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      Industry Lecture Series - The Value Chain in the Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service in Currie


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      January 15, 2019

      Tuesday   4:30 PM

      Heriot-Watt University
      Currie, Edinburgh, City of

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      Industry Lecture Series - The Value Chain in the Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service

      Developing Efficient Strategies To Save Lives: Behind the Scenes of Blood Transfusion  Have you ever wondered about supply chain management in the service sector and why having efficient strategies is so important? Strategy and managing an efficient supply chain is important across sectors and industries, and having the correct amount of product in the correct location at the right time is essential when we are considering lifesaving equipment and products. In this lecture, Mary Morgan, Director of Strategy, Performance and Service Transformation, NHS will share her expertise in: Increasing efficiency in the supply chain Developing a safe supply chain in perishable goods sectors Research in the commerecial arena In addition to sharing her commercial expertise, Mary will also detail how university research projects assist industry strategy in developing new and improved metrics in the supply chain in the NHS. Learn the importance of efficient supply chains to an organisation’s overall strategy and direction whilst also appreciating the application of research techniques in the commercial setting.   Mary Morgan:  Mary joined the National Health Service in Scotland in 1982 and subsequently pursued her career in Nursing and NHS management to her current role, leading major change programmes across Health and Social Care. Until recently, Mary was the Director for the Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service, a highly rewarding leadership position at the heart of the NHS in Scotland.   Passionate about the NHS and public service, she has made a positive difference in Acute Hospital and National settings.   The lecture will be held in the South Pod within Edinburgh Business School, and will commence at 16:30.  

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