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Small changes, big differences

Nursing staff can and should be involved in the procurement of the products that they use on a daily basis.

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN), NHS Supply Chain and the Clinical Procurement Specialist Network (CPSN), have joined forces to help nursing staff use their unparalleled knowledge and experience to have a say in how their trust purchases and utilises key clinical supplies.

Watch their video (above) to find out how this approach is ensuring greater levels of patient safety and saving money at Tower Hamlets PCT.

Learn more about the campaign here

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