Reference 2017-498

REF:            2017-498

Subject:        Expenditure on equipment and drugs purchased from outside UK

          

 

Request:

  1. How much did your Trust spend on purchasing drugs and equipment from overseas in the financial years 2016/17, 2015/16 and 2014/15?
  2. What are the 5 largest purchases of drugs and equipment from overseas since July 2016, please could you provide the total amount spent, the date of the purchase and the country they were purchased from?
  3. Has your Trust produced any estimate of the impact of the fall in the value of the pound on supply costs and has this affected procurement strategy?

 

 

Response:

1.   How much did your Trust spend on purchasing drugs and equipment from overseas in the financial years 2016/17, 2015/16 and 2014/15? Equitment: We won’t be able to provide the information because we do not record the country of origin of any of our goods.

 

Drugs: We have not bought anything from abroad directly only through third parties.

 

 

2.   What are the 5 largest purchases of drugs and equipment from overseas since July 2016, please could you provide the total amount spent, the date of the purchase and the country they were purchased from?
3.   Has your Trust produced any estimate of the impact of the fall in the value of the pound on supply costs and has this affected procurement strategy?