The Guidance for staff and Company representatives is in line with the Lords Carter report on unwanted variation in Community Mental Health, It is also a requirement in the NHSI standards of Procurement. Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust appreciates the important role that suppliers of goods and services undertake to assist the Trust with its day-to-day business. Healthcare companies in particular assist healthcare professionals in providing suitable, safe, and cost effective products to the patients in their care. It is recognised however that the prime objective of Supplier/Sales Representatives is to promote and sell their products and/or services to the Trust. This function should be undertaken in an appropriate and ethical manner and must not contravene Trust governance policies and processes or NHS Terms and Conditions of Contract.

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