LogiMed 2017

October 18-October 19, 2017

Hyperion Hotel, Hamburg

44 (0) 207 368 9766

Debra Matthews

Theatre Transformation Project Manager
Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
An experienced Senior Nurse and Theatre Manager who has delivered large transformation projects, recently changing career path to a Project/Service Improvement Manager. Debra is experienced in implementing and overseeing change and has the ability to successfully deliver complex cross-functional projects. An enthusiastic, focused and intrinsically motivated individual, seen by others as part of the solution, recognised for her pragmatic approach and positive “can do” attitude. She has a track record for delivering theatre stock control and reduction, realising financial savings. Debra currently provides leadership for a large-scale, multi-site, theatre transformation project, which focuses on the business need to increase productivity with better utilisation of resources, with win-win outcomes that benefit patients, whilst managing a challenging in year Cost Improvement Programme.


Day 1 - Wednesday 18th October 2017

11:00 AM CUSTOMER PANEL: How can your customers help you? Gain exclusive insight from hospitals - What service levels do they expect and how can this be achieved?

  • What really matters to the customer on a day-to-day basis in the product delivery experience?
  • What do the customers want to see from the manufactures?
  • What role can the hospitals play in enhancing collaboration?
  • How does planning and logistics in hospitals impact the medical device supply chains?
  • Impact of Brexit on hospitals and their supply chains

Day 2 - Thursday 19th October 2017

4:25 PM CUSTOMER CASE STUDY PRESENTATION: How is the planning (or lack of it) in hospitals impacting the supply chain and how can disruption be minimised?

An experienced Senior Nurse and Theatre Manager who has delivered large transformation projects, recently changing career path to a Project/Service Improvement Manager. Debra is experienced in implementing and overseeing change and has the ability to successfully deliver complex cross-functional projects. An enthusiastic, focused and intrinsically motivated individual, seen by others as part of the solution, recognised for her pragmatic approach and positive “can do” attitude. She has a track record for delivering theatre stock control and reduction, realising financial savings. Debra currently provides leadership for a large-scale, multi-site, theatre transformation project, which focuses on the business need to increase productivity with better utilisation of resources, with win-win outcomes that benefit patients, whilst managing a challenging in year Cost Improvement Programme.

  • Understanding your changing customer: How hospital procurement is evolving
  • What are the key challenges hospitals are facing when it comes to buying devices?
  • The role of the GPO and how to use group purchasing to your advantage