15 Marylebone Road | London | NW1 5JD
12 December 2017
Dear Mr Douglas,
Freedom of Information request
NHS Brent CCG (Ref: CCG/8964)
Thank you for your Freedom of Information request made to NHS Brent CCG. Your request and our response is:
Please may I request the following information with regard to NHS Wheelchair
Services, to be provided under the Freedom of Information Act.
Who provides your current Wheelchair Service:
The wheelchair services are provided by AJM Healthcare.
Is your provider an NHS organisation or a contracted-out, non-NHS
organisation? It is a non-NHS commercial organisation.
What is the name of your current provider?
What is the name of the Wheelchair Service Manager?
How your wheelchair services are provided
Do you combine your Wheelchair Service with any other service, such as
Prosthetics or Community Equipment? If so, please provide a list of the other
Is your Wheelchair Service exclusive to your CCG?
If you service is combined with another please provide a list of the CCGs that
share this Wheelchair Service and confirm who is the lead CCG? The wheelchair service is commissioned by NHS West London CCG as lead
commissioner and covers NHS Brent CCG, NHS Central London CCG, NHS
West London CCG, NHS Hammersmith & Fulham CCG, NHS Ealing CCG and
NHS Barnet CCG.
The North West London Collaboration of Clinical Commissioning Groups is a partnership of eight Clinical
Commissioning Groups working to transform the quality of health and social care across North West
London. The collaboration includes Brent, Central London, Ealing, Hammersmith and Fulham, Harrow,
Hillingdon, Hounslow, and West London Clinical Commissioning Groups.
Is the Repair and Maintenance element of the service “integrated” or
contracted out to a 3rd party Approved Repairer? Yes.
If you have an externally provided Approved Repairer, what is the name of
your current provider?
About your wheelchair service
1. a. What is the size of the population covered by your Wheelchair Service? The service covers the NHS Brent CCG population of 367,265.
How many registered service users are served by the Wheelchair Service?
Current number of registered users for NHS Brent CCG is 2935.
About the Integrated (Combined service and Repair & Maintenance) contract
with your provider
What is the contract spend in the last financial year for the Integrated
Wheelchair Service? The annual contract value is for NHS Brent CCG is £1,165,305.
Please state the dates of your last financial year.
When was the Integrated Wheelchair Service last tendered?
When does the current contract expire please provide details of any potential
Please provide the date this Wheelchair Service will be next tendered
The contract start and end dates are 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2019 with option to
extend for a further two years.
About the Repair and Maintenance (R&M) sub-contract with your wheelchair
provider (where appropriate) It’s an integrated service.
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