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Southern Advisory Forum

6 June 2024 Online

Alex Gild, Deputy CEO and CFO, Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is the Chair of the Southern Advisory Forum.

At each meeting members discuss NHS Supply Chain performance, improvement plans, landscape changes, share best practice and decide the key issues that should be discussed by the National Advisory Board.

The Southern Advisory Forum meets quarterly, the next meeting will take place on 6 June 2024, with future meetings scheduled for;

  • 24 September 2024
  • 22 November 2024

The last meeting was held on 22 March, topics of discussion included;

  • Performance update
  • Update on Inflationary Reporting
  • Update on NHSE and NHS Supply Chain savings methodologies
  • Overview of progress on the Service Offer Development programme
  • Summary of the issues around the recent contract launch of TOS 3 and Airways Management
  • Update on the Digital Commerce Platform Project
  • Resilience Steering Group update was provided