GS1 UK Scan4Safety event

NHS Scan4Safety healthcare supplier forum

An online forum designed to bring you up to date on the Scan4Safety programmes across the UK and keep you informed of developments from the MHRA and NHS Supply Chain.

Wednesday 12 October 2022

10:00 AM to 1:30 PM


About the event

This is a live virtual forum delivered via Zoom on Wednesday 12 October 2022 from 10:00am–1:30pm.

Join us for this online forum to hear from leaders in England, Scotland and Wales about their plans to use open global standards to improve patient safety and supply chain processes for their Scan4Safety programmes.

Hear the latest from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) about the future regulation of medical devices.

NHS Supply Chain will also be presenting on their strategy and the continued adoption of GS1 standards.

There will also be presentations from suppliers that have implemented GS1 standards for UDI.


Welcome and introduction:
  • GS1 standards in healthcare – person, product and place
  • The NHS national approach to Scan4Safety
    • England
    • Scotland
    • Wales
    • Q&A panel
Morning break
A view from the national landscape:
  • MHRA – the future of medical device regulations
  • GS1 UK – GTINs and GLNs
  • NHS Supply Chain – strategy and the continued adoption of GS1 standards
  • Q&A panel
Afternoon break
Supplier presentations:
  • Global supplier presentation – adopting GTINs and GLNs
  • mOm Incubators: A start-up’s GS1 story
  • Q&A panel
This is a live virtual forum delivered via Zoom.

Register for the webinar