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Thank you to all our conference sponsors and exhibitors who made the event possible.


1World SyncServing more than 15,000 companies across 54 countries, 1WorldSync is the leading product information network and GDSN®* certified product data synchronisation platform to the grocery, CPG, healthcare and foodservice industries. 

Our communities rely on this network and our expertise to help them exchange trusted product information across large and complex supply chains – from a single point of entry to the consumers that purchase their products. 

1WorldSync’s global solutions and services enable businesses to reduce costs of exchanging product information, increase accuracy and completeness of data shared, address product safety, patient safety, compliance mandates and fuel growth by enabling Omni-Channel commerce.


AxiconWe all know the problems and costs that poor quality barcodes can have within a business. 

Axicon Auto ID has specialised in barcode quality for over 30 years and is the world leader in barcode verification meeting the latest ISO, GS1 & Pharmaceutical Standards. 

Axicon has a range of barcode verification equipment which meets all ISO/ANSI print quality standards. Whether you are looking to verify 1D or 2D barcodes Axicon has the right solution for you. Come and talk to us at the stand.


ElcomPECOS from Elcom, a GS1UK Industry Partner, powers Scottish Government’s multi-award winning eProcurement service. PECOS is used by the whole of the NHS in Scotland which placed orders worth £1.5 billion through it in 2014 in a multi-organisation installation delivered via the Cloud. 

The mobile flexibility of PECOS is allowing real innovation in delivery of patient care, such as NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde’s Child Health Project, in which parents order through PECOS from their homes while NHS authorisation routes and budget codes are automatically applied. 

Come and chat with us about content and catalogues, P2P, eInvoice and more.


FairfieldFairfield, experts in track ‘n trace solutions for healthcare, specialise in end-to-end solutions, including consultancy, software, hardware, systems integration and consumables - covering technologies: RFID, barcoding, 2D codes, laser marking, key dots, OCR, verification, vision and code checking solutions. Working with customers to design intelligent trials and manage projects from pilot to roll out, Fairfield is keen to share the benefits of its experience with the healthcare sector as it embraces RFID technology and the range of AIDC technologies available. Fairfield has its own UK label factory and the right partner connections to make any AIDC project a great success.


GenesisGenesis is a streamlined inventory management and patient level costing solution designed to cut costs to the healthcare organisation.

Genesis monitors trust wide inventory levels in real-time and allows access to critical stock and patient level cost information via fully customizable Business Intelligence and real time analytics reports that are accessible on any device, any time, any place.

For the first time a meaningful information is available to the NHS for real time business critical decision making.


GHXGHX is a market leading provider of cloud-based supply chain and procurement technology and strategic healthcare services enabling healthcare providers and the suppliers they work with to trade efficiently and effectively. GHX offers: 

  • NHS eProcurement Strategy implementation support (PEPPOL and GS1) 
  • E-catalogues and contract management tools 
  • An open and neutral electronic trading exchange
  • Inventory and stock management technology and process solutions 
  • Strategic consulting and change management support 
  • Standards enablement (GS1) and data synchronization 
  • Procurement automation 

GHX has become a global online collaborative community driving efficiencies and reducing the cost of healthcare.

Harland Simon

Harland SimonHarland Simon’s RFiD Discovery provides a complete range of radio frequency identification solutions that can be used on people and objects for location tracking, security and asset visibility purposes. Specifically designed for healthcare organisations, RFiD Discovery helps significantly drive down costs, save time, increase efficiency as well as improve patient safety. 

Systems are easily scalable delivering excellent value for money utilising latest designs in active and passive tag technology combined with cutting edge developments in reader technology. Used by a wide range of healthcare organisations from large acute hospitals to smaller local commissioning groups, typical applications include mobile asset tracking, temperature monitoring, baby tagging and wandering patient safety.


Innovit is a leading provider of software solutions for: 

  • GDSN (Global Data Synchronisation)
  • PIM (Product Information Management) 
  • MDM (Master Data Management)
  • Workflow Management for NPD / NPI and Tender Management 
  • Catalogue Management. 

Innovit systems deliver automated workflow management and enforce control over master data accuracy and consistency that achieves a high level of Data Quality and Governance. Certified to support GS1 data pools such as TrueSource, 1WorldSync, GS1net (NPC / DHBNC), Innovit’s GDSN solutions allow suppliers, retailers and data recipients e.g. Government health jurisdictions and agencies to synchronise product catalogue data. 

Innovit software is used by leading brands including Johnson & Johnson, Terumo, Thermofisher, and 3M. Global support is provided through offices based in the UK, North America, Australia and New Zealand.


ItimItim Ltd are a leading provider of fully managed and outsourced collaborative EDI, catalogue data pools and inventory management bar-coding solutions. 

We are exhibiting at the GS1 UK Healthcare conference in support of the NHS eProcurement Strategy with our cloud based collaborative service, EDI plus. Collaborative applications are the key to the future. Trading partners are often better placed to do some of the work…and make your supply chain more efficient. We are looking forward to meeting you at the event to tell you more about what we do.

NHS Shared Business Services

NHS SBSNHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS) is the leader in business support services for the NHS. Our innovative, proven and reliable solutions are specifically designed for the NHS, and cover Finance & Accounting, Primary Care Services, Procurement and Employment Services.

Our services deliver cost improvements and efficiency savings – as well as improved data management and reporting, with the highest standards of governance and accountability. We also provide added value solutions for our customers. 

NHS SBS is a joint venture between the Department of Health and Sopra Steria.


RivendaleRivendale is an independent software vendor promoting patient safety, efficiency and the Digital NHS. Our GS1 certified solution, Print Anywhere, can be used in most environments to leverage high quality patient wristbands, letters and other documents from non-compliant systems using any mix of standard laser, multi-function and most label printers. 

In addition to Print Anywhere, Rivendale products include RAD-Alert, an innovative product for communicating radiology significant unexpected findings and pathology alerts to referring / requesting clinicians and other personnel using SMS, smartphone, web app, email and fax with two-way tracking and full audit, ensuring that alerts are never lost or overlooked.


SatoSATO Healthcare develops straightforward, fail-safe systems for the positive identification of patients, medications, specimens, samples, results and records, to improve safety, efficiency and drive down costs. SATO manufactures label and wristband solutions to meet cryogenic, autoclavable, skin-safe, chemical resistant, high-temperature, gamma indicative and RFID requirements.

Process and economy benefits can be realised by RFID systems and SATO Vicinity offers the unique PJM technology which is the optimum technology for tracking documents, blood and critical items such as orthopaedic transplant kits.

For food provision with healthcare, the company delivers labelling solutions which ensure compliance to the various regulations with simplicity of use.