Position

Category Manager

Contact No.

T: 01392 405 416
M: 07780 683 257

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.