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£4m saved1 on ultrasound equipment

Nationally we've generated savings of £4m on Ultrasound equipment

Wednesday 3 September 2014

With £30m spend committed and £4m savings1 delivered for NHS trusts over the first two years of the Department of Health Capital Equipment Fund2, ultrasound has been a very successful category.

Working with NHS trusts to scope their requirements and aggregate demand on a national basis, the 480 ultrasound bulk buys run for them have not only been used to save money but to use limited capex budgets as efficiently as possible.

To find out more about our latest opportunities on ultrasound or any of the capital equipment bulk buys, contact your Capital Regional Account Manager, or call the team on 0113 385 4800.

Alternatively, view the latest details online.

Performance of the Department of Health Capital Equipment Fund

In the first two years of its operation, the Fund generated over £23.4m1 incremental savings to the NHS, through commitment deals on a range of capital medical equipment categories and suppliers.

Our Trust Savings Reports will show you what the £23.4m means for you - Go to reports.

  1. Savings quoted are additional to those achieved as a result of the tendering process for the national framework. The additional savings are calculated as the actual discount against the national framework price for individual products. It is important to note that savings will only appear in the Trust Savings Reports once the transaction has been completed.
  2. The period over which the £4m savings were achieved was April 2012 to March 2014.

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