Procurement and Supply Chain Management

2018 SA Health Supplier Conference

The second annual SA Health Supplier Conference was held on Friday, 26 October at the Adelaide Convention Centre.

With the 2018 theme of Better Business: Better Healthcare, the Supplier Conference provided its over 450 participants to meet and hear from SA Health stakeholders to discuss how suppliers (both big and small, current and potential), SA Health representatives and industry related bodies can work together and be successful in delivering health services to South Australians.

SA Health Supplier Conference 2018 Brochure (PDF 2MB)

Presentations from the 2018 SA Health Supplier Conference

Procurement and Supply Chain Management are grateful to all the speakers who took the time to present and contribute to the breakout sessions held at the Conference.

Presentations from these sessions can be accessed below and will be updated regularly with outstanding presentations as they become available.

Services provided by Procurement and Supply Chain Management

Procurement and Supply Chain Management (PSCM) is central to SA Health's ability to deliver the current high level of health care services.

PSCM is responsible for the processes, practices and services that underpin procurement and supply chain operations across SA Health.

We lead the procurement practices across SA Health and support its business operations by providing:

  • Advice and assistance to business units on their procurement projects .This includes all aspects of the procurement life-cycle: planning, tendering, contract development and management
  • Purchasing systems for the requisitioning of, and payment for, goods and services
  • A range of procurement related services and systems

We support the supply chain through-out the Local Health Networks and Statewide Services by providing a range of services, including:

  • Health service, site-based, support services and associated logistics functions
  • SA Health Catalogue for Requisitioning
  • SA Health Distribution Centre

We ensure procurement functions align with the strategic needs of SA Health, through:

  • Development and management of the whole of agency contracts - and ensuring their greater use across the portfolio
  • Strategic management – the analysis of activity and trends, modelling and planning for future requirements
  • Partnering with health units to:
    • identify opportunities for future efficiencies and improvements
    • support a broad range projects and developments across the portfolio.

Contact PSCM

If you would like additional information or cannot find the information you are looking for, please email us.

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