February 2020
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HPV Update  

Advancing safe, affordable and sustainable healthcare

February 2020

Alfred Health's Professor Andrew Way joins HPV Board

Alfred Health's Chief Executive, Professor Andrew Way, has been appointed to Health Purchasing Victoria’s Board as the Health Service CEO member with a tenure of three years. Read more.

Modern slavery reporting begins this year

Health services with an annual consolidated revenue of more than $100 million will need to provide a Modern Slavery Statement to the Australian Government describing their actions to assess and address modern slavery risks. Read more.

Social Procurement Framework support continues in 2020

HPV continues to support health services in implementing their social procurement strategies or commitments under Victoria’s Social Procurement Framework (SPF). Read more.

Regional health services progress with Common Catalogue adoption

Several regional health services are progressing with adopting the Common Catalogue, a key initiative for the Victorian public health sector. Read more.

This month's top performers in publishing data to National Product Catalogue

HPV acknowledges the efforts of top-performing suppliers who have been working hard to deliver high-quality data in the NPC. Read more.

Customer survey out this coming month

HPV will be sending out our annual Customer Survey to health services in March and we’re keen to hear what you think of our engagement, support, systems and tools. Read more.

Allergen workshops to reduce patient harm underway in April

Health service food staff, dietetic professionals and nursing unit managers are being invited to take part in a project to reduce the risk of harm caused by food allergies in hospitals. Read more.

Self-assessment portal now open

Health services can now access the self-assessment form on HPV’s CPO Compliance Portal – with submissions due by close of business on 31 May 2020. Read more.

2020 Signature advice

HPV is encouraging all our stakeholders to use the full notation of ‘2020’ when signing and dating documents to avoid confusion and eliminate the risk of the date being altered or backdated. Read more.

Sourcing program update

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

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