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Leading Anchor Organisations: The Power of Procurement – The NHS as a Driver of Local Industrial Strategy


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Led by Tom Lloyd Goodwin

The NHS in England spends around £6bn on consumables, which includes items like PPE and single use medical instruments such as scalpels and blades. With climate change, supply chain disruption post Brexit and new obligations around social and economic development how can we look to flex the use of NHS Supply Chain to better support people, places and our planet?

Since completing his PhD in political theory in 2009, Tom has worked with numerous organisations across local government, academia, the NHS and the voluntary and community sector. He has delivered an array of local economic development and health policy projects, focused on addressing poverty, fostering social inclusion and promoting public health. Tom brings expertise in political theory, policy and implementation research to his role as Director of Policy and Practice.

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Further Information about our partners

Information about HALN

The Health Anchors Learning Network (HALN) is a UK-wide network for people responsible for, or interested in, anchor approaches in health.

Information about CLES

CLES is the national organisation for local economies – developing progressive economics for people, planet and place. They work by thinking and doing, to achieve social justice and effective public services

Anchor Institutions provide a key opportunity for the NHS to contribute to decided communities and contribute to reducing health inequalities. This is a key objective of the ICS.