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March April 2020
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HPV Update  


Advancing safe, affordable and sustainable healthcare


March April 2020

Collaboration the key throughout COVID-19 pandemic

HPV appreciates the collaborative approach taken by Victorian public health services and our supplier partners as we pursue all avenues in securing essential supplies during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more.

Centralised ordering of Personal Protective Equipment in Victoria

The Victorian Government has centralised the ordering and distribution of Tier 1 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), swabs, hand sanitisers and critical equipment to ensure that essential supplies reach areas with the greatest clinical need. Read more.

Non HPV-contacted suppliers with available products

If you are currently not a HPV-contracted supplier and have available products that are in demand for the COVID-19 pandemic response, we want to hear from you. Please send detailed information of your offer to suppliers@hpv.zendesk.com. Read more.


HPV extends compliance reporting deadlines to end of 2020

As part of its actions to assist health services with reporting requirements under the Commonwealth Modern Slavery Act 2018, HPV will seek a six-month extension from the Australian Government for the December 2020 deadline on behalf of reporting health services. Read more.


HPV to request extension to modern slavery reporting requirements

As part of its actions to assist health services with reporting requirements under the Commonwealth Modern Slavery Act 2018, HPV will seek a six-month extension from the Australian Government for the December 2020 deadline on behalf of reporting health services. Read more.


HPV business as usual activities during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a significant impact on both HPV and health services’ business-as-usual activity and as a result, HPV reference group and tender evaluation group activities have been put on temporary hold. Read more.


Common Catalogue update

HPV acknowledges some health services will have little or no capacity to undertake Common Catalogue adoption activities at this point and look forward to working with these health services when timing is more suitable. Read more..


Customer satisfaction survey

HPV’s Customer Satisfaction Survey will be deferred to August 2020 given the time constraints health services currently face and their focus on delivering the best possible healthcare for their patients in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Sourcing program update

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