Laraine Cheetham MCIPS

Laraine Cheetham MCIPS

Category Manager

Laraine Cheetham is a Category Manager who manages PPSA contracts and tender activity, engaging with lead clinicians, conducting supplier and product rationalisation programmes with consideration to added value and ongoing support at individual PPSA member Trust level.

Laraine’s portfolio includes, but is not limited to:

Elective Orthopaedics
Pulse lavage
Orthopaedic bone cements and mixing systems
Protective head gear
Blades and burs (for orthopaedic power tools)
Arthroscopy
Minimal Access Surgery (MAS)

Prior to joining the NHS Laraine worked for the Devon & Cornwall Probation Area, based at the head office in Exeter. During her employment the role developed from varied administration duties for the Finance and Personnel Department into a specialised procurement position, resulting in Laraine obtaining full Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) membership.