owen@supplychain.nhs.uk

Implementation team

Lee Hirsch
Head of Specialist Service Delivery

Lee has worked for NHS Supply Chain for over 13 years and has concentrated on cardiology and orthopaedics with a focus on implementation enablement, IT enablement, service design and improvement. Previous experience includes Customer Services, Account Management, Procurement and Service Design.


Tel: 07917 428070
Email: lee.hirsch@supplychain.nhs.uk

Manpreet Purewal
Supply Chain Specialist Manager

Manni has worked for NHS Supply Chain since 2006, and has held roles within Data Analysis, Project Management, Integration and leading Change Management. Manni's expertise includes helping design processes and improving efficiencies.


Tel: 07795 013526
Email: manpreet.purewal@supplychain.nhs.uk

Darren Machen
Implementation Manager, North

Darren has worked for NHS Supply Chain for ten years in a variety of customer facing and support roles focusing on implementation, complex projects and also customer conversions.


Tel: 07714 040698
Email: darren.machen@supplychain.nhs.uk

Helen Green
Implementation Manager, North

Helen has worked for NHS Supply Chain since 2013 working within the Consumables Procurement team before moving to the Capital Trading team. During her time working in the Capital Trading team, Helen coordinated large projects with NHS trusts liaising with key stakeholders and suppliers.


Tel: 07701 374558
Email: helen.green@supplychain.nhs.uk

Shahnawaz Hussain
Implementation Manager, North

Shahnawaz has worked at NHS Supply Chain since 2013 as part of the commercial analyst team. His current Implementation Manager role involves supporting the NHS initiative moving towards the NHS England Zero Cost Model.


Tel: 07702 826330
Email: shahnawaz.hussain@supplychain.nhs.uk

Jemini Vithalani
Implementation Manager, Midlands

Jemini has worked within the NHS for over 10 years and has held roles within project management, change management, business analysis, training and now within the Supply Chain.


Tel: 07841 529631
Email: jemini.vithalani@supplychain.nhs.uk

Lyndsey Powell
Implementation Manager, Midlands

Lyndsey has worked for NHS Supply Chain since 2009 in various roles, initially with the customer IT helpdesk before transitioning over to an Implementation Manager role within the team.


Tel: 07736 281784
Email: lyndsey.powell@supplychain.nhs.uk

Sarah Heales
Implementation Manager, Midlands

With over 20 years' experience in HR Change Projects and more recently resourcing for the NHS, Sarah brings her experience of process change and project management to the NHS Supply Chain to work with trusts on the Zero Cost Project.


Tel: 07841 529269
Email: sarah.heales@supplychain.nhs.uk

Dries De Doncker
Supply Chain Specialist Manager, South

Dries has worked for NHS Supply Chain since 2014 within customer engagement, service solutions and procurement functions. In his time with NHS Supply Chain, Dries has worked closely with Heads of Procurement and Directors of Finance at various acute trusts to improve efficiencies and reduce costs. Dries brings a wide range of experience and skills from the private sector to the NHS including project management, solutions design, Lean/Six Sigma continuous improvement, and implementation.


Tel: 07714 041027
Email: dries.dedoncker@supplychain.nhs.uk

Ian Richards
Implementation Manager, South

Ian has recently joined NHS Supply Chain, he previously worked in the telecommunications industry managing large and complex domestic and internal projects. His current role will involve supporting the NHS England Zero Cost project and also the Southern ICD's project.


Tel: 07702 826349
Email: ian.richards@Supplychain.nhs.uk

Max Eager
Implementation Manager, South

Max has recently joined the NHS Supply Chain. He has previously worked on a £1.34b government led Network Transformation programme for the Post Office and brings useful experience on driving change and project management. He has over 22 years’ experience as an Account Manager for the Royal Mail developing key accounts across the south-east region.


Tel: 07841 525778
Email: max.eager@supplychain.nhs.uk

Sona Rathor
Implementation Manager, South

Sona has recently joined NHS Supply Chain as an Implementation Manager after working in the airline industry in various customer facing and customer management roles.


Tel: 07702 826355
Email: sona.rathor@Supplychain.nhs.uk

Warren Miller
Implementation Manager, South

Warren has recently joined the NHS Supply Chain, previously working as a Supply Chain Manager overseeing a collection of organisations in order to meet contract standards. Also as a Business Manager, he managed delivery teams in achieving multiple government contracts. He has also previously worked as a Financial Consultant with Aviva.


Tel: 07834 806653
Email: warren.milliner@supplychain.nhs.uk

Wayne Bratcher
Implementation Manager, South

Wayne has worked for NHS Supply Chain for over eight years and has a breadth of experience implementing large projects across Orthopaedics and more recently in Cardiology and Audiology.


Tel: 07827 981453
Email: wayne.bratcher@supplychain.nhs.uk

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