Public Sector Network Tender Alert


Community Eye Service to Bath and North East Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group

NHS Bath and North East Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group (BaNES CCG) wishes to procure a Community Eye Service for service users registered with a BaNES GP. The key aim of this service is to deliver high quality eye care in the community, supplementing and complementing the care delivered in acute hospital settings. The service will deliver services close to patient homes via locations across the BaNES area. The scope and features of the service will include: • Accessible locations throughout the BaNES area • Capacity and capability to effectively triage all referrals to the Community Eye Service • Appropriate assessment, provision of treatment and onward referral, where clinically indicated • The development of evidence based protocols and patient pathways for patients with ophthalmological conditions which clearly demonstrate good outcomes for patients, operate in conjunction with other relevant professionals and reduce unwarranted variation • Where relevant, referral to the appropriate professional for on-going management of their condition/treatment, in line with CCG policies and guidelines and the agreed patient pathway • Support for collaborative working between Primary Care and Secondary Care Contracts will be for an initial term of 7 years from 03/12/2018, with a possible extension of any period (or periods) up to a further 3 years, as defined at the discretion of the Commissioner. BaNES CCG has an annual budget available of £234,577 (incl. VAT). This procurement is being carried out by NHS South, Central and West Commissioning Support Unit (SCW) on behalf of the Commissioners. Interested providers will be able to view this notice via the 'current tenders' list on the e-procurement portal (In-tend).


Rebecca Harris

Contract value: 1572039

Published: 25 Jul 2018, Receipt by: 11 Sep 2018