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GS1 - Working with the Department of Health's eProcurement Strategy

Wednesday 1 June 2016

NHS Supply Chain is committed to supporting the implementation of the Department of Health’s eProcurement strategy which aims to contribute to improved patient care and generate significant financial savings for NHS providers through the wider use of eProcurement solutions driven by global standards. The organisation is in discussions with the Department of Health about how the GS1 elements that are outlined in the strategy will work in practice. NHS Supply Chain is in the process of developing project plans to meet the requirements of GS1 & PEPPOL standards outlined by the strategy.

For further information, please click on the links below which provide information for trusts from the Department of Health and GS1 UK on what Trusts and Suppliers should be doing and by when:

eProcurement strategy


NHS Centre for Procurement Efficiency

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