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Supplier Guidelines

All suppliers are required to adhere to PHSA Supply Chain’s Standards of Conduct as described in these Guidelines.  Supply Chain strives to exercise the highest standards of conduct in dealing with suppliers and expects its suppliers to use these same high standards when conducting business with Supply Chain.  Supply Chain reserves the right to revise these Guidelines from time to time in its usual course of business.

Note: Failure to comply with these Guidelines may result in the removal of all privileges for the supplier representative.

Purpose of Guidelines

  1. To establish guidelines with respect to supplier representatives and how they conduct themselves in doing business with Supply Chain and the health authority hospitals and sites.
  2. To assure appropriate identification of supplier representatives visiting any health authority hospital or site.
  3. To enforce protocols of engagement prior to the introduction of products, equipment and/or services at the health authority hospitals and sites.
  4. To provide guidelines for physicians and staff when interacting with supplier representatives thereby minimizing the interruption of patient care and staff productivity.
  5. As a mechanism of enforcement for these guidelines.

Role of Supply Chain

Supply Chain will be the primary contact for all supplier representatives wishing to trial, solicit and or negotiate proposals to supply goods and or services to the BC health authorities.  As a principal responsibility, Supply Chain will facilitate the selection of medical, non-medical, pharmaceutical, facilities and technology suppliers through fair, equitable and transparent business processes.

SOURCE: Supplier Guidelines ( )
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