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Demonstrating success in healthcare

See how GS1 standards are delivering benefits in the UK and globally

GS1 standards are used to provide improved patient safety, greater regulatory compliance and to drive operational efficiencies. Many Trusts and hospitals are already reaping the benefits from using barcodes and RFID. Take a look at these short success stories to find out how.


Healthcare Reference Book

GS1 Healthcare Reference Book 2017 - 2018

Read about some of the best GS1 implementations in healthcare around the world in the GS1 Healthcare Reference Book

GS1 standards to save Barking, Havering & Redbridge University NHS Trust over £1.4m

GS1 standards to save Barking, Havering & Redbridge University NHS Trust over £1.4m

Find out how they implemented GS1 standards for health records tracking

David Lawson

The integrated supply chain

Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

Chris Slater

What it means to be a demonstrator site

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Bhulesh Vadher

FMD: A hospital pharmacy perspective

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Rod Beard

Integrated electronic prescribing and robotic pharmacy dispensing

City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust

Rob Drag

Purchase to pain: How to break the cycle

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust

Stryker’s GS1 standards adoption journey

Stryker’s GS1 standards adoption journey

Stryker implements GS1 standards for product labelling to comply with the US FDA’s Unique Device Identification (UDI) Final Rule and the NHS eProcurement strategy

Patient identification for blood transfusion

Enabling patient identification for blood transfusion

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

GS1 Success Stories Portsmouth

Improving inventory management

Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

Medical Equipment Management

Product safety recall – the view from the theatre

Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Patient Safety

Improving patient safety through surgical instrument tracking

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay (UHMB) NHS Foundation Trust

Inventory management

Inventory management

Taunton & Somerset NHS Foundation Trust

Medical equipment management

Medical equipment management

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Purchase to pay

Purchase-to-pay – the view from Australia

Hear from GS1 Australia about how they are delivering efficiencies across the Australian health service