NHS England South (South Central) (the Commissioners) invite suitably qualified providers to attend a Market Engagement Event which will inform the market of their intention to re procure a Diabetic Eye Screening service to the population of Berkshire. NHS England South (South Central) will be the contracting and commissioning authority for the Diabetic Eye Screening programme. The aim of the Diabetic Eye Screening programme is to reduce the risk of sight loss amongst people with diabetes by the prompt identification and effective treatment if necessary of sight threatening diabetic retinopathy, at the appropriate stage during the disease process. This will be achieved by delivering evidence-based, population-based screening programmes that: • identify the eligible population and ensure effective delivery with maximum coverage • are safe, effective, of a high quality, externally and independently monitored, and quality assured • lead to earlier detection, appropriate referral, effective treatment and improved outcomes • are delivered and supported by suitably trained, competent, and qualified, clinical and non-clinical staff who, where relevant, participate in recognised ongoing Continuous Professional Development (CPD), and Quality Assurance (QA) schemes • have audit embedded in the service The service provider(s) will need to be adaptable to any new or changes to the national programme. The national service specification for 2017-18 can be accessed here: https://www.england.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/service-spec-22.pdf . The commissioner would consider changing the service model subject to service user consultation. It is envisaged that the tender documentation for the re-procurement of these services will be available in Summer 2017, with an anticipated service commencement date for the Diabetic Eye Screening programme from 1st April 2018. A separate advert will be published to alert interested parties when the tender documentation is available. The Market Engagement Event will be held on Monday 26th June 2017 between 12:00 - 13:00 in: Conference Room A Jubilee House, 5510 John Smith Drive, Oxford, OX4 2LH Providers wishing to attend the Market Engagement Event should email their interest to email@example.com by 12pm on Monday 19th June 2017 with the following details: - Name of attendee(s) - Job Title of attendee(s) - Organisation details, including address and contact details. Please ensure that the title of the email contains reference of this advert. In the event you are unable to attend but would like to receive a copy of the presentation materials, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and copies will be sent to you.
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