May 2019
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HPV Update  

Advancing safe, affordable and sustainable healthcare

May 2019 

Common Catalogue live at Melbourne Health this month

The Catalogue is a key initiative for Victoria’s health sector. It will improve the consistency and accuracy of data, deliver supply chain efficiencies and help health services identify functional equivalent products and improve patient outcomes. Read more.

More detailed health spend data now available

Health Purchasing Victoria has responded to health service feedback by updating spend data to now provide a greater level of detail to assist with procurement planning. Read more.

Reminder: Health service self-assessment due this month

Health service self-assessments are due via Health Purchasing Victoria’s CPO compliance portal by Thursday 30 May 2019.

The self-assessment submitted by 30 May reflects health services’ compliance status from 1 July until that point in time. Eligible health services are expected to monitor their purchasing spend during the period 30 May to 30 June and inform HPV if their compliance status changes.

HPV has made several process and system improvements to support CPOs in facilitating their health service’s annual self-assessment of compliance to the Health Purchasing Policies and HPV collective agreements, and these are outlined in the instructions on the portal.

Victoria's Social Procurement Framework implementation well underway

Implementation of the Victorian Government’s Social Procurement Framework (SPF) is progressing well with the next phase of operational workshops to help health services embed their strategy or commitment scheduled to begin in July. Read more.

Hume Supplier forum coming up

Health Purchasing Victoria, in partnership with Northeast Health Wangaratta and the Industry Capability Network (ICN), is again hosting a regional supplier forum for local businesses interested in supplying Victorian hospitals.

The latest event will take place in Hume region, at the Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre on Thursday 23 May 2019. Read more.

Sourcing program update

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

Stay up-to-date

To help us assist you and meet the individual requirements of all health services and suppliers, we encourage you to ensure your contact details stay up-to-date.

Simply log into the HPV website and browse to My Documents > My Account > My Details or email your update to us via HPV’s general contact.

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