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O

  • OBC

    outline business case

  • OCPA

    Office of the Commissioner for Public Appointments

  • OCS

    Office for Civil Society

  • ODN

    operational delivery network

  • ODP

    operating department practitioner

  • OFMDFM

    Office of the First Minister & Deputy First Minister (Northern Ireland)

  • OGC

    Office of Government Commerce

  • OHE

    Office of Health Economics

  • OJEU

    Official Journal of the European Union

  • OLS

    Office for Life Sciences

  • OMB

    Operational Management Board

  • ONS

    Office for National Statistics

  • OOH

    out of hours

  • OP

    outpatient

  • OPATT

    outpatient attendance

  • OPCCOG

    Oxfordshire Primary Care Commissioning Operational Group

  • OPROC

    outpatient procedure

  • ORSA

    organisational readiness self assessment

  • OSC

    (local authority) overview and scrutiny committee

  • OSCHR

    Office for Strategic Coordination of Health Research

  • OT

    occupational therapist/therapy

  • OTC

    over-the-counter

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How holding down multiple roles has given me an insight into the real issues with NHS buying | Fiona Burton

24 / 7 / 2017 12.51am

Fiona Burton works as a nurse in the NHS and the private sector, and is a consultant in the commercial world for a company that helps the NHS to improve procurement. Here, Fiona shares her insight into why there is a role for clinicians in the buying process.

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