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Healthcare User Group

Driving understanding and best-practice application of GS1 standards across the healthcare industry

The Healthcare User Group (HUG) is made up of invited senior representatives from healthcare trade associations, providers, suppliers, solution and service companies and other related organisations. The group is chaired by Jackie Pomroy, Independent Consultant.

The objectives of the group are:

  • To actively support and accelerate the adoption of GS1 standards throughout healthcare, by sharing learnings and best-practice solutions from local implementations
  • To help healthcare providers comply with Unique Device Identification (UDI) and Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) regulations
  • To identify and review opportunities that enhance efficiency and patient safety
  • To provide feedback and advice on GS1 UK’s healthcare plans and activity
  • To act as the UK point of contact for the GS1 Global Healthcare Group, and to provide feedback to the GS1 Global Standards Management Process

The group delivers:

  • Education, advice and news on how best to implement GS1 standards across the UK healthcare sector, achieving optimal value for the NHS in terms of efficiency and patient safety
  • Implementation support and compliance guidance for UDI and FMD regulations
HUG meetings

3 September 2019 - 11:00am - Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Anlaby Rd, Hull HU3 2JZ. View map

HUG members
  • Jackie Pomroy, Independent Consultant, and HUG Chair
  • Andy Crosbie, Manager - Post Market Surveillance Strategy at Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)
  • James Mayne, Scan4Safety (GS1 and PEPPOL) Programme Manager at University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
  • Rachael Ellis, Scan4Safety Programme Director at Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Stuart MacMillan, WYAAT Scan4Safety programme lead for West Yorkshire Association of Acute Trusts
  • Judie Finesilver, Computer Consultant Pharmacist at Central and North West London NHS Trust
  • Fergal Nolan, Pharmacy Procurement and Homecare Manager at Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Gillian Fox, – Life Sciences and Healthcare UK at DHL Supply Chain
  • Jo Goulding, Business Lead – Pharmacy Terminology at NHS Digital, and HUG Vice-chair
  • Steve Graham, eProcurement/Scan4Safety lead, Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC)
  • Glen Hodgson, Head of Healthcare at GS1 UK
  • Claire Clarke, Engagement Manager – Healthcare at GS1 UK, and HUG Facilitator
  • Vicky Green, Commercialisation Lead at Medtronic

Want to know more?

For more information contact Claire Clarke at GS1 UK.