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Recent legislation and useful documents

If you manufacture or supply medical devices or pharmaceuticals – whether it’s locally for the NHS, the private sector or globally – there are strict new regulations you must meet in order to continue to do business


Unique Device Identification (UDI)

Do you comply with UDI?


The eProcurement strategy

Delivering better patient care through efficiency and transparency in NHS procurement


The Falsified Medicines Directive

European Parliament rules require safety features on the packaging of medicines

Carter Report

Carter Report

How GS1 standards can save every NHS hospital in England up to £3 million each year – while improving patient care

Personalised Health and Care 2020 Framework

Personalised Health and Care 2020 Framework

Supporting NHS England’s drive for digital health and care services

How we can help

Guide to EANs, GTINs, UPCs

Education and support

We can offer you the support and guidance you need in order to meet new regulations

Healthcare webinars


Free webinars that explain the background to healthcare regulations and how GS1 standards ensure you comply

Case studies

Case studies

Success stories from Trusts and suppliers across the UK



We have a range of services available, including training on GS1 standards and how they are used in the NHS


Any questions

Just get in touch with our Healthcare team on 0808 172 8390 or email

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