Covid Response - PPE Supply to the NHS

As the Covid-19 pandemic took hold, the UK Government response relied on the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) buying enough Protective Personal Equipment (PPE) to safeguard frontline NHS staff. A fast response team of system and commercial experts from DHSC, Atamis and Deloitte was established and a solution was configured within 8 working days to process offers from 24,000 PPE suppliers. With so many thousands of people falling ill and the NHS under unprecedented pressure, the stakes could not have been higher, but choosing an agile approach to change and the right technology resulted in a transformative solution.