II.2.3) Place of performance
Main site or place of performance:
Merton, Sutton and Wandsworth.
II.2.4) Description of the procurement
NHS Merton, Sutton and Wandsworth CCGs would like to invite suitably experienced and capable providers in the provision of a Community Ophthalmology Service for patients across Merton, Sutton and Wandsworth.
The CCGS wish to award a single contract for an initial 3 years anticipated to run from 1.9.2019 to 31.8.2022 with the option of 1 further extension of up to 2 years, i.e. potentially for 5 years.
NHS Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group (the “Contracting Authority” acting on behalf of NHS Merton, Sutton and Wandsworth CCGs) is offering a contract to the successful bidder to provide a high quality, patient-centred community ophthalmology service on the CCG’s behalf.
NHS Merton, Wandsworth and Sutton CCGs are intending to introduce a community ophthalmology services across a number of easily accessible locations in each borough to deliver:
— a single point of access where there is clinical assessment and triage of all ophthalmology referrals from primary care,
— an improved and effective cataract service to include direct referral from appropriately accredited clinician(s) and provide pre-operative appointments,
— a Minor Eye Conditions Service (MECS),
— a glaucoma IOP referral refinement service.
Potential bidders, intending to participate through the procurement process are now invited to register an interest and access the procurement documents (ITT, service specification, bidder instructions, etc.) via the electronic procurement portal EU-Supply available at https://nhssbs.eu-supply.com. Once you have logged into the EU-Supply Portal, search for tender reference 34267 (Community Ophthalmology Merton, Sutton and Wandsworth).
The deadline for submissions of ITT responses for which bids must be submitted through the EU-Supply Portal, is 12:00 noon on 26.3.2019.
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II.2.6) Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 2 453 000.00 GBP
II.2.13) Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: