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How will suppliers be affected by NHS procurement changes?

Preparing your business for the Future Operating Model (FOM)

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07/11/2018

9:00 am

BCEC Birmingham, Hill Street, Birmingham B5 4EW

Standard: £499+VAT

Programme

Wilmington Healthcare - The Guide

Why attend?

  • Access intelligence on how NHS procurement will transform once the Future Operating Model goes live so your business is fully prepared
  • Gain insight from NHS leaders on how the Procurement Towers will operate and the role regulatory bodies such as NHS improvement in the process
  • Interact with procurement experts from the NNHS and subject matter experts from HSJ and Wilmington Healthcare to make sure your specific questions are answered
  • Acquire a comprehensive overview on the changing NHS procurement landscape by investing just one day out of the office
  • Share slides from the day and an exclusive 175-page NHS Guide to the NHS with your colleagues to they can benefit from your learning
  • Complete a pre-course questionnaire so our expert speakers can tailor their presentations to address your specific learning requirements and ang gaps in your knowledge

Speakers

Douglas Findlay

Douglas Findlay

Co-Chair of the Oxford Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) Patient Experience Operational Group

Douglas works alongside a diverse range of NHS organisations at local, regional and national levels. He has a particular interest in encouraging patient involvement at all levels within the NHS. Having originally trained and worked as a high school teacher, in the late 1980s until 2014 Douglas worked in the medical devices and the pharmaceutical industries where he worked in Sales, Healthcare Liaison and Training Management.

 Oli Hudson

Oli Hudson

Wilmington Healthcare Content Director

Oli worked for Wellards for 11 years, coming from a background of PR and journalism. As editorial director he was responsible for the content of the site wellards.co.uk and also has customerfacing roles in training, consultancy and development. Oli has worked closely with the NHS via the NHS-Industry procurement partnership programme, and developing education on value in healthcare for industry with Right care czar Sir Muir Gray. As Business innovation consultant at Wilmington Healthcare he now works with the NHS and industry on a host of training, access, collaboration and partnership projects.

Rob Knott

Rob Knott

Chief Strategy Officer, Virtualstock

Rob Knott is a known influencer and innovator with a track record of over 20 years in leading the transformation of procurement and supply chain management at the highest levels in both the public and private sectors. In 2015, he became a Director at Virtualstock, a disruptive supply chain optimisation technology company supporting many of the UK’s largest retailers. Within 12 months of joining, he created partnerships and relationships that would bring nearly 100 NHS trusts to Virtualstock, firmly establishing its brand within healthcare and Government.

Previously, Rob was National Director of NHS Procurement in the Department of Health. He was author of the national strategy ‘Better Procurement, Better Value, Better’ Care’ and a key member of Lord Carter’s Productivity and Efficiency team seeking to influence the £24 billion annual spend across NHS providers.

Nick Harding

Nick Harding

Correspondent

Nick Harding is a correspondent at the Health Service Journal. He covers efficiency in the NHS and how the service is responding to the Carter Review,particularly within procurement, estates, pathology, facilities management, and other back-office functions. Nicholas has been at HSJ for just under a year, and previously worked as the Eastern Daily Press’ health correspondent in Norwich.

Nicola Harrington

Nicola Harrington

Procurement Director for DHL Supply Chain

Nicola Harrington is the Procurement Director for Ward Based Consumables, Infection Control and Wound Care, working for DHL Supply Chain Ltd, the awarded category tower service provider for the new NHS Supply Chain model.

Nicola joined the NHS Supply Chain organisation in 2008 as a senior buyer, before progressing to Head of Category, then Head of Transformation Programme for Savings before obtaining the Consumables Procurement Director position in 2016. During her time within NHS Supply Chain Nicola has accumulated a wealth of knowledge around both the commercial and operational model; contributing significantly through leading and implementing innovative savings strategies, resulting in DHL Supply Chain Ltd over-delivering against the Department of Health’s £300m cash releasing savings target back to the NHS.

Prior to joining NHS SC she worked as a buyer for over 10 years in the fashion industry within both high street and catalogue retailers.

Nicola currently leads a team of over 70 procurement and clinical specialists, focussed on delivering collaborative procurement initiatives, ensuring the products delivered to the NHS offer both quality and value.
In addition to her procurement role, Nicola is the Chair of DHL’s Red Chair Network; the Red Chair Network aims to break down divisional barriers and promote diversity across the DHL UK organisation through networking events, self-development sessions and webinars.

Mat Oram

Mat Oram

Co-Founder and Director of AdviseInc

Mat Oram is Co-Founder and Director of AdviseInc with over 19 years experience in procurement and analytics, Mat has worked across all levels of the health system from local trust transformation, through to regional procurement and national policy/delivery.

