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Technology will upgrade the NHS for the information age

Glen Hodgson, Head of Healthcare at GS1 UK, writes for Public Sector Focus on how GS1 standards will help future-proof the NHS. Take a look at the latest issue of Public Sector Focus to hear how a focus o

Industry news

04/09/2018

Enterprise Nation:

GS1 UK partners with Enterprise Nation

As we continue to experience strong growth in our membership from small businesses, we’re delighted to announce a new partnership with SME champions, Enterprise Nation.

Industry news

03/09/2018

GS1 GTIN re-use rules changing

From January 2019 GTINs should never be reused again

The standard governing GTIN reuse is changing on 31 December 2018, here’s why and what it means for you. In the apparel and grocery sectors, reusing a GTIN has previously been allowed after 30 months and 48 months of initial issuance respectively.

Industry news

16/07/2018

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Research, strategise, test, refine – building a successful online brand

At GS1 UK’s inaugural Online Seller Summit, we spoke with Zakera Kali, university lecturer and founder of luxury gift card business, Peace & Blessings. In the course of the interview with Zakera we to

Industry news

03/07/2018

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GCA Annual Conference – a year of strong progress and fresh challenges

It was great to attend the Grocery Code Adjudicator’s annual conference last week and hear the good work that Christine Tacon and her team are doing.

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02/07/2018

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Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust lead the way for reducing ‘never events’ using GS1 standards

The Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (HSIB), an independent body set up by the Secretary of State for Health, has

Industry news

25/06/2018

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Standardise, lean on scale and be short-termist for e-commerce success

At GS1 UK’s inaugural Online Seller Summit, we spoke with consultant and marketplace veteran, Vinny O’Brien, about some of the key things he has learned from working with large and small organisations in the e-sel

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20/06/2018

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Online Seller Summit - a bright future for digital-first businesses

GS1 UK’s inaugural Online Seller Summit landed at Foyle’s in the heart of London last week, bringing together 50 representatives of the online retail community for a lively day-long forum. Giving a level

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11/06/2018

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GTINs now available for every OPCS-4 code

Trusts can now improve and support clinical coding by scanning OPCS barcodes at the point of care The GS1 Global Trade Item Number (GTIN) to OPCS-4

Industry news

08/06/2018

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GLNs identifying each NHS Acute Trust in England now available on LocationManager

Suppliers that are subscribed to LocationManager can now get access to the GLNs that identify their Trust customers, allowing for accurate electronic Purchase to Pay transactions. GS1 UK is very pleased t

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15/05/2018

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