Procurement

The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust is a member of the Black Country Alliance (BCA), a collaboration of trust procurement also including Sandwell & West Birmingham NHS Trust and Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust.

The Procurement Department offers a multitude of services, including the following:

Strategic Procurement (including contract formulation/ management, tendering, supplier negotiations and product standardisation).

Operational Procurement (including materials management, receipt and distribution, customer helpdesk, small value procurements and office services support).

Capital Procurement (including procurement of Estates infrastructure, furniture and medical equipment etc).

All activities within our Supplies and Procurement Department are controlled by the Trust’s standing orders, standing financial instructions and procurement policy (available on request). They are also carried out under EU and UK ‘Procurement Contract Regulations’ (PCR), with tenders for major contracts being advertised through the Official Journal of the European Union, or ‘OJEU’ for short.

Supplier information

Click here for our Supplier Code of Conduct which all suppliers to the Trust are expected to adhere to.

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