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Enabling our customers and suppliers to use GS1 standards and transact via PEPPOL

Tuesday 26 September 2017We are making changes to our processes and systems in line with the DH Scan4Safety programme

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We are changing the frequency of our printed National Catalogue

Thursday 26 January 2017We are moving to a single edition of our printed National Catalogue which will be published in October 2017

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Working with you over the Christmas 2016 holiday period

Monday 26 September 2016We will be closed for deliveries and ordering on 26 and 27 December and 3 January

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Supporting GS1 UK and the Department of Health’s eProcurement strategy

Tuesday 31 May 2016See how we are working to deliver the Department of Health's eProcurement strategy

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HSJ Roundtable

Tuesday 8 December 2015Can we meet the Carter challenge on procurement?

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Online promotions are ending soon

Tuesday 8 December 2015The sponsored Savings Bulletin and Product Showcase will be ending in March 2016

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The UK Modern Slavery Act 2015

Tuesday 8 December 2015Home Office issues practical guide to compliance with the Modern Slavery Act

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New look supplier webpages

Friday 4 December 2015We have revamped the supplier area of our website

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The DH Consumables Fund - how being involved is benefitting suppliers

Wednesday 21 October 2015See how utilising the Fund brings benefits to both suppliers and customers

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We are attending this year’s HCSA annual conference

Thursday 15 October 2015Come and visit our stand or attend our workshop to find out more

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HSJ NHS Supply Chain Customer Board Supplement

Thursday 15 October 2015Our CEO Nick Gerrard introduces a special supplement on our Customer Board

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Stabilise your service level throughout the year

Tuesday 13 October 2015Are you in danger of dropping your customer service level?

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NHS Supply Chain Inbound Logistics Service

Tuesday 13 October 2015Savings by stripping costs out of the supply chain

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NHS Supply Chain - ‘An SME Champion’

Friday 14 August 2015Parliamentary brief – Summer 2015

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Sustainable Development Report 2014

Friday 14 August 2015See how we're making progress against our goals.

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Modern Slavery Act – NHS Supply Chain Supplier Briefing

Tuesday 4 August 2015Update on the Government Consultation – Transparency in Supply Chains Clause

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Product pictures could increase sales

Monday 15 June 2015Are you taking advantage of the free marketing you are entitled to as an NHS Supply Chain supplier?

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Procure4Health

Monday 15 June 2015Procurement Event for Health

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Partnership between suppliers, clinicians and NHS Supply Chain helps improve patient outcomes while lowering costs at Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS FT

Thursday 11 June 2015Achieving reduced lengths of stay, re-admissions and mortality is a key part of the quality strategy at Wirral University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

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Advertise in the October 2015 National Catalogue

Wednesday 20 May 2015Raise your company’s profile with our affordable advertising packages

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Price Ranking

Friday 24 April 2015Lowest prices at a glance

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Modern Slavery Act – NHS Supply Chain Supplier Briefing

Wednesday 15 April 2015The Act will have direct implications for any business operating in any sector in the UK

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Fast Track Delivery Service

Friday 27 February 2015You never need to wait until their next delivery slot to replenish an out of stock item

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Add Catalogue Images at no extra cost

Monday 9 February 2015Maximise your presence in our online Catalogue

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DH Fund initiatives for suppliers

Friday 6 February 2015Using the DH Consumables fund to support supplier prompt settlement discounts and commitment deals

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Orthopaedic Super Tender Supplier Day – 14 January 2015

Wednesday 21 January 2015Connecting with our orthopaedic suppliers.

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The NHS Core List – next phase offering savings of up to £3.5m*

Monday 19 January 2015A range to help the NHS achieve greater efficiencies on everyday consumables

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Your NHS Supply Chain Supplier Portal

Monday 1 December 2014The Supplier Portal provides information on e-commerce, stock management, financial reporting, reporting and the ability to amend both Blue Diamond and e-direct orders.

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How we generate savings for the NHS

Monday 24 November 2014We have a number of methods that we use to save NHS customers time and money.

