Public Sector Network Tender Alert


Community Dermatology Services

NHS Brent Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is considering its future Commissioning Strategy for the Provision of a Community Dermatology Service. The intermediate Community Dermatology service will provide high quality, consultant - governed care for Brent registered adults and children who have an acute or chronic dermatological condition that is appropriate for management within an intermediate care setting in line with agreed referral criteria. It is not anticipated that domiciliary visits will be included in the service. The specific outcomes of the service are: • To deliver rapid access and streamlined care for patients with dermatological conditions • To treat patients at the most appropriate location • To provide quick and timely access, timely diagnostic tests and effective treatments for patients • To offer patients a maximum waiting time of 4 weeks and deliver on the national 18 week referral to treatment target • To provide advice, support and education to GPs and other appropriate Health Care Professionals in managing dermatological conditions. • To improve the patient care pathway to deliver measurable benefits for patients including improved patient experience • To ensure appropriate management of onward referrals to secondary care services. • To ensure patients are seen by the right clinician at the right time • To promote self-management strategies for patients with dermatological conditions


Tom Baker
Wembley Centre for Health and Care, 116 Chaplin Road

Contract value: 1500000

Published: 26 May 2017, Receipt by: 1 Aug 2017