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Archived Press Releases

National charity supports framework to protect lone workers

27 October 2022

NHS trusts can take steps to protect staff working in isolation more easily, thanks to a wider range of safety devices.

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Innovative gel that facilitates removal of damaged tissue through chemical debridement now available to NHS trusts

19 October 2022

An Innovative gel that facilitates removal of damaged tissue through chemical debridement is now available.

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Breakthrough medical device available to NHS trusts

11 October 2022

A medical device that can prevent indwelling catheter blockages and infections is now available.

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NHS Supply Chain encourages small food business to sell fresh produce to the NHS

15 August 2022

Read more about our new innovative Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) for fresh food.

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Catheter pilot scheme sees infections fall by 100%

19 July 2022

A pilot scheme to reduce infections following catheter insertions has shown a 100% fall within a hospital trust.

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Eight fully electric trucks take to the road delivering to the NHS

30 June 2022

Read about our part in the largest and most significant deployments of zero emission heavy goods vehicles in the UK to date.

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Procurement begins for category management services

18 April 2022

NHS Supply Chain formally launches the procurement process for new category management service.

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Innovative oncology software successfully piloted at Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, rolled out to 47 specialist cancer centres in England

5 April 2022

Read about this innovative oncology software now rolled out to specialist cancer centres in England.

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NHS Supply Chain announces new North-West regional distribution centre

5 April 2022

NHS Supply Chain logistics provider, Unipart Logistics, announces a new regional distribution centre in the North-West.

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New Surgical Instruments framework

4 November 2021

NHS Supply Chain is working with suppliers to provide a range of sustainable surgical instruments to help reach carbon net zero by 2045.

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New sustainable fleet servicing NHS trusts across England

8 October 2021

NHS Supply Chain logistics provider, Unipart Logistics, is enhancing its fleet of sustainable vehicles across the UK.

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NHS National Uniform Consultation Report Published

23 September 2021

Report reveals strong appetite from clinicians for the introduction of a consistent national uniform.

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New appointment to NHS Customer Board for Procurement and Supply

9 September 2021

Jonathan Wood has been appointed as the new Chair of the North Customer Board.

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Washable, reusable and recycled continence products to help NHS trusts meet sustainability targets

8 September 2021

More than 600 new washable and recycled continence products have been added to a national framework launched by NHS Supply Chain.

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Setting sights on higher standards for eye surgery

7 September 2021

National Eye Health Week (20 – 26 September)

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