Freedom of Information Request - Ophthalmology

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Dear Grampian NHS Board,

I am writing to make an open government request for information relating to the use of Ophthalmic Devices and believe I am entitled to do this under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

The questions I wish to raise are:

Please specify the Cataract volume and Intra Ocular Lens spend in the following years:
Year Cataract Volumes IOL £ Value ex VAT
2018
2019

Please specify the Trust’s current supplier of Intra Ocular Lenses:

Please indicate below the route of purchase.
Direct supply
Agency
Purchasing Hub
If supply is via an agency of purchasing group/hub, please provide the name:

What was the most commonly used Mono-Focal Intra Ocular Lens in 2018/2019
Please specify supplier name, model and price per lens for the most commonly used Mono- Focal Intra Ocular Lens, in 2018/2019.
Supplier Name
Supplier Model
Price per lens (ex VAT)
Which IOL is preferred Hydrophilic or Hydrophobic?

Most Recent Contract Award
Please specify when the most recent contract was awarded for the supply of Intra Ocular Lenses and provide the length of the contract:
Date of Award
Contract Length

Date of next planned Tender / Contract Award
Please provide the expected commencement date of the next planned Tender for the supply of Intra Ocular Lenses. Please also provide the expected date of the Contract Award.
Date of next planned Tender for IOL supply
Date of next Contract Award for IOL supply

Phaco Emulsification Equipment
Please provide details of the Phaco Emulsification Equipment installed:
Brand of Installed Phaco Machines, the number of machines, estimated date of renewal

If the release of any of this information is prohibited on the grounds of breach of confidence, I ask that you supply me with copies of the confidentiality agreement and remind you that information should not be treated as confidential if such an agreement has not been signed.

I understand that you are required to respond to my request within the 20 working days after you receive this letter. I would be grateful if you could confirm in writing that you have received this request.

I appreciate your attention and look forward to hearing from you in due course.

Kind regards,

Carol Innes

FOI, Nhsg (NHS GRAMPIAN),

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Dear Ms Innes,

 

Please find attached an acknowledgement to your request.

Kind Regards

Chaz

Information Governance Team

NHS Grampian

Rosehill House

Foresterhill Site

Cornhill Road

Aberdeen

AB25 2ZG

 

Direct Dial: (01224) 551319

Email: [1][email address

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FOI, Nhsg (NHS GRAMPIAN),

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Dear Ms Innes,

 

Please find attached the response to your request.

 

Kind Regards

 

Lynsey

Information Governance Team

NHS Grampian

Rosehill House

Foresterhill Site

Cornhill Road

Aberdeen

AB25 2ZG

 

Direct Dial: (01224) 551319

Email: [1][email address

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Dear FOI, Nhsg (NHS GRAMPIAN),

Many thanks for your prompt response, I will now close this request.

Yours sincerely,

Carol Innes