National Procuremen t NHS Scotland Supplier Engagement Day Subject: Ethical Sourcing for Medical Devices 21st May 2013 Paul Hornby Strategic Sourcing Manager NHS National Procurement Agenda National Procurement Time Item Speaker 0900 - 0930 Coffee 0930 - 0940 Introduction & Welcome Paul Hornby 0940 - 1000 Background / Objectives of the Day
Paul Hornby 1000 - 1030 British Medical Association - Clinicians Viewpoint Dr. Mahmood Bhutta 1030 - 1115 Case Study - Evaluating Ethical Workplace Standards in Pakistan Dr Alex Hughes 1115 - 1135 Coffee 1135 - 1210 National Procurement Case Studies 1210 - 1230 Top Table Discussion 1230 - 1320 Lunch (Buffet) 1320 - 1335 NHS Scotland Ethical Procurement Strategy
Gordon Beattie 1335 - 1410 Supplier Viewpoint (representing Surgical Dressing Manufacturers Association) Mr Leigh Thomasson 1410 - 1435 Top Table Discussion 1435 - 1450 Coffee 1455 - 1530 Top Table Discussion 1530 - 1540 Closing Remarks Peter McConnell Paul Hornby 2 National Procurement Background
Public interest in ethical sourcing Increasing examples poor ethical practises in medical device production Concerns on quality of low cost medical products Scottish Sustainable Procurement Action Plan Scottish Procurement Reform Bill 3 Sustainable Procurement National Procurement Environmental: Economic: Prevention of pollution Sustainable resource use Climate change mitigation Environmental protection Biodiversity Restoration of natural habitats Corporate governance Ethical trading Timely payment of suppliers Community involvement Employment creation and skills development Technology development Social: Human rights
Labour practises Fair operating practises Diversity in the workplace 4 National Procurement The Scottish Sustainable Procurement Action Plan The 10 steps: Commitment within the organisation Making the commitment public Organisational buy-in Benchmarking and progression Prioritising Specifying sustainably Sustainability in the procurement process Working with suppliers Measuring performance Publicising your success 5 National Procurement NHS Scotland Current Position Identified top 252 suppliers = 1,300,000 p.a. Published Sustainable information - 48 suppliers (557M) Published Sustainable intention - 25 suppliers (256M)
No Published Information - 75 suppliers (575M) SA8000, ISO 26000, UN Agenda 21, UN Declaration on Human Rights, OHSAS 18001, Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), Global Compact, Dow Jones Sustainability Index, Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI), - Where Is Your Company? - How far do you go? - How Much Do You Share? 6 National Procurement Background - Transparency NHS Scotland Developed Country Supplier UK Company Developing Country Company Level 1 Supplier
? 7 Level 1 Supplier ? National Procurement Objectives Highlight importance to Suppliers & NHS Procurement staff Show suppliers how we have tried to gain transparency Indicate levels of transparency Gain feedback from Suppliers & NHS Procurement staff Prepare suppliers for forthcoming tenders / contracting Complete assurance that all products are ethically sourced 8 Agenda National Procurement Time Item Speaker 0900 - 0930
Coffee 0930 - 0940 Introduction & Welcome Paul Hornby 0940 - 1000 Background / Objectives of the Day Paul Hornby 1000 - 1030 British Medical Association - Clinicians Viewpoint Dr. Mahmood Bhutta 1030 - 1115 Case Study - Evaluating Ethical Workplace Standards in Pakistan Dr Alex Hughes 1115 - 1135 Coffee 1135 - 1210 National Procurement Case Studies
Closing Remarks Peter McConnell Paul Hornby 9 National Procurement Closing Remarks Thank you for coming! NHS next steps Review feedback from today Note points raised Continue to develop process and templates for NHS Scotland Procurement Continue with regular BMA Special Interest Group and feedback progress issues Review tendering workplan what levels of transparency can we seek? Existing suppliers continue to ask for clarity and transparency Suppliers Share approach with people in your organisation If you have information, share it / publish it Presentations and Dr Alex Hughes report on National procurement website 10
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