Case Number 6522
Request Date 05/02/2019
Completion Date 18/02/2019

 

Details of the Request

Clinicians:

  • Who is the clinical lead for Ophthalmology?
  • How many cataract surgeons do you have?

 

Intra-ocular Lenses:

  • When is your current Intraocular lens contract for Ophthalmology up for renewal?
  • Who is your current Intraocular lens provider / providers?
  • How long will your future Intraocular tender contract run for?
  • Do you use Toric Lenses for NHS patients or for private?
  • Who is your current Toric Lens supplier?
  • Do you have a Toric pathway?
  • Do you currently have a managed service in place for Ophthalmology?

 

Cataract Surgical Equipment:

  • When is your Phaco machinery contract up for renewal?
  • How many Phaco machines do you currently have at your sites?
  • Who is your current provider of the Phaco machinery?
  • How long will the future Phaco contract run for?

 

Cataract Packs:

  • When is your cataract custom packs contract up for renewal?
  • Who is your current custom packs provider?
  • How long will your custom packs contract run for?
  • How many cataract procedures were done in the financial year 2017 - 2018?

 

Which route to market do you currently use? I.e. Direct, EJEU tender, NHSSC, CPC or other (please specify)

 

Details of the Response

Clinicians

Who is the clinical lead for Ophthalmology? Miss Heidi Chittenden
How many cataract surgeons do you have? 8

 

Intra-ocular Lenses

When is your current Intraocular lens contract for Ophthalmology up for renewal? The lens are under contract until June 2021 via NHS Shared Business FW.
Who is your current Intraocular lens provider/providers? Bausch & Lomb
How long will your future Intraocular tender contract run for? The Trust does not hold this data.
Do you use Toric Lenses for NHS patients or for private? Yes
Who is your current Toric Lens supplier? Bausch & Lomb
Do you have a Toric pathway? Yes
Do you currently have a managed service in place for Ophthalmology? No

 

Cataract Surgical Equipment

When is your Phaco machinery contract up for renewal? Consumable linked deal as per below
How many Phaco machines do you currently have at your sites? 2
Who is your current provider of the Phaco machinery? Alcon
How long will the future Phaco contract run for? See below

 

Cataract Packs

When is your cataract custom packs contract up for renewal? Phaco machine is currently under contract with Alcon on a consumable linked deal. We are in the process of upgrading to the latest model. Other suppliers’ equipment have been looked at but were not suitable.
Who is your current custom packs provider? Alcon
How long will your custom packs contract run for? This is currently under negotiation
How many cataract procedures were done in the financial year 2017 - 2018? 2550

 

Which route to market do you currently use? I.e. Direct, EJEU tender, NHSSC, CPC or other (please specify)

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