Here you will find information on how to adopt GS1 standards across the three core enablers (people, products and places), how to apply these to specific use cases such as surgical instrument traceability, and details on supporting regulatory requirements.
Take a look at our detailed guidelines for expert advice to support you along the way.
Starting with the core enablers
Getting the use cases right
Surgical instrument traceability high-level guide
High-level guide to standards required by systems with surgical-instrument tracking functionality.
Surgical instrument traceability guidance
A guide to using GS1 standards to improve traceability and increase the reliability of data for managing surgical instruments.
Standards and implementation
Compliance specification for NHS systems
A guide for hospitals and solution providers on procuring and providing GS1-compliant solutions.
Healthcare GTIN allocation rules
Guidance provided on how to correctly allocate GTINs to products and devices.
Barcoding OPCS-4 and ICD-10 Codes GS1 UK Implementation Guidelines
Aligning GS1 standards with coding schemes for procedures and diagnostics.
AIDC healthcare implementation guideline
Comprehensive guidance on how to implement AIDC in healthcare.
Field Safety Corrective Actions
Recommendations on medical device and IVD FSCAs and recalls using UDI and GS1 standards.
Unique Device Identification (UDI)
How to use GS1 standards to comply with international UDI regulations.
Scan4Safety, case studies and global reference books
GS1 UK healthcare case study portal
Explore healthcare case studies from GS1 UK members, partners, and suppliers, from across the UK.
GS1 global healthcare reference book 2021-22
Read our 2021-22 healthcare case studies from around the world.