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NHS Supply Chain is running a series of free interactive information events in November for the NHS and associated organisations to learn more about three key developmental projects which will influence NHS procurement in the coming months:

1. Changing VAT status

NHS Supply Chain is moving outside of the VAT family. Learn how the change in VAT status for NHS Supply Chain will impact your trust or organisation, and how you will need to manage this change in your trust.

2. EU Exit

While the Government remains confident we will leave with a good deal for both sides, NHS Supply Chain, in conjunction with the Department of Health & Social Care, is taking measures to help ensure that NHS organisations can continue to access the products they need in the normal way, whatever the outcome of the EU exit negotiations. This update provides information on the measures being taken.

3. Move to Buy Price = Sell Price

Under the new NHS Supply Chain model products will no longer be sold with a margin attached to them. This session will explain how the changes will be implemented and how you can maximise the benefit from the NHS Supply Chain cost price catalogue.

The events will provide crucial information for planning and we encourage all NHS trust Procurement and Finance departments to attend. Separate events are also being run for private healthcare providers and suppliers.

From the list below please identify the best event and sign up using the link below.


NHS Provider Organisations (Procurement and Finance Teams)

Monday 19 November London Register

Wednesday 21 November Bristol Register

Thursday 22 November Coventry Register

Friday 23 November Leeds Register

Non-NHS Provider Organisations

Thursday 29 November (morning) Coventry Register


9:00 12:30  EU Exit Planning

Buy Price = Sell Price
VAT status change

13:00 15:00 Specialist Clinics (only for NHS providers)

If you have any queries please contact We look forward to seeing you in November.


Supply Chain Coordination Limited
Management Function of NHS Supply Chain