Perspectives Beyond Procurement - Dr Iain Hennessey

As Head of Innovation at Alder Hay Children’s hospital, Dr Iain Hennessey says he has achieved more innovation in one year of the pandemic than the previous ten years put together.

What was it about the pandemic that created a climate more open to disruptive thinking?  Hear about Alder Hay’s Rapid Prototyping Centre and the increasing importance of 3D printing to enable ground-breaking innovation within the NHS.


To find out how Maistro is using innovation to improve the way organisations are managing their supply chain, get in touch.

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