NPPSC Report to Assist Chief Pharmacists Response to Carter and HPTP

Richard Bateman, Regional Pharmacy Procurement Specialist, NHS Commercial SolutionsPublished

The National Procurement Pharmacist Specialist Committee (NPPSC) have developed and are maintaining a document designed to assist and inform chief pharmacists in delivering their HPTPs for Carter.  The document (latest version here) includes the workplans the procurement specialists are delivering from the centre to assist local trusts.  These workplans include electronic trading, managing medicines shortages, procurement training, horizon scanning and metrics and audit tools.

The procurement specialist will update and disseminate the plan as it chanmges over time.