Supplier Board

The Board is an open forum, under the governance of the National Procurement Council, for constructive and proactive discussion between Industry/Trade Associations, NHS Supply Chain, the Department of Health and the NHS BSA.

It is an action orientated group whose aims are to share visions, best practice and objectives, to set standards and ways of working for the future and to deliver benefits to the NHS.

See our Downloads ▼ section to view competition law guidelines.

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Supplier Board Members

Members are appointed on behalf of their industry/trade associations. The Board is committed to ensuring all members understand and comply with public procurement and competition rules and regulations.

ABHI – Association of British Healthcare Industries

  • Andrew Davies
  • Judith Mellis
  • Nishan Sunthares

AHMPA – Absorbent Hygiene Product Manufacturers Association

  • Tracy Stewart

AXReM – Association of Healthcare Technology Providers for Imaging, Radiotherapy and Care

  • Alan Birks
  • Ila Dobson

Barema – Trade Association for Anaesthetics and Respiratory Equipment

  • Nicki Dill
  • Stephanie Hill
  • David Walker

BDIA – British Dental Industry Association

  • Edmund Proffitt
  • Tony Reed

BHTA – British Healthcare Trades Association

  • Alastair Maxwell
  • Andrew Stevenson

BIHIMA – British Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association

  • Paul Surridge

BIVDA – The British In Vitro Diagnostics Association

  • James Cheek
  • Doris-Ann Williams

BSNA – British Specialist Nutrition Association Ltd

  • Martha Hughes
  • Declan O’Brien


  • Gwyn Tudor

SDMA – Surgical Dressings Manufacturers Association

  • Nigel Brassington (Secretary)
  • Karen Covell (Vice Chair)
  • Paul Goodman (Chair)

UTA – Urology Trade Association

  • Gerald Chan
  • Paul Church
  • Andrew Platten
  • Greg Quinn
  • Mike Sawers
  • Andy Sutcliffe

Downloads ▼

  • Competition Law Guidelines

    A Word document detailing guidelines for supplier board meetings on competition compliance.