The Office of Government Procurement commenced sourcing operations in 2014 and, together with four key sectors (Health, Local Government, Education and Defence), has taken responsibility for sourcing all goods and services on behalf of the public service. These operations are putting in place framework agreements and contracts so that public bodies can buy goods and services. In addition, the Office of Government Procurement has responsibility for procurement policy and procedures, sourcing systems and data analytics.
The Health Service Executive is the publicly funded healthcare system in Ireland, responsible for the provision of health and personal social services. It came into operation on 1 January 2005.
Construction and Procurement Delivery (CPD) helps clients across the NI public sector deliver successful projects.
The Procurement and Logistics Service, commonly known as PaLS, is the sole provider of professional procurement and logistics services to all public Health and Social Care (HSC) organisations in Northern Ireland (NI). It is a recognised Centre of Procurement Expertise (CoPE) established under the Northern Ireland Public Procurement Policy as approved by the Northern Ireland Assembly.