Articles: In the News

Celebrating 70 Years of the NHS

The National Health Service (NHS) and the delivery of free healthcare to those that need it has become part of Britain’s identity, and this year marks its 70th anniversary.

Recognising Employee Achievements

We are delighted to recognise Daniel Chapman, Director of Pathology at HealthTrust Europe, who graduated with a Master of Science (MSc) degree in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management this month.

Clinically-Driven GPO Contract Delivers Significant Value

HealthTrust Europe is excited to announce the launch of our latest GPO contract for Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT). This clinically-driven sourcing exercise has produced significant Value (quality, safety and service benefits) for our GPO members, as well as double-digit savings. Five GPO members committed to award to a sole supplier, which delivered a group average of 49% discount off previous year spend.

First GPO Contract Delivers Cost Saving Opportunities

The first GPO contract has been awarded for Disposable Gowns, achieving a group average of 14% discount off previous year spend for our members. This was a clinically-driven sourcing exercise with commitment from six GPO members to award to a sole supplier.

GPO Model Demonstrates Partnership and Aligned Decision-Making

As the only national committed-model group purchasing organisation (GPO) in the UK, we take clinical and commercial requirements to market on behalf of our members and undertake procurement activities aimed at obtaining the highest quality products and services at the best price for healthcare providers.