Operations, Logistics and Supply Chain Management Essay - Barnet Hospital

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Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1MANAGING QUALITY................................................................................................................1Operations...............................................................................................................................3MANAGING PEOPLE....................................................................................................................4Delivery system......................................................................................................................4Medical services.....................................................................................................................5CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................6REFERENCES................................................................................................................................7
INTRODUCTIONThe operations, logistics and the supply chain management are considered as thoseelements that help in regulating the flow of all the medical services and products from themanufacturer to the hospital authorities for the patients(Ivan Su, Gammelgaard and Yang, 2011).Barnet hospital is a part of the royal free London NHS foundation trust which provides freeservices to the people who are in need. Various departments have been included in the Barnethospital which is a sort of relief for people suffering from any issue regarding paediatrics,dermatology, gynaecology etc.AsBarnet Hospital is being considered in this essay, it willinclude the issues, logistics and operational management that has been faced by this sector andalso, it includes the market, it supports. Also, it discusses about the service delivery systems ofBarnet hospital. Along with this, it also includes the infrastructure, Barnet hospital supports andhow the Barnet hospital will help and supports the market it serves.Although there are variety of issues that the operations and the supply managers have todeal with the logistics and the supply chain management. Various issues faced because oflogistics are discussed as under which then involves managing and controlling of the quality aswell. These are further explained as under :MANAGING QUALITYAll the processes under managing the quality are describes as under :Supply of hospital wardsLogistics deals with the supply of various services and products that are necessary forcontinuing the whole process. . The logistics partner must be trustworthy enough that candevelop a process transparency in the wards. Along with this, it should provide minimised andoptimised management of the inventory so that Barnet hospital can save costs. In some case, thelogistics do not deliver at the required time which causes a sort of inconvenience to the patientsand staff because if there will be less availability of the wards, the patients will be adjusted in asingle area which is obviously a discomfort(Langabeerand Helton, 2015).The patients are already suffering, so such type of atmosphere can affect the health of thepatients as well. Also, the authorities should consider the fact that the wards which are beingsupplied should be comfortable enough so that the patients may not feel any sort of discomfortregarding them. After the delivery of these wards, it is the responsibility of Barnet hospital to1
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