We work with a number of suppliers to help
ensure that we provide the best possible service to the
public. Each year we spend approximately £58 million* on
a wide range of goods and services. We have a responsibility
to ensure that all public money we receive is used as resourcefully
as possible, and that we achieve the best value for money.
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Our procurement team is responsible for
ensuring that the right quality and quantity of equipment,
materials and services are delivered on time to the Service, for
the most advantageous overall cost.
We comply with the Public Contract Regulations 2006.
Who we work with
We work with the National
Ambulance Procurement Hub, the NHS London Procurement Programme,
the Office of Government Commerce, the Metropolitan Police, the
London Fire Brigade and Transport for London, amongst others, to
ensure that we deliver high-quality, effective public sector
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What we buy
As well as our frontline staff and services, we have a number of
support departments, working behind the scenes across the
capital. All these departments require services and products.
Our principal areas of spend include:
- Desktops and services
Fleet and logistics
- Emergency vehicles
- Accident damage repairs
- Defibrillators and associated
- Medical gases
- Medical consumables, bandages,
- HR recruitment
- Travel and
Corporate social responsibility
We are committed to sustainable
procurement by ensuring that social, economic and environmental
issues are considered during all stages of the procurement process
and as part of the whole-life cost of a contract.
Equality and inclusion
We are committed to fostering a diverse supplier base
and aim to ensure that businesses of diverse backgrounds
and ownership have the opportunity to become valued
Current tender opportunities
The London Ambulance Service uses an
electronic tendering system http://www.londonambulance.bravosolution.co.uk/.
This means all tenders will only be accepted electronically. How to
put yourself forwards for a tender will be outlined against each
tender opportunity listed.
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*Based on 2009/10 financial