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Our members

SPMS is a public enterprise created in 2010, functioning under the guardianship of the Ministries of Health and Finance. Its aim is to provide shared services – in the areas of purchasing and logistics, financial services, human resources, information and communications systems and technologies – to organisations operating specifically in the area of health, in order to “centralise, optimise and rationalise” the procurement of goods and services within the National Health Service (NHS).
SPMS is responsible for providing specific shared services to establishments and services of the NHS, independently of their legal status, as well as to bodies and services of the Ministry of Health and any other organisations, when they execute activities specific to the area of health, in matters of:

  • Purchasing and Logistics
  • Financial Management
  • Human Resources
  • Information and Communications Systems and Technologies (ICT)

Figures

  • Legal status: Public organisation
  • Number of members: 53 public hospitals, 5 Regional Health Administrations, 2 Autonomous Regions
  • Perimeter of action: National, regional and local
  • Procurement volume of 2016: 1 Billion €

Website

http://spms.min-saude.pt/