Procurement

What does our procurement team do?

Our aim is to provide as much information as possible about our procurement practices. This information is taking into consideration our commercial and legal requirements.

  • procurement – our strategy, policy and guides
  • information for suppliers (including Supplier Representative Policy)
  • tender opportunities
  • current contracted suppliers
  • contract register
  • expenditure in excess of £25,000
  • equality policy
  • sustainability policy
  • reporting fraud
  • feedback, complaints and compliments

For more information, or if you have any queries, please email procurement@scas.nhs.uk.

Expenditure above £25,000

In accordance with HM Treasury guidance the Trust publishes details of its expenditure above £25,000. Such expenditure includes expense payments, individual invoice payments, grant payments and other transactions, excluding money spend on staff salaries through its payroll function.

Should you experience issue with provision of information please contact SCAS Procurement by email to: procurement@scas.nhs.uk showing within your subject heading “Expenditure in excess of £25,000”.

Contracts and Tendering

The Trust follows the Tendering and quotation procedure

Financial Payment Performance Information

In accordance with regulation 113(7) of the Public Contract Regulations 2015 (PCRs) the Trust is required to publish annual statistical information pertaining to its financial payment performance to its first tier suppliers/contractors. As a public sector contracting authority the Trust is required to pay undisputed invoices within 30-days while ensuring such practice is cascaded through the supply chain.

Financial Payment Performance 2015/2016 Financial Year.

Data shown within the following attached report(s) is prepared and presented in accordance with guidance from the Department of Health. To view full details please click the corresponding period you wish to review data from. The primary purpose of publishing this information is to assist in improving transparency of public sector expenditure and related payment performance.

The Trust publishes expenditure data within 4-weeks post closure of financial year being reported on. Should you experience issue with provision of information please contact SCAS Procurement by email to: procurement@scas.nhs.uk showing within your subject heading “Financial Payment Performance”.