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Aintree University Hospital NHS FT procurement partnership is on track to deliver over £1,100,000 savings by end of 2015/16

Wednesday 25 May 2016

Aintree University Hospital NHS FT procurement partnership is on track to deliver over £1,100,000 by end of 2015/16.

Earlier this year we shared the detailed case study taking you through the ‘what’ ‘why’ and ‘how’ the savings were identified from across their medicine and surgery budget.

Since then, Sue Colbeck, Head of Procurement for the trust was interviewed by Spend Matters UK. Sue has been able to take us on an even deeper dive into the key roles both clinical engagement and the dedicated on site project management resource we provided, played in the success of the project…

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“Clinical engagement is a crucial part of our procurement process….the procurement team do not have the specialist knowledge to inform decisions around quality of products, so we rely heavily on their input…

…[NHS Supply Chain} were introduced as an extension of the Aintree team and not an external supplier pushing frameworks. We were appointed a Support Manager who spent 2-3 days on site … further supported by Clinical Nurse Advisors and Specialist Category Buyers. This complimented the challenges we had with resource due to improved planning, assistance with trials etc…”

Sue Colbeck, Head of Procurement, Aintree University Hospital NHS FT

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