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Customer Newsletter July 2022 – Issue 74

7 July 2022

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

Our headline articles are on a common theme – sustainability – but you’ll also find important details about no longer supporting older technology (internet browsers), new ICB codes, savings, buying guides, support for ICS transition and much more.

Sustainability News

In Other News

Withdrawal of Support for Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer is now at end of life in the Microsoft Lifecycle Policy. Support is gradually being withdrawn – we’re seeing most of our website visitors now using an alternative like Edge or Chrome.

New Ordering District Codes for ICBs

With the formal transition of Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG) into Integrated Care Systems (ICS), new district codes and requisition points have been created. Find out what this means for you.

2022 GO Award Winners

NHS Supply Chain won three awards at the 2022 annual UK National Government Opportunities (GO) Excellence in Public Procurement Awards at the Hilton Metropole in Birmingham.

A Collaborative Approach To Procurement

Significant savings delivered through collaborative working with Cambridge and Peterborough STP and a new standardised approach to purchasing Negative Pressure Wound Therapy products.

Renal Buying Guide

Our new Renal Buying Guide provides an overview of how we can support you with your purchasing requirements for Renal Replacement Therapies Services, Technologies and Consumables.

August Bank Holiday Deliveries
Bard Tray reduces CAUTI Infections

Successful Value Based Procurement pilot reduces CAUTI infections and variations in clinical practice.

NHS Supply Chain Supports ICS Transition

Welcoming the establishment of Integrated Care Systems as statutory bodies from 1 July 2022.

A Day in the Life of Linda Saunders

We spoke to Linda Saunders, Clinical Engagement and Implementation Manager – Ophthalmology about her role.

NHS Birthday Image for Social Media

We marked the recent birthday of the NHS as a service on social media and by highlighting innovation.