The HCSA promotes the work of procurement and supply chain staff at all levels in healthcare. The Association provides training events and educational seminars, sponsors awards and hosts two high-profile annual conferences.
The governance of the Association rests with the board of Trustees. The Executive runs the day to day business of the Association supported by a National Stakeholder Group of Regional Coordinators , Specialist Area Coordinators and National representatives from across the U.K.
HCSA is a registered charity in the UK, is entirely self-financed through a combination of income from conferences, seminars, other training events and advertising.
Membership is open to all procurement and supply professionals within the healthcare sector in the UK. We do not currently offer membership to providers of products and services to the healthcare industry. We do however, welcome their attendance and involvement at some of our annual events.
The Health Care Supply Association is affiliated with the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS).