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Procurement Project for Standard Ambulance Uniform Will Save $4M

A procurement project to standardize the uniform for U.K. ambulance workers is set to deliver savings of £3.4m ($4.28m) for the National Health Service.

Procurement Project for Standard Ambulance Uniform Will Save $4M

The project has streamlined the number of different clothing items from more than 80 to just 16 to produce an estimated saving of 37 percent over the four-year duration of the initial framework agreement, compared to previous costs.

The new uniform includes the adoption of a new NHS Ambulance Service crest and a standard dark green colour.

The project was delivered by the National Ambulance Procurement Group (NAPG) in partnership with the NHS Commercial Alliance, and involved “extensive nationwide stakeholder engagement.”

Daren Hopkinson, chair of the National Ambulance Procurement Group and head of procurement at the North West Ambulance Service, said: “This project demonstrates how like-minded NHS organisations across the U.K., with a common requirement, can successfully collaborate to achieve quality and efficiency benefits.

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URL www.cips.org/en/supply-management/news/2017/january/standard-ambulance-uniform-will-save-34m/ project has streamlined the number of different clothing items from more than 80 to just 16 to produce an estimated saving of 37 percent over the four-year duration of the initial framework agreement, compared to previous costs.

The new uniform includes the adoption of a new NHS Ambulance Service crest and a standard dark green colour.

The project was delivered by the National Ambulance Procurement Group (NAPG) in partnership with the NHS Commercial Alliance, and involved “extensive nationwide stakeholder engagement.”

Daren Hopkinson, chair of the National Ambulance Procurement Group and head of procurement at the North West Ambulance Service, said: “This project demonstrates how like-minded NHS organisations across the U.K., with a common requirement, can successfully collaborate to achieve quality and efficiency benefits.

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The project has streamlined the number of different clothing items from more than 80 to just 16 to produce an estimated saving of 37 percent over the four-year duration of the initial framework agreement, compared to previous costs.

The new uniform includes the adoption of a new NHS Ambulance Service crest and a standard dark green colour.

The project was delivered by the National Ambulance Procurement Group (NAPG) in partnership with the NHS Commercial Alliance, and involved “extensive nationwide stakeholder engagement.”

Daren Hopkinson, chair of the National Ambulance Procurement Group and head of procurement at the North West Ambulance Service, said: “This project demonstrates how like-minded NHS organisations across the U.K., with a common requirement, can successfully collaborate to achieve quality and efficiency benefits.

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URL www.cips.org/en/supply-management/news/2017/january/standard-ambulance-uniform-will-save-34m/ project has streamlined the number of different clothing items from more than 80 to just 16 to produce an estimated saving of 37 percent over the four-year duration of the initial framework agreement, compared to previous costs.

The new uniform includes the adoption of a new NHS Ambulance Service crest and a standard dark green colour.

The project was delivered by the National Ambulance Procurement Group (NAPG) in partnership with the NHS Commercial Alliance, and involved “extensive nationwide stakeholder engagement.”

Daren Hopkinson, chair of the National Ambulance Procurement Group and head of procurement at the North West Ambulance Service, said: “This project demonstrates how like-minded NHS organisations across the U.K., with a common requirement, can successfully collaborate to achieve quality and efficiency benefits.

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Procurement Project for Standard Ambulance Uniform Will Save $4M