Evidence Based Procurement Board (EBPB)
The Evidence Based Procurement Board (EBPB - formerly the All Wales Medical Devices and Consumables Strategy Group - AWMDCSG) has the remit to inform and develop value and evidence based procurement of medical consumables and devices for the NHS in Wales.
It is chaired by Dr Stephen Edwards, Assistant Medical Director and Consultant in Anaesthetics, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board with members drawn from across the Welsh NHS. The Board advises the Shared Services Committee and acts as a focus for developing and refining professional opinion on medical consumables and devices, and recommending value based outcomes that support the rationalisation/standardisation agenda in Wales. The Board is hosted by NWSSP (NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership) which also provides the secretariat for the Group.
The Group had its inaugural meeting in November 2015.
Papers and reviews commissioned by the Group and Opinions of the Group will be found below when available.