Changing the way that the workforce is managed can help produce ‘significant savings’ for the NHS, an efficiency review of hospitals in England discovered. But are the savings achievable and when will they show? Health Business investigates
The NHS Supply Chain, the Royal College of Nursing and the Clinical Procurement Specialist Network have joined forces to give nursing staff a say in how trusts purchase and utilise key clinical supplies, using their knowledge and experience
The UK’s banking, manufacturing and retailing sectors have achieved procurement efficiencies through utilising technology solutions. So what can the NHS learn from this? Chris Doyle from independent global supply chain standards organisation GS1 UK explores how shared data solutions can enable NHS Trusts to drive efficiency in procurement and focus resource on quality patient care
The NHS is tasked with a difficult challenge; improving care standards whilst at the same time, reducing the amount of money spent on healthcare procurement. The launch of the Department of Health’s procurement strategy in August is the government’s view on how this seemingly impossible challenge can be achieved. NHS Supply chain examines what the strategy means for the NHS
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