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Collaborative Procurement

Blood Establishments Collaborative Procurement Network (BECPN)

BECPN membership currently consists of the following Blood Establishments (BEs)

  • NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)
  • Red Cross – Flanders Blood Service
  • Etablissement Francais du Sang (EFS)
  • Welsh Blood Service (WBS)
  • Sanquin
  • Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service (SNBTS)
  • Organisation of Transfusion Centres Denmark
  • Irish Blood Transfusion Service (IBTS)

On request other BEs may join at any stage

Activities

  • Identify ways to minimise direct as well as indirect purchase costs for our Organisations.
  • Share information on Products, Supplier Audits, Market Knowledge and Quality Issues.
  • Identify Goods or Services suitable for Collaborative Procurement projects, this may between two or more Group Members.

Projects under active Consideration

  • Arm Cleaning System (Short term)
  • NAT/Virology (Medium Term)
  • Plasmaphereis (Short Term)

On going

  • Eurobloodpack II (NHSBT/IBTS/SNBTS/WBS/NIBTS)
  • 17 million donations
  • 470 million population
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