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P4H England 2024

England's leading healthcare procurement event.

Wednesday 18 September 2024

9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

NEC, Birmingham

Bringing together England’s healthcare buyer and supplier communities.


P4H England 2024  provides extensive skills development, networking, collaboration and product showcase opportunities for healthcare buyers and suppliers.

P4H connects the community to engage and share procurement best practice. With a range of interactive features throughout the day, the event is designed to drive collaboration, in support of leveraging the full value of the NHS collective buying power.

P4H England 2024

Why attend?

Officially supported by NHS England, P4H England provides a unique platform for buyers to enhance their commercial skills through a range of CPD Certified training sessions, all of which are designed to support the development of procurement skills and capabilities.

Free to attend for the NHS and wider public sector, P4H England will bring together the healthcare procurement community and provide a unique platform for networking, collaboration, education and innovation.


This year's event features more than 40 sessions including a keynote agenda, and five dedicated skills development zones covering the following themes:

  • Digital and transparency zone
  • Infrastructure zone
  • People and skills zone
  • Delivering best practice zone
  • Market and supply chain innovation zone

GS1 UK session

Join our session with NHS Supply Chain and Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust at 10:50am in the digital and transparency zone.

Inventory management and point-of-care scanning - why now and what next?

  • Why now and what's next for NHS Supply Chain's IM and point of care scanning programme?
  • Strategic alignment with NHS England's Outcomes Registries programme and NHS Commercial Framework
  • The importance of GS1 standards adoption to deliver accurate, trusted product data
  • Implementation framework for NHS trusts and Scan4Safety benefits


Gill Fox, director of in-hospital services, NHS Supply Chain
Teresa Palmer, head of shared procurement services, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and Northumberland County Council

Visit us at the stand

We are proud to be supporting this year's P4H England event.

Come and visit us at stand 57 in hall 8, to hear more about how we are working with the NHS to drive Scan4Safety across the UK.


The NEC is located at Marston Green, Birmingham B40 1NT.