Customer Newsletter August 2021 – Issue 69

22 July 2021

Welcome to the August edition of our bi-monthly newsletter where you can find the latest important information, news and updates. We’ve also highlighted key case studies, savings opportunities and important initiatives for you and your trust.

Managing Inventory at COVID-19 Testing Sites

Setting up a COVID-19 testing site had its challenges, find out how our eDC Gold inventory management system was used to help Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in the pandemic response.

Efficiency Of PPE Inventory Management Improved

A challenge facing many NHS trusts in the COVID-19 pandemic response has been managing PPE inventory. Find out how NHS Supply Chain’s eDC Gold system has been successfully used to assist trusts in tracking PPE stock.

eDirect in Focus and the Journey So Far

Watch our short animation video to find out about our eDirect journey, what we have accomplished since 2019 and our upcoming developments to create a more reliable, successful, and useable eDirect process for the NHS.

Focus on Patient Safety Leads to Latex-Free Physiotherapy Products

NHS trusts can now take advantage of latex-free products for patients undergoing physiotherapy.

Helping to Enhance Quality of Life for People Living with Incontinence

Find out how user experience helped shape the scope of the new framework.

Trocar Project Saved £97,000 for STP in Cheshire and Merseyside

The Cheshire and Merseyside Health and Care Partnership saved £97,000 on Trocars in 2019/20 by switching to the NHS Supply Chain route.

Clinical Council Project Delivers 30% Total Savings Across Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) Devices

Find out how a Clinical Council Project delivers 30% total savings across Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) devices.

Pathology and Point of Care Testing Buying Guide

We’ve created an updated version of our buying guide to support you through the purchasing process for Pathology and Point of Care Testing.

Healthcare Furniture Buying Guide

Our detailed buying guide explains how to use our simplified Medical Healthcare Furniture framework which brings together all furniture products.

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