The Procurement department has developed a collaboration model. This model allows the trust to remain independent to utilise its own buying expertise to offer the market true commitment. Where applicable the trust can collaborate with other organisations to leverage an economy of scale, using multiple collaborative bodies allows the trust to select its partners dependent on the portfolio it wishes to buy.
Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (LYPFT)
We utilise the Supplies department at LYPFT to deliver its daily transactional requirements, as well as collaborating on projects.
North of England Commercial Procurement Collaborative
We are a member organisation of the North of England Commercial Procurement Collaborative (NOECPC).
Leeds Community Healthcare facilitates a number of its collaborative agreements through NHS Supply Chain.
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (LTHT)
LCH has a close working relationship with LTHT and collaborates on projects.
Working closely with Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust we have facilitated a number of bespoke collaborations within the Leeds region and are actively seeking partners to undertake strategic procurement exercises with. We firmly believe that geographic boundaries should not constrain collaborative opportunities if it shares a common goal with another organisation further afield.
The trust engages in pan-government collaborations through the utilisation of Crown Commercial Service Framework agreements.
Other publically accessible frameworks
The trust may on occasions engage with other bodies that provide publically accessible frameworks, such organisations are;