…The NHS is already achieving some real successes, supported by procurement professionals and national partners.  For example, working to reduce single-use plastics a number of alternatives are being trialled, such as board-based containers and alternatives to plastic cutlery.  There is also a range of medical devices being trialled that can be remanufactured rather than disposed of, reducing cost, CO2 emissions and environmental waste.  This includes diagnostic catheters and a range of surgical and orthopaedic instruments….

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