- The provision and maintenance of high-quality products, high standards of service and care in the delivery of wig products and related services
- To offer peace of mind to the NHS Supply Chain that HBSA Wig Supplier Members have signed up to and will follow the HBSA’s Wig Supplier Code of Practice
- The commitment to ensuring the well-being, safety and confidentiality of end clients who may be vulnerable
- The commitment by all Members to work together to ensure that supplying wigs is regarded as a trustworthy, open and honest profession by the public and wider medical professions
The HBSA and the NHS Supply Chain share common goals to ensure high levels of service and the supply of excellent quality products. All wig suppliers who wish to supply NHS Hospitals and Trusts as part of the official Supply Chain agreement, are required to be members of the HBSA.
The NHS Supply Chain manage a tender agreement which lasts for two years. Please be aware, that on occassion, this agreement may be extended up to a maximum of 24 months. If the tender process is successful, the wig supplier will be recognised as an official supplier to the NHS Supply Chain and your details will be available for all the NHS Trusts and Hospitals in the UK.
Annual wig supplier membership costs just £315 + VAT.
Wig Suppliers must also fill out the Wig Supplier Code of Conduct which must be signed and returned.
Membership runs from 1st January to 31st December each year. If you join the Association mid-year you will be charged a pro-rata fee until the 31st December of that year. You will then have the option to renew your membership for the whole of the following calendar year.