NHS organisations are beginning to develop ethical procurement policies. There are a number of case studies in the Ethical Procurement for Health: workbook to learn from:

Nottingham University Hospitals

In 2003, the Nottingham University Hospitals (NUH) took the initiative to change the way food is produced and supplied by specifying new ethical and sustainable standards for their suppliers. (more information…)

Calderside Medical Practice

Calderside Medical Practice in Blantyre Health Centre in Lanarkshire, Scotland, has adopted a fair and ethical procurement policy which has been taken forward by their practice manager and GP partners. (more information…)

Welsh Health Supplies – National Uniform Contract

Welsh Health Supplies recognises the important role it plays in supporting the Welsh Assembly and UK Government sustainability agendas. (more information…)