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Full List of Finalists for UK National GO Awards 2018/19 

Posted On: 27th March 2018

UK National GO Awards 2018

The finalists for the UK National GO Awards 2018/19 have been announced!

BiP Solutions would like to congratulate everyone who has made it to the final stages of this year’s UK National GO Awards competition.

All UK National GO Awards finalists are invited to attend a special presentation at Procurex England North 2018 before the evening Gala Dinner on 24 April 2018 at the Hilton Deansgate Hotel, Manchester.

See the full list of 2018/2019 finalists below.

 GO Best Service Award: Medium and Large Organisations

  • APS Group
  • APS Group Scotland
  • Attain Health Management Services Ltd (Attain)
  • de Poel
  • London Luton Airport
  • Morrison Construction Scotland & East Ayrshire Council

GO Best Service Award: Micro and Small Businesses and Third Sector Organisations

  • Aspyre
  • Training and Communication Services Ltd
  • FIN Maintenance Limited working with Northern Ireland Water Ltd
  • iCOM Works Ltd
  • Oxygen Finance
  • SF Taylor
  • SR Supply Chain Consultants Ltd
  • Thomas Stoner Supplies Ltd
  • Who Are You Ltd – Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

GO Customer Engagement Award

  • AllChange Strategic Consulting Ltd
  • Countess of Chester NHS Foundation Trust
  • Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • NHS London Procurement Partnership
  • NHS South of England Procurement Services
  • NHS Wales Informatics Service (NWIS)
  • Northampton Partnership Homes
  • North East Procurement Organisation (NEPO)
  • Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
  • Welshpool Town Council

GO Emerging Procurement Talent Award

  • City of Glasgow College
  • Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Squadron Medical, West Cheshire College
  • Elmbridge Borough Council
  • Skills Development Scotland

GO Infrastructure Project of the Year Award

  • Office for National Statistics
  • Transport Scotland

GO Leading Procurement Practice Award (Central & Health)

  • Crown Commercial Service and Government Digital Service
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • East Riding of Yorkshire in partnership with Attain Health Management Services Ltd (Attain)
  • Mid Essex Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • NHS Wales Informatics Service
  • Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust

GO Leading Procurement Practice Award (Local Government & Other Organisations)

  • Cartrefi Cymunedol Gwynedd
  • Futures Housing Group
  • Liverpool City Council
  • Loughborough University
  • Scotland Excel
  • Tunbridge Wells Borough Council

GO Procurement Innovation / Initiative of the Year Award: Health and Social Care Organisations (Central Government, Local Government & Other Organisations)

  • Essex Planning Officers Association (EPOA)
  • Kibble Education and Care Centre
  • Lincolnshire County Council (for entry Lincolnshire Home Based Reablement Service)
  • Lincolnshire County Council (for entry Block Bed Capacity)
  • Liverpool City Council
  • Ministry of Justice
  • NWSSP Procurement Services, Commissioning & the National Collaborative Commissioning Unit
  • Police and Crime Commissioner for Cleveland, Cleveland Police and NHS England
  • Wigan Council

GO Procurement Innovation / Initiative of the Year Award: Health and Social Care Organisations (Health & Social Care Organisations)

  • Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (for entry Healthcare Inventory and Cost Management System)
  • Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (for entry Tail End Spend Management Services)
  • Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (for entry Real Time Healthcare Tracking and Patient Flow Systems)
  • Crown Commercial Service (with NHS Digital)
  • East of England NHS Collaborative Procurement Hub
  • Ingenica Solutions & Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
  • Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • NHS Lancashire Procurement Cluster
  • NHS London Procurement Partnership (LPP)
  • NHS Luton Clinical Commissioning Group, Attain & Herts Urgent Care
  • NHS National Services Scotland National Procurement (NHS NSS NP)
  • NHS South, Central and West Commissioning Support Unit
  • NHS Wales Informatics Service
  • NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership (NWSSP)
  • Public Health England

GO Procurement Innovation / Initiative of the Year Award: Local Government, Central Government and Other Organisations (Local Government & Central Government)

  • Carmarthenshire County Council
  • Cheshire East Council
  • Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl), part of the MOD
  • DWP & Basware
  • Falkirk Council
  • Liverpool City Council
  • North East Procurement Organisation (NEPO)
  • Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Swansea Council
  • Transport Scotland
  • West London Alliance

GO Procurement Innovation / Initiative of the Year Award: Local Government, Central Government and Other Organisations (Other Organisations)

  • AllChange Strategic Consulting Ltd
  • Cartrefi Cymunedol Gwynedd
  • Kent Police, Essex Police & Sharpe Pritchard LLP
  • Loughborough University
  • Metropolitan Police & DHL Supply Chain
  • Multitime Systems Ltd
  • NEUPC Ltd, Newcastle University, Durham University, University of Sunderland, Northumbria University, Teesside University
  • Newport Norse Limited
  • Northampton Partnership Homes
  • Public Sector Audit Appointments Ltd
  • STAR Procurement
  • Southern Regional College – Armagh
  • Transport for London, Rolling Stock Renewals

GO Procurement Team of the Year Award: Health and Social Care Organisations

  • Countess of Chester Hospital
  • Lincolnshire County Council
  • NHS Commercial Solutions
  • NHS London Procurement Partnership
  • NHS South, Central and West Commissioning Support, in partnership with NHS England (South), Co-Commissioners – Office of Police and Crime Commissioners (OPCCs)
  • North East Essex Clinical Commissioning Group with Attain Health Management Services Ltd (Attain)
  • North of England Commissioning Support Unit

GO Procurement Team of the Year Award: Local Government, Central Government and Other Organisations (Local Government & Central Government)

  • BT South Tyneside & South Tyneside Council
  • Department for Transport on behalf of Government Commercial Function
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Durham County Council
  • Lincolnshire County Council
  • London Borough of Hounslow
  • Liverpool City Council
  • Ministry of Justice
  • North East Procurement Organisation (NEPO)
  • Peterborough Serco Strategic Partnership
  • Sheffield City Council
  • Transport Scotland
  • Welshpool Town Council

GO Procurement Team of the Year Award: Local Government, Central Government and Other Organisations (Other Organisations)

  • Aberlour Child Care Trust
  • Cartrefi Cymunedol Gwynedd
  • Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service
  • Futures Housing Group
  • Kent Police and Essex Police Support Services Directorate
  • NHS Wales Informatics Service
  • Northern Ireland Water Ltd
  • Royal Berkshire Fire Authority, Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes Fire Authority, Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue, Thames Valley Police
  • STAR Procurement
  • Translink

GO Sustainable Procurement Award

  • Central Procurement Directorate (in conjunction with South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust & GRAHAM-BAM Healthcare Partnership)
  • Clanmil Housing Group
  • Coal Authority
  • ENGIE UK Ltd, North Tyneside Council, Furniture Resource Centre
  • NHS Wales Informatics Service
  • North East Procurement Organisation (NEPO)
  • Northern Ireland Water Ltd
  • Nottingham City Council
  • Scotland Excel
  • Sheffield City Council
  • Sustainable Fish Cities (part of Sustain: the alliance for better food and farming)

This year’s entries were reviewed by a panel of expert judges, many of whom work in senior procurement and associated roles for central, devolved and local government. David Smith, Former Commercial Director (DWP) is the 2018/2019 Judging Panel Chairman. We would like to thank David and all members of this year’s judging panel for their time.

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