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Case Studies

Novel Technology Improves Outcome for Patients with Complex Polyps

22 May 2024

Successful Value Based Procurement pilot enables East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust to establish the UK’s first Complex Polyp Service.

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Aseptic Hand Hygiene: The Nail Pick Solution Reducing Single Use

21 February 2024

A case study on a nail pick solution that has potential to reduce usage of single use plastic by 30 tonnes.

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Award Winning Collaboration on Orthopaedic Implants Leads the Way

1 February 2024

Find out how we are on track to achieve the £3.6m efficiencies initially forecasted in the standardisation project.

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Transnasal Endoscopy Improves Patient Outcomes and Productivity

5 January 2024

VBP pilot demonstrates benefits for patients and improves productivity in endoscopy at Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust.

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Radiofrequency Ablation Reduces the Rate of Reintervention Procedures

14 December 2023

VBP initiative delivers patient and NHS system benefits by reducing repeat catheter ablation procedures at Royal Bournemouth Hospital.

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Six Midlands Trust Enhances Buying Power Achieving Significant Savings

29 November 2023

Six trusts across the midlands collaborating on the fresh food DPS achieved significant savings on milk and dairy produce.

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Collaborative Working Reduces Overnight Stays For Parotid Surgeries

10 November 2023

Successful Pilot reduces overnight stays for parotid surgeries at Manchester NHS Foundation Trust.

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Reducing Plastic Waste

23 October 2023

A case study about a project to remove unnecessary plastic wrapping from continence product boxes.

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Recycling, Refurbishment and Reuse of Furniture Achieves 43 tonnes of carbon savings, waste reduction and Cost Avoidance for Hospital Trust

11 October 2023

Black Country Health Care NHS Foundation Trust achieves financial savings coupled with reduced environmental impact in the form of CO2 savings (emission reductions) and waste savings.

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Walking Aid Supply Chain Resilience Boosted

18 September 2023

Working closely with West Yorkshire ICS significantly improved supply chain resilience for walking aids.

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Trust Achieves 4,000kg Waste Reduction Annually

13 September 2023

The Princess Alexandra Hospitals NHS Trust reduces waste by switching to reusable medical hollowware.

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Reusable Tourniquet Alternative Provides Significant Waste Reduction

6 July 2023

Sustainable reusable tourniquet alternative provides significant waste reduction opportunities for Mid Yorkshire NHS Hospitals Trust.

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Innovative Technology Improves Patient Pathway in Value Based Procurement Pilot

25 May 2023

UHL and NHS Supply Chain worked together to understand and quantify the opportunity to increase the activation of remote monitoring.

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Trust save £80,000 by Switching to NHS Supply Chain

20 April 2023

Trust save £80,000 by Switching to NHS Supply Chain

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Project for the Direct Supply of Wound Care Dressings Identifies Savings of £640,000 for Lancashire and South Cumbria ICS

3 April 2023

Lancashire and South Cumbria ICS identifies savings of £640,000 with NHS Supply Chain's wound care dressing project.

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