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Down the Procurement Pub with Basware, HCSA, Herman Fick and The 1975

Sometimes the weeks just whizz by … I played golf for the first time in two years this week and it was predictably awful. It […]

Down the Procurement Pointless Pub with Trump, HCSA, Sorrell and Tracyanne

I confess to being a Pointless fan – we record the BBC tea-time quiz programmes and watch over dinner. But if I’ve been away regularly, […]

HCSA Event – Thoughts on the Future Operating Model

Coming back to the recent Healthcare Supply Association (HCSA) conference, there was a lot of focus on the FOM (the Future Operating Model) – including […]

Coffee with Melinda Johnson – Health Commercial Director Impresses at HCSA Event

We’re going to have a few articles this week (and probably into next) about last week’s HCSA (Health Care Supply Association) conference, covering my own […]

HCSA Conference – A Good First Day, and a Mystery …

Yesterday morning dawned cold and bright (with scattered wintry showers) in the lovely Yorkshire spa town of Harrogate, home to Betty’s tea-shop and more upmarket […]

HCSA News: Conferences, Charity and Procurement Improvement

The HCSA (Health Care Supply Association), which represents procurement professionals in the health sector, has developed strongly in recent years, with a series of chairs […]

Down the Procurement Pub with BravoSolution, Spend360, HCSA, dxw and Shells

Another exciting week with the BravoSolution conference at Wotton House in Surrey, and a fine spread of delegates from all over the world. But just […]

Exclusive! NHS Procurement Leaders Criticise Department of Health Strategy

HCSA conveys its concerns to the Department of Health’s Commercial Director regarding the planned Future Operating Model for NHS Procurement in England That is the […]

Our HCSA CPO Mole — Proud About Procurement

Following the NHS procurement conference of the year, the Health Care Supply Association (HCSA) event in November, our anonymous CPO mole from the HCSA gives […]

Pat Mills, Department of Health Commercial Director, Speaks at HCSA Conference

We promised to say a bit more about the speech from Pat Mills at last week's Healthcare Supplies Association conference in Solihull. He is the […]

First Impressions from the HCSA Conference – and Congrats to the Award Winners!

I could only get to the Healthcare Supplies Association conference for the last few hours of the two-day event, including the slot on the agenda […]