30 April 2019, Hilton Metropole, Birmingham

CELEBRATING EXCELLENCE IN PUBLIC PROCUREMENT

UK National GO Awards 2018/19 – Winners Announced!

The Winners and Highly Commended entrants for the UK National Government Opportunities (GO) Excellence in Public Procurement Awards 2018/19 were announced at the Hilton Manchester Deansgate Hotel on Tuesday 24 April 2018.

The UK National GO Awards Judging Panel settled on over 130 finalists from across the UK, including entries from local and central government and the private sector, from whom Winners and Highly Commended were selected.

You can view all the finalists here and the judging panel here. Please see the full list of Winners and Highly Commended recipients below.

UK National GO Awards 2018/19 - Winners & Highly Commended

GO Customer Engagement Award

Winner

Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Highly Commended

Highly Commended 1

Northampton Partnership Homes

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

Winner

iCOM Works Ltd

GO Best Service Award: Medium and Large Organisations

Winner

APS Group

Highly Commended

Highly Commended 1

de Poel

GO Infrastructure Project of the Year Award

Winner

Transport Scotland

Highly Commended

Highly Commended 1

Office for National Statistics

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

Winner

NHS South, Central and West Commissioning Support

Highly Commended

Highly Commended 1

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

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

Winner

Liverpool City Council

Highly Commended

Highly Commended 1

NWSSP Procurment Services, Commissioning and the National Collaborative Commissioning Unit

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

Winner

Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council

Highly Commended

Highly Commended 1

Transport Scotland

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

Winner

Southern Regional College - Armagh

Highly Commended

Highly Commended 1

Kent Police and Essex Police and Sharpe Pritchard LLP

GO Emerging Procurement Talent Award

Winner

Skills Development Scotland

GO Sustainable Procurement Award

Winner

Sustainable Fish Cities (part of Sustain: The alliance for better food and farming)

Highly Commended

Highly Commended 1

Nottingham City Council

Highly Commended 2

Scotland Excel

Highly Commended 3

Central Procurement Directorate (in conjuntion with South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust and GRAHAM-BAM Healthcare Partnership)

GO Leading Procurement Practice Award (Central Government & Healthcare Organisations)

Winner

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust

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

Winner

Scotland Excel

Highly Commended

Highly Commended 1

Futures Housing Group

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

Winner

NHS South , Central and West Commissioning Support, in partnership with NHS England (South), Co-Commissioners - Office of Police and Crime Commissioners (OPCCs) and Police Forces (Avon & Somerset, Devon and Cornwall, Gloucestershire, Swindon & Wiltshire)

Highly Commended

Highly Commended 1

North of England Commissioning Support Unit

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

Winner

Department for Transport on behalf of Government Commercial Function

Highly Commended

Highly Commended 1

North East Procurement Organisation

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

Winner

Futures Housing Group

GO Excellence Award 2018/19

Winner

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust