Safety through surgical instrument tracking

Glen Hodgson explores how GS1 standards are helping the NHS in improving patient safety and inventory management

Scan4Safety - one year of progress

One year after its launch, Glen Hodgson discusses the progress of the Scan4Safety project and the benefits of tracking each patient through their hospital journey

The power of standards to transform the NHS

Glen Hodgson, head of Healthcare at GS1 UK, analyses the current state of barcoding in hospitals

Basic data standards can help NHS trusts to improve efficiency says Roger Lamb, healthcare sector manager at GS1 UK, which is responsible for the most widely used set of supply chain standards in the world