Waste Management Best Value Group

The NPAG Waste Management BVG is a unique group enabling NHS waste managers to meet and share new ideas, evaluate tenders, discuss common problems, measure service providers performance, provide cost effective solutions, be creative and innovative in service design and generally network with others involved in the complex area of waste management. The group has been running for a number of years and has consequently developed a rich and multifarious membership which is continuously evolving. The group has continued to develop their relationships with other national agencies including the Environment Agency, NHS Improvement, NHS England, CIWM and NHS Digital. The members continue to act as a sounding board for these organisations, for example, the development of ERIC and HTM07-01.

 

 

 

 

Facilitator Dale Atkins
Coordinator
 Marie Cherry

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REGISTRATION CONDITIONS:
A VAT invoice will be issued. VAT Registration No. 654 9195 01. VAT applies to any NHS organisation outside England and to any non-NHS organisation.
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Attendance at the NPAG Waste Management Best Value Group has been invaluable. The opportunity to meet managers from a wide variety of Trusts, share ideas, discuss issues and hear presentations from industry and high level officers from the EA and NHSi gives even a novice NHS Waste Manager the confidence to take their Trust forward, safe in the knowledge that they are following first rate guidance from ‘ those who know’.

I can quantify savings made by following advice received both at the quarterly meetings and via email and the amounts would fund attendance at NPAG for years to come. Everybody benefits from being NPAG members and when I meet NHS waste colleagues who haven’t joined, I strongly suggest that they do.

The fact that this group is now informing Government policy via the EA and NHSi illustrates it’s standing within the waste industry – I cannot praise the organisation highly enough.

Waste Management BVG Member 2019

Waste and Linen Services Manager, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn NHS Foundation Trust

As a relatively new guest to the NPAG BVG, I have been bowled over by the professionalism of the members. The depth of knowledge in the room and willingness to help each other and share experiences is invaluable. This ‘self-support network’ for healthcare waste managers has been a revelation and I can’t emphasise enough the value that all attendees benefit from.

Waste Management BVG 2019 Guest

Senior Advisor, Hazardous Waste Transfer /Treatment and Metal Recycling, Environment Agency

NPAG waste management group is a great platform for the sharing of ideas and practices. To know that every member there has either been through or is going through the same issues as yourself gives you confidence you ask questions. The knowledge base of the group is vast and diverse and it seems no matter how random the question, there will always be an answer.
The quality and diversity if the speakers is also great, whether waste is your only job, or an add on there is always many things within each meeting which is useful.
The ability to work with regulators and policy makers is also priceless. It truly is a group where you feel your voice and input really has an effect long term.

Waste Management BVG Member 2018

Waste and Compliance Manager, University Hospitals Morecambe Bay

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