30 April 2019, Hilton Metropole, Birmingham

FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

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National GO Awards 2017/18 – Winners Announced!

The Winners and Highly Commended entrants for the National Government Opportunities (GO) Excellence in Public Procurement Awards 2017/18 were recently announced at a sold-out ceremony at the Hilton Manchester Deansgate on Tuesday 21 March 2017.

Hosted by TV presenter Sarah Heaney, the ceremony, which was sold out two weeks in advance, was the glittering climax to the North of England’s Festival of Procurement and saw nearly 600 delegates from the UK’s public procurement community go head to head to win a coveted GO Award.

Winners & Highly Commended

GO Sustainable Procurement Award – Sponsored by Delta eSourcing

Winner – NHS Lothian with IHS Lothian, Multiplex Construction Europe Ltd & Bouygues E&S FM
Highly  Commended – City of Edinburgh Council

GO Contract Management Initiative of the Year Award – Sponsored by LHC

Winner – Peterborough Highway Services
Highly  Commended – Met Office

GO Best Customer Engagement Award – Sponsored by Mercato Solutions

Winner – St Helens Council
Highly  Commended – North Eastern Universities Purchasing Consortium

GO Collaboration Award – Health – Sponsored by Lyreco

Winner – NHS Arden & GEM Commissioning Support Unit in partnership with South Central and West CSU, North of England CSU & North East London CSU
Highly  Commended – NHS Clinical Evaluation Team

GO Collaboration Award – Local & Central – Sponsored by Lyreco

Winner – City of Wolverhampton Council, University of Wolverhampton & Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust
Highly  Commended – AGMA Procurement Hub

GO Collaboration Award – Other – Sponsored by Lyreco

Winner – South Wales Police, Dyfed-Powys Police & Gwent Police
Highly  Commended (1) – STAR Procurement
Highly Commended (2) – EMSCU & The Police ICT Company

GO Procurement Innovation / Initiative of the Year Award – Buyer – Health – Sponsored by P4H

Winner – North of England Commissioning Support, NHS England & West Yorkshire – Finding Independence
Highly Commended – Business Services Organisation

GO Procurement Innovation / Initiative of the Year Award – Buyer – Local & Central – Sponsored by NWG Business

Winner – Slough Borough Council – Adult Social Care Commissioning
Highly Commended – City of Edinburgh Council

GO Procurement Innovation / Initiative of the Year Award – Buyer – Other – Sponsored by NWG Business

Winner – Scottish Prison Service
Highly Commended – Scotland Excel

GO Best Innovative Solution – Supplier – Sponsored by Excel

Winner – Ingenica Solutions & Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

GO Best Employment Initiative Award – Sponsored by Epson

Winner – City and County of Swansea
Highly Commended – North Eastern Universities Purchasing Consortium

GO Best Service Award – Local & Health – Sponsored by Stannah Lift Services

Winner – Kibble Education and Care Centre

GO Best Service Award – Private & Other – Sponsored by Stannah Lift Services

Winner – APS Group Scotland & Scottish Procurement and Commercial Directorate

GO Procurement Team of the Year Award – Health – Sponsored by Hewlett Packard Limited

Winner – University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust
Highly Commended (1) – South, Central and West Commissioning Support
Highly Commended (2) – Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

GO Procurement Team of the Year Award – Local & Central – Sponsored by Hewlett Packard Limited

Winner – Southend-on-Sea Borough Council
Highly  Commended – Department for Work and Pensions

GO Procurement Team of the Year Award – Other – Sponsored by Hewlett Packard Limited

Winner – Transport Scotland
Highly Commended – HS2 Ltd

GO Procurement Leadership of the Year Award – Sponsored by Lloyds Bank / mastercard

Winner – University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust
Highly Commended – Scottish Fire and Rescue Service