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We work with many companies in multiple industries, and collaborate with other leading industry associations. Read our latest news and you will learn how our standards are being applied throughout the UK and globally. And you can read our case studies and press releases too.

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Reflections on World Patient Safety Day 2020

As World Patient Safety Day arrives at this pivotal time for healthcare, head of GS1 UK's healthcare team, Glen Hodgson, reflects on the impact of patient safety and health care worker safety.

Opinion piece

17/09/2020

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A place for Scan4Safety in the delivery of the Medicines and Medical Devices database

Following discussion on the Medicines and Medical Devices Bill on 2 September in the House of Lords, head of healthcare, Glen Hodgson, shares his views on where standards and point-of-care scanning could have a fundamental role to play.

Opinion piece

04/09/2020

Shopping habits post COVID 19

How have consumer shopping habits changed the grocery industry in a post-lockdown world?

The UK online grocery market is forecast to grow by a huge 33 per cent in 2020, which equates to an estimated value of £16.8 billion.

Industry news

04/09/2020

GS1 UK and Amazon team up to answer your barcode questions

GS1 UK and Amazon team up to answer your barcode questions

A few weeks ago, we ran a joint webinar with Amazon where we discussed all things barcode related. It was great session with loads of questions from Amazon sellers, including:

20/08/2020

Amazon EFN and Pan European FBA ends

Amazon’s Brexit notice - five tips to prepare your business

On the 14 July, Amazon sent a message to merchants selling within the European Union about the changes to fulfilment by Amazon because of Brexit.  The UK officially left the EU earlier this year and entered a transition period.

Guest opinion piece

12/08/2020

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NHS Supply Chain reaffirms commitment to GS1 standards adoption

NHS Supply Chain manages the sourcing, delivery and supply of healthcare products, services and food for NHS trusts and healthcare organisations across England and Wales.

Industry news

11/08/2020

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Omnicell UK support for the Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review

Following the publication of the Cumberlege review in July, Omnicell’s UK Automation Sales Director, Ed Platt, voices his support for the review which calls for wide-ranging and radical improvements across the UK health system.

Guest opinion piece

11/08/2020

The Honeypot Children's Charity

GS1 UK is proud to support The Honeypot Children’s Charity

GS1 UK is pleased to announce that our new corporate charity is The Honeypot Children’s Charity, an organisation focused on ensuring every child has the opportunity to enjoy their childhood.  Established in 1996, The Honeypot Children’s Charity

Industry news

05/08/2020

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Rise in home and garden businesses trading online

Rise in membership proves that the nation’s homes have been their castles during lockdown with substantial sector growth year-on-year

Industry news

30/07/2020

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GS1 UK launches advisory group for data-sharing platform

We have launched an advisory group to shape the future of the productDNA

Industry news

22/07/2020

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