Category Manager, NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership, Vice Chair NWSSP Sustainability Group
Stephen works as a Category Manager for Dressings and Home Care Services at NWSSP Procurement Services’ Central Sourcing Team. He is also the Vice Chair of NWSSP’s Sustainability Group, and a champion of economic, social and environmental sustainability. Stephen worked alongside members of the Sustainability Group in developing NWSSP’s Sustainable Procurement Code of Practice which receives its official public launch at Procurex Wales 2020.
Operational Regional Manager , Health Courier Services, South West Wales
Operational Regional Manager for Health Courier Services in South West Wales supporting NHS customers and stakeholders. Kevin has 26 years’ service in the NHS as part of Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust & NWSSP all within the transport and logistics division. Kevin is a RoSPA Accredited Gold Standard Advanced Driver which includes Emergency Service & RoSPA Accredited Response Driving to support NHS & Welsh Government requests.
Senior Strategy Manager, Industrial Transformation Division, Welsh Government
Anne joined the Welsh Government in 1990 as Property Surveyor and over her thirty-year career has held many roles within the Economic Development sector both in Wales and in the United States. She is currently a Senior Strategy Manager within the Welsh Government Industrial Transformation Division, a role she has held for the last twelve months.
During the height of the Covid-19 pandemic, Anne was seconded to a multi-disciplinary team known as CERET whose aim was to re-purpose Welsh manufacturing companies to support the critical requirement for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). During this secondment role, Anne led on Communications which involved briefing the First Minister and other WG Ministers for the daily updates and generating “good news” stories.
Anne holds a Master of Science degree in Local and Regional Economic Development from the University of Glamorgan (now University of South Wales). In addition, she holds a Diploma in Surveying from the College of Estate Management in Reading.
Anne began her career in 1990 as an Assistant Surveyor in the Welsh Development Agency (WDA), managing the West Wales Industrial Property Portfolio. She subsequently rose to Property Development manager and working extensively with inward investment companies. Anne was able to transfer this knowledge into her role as part of the International Team which in 2002 took her to the USA where she led the WDA (and subsequently WG) offices in Chicago and Houston. Since her return to Wales in 2008, she has undertaken several roles and has most recently joined the WG Industrial Transformation Division as a Senior Strategy Manager.
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Cross-Sector Collaboration in Commissioning, and Improving the Patient Experience
Deputy Head of Sourcing – Commissioning, NWSSP Procurement Services
Jannine is Deputy Head of Sourcing - Commissioning a role that began in May 2019, though prior to this role Jannine had been part of the Commissioning Team since 2014. The Commissioning Team predominantly supports NHS Wales with commercial arrangements for care provision from non NHS Wales providers as well as commercial agreements to support capacity issues in service provision across many surgical and diagnostic services.
Commissioning is a division of NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership (NWSSP) Procurement Services delivering services on behalf of all NHS Wales Organisations, adding value through Partnership, Innovation and Excellence. Jannine has an excellent understanding of the challenges and complexities of working in these patient centric areas and in working collaboratively with clinical colleagues.
Jannine led on the procurement function involved in the development and implementation of the first integrated agreement between all Health Boards and Local Authorities in Wales, a collaborative undertaking previously unprecedented in Wales. The integrated approach promoted the wellbeing of individuals with Mental Health and/or Learning Disabilities requiring residential care taking a value based approach by focusing on patient outcomes. The procurement went on to win the Welsh Go Awards in 2017/18 for ‘Procurement Innovation / Initiative Award – Health, Social Care & Other’ and runner up at the National GO Awards 2018/19.
Jannine first graduated with a Bachelor of Law (LLB) in 1998 later going on to graduate as a Member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (MCIPS) in 2018. Jannine is currently undertaking Masters Studies in Strategic Procurement Management.
Outside of work, Jannine has a fulfilling life alongside her husband as busy parents to two children, who are actively pursuing their studies in Events Management and Computers, as well as caring for two rescue dogs that fill their home with ‘mischief’!
Head of Operations for Supply Chain, Logistics and Transport, NHS Wales
Tony Chatfield is NHS Wales Head of Operations for Supply Chain, Logistics and Transport, operating a team of over 300 staff, delivering Logistical Support services to NHS Wales for its Clinical Pathology, Supply Chain and Transport, & Supports other Welsh NHS & Government functions.
Overseeing non-patient fleet strategy, transport planning and specialist logistics (High Risk) service delivery for NHS Wales Supply Chain and distribution function, as well as its clinical logistics via Health Courier Services.
Health Courier Services and Supply Chain are hosted by NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership, as a division of Procurement Services, on behalf of all NHS Wales Organisations.
The service has a fleet of over 160 vehicles covering over 4.5m miles a year, transporting over 48m items for Hospital, Primary and Home care, over 11m items of Clinical Pathology and Pharma (Inc. Temperature Controlled), 7m items of internal mail per year, as well as providing S19 Compliant non patient 'Blue Light' support for emergency blood, theatres & transplant services and as part of UK Government Countermeasure resilience response.
Having a background in Paramedicine with over 30 years’ experience, Tony has worked in various aspects of Ambulance Service Operational delivery & NHS Service change programmes with NHS & Public Sector Partners, Health Strategy & Service turnaround.
Tony has operated on international exchange programmes (Pittsburgh/Toronto) & worked in UK health resilience environments, a trained JESIP (Joint Emergency Services Interoperability Programme) Bronze & Silver Commander, and has managing major UK events for Health resilience, holding the privilege of undertaking the role of Silver Commander for the 2014 NATO Summit.
Tony is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (FCILT), former Vice Chair of the National Performance Advisory Group – UK Transport Best Practice Group supporting NHS Fleet and Transport Services pan NHS in the UK.
Senior Value-Based Procurement Project Manager, NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership
For the last 18 months James has been working within the NHS Wales National Value Based Procurement team helping to embed Value Based Procurement approaches across the organisation. He has a keen interest in the promotion of Outcome Based Procurement strategies and has lead on several such projects that have placed positive patient outcomes at the heart of the procurement decision making process.
Before joining the NHS James has been working in Procurement and Supply Chain for over 20 years. His early Supply Chain career started with the supply and manufacture of medical dressings and adhesive tapes. After which James moved into the fast moving consumer goods sector which saw his career develop with opportunities across Wales, England and France. His experience to date has set him in good stead for the challenges of promoting Value Based Procurement within NHS Wales and its supplier base.
Programme Director, NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership
Mr. Roscrow joined the National Health Service in 1978 and worked for the Mid Glamorgan Health Authority Supplies Department, later moving to WHTSO (which became the Welsh Health Common Services Authority).
In 1980, he joined the North West Regional Health Authority as a purchaser at Trafford Park Hospital. Following a move back to Wales as Head of Purchasing in East Dyfed Health Authority, he returned to WHCSA as Director of Materials Management with the creation of the Procurement Group in Wales. Since 1996, he served as Director of Welsh Health Supplies following the market testing of the Contracting and Supply Chain services. He serves as Member of Customer Board at DHL Supply Chain Limited.
In 2012, Mr. Roscrow was honoured for a lifetime of outstanding achievement at the National Government Opportunities (GO) Excellence in Public Procurement Awards. He was recognised for his part in driving forward public procurement and making a real difference within the profession over an extended period of time and in 2017 he was awarded with a MBE.