Public Sector Network Tender Alert


3170-2013: UK-Leicester: Medicinal products for the nervous system and sensory organs

Tender for the purchase of a Sacral Nerve Stimulation kit and associated accessories.

Ref: DNWC-92GEN4,


University Hospitals of Leicester
Finance & Procurement Directorate, Block 7, Hospital Close, Leicester
For the attention of:
LE5 4WP Leicester

Contract value: UHL provides a specialised functional bowel service with referrals from 3 counties. Faecal incontinence is a common condition, mainly affecting women which can have a significant affect on their quality of life. We are currently limited in what treatment options we have to treat this problem. Sacral nerve simulation has been shown to have a significant beneficial effect on those patients who respond to this treatment.Currently, we will see between 60 - 80 patients a year with faecal incontinence of which only about 20-30 who may require Sacral nerve simulation. Approximately 50% of these will respond to simulation. Therefore on average we will need to provide 10-15 implants a year.Estimated value excluding VAT: 240 000 GBP

Published: 4 Jan 2013, Receipt by: 6 Feb 2013