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Direct Access Non-Obstetric Ultrasound Service (Lot 1)

Following a bespoke, single-stage competitive process akin to the Open Procedure, conducted in accordance with Schedule 3 of the PCR 2015, NHS Salford CCG, NHS Manchester CCG, NHS Stockport CCG, NHS Bury CCG, NHS Oldham CCG, NHS Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale CCG and NHS Tameside & Glossop CCG (as the Contracting Authorities) have concluded Direct Access Non-Obstetric Ultrasound Service (Lot 1) contracts with a total of three Providers, with two Providers delivering a NOUS service in each locality across Greater Manchester (sub lots a-h). The three contracts commenced on 1st October 2021 for a period of three years, until 30th September 2024, with the option to extend for a further two years until 30th September 2026. There are no activity or income guarantees under the three contracts, however, combined they total an estimated 30m (including any potential extensions) . This Direct Access Non-Obstetric Ultrasound (NOUS) Service will aid early diagnostics and avoid the need for unnecessary referral to secondary care. It will ensure a local service with staff qualified to appropriate levels of skill and experience, using equipment which complies with the most up-to-date guidance set by the Royal College of Radiologists, connection to NHS image transfer solutions, the ability to integrate with the e-Referral Service, robust performance management systems and stringent levels of clinical governance. Lot 2 contract(s) are yet to be concluded.

Contact:

Jasmine Barrett
jasmine.barrett1@nhs.net
On behalf of NHS Salford CCG, NHS Manchester CCG, NHS Stockport CCG, NHS Bury CCG, NHS Bolton CCG
NHS Oldham CCG, NHS Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale CCG and NHS Tameside & Glossop CCG
Greater Manchester
M50 2UW
ENG
+44 1612123704

Contract value: 30000000

Published: 2 Feb 2022, Receipt by: 27 Jan 2021