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HFMA – Directors’ Forum

Wednesday 25 May 2016

HFMA – Directors’ Forum
Provider Finance Faculty Procurement Forum
12 May 2016
Bringing together key leaders in their field, to showcase some of the best NHS procurement initiatives currently helping to drive value

We were pleased to support a workshop sessions in collaboration with Chris Holmes, Head of Procurement & Customer Value, NHS Business Services Authority and Gary Welch, Director of Procurement and Supply Chain, Oxford University Hospitals NHS FT & Chairman of Shelford Group.

THE NEXT £150M – HOW COLLABORATIVE WORKING AND A FOCUS ON PROCUREMENT CAN DRIVE AN ADDITIONAL £150M SAVINGS FOR THE NHS BY 2018

Supported by David Pierpoint our Customer Engagement & Procurement SVP Managing Director, this session explored how NHS Supply Chain and the Shelford Group, which comprises ten leading NHS multi-speciality academic healthcare organisations, are working together through a partnership agreement to deliver cash releasing savings for the Group. Through the utilisation of procurement levers and engagement with clinicians the aim is to standardise the range of products used and reduce variation across the 10 trusts to reduce prices.

Delivering value to the NHS