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Notice Summary

Title:
UK-Cardiff: Optometry Advisor
Document Ref:
GB003M94183
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership
Date Published:
19 July 2019
Deadline Date:
31 July 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
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Notice Abstract

The NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership, hosted by Velindre NHS Trust are acting on behalf of Cardiff and Vale University Local Health Board who are seeking to establish a contract for an Optometric Advisor based at Woodlands House, Maes y Coed Road, Heath Cardiff CF14 4TT. The job will have 2 sessions every week with flexible work patterns.The advisor (amongst other duties) will;- Provide expert advice to, leadership, management and oversight of the Optometric and Ophthalmic contract, Regulation and policy issues; attending any relevant meetings identified or requested by the UHB i.e. local ROC group meetings, Ophthalmology working groups (service redesign and improvement), C&V ECCG meetings, joint EHEW & LVSW committee meetings, Welsh Ophthalmic Planned Care Board, National Eye Care Steering Board- Undertake contract performance/compliance and Clinical Post Payment Verification visits to the contractors’ premises either independently or with the UHBs appointed expert auditor, where appropriate. Provide expert advice to contractors about clinical governance issues, complete reports, agree action plans with contractors and review that actions are satisfactorily completed to ensure contractors are contract compliant.- Support the assessment of applications to the Performers’ Lists and approval of clinical references for performers wanting to join NHS Ophthalmic Performers’ Lists- Provide expert clinical and professional advice as and when requiredThe contract holder will be required to;- Maintain good communication, liaison and working arrangements with all UHB Directorates, and other agencies.- Maintain own continuing professional development (CPD) in line with recommendations from the GOC and keep up to date on all relevant guidance and NHS targets, ensuring the effective dissemination of relevant information as directed.- Comply with all relevant Policies & Procedures in exercising the duties of the role.- Undertake a DBS check before undertaking any workNOTE: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=94183

Notice Details

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL

SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address

NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership
Procurement Department, Cardiff and Vale University Local Health Board, Brecknock House, 8th Floor, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park,
Cardiff CF14 4XW UK
Emma Lane +44 02920746363
emma.lane@wales.nhs.uk
http://www.procurement.wales.nhs.ukhttp://www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.ukhttp://www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained

As in 1.1

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Optometry Advisor

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

The NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership, hosted by Velindre NHS Trust are acting on behalf of Cardiff and Vale University Local Health Board who are seeking to establish a contract for an Optometric Advisor based at Woodlands House, Maes y Coed Road, Heath Cardiff CF14 4TT. The job will have 2 sessions every week with flexible work patterns.

The advisor (amongst other duties) will;

- Provide expert advice to, leadership, management and oversight of the Optometric and Ophthalmic contract, Regulation and policy issues; attending any relevant meetings identified or requested by the UHB i.e. local ROC group meetings, Ophthalmology working groups (service redesign and improvement), C&V ECCG meetings, joint EHEW & LVSW committee meetings, Welsh Ophthalmic Planned Care Board, National Eye Care Steering Board

- Undertake contract performance/compliance and Clinical Post Payment Verification visits to the contractors’ premises either independently or with the UHBs appointed expert auditor, where appropriate. Provide expert advice to contractors about clinical governance issues, complete reports, agree action plans with contractors and review that actions are satisfactorily completed to ensure contractors are contract compliant.

- Support the assessment of applications to the Performers’ Lists and approval of clinical references for performers wanting to join NHS Ophthalmic Performers’ Lists

- Provide expert clinical and professional advice as and when required

The contract holder will be required to;

- Maintain good communication, liaison and working arrangements with all UHB Directorates, and other agencies.

- Maintain own continuing professional development (CPD) in line with recommendations from the GOC and keep up to date on all relevant guidance and NHS targets, ensuring the effective dissemination of relevant information as directed.

- Comply with all relevant Policies & Procedures in exercising the duties of the role.

- Undertake a DBS check before undertaking any work

NOTE: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=94183

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

85160000 Optician services
98000000 Other community, social and personal services
1022 Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

The contract is for an initial two year period with a further one year extension option at the sole discretion of the Health Board.

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

As outlined in the tender documents.

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage - Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

CAV-ITT-PROJECT42453

4.3

Time Limits

Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders     31-07-2019  Time  14:00Estimated award date 02-09-2019

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN 

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

Please note additional information on this procurement:

1. The Contracting Authority reserves the right to award the contract in whole, in part or annul the tendering process and not award any contract.

2. Bidders should note that they will be required to enter into terms and conditions of contract as set out in the ITT and that save for matters of clarification or consistency the Contracting Authority will not negotiate the terms.

3. The Contracting Authority will not accept completed ITT's after the stated closing date.

4. All documents to be priced (where applicable) in sterling and all payments made in sterling.

5. All tender costs and liabilities incurred by bidders shall be the sole responsibility of the bidders.

6. In reference to II.1.9 (Variants) to the extent permitted, if at all, in the tender documents.

7. Prospective suppliers should note that NHS Shared Services Partnership - Procurement Services is acting on behalf of Cardiff and Vale ULHB

8. Should you be interested in submitting a bid, please visit the Bravo Solutions website and access itt_76066

(WA Ref:94183)

5.2

Additional Documentation

5.3

Publication date of this notice

 19-07-2019

Current Notes