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Growing purchase to pay: Utilising the Scan4Safety programme

Wednesday 2 February 2022

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Online webinar


NHS and GS1 UK

This webinar focuses on the journey of Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust (RCHT) and the progress made with automating purchase to pay processes for the trust. Join the conversation as the RCHT team discuss the benefits of adopting GS1 and PEPPOL standards, the challenges faced along the way and how to overcome them, optimising supplier engagement, and the results achieved with effective e-procurement practices in place.

Webinar speakers will include:

  • Sharon Smith, senior contracts manager, Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Martin Hocking, systems accountant, Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Ben Clarke, training and education manager, GS1 UK

Who should attend from NHS trusts?

  • Finance professionals
    (including: directors of finance and finance managers)
  • Procurement professionals
    (including: directors and assistant directors of procurement, heads of procurement, procurement and e-procurement managers, and operations procurement leads)
  • Systems management leads
    (including: financial systems support professionals, procurement systems managers, and systems project accountants)
  • Digital programme managers
  • Scan4Safety leads and programme managers
  • E-commerce managers

Who should attend from supplier organisations?

  • Finance professionals
    (including: chief financial officer, financial and credit controllers, and finance managers)
  • Business development professionals
    (including: business development manager, account managers, director of and head of sales, commercial managers)
  • IT, data and systems leads
    (including: IT directors and managers, finance systems managers, technical directors and EDI coordinator)
  • Managing directors and operational leads
  • Quality and regulatory compliance leads
  • Supply chain professionals

Learning outcomes

  • Understand how GS1 standards enable efficiencies in the purchase to pay process
  • Gain a mature Scan4Safety trust perspective on the challenges of implementing PEPPOL
  • Understand the benefits of the automated purchase to pay process for trusts and suppliers
  • Challenges faced and benefits experienced with supplier engagement
  • An overview of the collaborative approach to implementation with suppliers
  • What next?