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NHS Supply Chain is committed to delivering £150m cash releasing savings

Tuesday 11 November 2014Suppliers can benefit from our ability to manage and administer customer commitment discounts

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October Department of Health Update for Suppliers

Tuesday 21 October 2014Update from the Department of Health

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Ebola virus – Important request for information

Thursday 16 October 2014NHS Supply Chain is supporting the UK Government response on Ebola. This involves sourcing and supply of product for certain types of products.

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New Savings Reports help trusts deliver greater savings

Thursday 11 September 2014Our new and improved savings reports give NHS customers a complete overview of their spend, savings and cost pressures at portfolio*, supplier and product level.

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NHS Savings

Monday 8 September 2014

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Price ranking from NHS Supply Chain

Tuesday 2 September 2014Price ranking sheets help NHS customers compare product prices at a glance by supplier.

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What are Consultation groups?

Tuesday 2 September 2014We bring end-users and procurement colleagues from across the NHS to inform our procurement.

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Last chance to advertise in our October 2014 National Catalogue

Monday 23 June 2014Advertising in our National Catalogue is one of the best ways to get your products noticed.

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Spotlight on Innovation

Monday 7 April 2014Innovation Special Interest Group

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NHS Supply Chain Contracting Workshops

Monday 7 April 2014We are running more of our popular contracting workshops in July and September this year.

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Working Together

Monday 7 April 2014Using a joint proactive approach, together we can improve customer experience and provide an enhanced level of service.

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Navagating the NHS Supply Chain Contracting Process

Tuesday 3 December 2013We are running a series of Supplier Workshops, designed to help new and existing suppliers to understand our contracting process.

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Capital News Update 2013

Wednesday 13 November 2013The latest news from the Capital team.

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Supplier Partnership Workshop - September 2013

Monday 30 September 2013We held our second Supplier Partnership Workshop in September 2013.

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NWPD excellence in supply awards 2013

Monday 19 August 2013Get recognised for your contributions to excellent patient care.

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NHS Supply Chain is working with SMEs

Wednesday 31 July 2013Working with NHS Supply Chain helps Gama Healthcare grow their NHS sales by £4.2m

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Working with us - Clinimax Case Study

Wednesday 31 July 2013Working with NHS Supply Chain, Clinimax establish their new broad spectrum cleaner/disinfectant, Difficil-S

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Supplier Partnership Workshop - June 2013

Monday 15 July 2013We ran our first Supplier Partnership Workshop on 13 June 2013 as part of our commitment to work with suppliers to deliver savings and efficiencies to the NHS.

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NHS Supply Chain National Catalogue - advertising opportunities now available for the October 2013 edition

Friday 24 May 2013Have you thought about advertising in our National Catalogue? We have a variety of opportunities available and are now taking orders.

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Case study - Daniels Healthcare

Friday 26 April 2013Daniels Healthcare review packaging and save nearly 1,000 pallets to achieve supply chain efficiencies avoiding price increases to customers.

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Business Leaders Forum

Wednesday 27 February 2013The NHS Supply Chain Business Leaders Forum at The Royal College of Surgeons on 28 February 2013 heard from a number of high profile speakers, addressing the major challenges of the NHS procurement landscape.

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Case Study: wipes manufacturer Techtex achieves £1.3 million sales increase with NHS Supply Chain

Monday 13 August 2012By working with NHS Supply Chain, wipes manufacturer Techtex achieved a £1.3 million increase in sales to the NHS between 2009 and 2011

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Have you missed the webex training on our new supplier portal?

Friday 3 August 2012Not to worry - follow the following link and view the training session at your own pace.

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New Supplier Portal webex training

Thursday 26 July 2012Training and support available for our new supplier portal system.

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Customer Procurement Savings Reports launched by NHS Supply Chain - Supplier Information

Monday 27 February 2012As the government's healthcare reforms gather pace, the NHS is seeking to maximise opportunities to reduce costs whilst maintaining patient outcomes.

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