Supply Chain Special Interest Group meets to discuss Medical Product Deliveries

1st July 2014

A new professional group that has been launched to help deliver supply chain excellence in the highly regulated healthcare and medical industry will hold its next meeting on 17th July in Derby.

‘Medical Product Deliveries: The Final 100 Metres’ is the subject for discussion amongst the members of the Supply Chain Special Interest Group (SIG) that is a collaboration between Medilink East Midlands and specialist medical supply chain consultancy Lime Associates.

The free event is aimed at supply chain professionals in medical device and healthcare technology companies who are interested in overcoming the challenges associated with getting the right product to the right patient and will provide examples of best practice and recent innovations. The distinguished list of guest speakers includes representatives from the NHS Supply Chain, from industry and from academia.

This no-charge event is funded by the Healthcare and Bioscience iNet – project part financed by ERDF – and by Lime Associates and Next Business Generation (NBG). It takes place between 9am and 1pm at the Best Western Premier Yew Lodge Hotel, Kegworth, Derby. For more information and to book, please visit the Medilink EM website.

Founder member of the Supply Chain Special Interest Group, Steve Langron said: “The SIG is a great platform for the industry to share best practice on how to control risk and enhance the customer’s experience.”

Of the Special Interest Group, Darren Clark, CEO for Medilink EM, said; “This is a great initiative and a perfect way to share best practice between academics, supply chain professionals in both the NHS and medical and healthcare companies. We’re confident that it will be as successful as the launch event.”

Medilink EM is the East Midlands life science industry association, whose aim is to help companies establish, develop and grow. Medilink EM is a founding member of Medilink UK; a national network supporting over 3,000 companies across the entire UK.

Lime Associates is the only UK purchasing and supply chain consultancy that works exclusively with Medical Device, Biotech and Health Technology companies.

Lime Associates’ team of consultants is currently engaged on supply chain, cost reduction and business start up assignments with prestigious clients including Baywater, Scapa and Smith & Nephew.

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