Can the NHS Differentiate Value from Cost?
Lord Carter’s review and potential savings is the biggest and strongest procurement initiative the NHS has embarked for many years. It has received high profile publicity with savings in temporary staffing, estates and supplies identified in line with the Five Years Forward plan of NHS England (Interim Report June 2015). As a tax-payer this is…Read More
Calling all SME’s; Make Friends with your Local Universities
Small and medium-sized businesses need to remain relevant. This is particularly important for medical device manufacturers as well as the wider life science community as technology continues to evolve. In most cities today a university exists. Business owners may see these establishments simply as a place of learning particularly for undergraduate students but they should…Read More
Customer Engagement Driving Our Innovation
Our reason for being Our expertise in delivering innovative products to the clinician often begins with their question, ‘Do you do…?’ These are the three most important words we hear from our customers. Why? Because this gives us an idea about what the market for single-use instruments in is still searching for. We may already…Read More
British Suppliers can be Much Better
With the current focus on UK manufacturing as “The March of the Makers” (BBC 2016), the strategy for steel (Huffington Post 2016) and “Buy British (Telegraph 2014)” sentiment, I think it is worth addressing the point; British Suppliers can be much better. At DTR Medical, we pride ourselves on our core values of; Innovation, Quality…Read More