21 September 2021

Overview

2020 was undoubtedly one of the most challenging years in NHS history. The past months have highlighted the vital role of procurement within healthcare, and the way in which the NHS has coped in the face of the pandemic.  

With procurement very much now at the forefront of NHS priorities, now is the time for the healthcare community to come together, review lessons learned and work on the positive changes that can be embedded to build resilience in the future.

Officially supported by NHS Scotland, P4H Scotland 2021 will provide a unique opportunity for Scotland’s NHS buying community and industry to engage in order to enhance knowledge and understanding of the current and planned procurement developments, initiatives and legislative changes taking place in this evolving marketplace.

 

The hybrid P4H Scotland 2021 event provides a unique and unrivalled interactive opportunity for both the buyer and supplier healthcare procurement community to engage across a range of innovative event features designed for all participants explore today’s marketplace initiatives and objectives.

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Why Attend

NHS / Public Sector

Engagement and collaboration across peers and industry plays a vital role in meeting current and future marketplace initiatives and objectives.

The P4H Scotland 2021 hybrid event provides buyers engaged across the healthcare supply chain with an invaluable opportunity to meet with leading suppliers, who are actively delivering a diverse range of innovative products and services that can support both current and future procurement requirements.

Officially supported by the Procurement Advice and Support Service (PASS), P4H Scotland also provides a unique platform for buyers to enhance their commercial skills through a range of CPD Certified training sessions, all of which are designed to support the development of procurement skills and capabilities.

Free to attend for the public sector, P4H Scotland will bring together over 700 key decision makers and provides a unique platform for networking, collaboration, education and innovation.

Private Sector

The NHS in Scotland spends over £2.5 billion each year on a diverse range of goods and services, making it a desirable marketplace for any supplier looking to develop new business opportunities.

Officially supported by key organisations such as NHS Scotland,  P4H Scotland 2021 will provide an unprecedented opportunity for both new and existing suppliers to showcase their goods and services and engage directly with the key personnel and organisations responsible for setting strategy and the operational delivery of the NHS procurement budget across Scotland.

P4H Scotland will also host a range of educational and networking opportunities designed to enhance knowledge and facilitate the development of new business opportunities.

Ensure that your organisation maximises its business growth potential by participating at P4H Scotland 2021. For further details of the exclusive sponsorship and exhibition opportunities available, please call 0845 270 7066 or email [email protected]

Event Partners

Venue and Times

Opening Times: 0830 – 1600

The EICC is located at The Exchange, 150 Morrison St,

Edinburgh EH3 8EE

Edinburgh

With excellent air links and rail and road network, getting to Edinburgh and the EICC from overseas or within the UK has never been easier.

By Road

The EICC is located at 150 Morrison Street, Edinburgh, EH3 8EE | View Location Map

By Bus
Edinburgh’s main bus terminal is located at St Andrews Square. Bus connections stretch right across the UK. For details of these routes please visit: www.nationalexpress.com or www.citylink.co.uk

For information on local bus services throughout Edinburgh visit www.lothianbuses.com

By Rail

Edinburgh has two railway stations:

Waverley Station, which is 1.3 miles from EICC, is the city’s main railway station and has direct routes to many cities across the country, including over 25 daily departures from London.

Haymarket Station, which is just 0.4 miles from EICC, is a stop for many commuter and some UK train routes.  Please ensure that you check with your rail network provider to find out if your train will stop at Haymarket or Waverley.

By Tram
Edinburgh Trams run between the Airport and York Place every 8-10 minutes Monday to Saturday and every 12-15 minutes on a Sunday.  The closest tram stop to the EICC is at Haymarket Station.  Please visit Edinburgh Trams website for more details.

By Air

The Airlink 100 operates a frequent bus service (every 10 minutes at peak times) between Edinburgh Airport and the city centre, with designated stops en route. The service starts at 04.30 and runs until 00.22 at night, with the journey taking 20 minutes. Tickets cost £4.50 single and £7.50 return. Delegates are advised to disembark at Haymarket Railway Station and to follow signs for EICC on foot (5 minute walk). See city centre map for directions. 

The N22 bus also departs from outside the Airport entrance and runs every half an hour through the night until the Airlink service starts again. For more information about these services visit www.flybybus.com.