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Add to Calendar 2021-04-22 14:00:00 2021-04-22 15:00:00 How GS1 standards have helped transform inventory management within the NHS This interactive webinar feature first-hand accounts of experiences from East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust and GS1 UK partners, Ingenica Solutions, on how GS1 standards have helped shape the transformation of inventory management within the NHS. United Kingdom GS1 UK Europe/London public

The deployment of inventory management is a core use case for the Scan4Safety programme. It can be a daunting task for some NHS trusts. In this webinar we share the experiences of East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust working with Ingenica 360.

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust is the second trust within the Lancashire Procurement Cluster that has moved forward with inventory management, and the highly experienced team have reshaped the future of inventory management using GS1 standards. David Harris, head of service – logistics and supply chain, and his team discuss their work and experiences.

In this webinar we will be discussing the challenges the trust were facing and highlighting their achievements. We will also explore how working collaboratively with Ingenica, and automating their inventory management system using GS1 standards, they managed to overcome these challenges and create vital benefits to traceability, visibility, efficiency, and patient safety. 

Webinar speakers will include:

  • David Harris, head of service – logistics and supply chain, East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Sharon Robson, director of procurement, NHS Lancashire Procurement Cluster
  • Simon Bennett, business improvement engineer, NHS Lancashire Procurement Cluster
  • Nicola Hall, chief operating officer, Ingenica Solutions
  • Ian Britcliffe, director of customer engagement, Ingenica Solutions
  • Ben Clarke, training and education manager, GS1 UK

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Who should attend from NHS trusts?
  • C-Suite 
  • Chief information officers
  • Scan4Safety leads
  • Heads of finance, procurement and supply chain
  • Clinicians 
  • Materials management teams
Learning outcomes
  • The benefits of Scan4Safety and GS1 standards
  • Inventory management as a use case: how to approach the challenges that NHS trusts are currently facing
  • How to approach the start of a change and transformation project 
  • The benefits and impact the project has had on individuals i.e. clinicians, procurement teams and the wider benefits such as financial and time saving elements as well as effective use of data 
  • How has this project impacted patient safety and clinical safety, particularly in light of COVID-19

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