We are also home to the biggest public sector logistics operation in Scotland. From grounds maintenance to X-ray machines, bed linen to syringes, each year we procure and distribute millions of vital supplies that support a patient's or visitor's interaction with our health service.
From our Lanarkshire based National Distribution Centre, over 80,000 items are delivered every week to hospital wards, departments and community centres with a 98% on time, first time, in full supply record.
For a behind the scenes look at our Larkhall distribution centre and to learn more about the overall NHSScotland Supply Chain, a short video is available via the NSS Youtube Channel .
The NHS national Services National Procuremnt workplan outlines all of the procurement activity of Scotland's sole buying consortia for health.