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 Welcome to Procurement 

About Procurement

Procurement is defined as the acquisition of goods, services or works through a compliant process in order to obtain Best Value for Money.  This means we set out to find the most advantageous combination of Cost, Quality and Sustainability in order to meet the needs of the Trust.  As a public body, our procurement activity is governed by the Public Contract Regulations (UK) 2015 S.I 102 (as amended) and further supported by guidance and process as set by the Department of Health and our local policies and procedures.

Based at Trust HQ, our role within the Trust is to deliver effective and efficient procurement support to ensure statutory compliance, aid in delivery world class care for our patients and demonstrate value for money in our contractual spend. The Procurement Service forms part of the Finance and Contracting Directorate of the Trust with all procurement and purchasing activity falling within the remit of the Head of Procurement.

We are a small but highly experienced and Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) qualified team, and we are focussed on delivering high quality, professional expert advice, support and solutions to the Trust ensuring that all statutory and regulatory requirements are met. 

Doing business with the Trust

If you're a supplier wishing to be provided with the opportunity to do business with the Trust, please register your business free of charge on our eProcurement Portal

We endeavour to provide maximum visibility of all procurement activity through the portal and through the governments Contract Finder website. 

If you cannot find what you're looking for within the pages of this website, you may call a member of the team to see if they can help you on 0121 466 7536.