Case Number 4762
Request Date 04/05/2016
Completion Date 02/06/2016

 

Details of the Request

I would like to make a Freedom of Information request for information on contracts relating to the main suppliers of Primary Hip and Knee replacement products.

Specifically, I would like answered for each of Hip and Knees:

 

Primary* Hips

  1. Current contract(s) start and end date for primary knees?
  2. Is there an option to extend?
  3. If so, what is the extension length?
  4. Contract route (tender/framework/direct)
  5. The name of main supplier?

(for more than one contract please use multiple lines)

 

Primary* Knees

  1. Current contract(s) start and end date for primary knees?
  2. Is there an option to extend?
  3. If so, what is the extension length?
  4. Contract route (tender/framework/direct)
  5. The name of main supplier?

 

*‘Primary’ in this sense refers to products used in the replacement of Hip or Knee (as opposed to ‘Revision’ of existing replacements)

 

Details of the Response

Primary Hips

Question Response
Current contract(s) start and end date for primary knees? Start: 10 August 2015, End: 9 August 2016
Is there an option to extend? Yes
If so, what is the extension length? Agreement can be extended under the Framework – period TBC
Contract route (tender/framework/direct) Framework
The name of main supplier? Smith & Nephew
Stryker

 

Primary Knees

Question Response
Current contract(s) start and end date for primary knees? Start: 15 July 2015, End: 14 July 2016
Is there an option to extend? Yes
If so, what is the extension length? Agreement can be extended under the Framework – period TBC
Contract route (tender/framework/direct) Framework
The name of main supplier? Stryker
Zimmer Biomet
Mat Ortho