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The significance of the DHSC report on Transforming NHS Pharmacy Aseptic Services in England

Conducted by Lord Carter of Coles, the report presents 18 recommendations on how these services can be transformed to make improvements across the NHS in England.

Opinion piece

30/10/2020

Tesco fortify long-term commitment to productDNA 

Tesco further their commitment to productDNA

Tesco has strengthened its long-term commitment to the industry’s product data management platform, productDNA, and made it easier for brands to share product data, by establishing a direct integration into myProduct: Induct This integration is the culmination of many months work, on be

Industry news

27/10/2020

Do you have a master data strategy?

Do you have a master-data strategy?

We all know data is becoming increasingly important, particularly with shoppers demanding more and more about information on products they buy.

26/10/2020

What we learnt at AmafestUK 2020

What we learnt from AmafestUK 2020

On 8 October 2020, GS1 UK joined a panel at the annual Amazon sellers conference, AmafestUK, a virtual event designed to support sellers grow their online businesses.

Industry news

15/10/2020

Your most asked barcode and standards questions answered

Your most asked barcode and standards questions answered

The world of barcodes and global supply chain standards can be confusing. That is why we asked our resident barcoding expert, Ben Clarke, to provide the answers to some of your most asked barcode and standards questions. 

Industry news

14/10/2020

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Introducing the first cohort of GS1 UK Approved partner products

Following the relaunch of the partner programme, head of partnerships, Robert Flack, highlights the changes to the programme and what this means for members.

Opinion piece

14/10/2020

Getting ready for peak 2020

A different kind of peak – preparing for the Golden Quarter amid COVID-19 

With Prime Day taking place on 13–14 October this year, and Black Friday and Christmas just around the corner, the “Golden Quarter” is officially underway. But what impact has the COVID-19 pandemic had on peak trading? And how can you prepare for a festive period that is unlike any that has come before?

Industry news

13/10/2020

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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 ministerial 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

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