Mat is passionate about helping buyers and suppliers drive value from data, providing access to insight in a way that is easy to use and enables users to take action. He leads the development of AdviseInc’s growing analytics team, using the latest tools and technologies to provide easy to use applications that deliver insight in Product Price Benchmarking, Spend Analytics, Bank & Agency, HR, Medicines and Inventory Management.

Mat is the creator of the Price Benchmarking tool (PPIB in England) and was the first to roll out product price benchmarking at scale across the English & Welsh health systems.

Chris Holmes

Chris Holmes

Supply Chain Director, NHS Supply Chain

Chris has worked within the NHS for over 20 years in a variety of senior procurement and supply chain roles, this has included the management of procurement and customer related activities undertaken by NHS Supply Chain.

Prior to joining the NHS, Chris spent nine years in private industry, working for retail clients in the manufacturing sector.

Chris has a Master’s degree in Business Administration that focuses on business and supply chain strategy and a post graduate professional diploma in management. Chris is a member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS).

Resources

Wilmington Healthcare - The Guide

NHS Procurement Purchasing chief promises 'route to innovation' for suppliers

Suppliers Benefit From New NHS Buying Model

Trusts Ordered to Use Vital Savings Tools for Third Year

DH Procurement Drive Shunned by Leading Firms

Trusts Benefit From Extra VAT Recovery through New Buying Model

NHS medtech costs will face increased scrutiny

How can medtech engage with key stakeholders in new NHS care models?

To secure your tickets to the seminar please follow the link below and complete the checkout process.

NHS Procurement Event

The programme for the upcoming NHS Procurement event is currently under development, please check back in August for more information. If you would like to contribute to the programme please contact liam.richardson@wilmingtonhealthcare.com

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03/04/2019

9:00 am

Etc Venues - Liverpool Street Bishopsgate Court, 4-12 Norton Folgate, London E1 6DQ

Preview rate: £299
(valid until 2 February 2019)
Standard: £499

Programme

Why attend?

  • Access intelligence on how NHS procurement will transform once the Future Operating Model goes live so your business is fully prepared
  • Gain insight from NHS leaders on how the Procurement Towers will operate and the role regulatory bodies such as NHS improvement in the process
  • Interact with procurement experts from the NNHS and subject matter experts from HSJ and Wilmington Healthcare to make sure your specific questions are answered
  • Acquire a comprehensive overview on the changing NHS procurement landscape by investing just one day out of the office
  • Share slides from the day and an exclusive 175-page NHS Guide to the NHS with your colleagues to they can benefit from your learning
  • Complete a pre-course questionnaire so our expert speakers can tailor their presentations to address your specific learning requirements and ang gaps in your knowledge

Speakers

Douglas Findlay

Douglas Findlay

Co-Chair of the Oxford Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) Patient Experience Operational Group

Douglas works alongside a diverse range of NHS organisations at local, regional and national levels. He has a particular interest in encouraging patient involvement at all levels within the NHS. Having originally trained and worked as a high school teacher, in the late 1980s until 2014 Douglas worked in the medical devices and the pharmaceutical industries where he worked in Sales, Healthcare Liaison and Training Management.

Oli Hudson

Oli Hudson

Wilmington Healthcare Content Director

Oli worked for Wellards for 11 years, coming from a background of PR and journalism. As editorial director he was responsible for the content of the site wellards.co.uk and also has customerfacing roles in training, consultancy and development. Oli has worked closely with the NHS via the NHS-Industry procurement partnership programme, and developing education on value in healthcare for industry with Right care czar Sir Muir Gray. As Business innovation consultant at Wilmington Healthcare he now works with the NHS and industry on a host of training, access, collaboration and partnership projects.

Rob Knott

Rob Knott

Chief Strategy Officer, Virtualstock

Rob Knott is a known influencer and innovator with a track record of over 20 years in leading the transformation of procurement and supply chain management at the highest levels in both the public and private sectors. In 2015, he became a Director at Virtualstock, a disruptive supply chain optimisation technology company supporting many of the UK’s largest retailers. Within 12 months of joining, he created partnerships and relationships that would bring nearly 100 NHS trusts to Virtualstock, firmly establishing its brand within healthcare and Government.

Previously, Rob was National Director of NHS Procurement in the Department of Health. He was author of the national strategy ‘Better Procurement, Better Value, Better’ Care’ and a key member of Lord Carter’s Productivity and Efficiency team seeking to influence the £24 billion annual spend across NHS providers.

Nick Harding

Nick Harding

Correspondent

Nick Harding is a correspondent at the Health Service Journal. He covers efficiency in the NHS and how the service is responding to the Carter Review,particularly within procurement, estates, pathology, facilities management, and other back-office functions. Nicholas has been at HSJ for just under a year, and previously worked as the Eastern Daily Press’ health correspondent in Norwich.

Resources

Wilmington Healthcare Seminars - The Guide

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