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Supplier Newsletter

As suppliers, we appreciate the role you play within NHS procurement. The aim of this newsletter is to share information, tell you about any changes and developments and update you on how we continue to engage with the wider supplier community. Thank you for your continued support.

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Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) Team

Welcome to your latest Supplier Newsletter – Issue 22

Changes to Border Import Controls

HMRC’s Customs Declaration Service is the long term replacement for the current Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight (CHIEF) system.

Equity in Medical Devices Consulation

On 7 September, the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) Supply Resilience Directorate (SRD) held a webinar on the consultation on equity in medical devices.

DHSC eXchange Platform Audit

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) are in the process of auditing their eXchange platform, with a view to moving across to a new, more user-friendly platform.

NHS England Carbon Reduction Plan Webinars

NHS England need support to make all suppliers aware of their role in helping the NHS to become net zero.

Energy Price Guarantee

The Government outlined its plans to help cut energy bills for businesses in the Energy Price Guarantee for Businesses (EPG).

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Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) Team

Our Sustainability Team Has Grown

A new sustainability team has been created at NHS Supply Chain, with new starters Heidi Barnard and Steph Gibney joining Sustainability Manager Martin Toomey to drive forward the sustainability agenda in the organisation.

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