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Procurement Information

Sandra Black made this Freedom of Information request to North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust

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Dear North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust,

I would be most grateful if you could provide the following information please.

1. What are your current invoice volumes?
2. How many suppliers have you paid in the last 12 months?
3. What is the current spend of the Trust that is managed by Procurement?
4. What is the value of spend not managed by Procurement?
5. How much spend is raised without a Purchase order?
6. How much spend is raised with a Purchase order but after the spend has already been committed?
7. Which systems to you currently use in each area of the Trust for:
a. Requisitioning / Receipting
b. Catalogue Management
c. Inventory
d. Invoicing
e. Financial ledger
f. Contracts database
g. Other P2P systems
8. NHS Supply Chain
a. Do you use NHSSC?
b. What percentage of overall procurement spend is with NHS SC?
c. Which categories / products do you buy from NHS SC?
9. What is the average time from requisition point by the end user to delivery for non standard products & services?
10. What is the average time for payment of Non NHS Suppliers over the last 12 months?
11. How do you source goods / services / suppliers?
12. Where do you access contracts from? Internal / external? If externally, who is your provider?
13. Do you use Procurement cards for purchasing? If not, why not?
14. How many cards do you have in the Trust?
15. What spend level does your procurement card go up to?
16. Do you have other methods of paying suppliers / 3rd parties that are not paid via BACS or credit card?

Thank you in advance

Yours faithfully,

Sandra Black

Pass Marie (RLY) NSCHT,

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Dear Sandra Black,

 

Please accept this as acknowledgement of receipt of your request for
information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

We are processing your request and a response is due to you by 31st
October 2017 in accordance with the 20 working days deadline stipulated by
the Act.

 

Kind Regards,

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Marie Pass

Receptionist

North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust

Lawton House

Bellringer Road

Trentham

ST4 8HH

 

Website: [2]www.combined.nhs.uk

 

Follow us on Twitter [3]@CombinedNHS

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Telephone: 0300 123 1535 extension 6661

Internal extension: FN6661

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Pass Marie (RLY) NSCHT, North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust

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Dear Sandra Black,

 

Further to your recent FOI request, I am writing to apologise for the
delay in responding and to advise that a response is currently being
finalised.

 

Kind Regards,

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Marie Pass

Receptionist

North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust

Lawton House

Bellringer Road

Trentham

ST4 8HH

 

Website: [2]www.combined.nhs.uk

 

Follow us on Twitter [3]@CombinedNHS

Follow us on Facebook [4]here

 

Telephone: 0300 123 1535 extension 6661

Internal extension: FN6661

[5]http://i7.cmail19.com/ei/d/E8/06C/E36/23...

 

 

 

 

 

References

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http://www.combined.nhs.uk/
3. https://twitter.com/CombinedNHS
4. https://www.facebook.com/pages/North-Sta...

Scotcher JustineL (RLY) NSCHT, North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust

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Please see attached response to your request and apologies for the delay

Kind regards

 

Justine Scotcher

Email: [1][email address]

01782 275122

Executive PA to Dr Adeyemo, Medical Director

Executive PA to Suzanne Robinson, Director of Finance, Performance and
Digital

 

Lawton House

Trust Headquarters

Bellringer Road

Trentham Lakes South

Stoke-on-Trent

Staffs   ST4 8HH

 

 

 

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