Healthcare Procurement Conference

Revolutionising healthcare procurement for improved operational productivity

The Healthcare Procurement conference at HealthGB, officially developed in partnership with NHS Commercial solutions presents an education programme providing advanced insight into how revolutionised healthcare can improve operation productivity of nationwide NHS organisations. 

Expert speakers from the major healthcare procurement stakeholders will share unique insight into NHS commercial reform, provide updates on transformative procurement strategy and discuss strategies to enhance supply chain and asset management.

Key Topics

  • National and regional healthcare procurement transformation
  • Purchasing capital equipment and asset management


Benefits of Attending

  • Understand commercial changes within the NHS and how they will impact procurement and asset management
  • Identify how NHS finances will affect procurement strategy
  • Receive an up-to-date review on initiatives and strategies to enhance the efficiency and productivity of NHS procurement
  • Understand how your business can fit into the NHS supply chain to secure any part of the £26 billion spent annually by NHS England

 

 

09:10

Opening remarks by Conference Chair

Alyson Brett, CEO, NHS Commercial Solutions

SESSION 1: NATIONAL AND REGIONAL HEALTHCARE PROCUREMENT TRANSFORMATION

09:20

Keynote address: NHS Procurement Review and Update

Howard Blackith, ‎Programme Director, Department of Health, London, UK

10:20

Transforming healthcare procurement: Our improvement vision in action

Mark Gronow, Regional Head of Procurement (South), NHS Improvement, London, UK

10:50 NETWORKING BREAK

11:20

New models of care – top tips from a procurement perspective

Alison Kerfoot, Director of Strategic Procurement, NHS Shared Business Services

11:50

Working smarter together

David Lawson, Chief Procurement Officer, Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

SESSION 2: PURCHASING CAPITAL EQUIPMENT & ASSET MANAGEMENT

12:20

Case Study: Effective managed equipment services

Philip Spicer, Associate Procurement Director, NHS Commercial Solutions, Surrey, UK

12:55 Visit Exhibition

13:55

Future proof medical equipment replacement planning and financing

Paul Turton, Head of Solutions Development, ‎NHS Supply Chain, Leeds, UK

Leon Holleboom, Buyer, Financing Solutions, NHS Supply Chain, Leeds, UK  

14:20

Optimising total cost of ownership across the medical equipment lifecycle

Bryan Semple, VP EMEA & APAC, Attainia Inc., Manchester, UK

Dr Farhang Daemi, Managing Director, Healthcare Technology Solutions Ltd, London, UK

14:40

Case Study: Integrating the clinical engineer into the supply chain for improved planned equipment management

Dr John Amoore, Retired Consultant Clinical Engineer, Former Head of Medical Physics, NHS Ayrshire and Arran, Scotland, UK

15:00 NETWORKING BREAK

15:30

Panel: Optimum stakeholder engagement in procurement for increased efficiency

Moderator: Alyson Brett, CEO, NHS Commercial Solutions

  • Dr Helen Meese, Head of Healthcare, Institution of Mechanical Engineers, London, UK
  • Mandie Sunderland, Chief Nurse, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Chair, NHS Clinical Evaluation Team, Nottingham, UK
  • Christopher Tulloch, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Deputy Medical Director, North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust, County Durham, UK
  • Will Laing, Account Director – Health, Policy and Public Sector Directorate, Crown Commercial Service, Liverpool, UK
  • Lee Joseph, LPP, Chief Operating Officer, NHS London Procurement Partnership, London, UK

16:15

Closing remarks by Conference Chair

Alyson Brett, CEO, NHS Commercial Solutions, Surrey, UK

16:25 END OF CONFERENCE


Chair

Alyson Brett, CEO, NHS Commercial Solutions, Surrey, UK



SPEAKERS:

  • Bryan Semple, VP EMEA & APAC, Attainia Inc., Manchester, UK
  • Christopher Tulloch, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Deputy Medical Director, North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust, County Durham, UK
  • David Lawson, Chief Procurement Officer, Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
  • Director of Procurement, NHS Shared Business Services
  • Dr Farhang Daemi, Managing Director, Healthcare Technology Solutions Ltd, London, UK
  • Dr Helen Meese, Head of Healthcare, Institution of Mechanical Engineers, London, UK
  • Howard Blackith, ‎Programme Director, Department of Health, London, UK
  • Dr John Amoore, Retired Consultant Clinical Engineer, Former Head of Medical Physics, NHS Ayrshire and Arran, Scotland, UK
  • Lee Joseph, Chief Operating Officer, NHS London Procurement Partnership, London, UK
  • Leon Holleboom, Buyer, Financing Solutions, NHS Supply Chain, Leeds, UK
  • Mandie Sunderland, Chief Nurse, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Chair, NHS Clinical Evaluation Team, Nottingham, UK   
  • Paul Turton, Head of Solutions Development, ‎NHS Supply Chain, Leeds, UK
  • Philip Spicer, Associate Procurement Director, NHS Commercial Solutions, Surrey, UK
  • Will Laing, Account Director – Health, Policy and Public Sector Directorate, Crown Commercial Service, Liverpool, UK