Head of Procurement Development and Sourcing NHS Shared Business Services
about NHS efficiency through procurement, Beth leads the procurement and
strategic sourcing services for NHS Shared Business Services. Previously Beth
was the Business Development Director for NHS SBS.
this, Beth led the NHS procurement programme for the Department of Health and
Social Care including the implementation of ‘NHS Procurement: Raising our Game’
and the QIPP (Quality, Innovation, Productivity and Prevention) requirement to
gain efficiencies through procurement across the healthcare system. Beth also
led on the development and publication of the NHS Standards of Procurement.
Previously, Beth managed the transition of the Pharmacy Unit of the NHS
Purchasing and Supply Agency (NHS PASA) into the NHS Commercial Medicines Unit
and was responsible for setting the strategic direction of the Unit and
managing its response to the changing needs of the Department of Health and the
Beth is a BA (Hons) Business Studies and FCIPS qualified procurement
professional with over 25 years' public sector experience. The majority of her
work has been in building collaborative procurement partnerships within the NHS
to gain efficiencies and improvements in healthcare with NHS PASA. She was also
the Assistant Director of the North West Centre of Excellence, which achieved
savings for local authorities through collaboration. Beth represents the North
Region of England on CIPS Congress.
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