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March 2019
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HPV Update  


Advancing safe, affordable and sustainable healthcare


March 2019 

 
Common Catalogue testing continues

The Common Catalogue, a key initiative for the health sector, continues to undergo robust user acceptance testing to ensure it meets health service requirements. Read more.

New equipment sourcing guide available

HPV has developed a suite of information on equipment sourcing for health services, including a new process user guide aligned with a shared management model to make the best use of expertise across the health sector. Read more.

IT sourcing expert engaged to deliver greater value for health sector

Information technology strategic sourcing expert, John McKinlay has been appointed to identify and deliver greater value for health services. Read more.

Sustainable procurement in action - access to remanufactured toner cartridges

Health services now have access to remanufactured toner cartridges under HPV’s workplace supplies contract, significantly reducing the purchase cost and their environmental impact by recycling materials and cutting landfill. Read more.

Forum to highlight opportunities for Hume businesses

HPV, in partnership with Northeast Health Wangaratta and ICN, is hosting a forum on 23 May 2019 for local businesses interested in supplying Victorian hospitals. Read more.

Register now to attend Local Jobs First Policy information sessions

Health services are invited to attend information sessions outlining the Victorian Government’s Local Jobs First policy which ensures that Victorian businesses and employees continue to benefit from government investment. Read more.

HPV supports implementation of Victoria's Social Procurement Framework

HPV is supporting the implementation of Victoria's Social Procurement Framework (VSPF) across the public health sector with practical support such as workshops, tools and online resources. Read more.

Reminder - second online probity package now available

A second online probity training package is now available for health service clinical, operational and non-procurement employees, complementing Health Purchasing Victoria’s (HPV’s) package for procurement professionals released in 2018. Read more.

Sourcing program update

Click for details on all HPV agreements and Invitations to Supply (Tenders)


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