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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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Seller Sessions Corner – April 2019

Seller Sessions Corner – June 2019

Read the latest blog in our exclusive series with Seller Sessions, on the latest industry trends for Amazon sellers.

Industry news

10/06/2019

 The impact of falsified medicines

The impact of falsified medicines

Now that the Falsified Medicines Directive has come into play, understanding what this means for pharmaceutical manufacturers, pharmacists in acute and community settings, and, ultimately, the impact on patient safety is important.

Industry news

06/06/2019

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Mind the gap

It is challenging for NHS organisations to keep up with the number of programmes, policies and strategies in place to drive transformation across the sector.  How do we close the gap in understanding and simplifying what these programmes mean to individuals across healthcare?

05/06/2019

davidplas

What impact have GS1 standards had across the NHS?

If you stand back and look at how digital technology has changed the banking industry, how it has changed the retail industry, how it’s changed every other industry, it is a phenomenal change.

Guest opinion piece

31/05/2019

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Using collaboration to deliver Medical Devices Regulation compliance

By introducing GS1 standards in an industry that is ready for change, we can meet our regulatory requirements and unlock the digital potential in the healthcare supply chain. The compliance deadlines for the EU Medical Devices Regulations are rapidly approaching.

Guest opinion piece

28/05/2019

What is the value of GS1 adoption to the NHS?

What is the value of GS1 adoption to the NHS?

Leading figures from the Department of Health, the General Medical Council and NHS Trusts in England speak to GS1 UK Lord Prior, Professor Terence Stephenson, Pat Mills, Lorna Wilkinson and Kevin Downs have all told us what they think.

Industry news

27/05/2019

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Clinical engagement is vital to enable GS1 standards adoption

Following on from the 2019 GS1 UK Healthcare Conference, head of healthcare, Glen Hodgson shares insights on the importance of clinical engagement to GS1 standards adoption. It had never really occurred t

Guest opinion piece

22/05/2019

transalis

Connecting organisations – what’s your problem?

In a series of blogs from our 2019 healthcare conference sponsors, Ian Moody, associate at Transalis assesses the challenges of connecting systems and information across organisations.

Guest opinion piece

17/05/2019

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A guide to getting started in food and drink

Here at GS1 UK, we’ve been working with Young Foodies, an up-and-coming community of Britain’s brightest food and drink start-ups, to build scalable and exciting consumer enterprises Our partnership is dedicated to giving entry-l

Industry news

03/05/2019

Product DNA

A third of new product data is inaccurate, says GS1 UK

As the productDNA data-sharing platform celebrates its first birthday, the not-for-profit standards organisation has found that one in three products fails the independent physical check which validates the accuracy and consistency of product data Launched exactly one year ago today, th

Industry news

01/05/2019

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