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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Retford: Community Ophthalmology Clinical Assessment and Treatment Service
Document Ref:
105697-2019
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
NHS Bassetlaw CCG
Date Published:
06 March 2019
Deadline Date:
02 April 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
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Notice Abstract

This is a reissued tender offer which completely replaces tender itt 4405 which is now closed.The purpose of the Bassetlaw Ophthalmology Clinical Assessment and Treatment Service (CATS) is to improve access and patient experience of common ophthalmic conditions, promote awareness and understanding to improve self-care and treatment for patients with long term ophthalmic conditions and improve the health and well-being of Bassetlaw residents. The Ophthalmology CATS will possess clinical autonomy and a reputation for the delivery of a high quality and clinically safe service.

Notice Details

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting Change entity

I.1) Name and addresses

NHS Bassetlaw CCG

Retford Hospital, North Road

Retford

DN22 7XF

UK

E-mail: t.squires@nhs.net

NUTS: UKF15

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.bassetlawccg.nhs.uk

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

http://www.nhssourcing.co.uk


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

http://www.nhssourcing.co.uk


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to the abovementioned address


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity

Health

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Community Ophthalmology Clinical Assessment and Treatment Service

Reference number: SYPS/BASS/TS/19/19

II.1.2) Main CPV code

85160000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

This is a reissued tender offer which completely replaces tender itt 4405 which is now closed.

The purpose of the Bassetlaw Ophthalmology Clinical Assessment and Treatment Service (CATS) is to improve access and patient experience of common ophthalmic conditions, promote awareness and understanding to improve self-care and treatment for patients with long term ophthalmic conditions and improve the health and well-being of Bassetlaw residents. The Ophthalmology CATS will possess clinical autonomy and a reputation for the delivery of a high quality and clinically safe service.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

85160000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKF15

Main site or place of performance:

Bassetlaw, North Nottinghamshire

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The purpose of the Bassetlaw Ophthalmology Clinical Assessment and Treatment Service (CATS) is to improve access and patient experience of common ophthalmic conditions, promote awareness and understanding to improve self-care and treatment for patients with long term ophthalmic conditions and improve the health and well-being of Bassetlaw residents. The Ophthalmology CATS will possess clinical autonomy and a reputation for the delivery of a high quality and clinically safe service.

The service will operate as 2 parts:

— a specialist-led service offering triage, assessment and treatment of a range of ophthalmic conditions. Patients will be referred into the service from other health professionals typically the patient’s registered GP or their optometrist,

— a service which offers diagnosis and management of patients with; cataracts, glaucoma/suspected glaucoma, YAG, general/oculoplastics, medical retina, macular conditions and wet AMD. Management of patients defined as “stable” will reflect the national guidance set out with the NICE guidance and SYB CfO policy.

Purpose:

The Bassetlaw Ophthalmology CATS will:

— provide a “One Stop Shop” service for patients with common (non-urgent/sight threatening) ophthalmic conditions. The CATS will provide patient centred consultations that will deliver diagnostic tests and interventions at the point of contact. This method of “One Stop Shop” will ensure patient care is effectively delivered through a minimum number of patient contacts. Follow up ratios will need to exceed an average of 1:1,

— provide ongoing glaucoma care within community settings,

— provide simple procedures as detailed in the Appendix, in a safe clinical environment,

— provide an expert multidisciplinary opinion for patients referred by their GPs or optometrists, offering an alternative to direct referrals to an outpatient consultant clinic,

— screen for remedial conditions and refer patients as appropriate,

— wet age-related macular degeneration injections,

— conduct clinical assessment, organise diagnostic investigations, provide advice and treatment; inform and educate patients and GPs,

— facilitate referral, where necessary, to other primary or secondary care services with agreed referral processes in place which are understood by all,

— support the development of robust systems for monitoring and clinical audit.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

The contract will be for a term of 3 years with the opportunity to extend for 12 months subject to mutual agreement between the successful bidder and the Authority. The maximum term of contract is consequently 4 years.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 02/04/2019

Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 02/04/2019

Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

NHS Improvement

London

UK

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

01/03/2019

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