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  • What is Scan4Safety?

    What is Scan4Safety?

    Scan4Safety has the potential to save lives and up to £1 billion for the NHS over the next 7 years
  • Measure the direct impact

    Measure the direct impact

    Come and take a look at the direct impact Scan4Safety is having now in hospitals across the country. Regular events hosted by the demonstrator sites.
  • Key Benefits

    Key Benefits

    Hear about the many benefits of adopting Scan4Safety, from those who are already implementing the standards

Provided to you by the six demonstrator sites selected by the Department of Health to demonstrate the benefits of GS1 and PEPPOL standards.
We believe adoption of these standards and common ways of working has the power to transform the NHS. We’ve already started our journey to adopt the new standards and we’re excited to share our learnings with you. We are excited to be early adopters of GS1 and PEPPOL standards. We’re confident that through the adoption of these standards, we will improve everyday accuracy and efficiency within the NHS, ultimately improving patient safety: Patient – improving safety, improving care Product – everything recorded, everything accounted for Place – everything trackable, everything traceable Process – simplifying processes, releasing time to care We are all at different points in our journey to implement the standards. Find out more about our individual progress and the latest benefits being reaped across all the sites: The six demonstrator sites are all different. We vary in terms of size and scale and where we all started from before embarking on our journey to implement the standards. So whatever the make-up of your own trust, you should be able to find a role model from among our sites.
The demonstrator sites are currently working on implementing three core enablers required by the Department of Health:Each of the demonstrator sites is working to key stage gates set by the Department of Health. Find out a bit more about the sites and the progress they’ve made so far:

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Welcome to our Scan4Safety website

Provided to you by the six demonstrator sites selected by the Department of Health to demonstrate the benefits of GS1 and PEPPOL standards.

We believe adoption of these standards and common ways of working has the power to transform the NHS. We’ve already started our journey to adopt the new standards and we’re excited to share our learnings with you.

Setting the standards for safer care
Event

North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust Supplier Event

We would like to invite you to our supplier engagement event for 2017. In an effort to inform our suppliers, we are hosting a number of events on our North Tees site to share our GS1 /PEPPOL project journey so far, brief our suppliers on the GS1 and PEPPOL standards, as well as inform you […]March 24
News

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust’s Scan4Safety team shortlisted for multiple awards

The Scan4Safety team at Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust has been shortlisted in four separate award categories by two prestigious award bodies.
Case Study

Implementing GS1 Standards in NHS business transactions to achieve Scan4Safety compliance

Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust identified an opportunity to improve their ordering and invoice standards. Working in partnership with NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS), a provider of business support services to the NHS, and GHX, a leading healthcare technology company, their GS1 journey is progressing and already delivering benefits

What is Scan4Safety?

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BBC News Feature

What people are saying

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The GS1 programme is really important to us as an organisation. I think primarily for me in improving patient safety, secondly for improving our operational efficiency, and improving our reliability and our standards of care to our patients.

Lorna Wilkinson, Director of Nursing, Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust

Demonstrator Sites

Derby
Leeds
NorthTees
Plymouth
RoyalCornwall
Salisbury