The government must take stronger action to tackle shortages of medicine in the supply chain, the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry has warned
Ontex UK, which makes nappies and sanitary towels, has agreed a new three-year contract with RCS Logistics for warehousing, logistics and home delivery services
A National Audit Office report has called on the Department of Health to work with NHS Supply Chain, which is operated by DHL, to develop services which will encourage more effective usage by trusts
Derbyshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has reduced its delivery costs by 34 per cent since switching to DX Group to deliver documents and packages.
Sentient Health estimates that the NHS could save £300 million over three years through more effective supply chain management.
NHS Supply Chain reckons it has saved the health service in England and Wales more than £200 million through its operation of the national procurement and supply chain contract
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has cut stock levels by £570,000 since rolling out a GS1 barcode scanning-based stock control and forecasting system.
GS1 UK, the independent global supply chain standards and solutions organisation, has appointed executives from J Sainsbury and NHS Connecting for Health as members of its supervisory board representing retail and health industries.
NHS Supply Chain has signed up to the GS1 UK Data Pool to synchronise product data with its suppliers.
Ceva Logistics has been awarded a contract by NHS Scotland National Procurement to deliver consumables to hospitals in Scotland.