PRESS RELEASE: W. L. Gore & Associates (UK) Ltd. agrees to join HCSA as new Corporate Partner

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July 16 2020 – Gore has entered into an agreement to become a Corporate Partner of HCSA from 1 July. This partnership will be underpinned by a determination to increase knowledge and facilitate shared learning amongst its members with particular focus on Value Based Procurement.

HCSA Chief Operating Officer, Alan Hoskins commented:

“I am absolutely delighted HCSA has entered into this Partnership with Gore. We know many Trusts value their support and expertise. HCSA look forward to developing greater engagement and partnership to benefit the wider NHS family.”

HCSA Business and Development Lead, Kath Ibbotson added:

 “HCSA welcomes Gore as our latest Corporate Partner. We are looking forward to working together to develop a robust and sustainable partnership for the benefit of our NHS procurement and supply chain members. I am pleased that HCSA has been able to attract a partner with a long standing and highly regarded portfolio and market presence.”

Richard Evans of the Gore & Associates team said:

“We are delighted to work in partnership with HCSA to support the ongoing education of their members. As a supplier, we will endeavour to build our relationships into partnerships to work together to provide better outcomes for patients and better value for the NHS. Over many years and with more than 45 million medical devices implanted we have developed partnerships with the clinical community delivering unrivalled service and education programs which we would like to expand to HCSA members. Ongoing education and personal development is fundamental to our success at Gore and we are excited to have this opportunity to work and grow together.”


Gore Medical Products Division engineers devices that treat a range of cardiovascular and other health conditions. With more than 45 million medical devices implanted over the course of more than 40 years, Gore builds on its legacy of improving patient outcomes through research, education and quality initiatives. Product performance, ease of use and quality of service provide sustainable cost savings for physicians, hospitals and insurers. Gore is joined in service with clinicians and through this collaboration we are improving lives.



W. L. Gore & Associates is a global materials science company dedicated to transforming industries and improving lives. Founded in 1958, Gore has built a reputation for solving complex technical challenges in the most demanding environments — from revolutionizing the outerwear industry with GORE-TEX fabric to creating medical devices that improve and save lives to enabling new levels of performance in the aerospace, pharmaceutical and mobile electronics markets, among other industries. The company is also known for its strong, team-oriented culture and continued recognition from the Great Place to Work Institute. Gore employs approximately 10,000 Associates and generates annual revenues that exceed $3.5 billion.