2019 News

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16 December 2019

‘Tis the season… for a reminder about gifts and benefits policies

The Victorian Government Procurement Board’s (VGPB’s) Supplier Code of Conduct provides clear guidance for both hospitals and suppliers on the minimum ethical standards of behaviour expected of suppliers when conducting business with, or on behalf of, the state in the areas of conflicts of interest, gifts, benefits and hospitality.

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Health Purchasing Victoria

16 December 2019

Ongoing support for Social Procurement Framework

The workshops aimed to ensure health services benefited from the experience of government departments in introducing the SPF. Participating health services joined in group activities to apply social procurement concepts with a reporting focus.

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16 December 2019

Common Catalogue implementation continues

We are all looking forward to the implementation of a single source of product and pricing information which delivers supply chain efficiencies for health services and ultimately better patient outcomes.

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16 December 2019

Proposed Annual Sourcing Program feedback sought

HPV recognises that early engagement with health services is crucial to provide enough time to consider and incorporate recommendations during the planning stage and to align priorities. That is why we have started the process a little earlier than in previous years.

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Health Purchasing Victoria