The impact of NHS in the Health Sector
Tucker, (2004). indicated that since the start of the NHS Supplies, it has managed to transform the procurement process and eased the delivery of services in all public hospitals through out the nation. Some of the impact in the national health system is that it managed to transfer and create employment for more then250, 000 staff, and manage ore than 100 different regional and district authorities throughout England for the Department of Health. It as also transferred the ownership and management of more than 500 million dollars worth of fixed assets, which include store, stockholding and distribution centers. Another important impact is the adoption and management of more than 10,000 computers and different information systems. Further, the agency has managed more than 500 million dollars worth of transactions every year. Further, NHS manages systems, relationship and procedures extending from the manufacturers to the heart of the HNS hospitals.
Le Grand, (2003) indicated that NHS Supplies works with the National Heath Service, to provide a reliable, forward looking and responsive services, that are geared to guarantee its customers the best value of money on the goods and services that they need them delivered to the national health care.