Procurement Lancashire - Serving the whole of Lancashire | East Lancashire Hospitals, NHS Trust

About ELPD

Procurement Department

The Procurement function is an essential key service within NHS Trusts. The Optimum management of the Trust Procurement service is critical to the efficiency and effectiveness of clinical and support services. Patient care depends on the assured availability of quality equipment, materials and services. Accountability for the expenditure of taxpayer’s money requires that sound economic decisions are taken in relation to procurement ensuring value for money and elimination of commercial risk.

Vision for the Future

“To continuously develop and deliver a robust, fit for purpose sustainable procurement model, flexible to meet the dynamic NHS agenda, capable of ensuring value for money, optimising opportunities, meeting challenges, ensuring elimination of commercial risk.

To have the best supply chain professionals successfully delivering a cost effective healthcare service to provide the right goods and services at the right time.

Our prime target is to release money that could be better spent on patient care by achieving purchasing savings and improving supply performance across our customer base."

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