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NHS PASA

NHS Purchasing and Supply Agency. An executive agency of the UK Department of Health which was responsible for procuring pharmaceuticals, equipment and supplies for the NHS. Much of PASA’s work was devolved to Buying Solutions, NHS Supply Chain and the NHS Business Services Authority. It ceased operation in May 2010.
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And the NHS Purchasing and Supply Agency (PASA) is currently preparing guidelines on ethical procurement in the healthcare sector.
"We are committed to targeting saving on behalf of the Department of Health that can be directed back to patient care by building upon the success of NHS Logistics and some of the scope of the NHS Purchasing and Supply Agency."
Carl Albanese, office services buyer with PaSA, said: 'The new national agreement will provide a wide range of services through a single supplier with NHS Purchasing and Supply Agency working closely with TNT to facilitate the smooth running of the contract.'
It was also included on a list of approved nursing agencies by the NHS Purchasing and Supply Agency this April.
Product content management company Reqio has been awarded a contract from the UK's NHS Purchasing and Supply Agency (NHS PASA) for the modernisation of its procurement catalogue system.