Description of the goods or services required
The Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust are tendering for the Provision of the Minor Eye Conditions Service on behalf of the West Cheshire CCG
The purpose of establishing a Minor Eye Conditions’ (MEC) Service is to allow the assessment and management of recent onset minor eye conditions within the primary care setting. Our aim is to provide high-quality eye care to patients, with quick access to advice and treatment from suitably qualified clinicians in a safe, convenient and appropriate environment.
Management of the patient will be maintained, where possible, within this new primary care service in order to reduce the demand for urgent hospital appointments, releasing capacity for eye conditions requiring a full ophthalmology hospital service
Contract Duration: Two (2) years with the option to extend for further 12 + 12 months.
This is a further competition under the DPS Framework for The Provision of Off-site Surgical and Medical Capacity Solutions - DPS01/OSMCS/18/IB.
Closing date for Clarification Messages: 30th July 2019 - 11:00 hrs