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Supplies Department


Supplies Department

The Supplies department is located within the main building at Leighton Hospital.

Receipts and Distribution

The Receipts and Distribution department is located within the main hospital building at Leighton hospital.

About Us

“An innovative proactive, professional supplies department with the objective of becoming a first class service provider to Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust”

The Supplies Department within Corporate Division, is responsible for the management, acquisition and supply of high quality equipment, materials and services required; ensuring that the purchases and supplies are consistent with the policy framework laid down by the Trust.

We aim to be fair, open, honest and ethical in all our dealings and by doing so ensure that the taxpayer receives demonstrable value for money.

The Trust will seek to use its influence as a major purchaser of goods and services to promote equality, diversity and human rights.


All activities within our supplies department are controlled by the Trust’s standing orders, standing financial instructions and procurement policy.

 The department offers a multitude of services, including the following:

  • Procurement (including contract management, tendering, supplier negotiations and product standardisation)
  • Supplies operations (including materials management and receipts and distribution)
  • Capital procurement (including procurement of capital, furniture and medical equipment)
  • Systems training/support - Integra


Major contracts are carried out under the European Union directives with tenders being advertised through the Official Journal of the European Union or ‘OJEU’ for short. Please view our currently available tenders here on the EU Supply. (external link, opens in new window)

Terms and Conditions of Contract

All contracts placed by the Supplies Department use the most appropriate NHS terms and conditions relating to the goods / services being purchased on behalf of the Trust.

Contact Numbers

Supplies Department - 01270 612590

Receipts and Distribution - 01270 612361


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