Ophthalmic equipment category

Mark Callaway made this Freedom of Information request to Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust,

Subject
Freedom of Information request - Ophthalmology equipment/category information

Please could you tell me:

1. When is your current VR and Phaco ophthalmology contract due to expire?
2. Do you plan to release an OJEU tender for the renewal of this contract?
3. Do you plan to use a national framework for the renewal of this contract? If so which one?
4. How many Phaco machines do you currently have? How many Phaco-Vitrectomy
machines do you have?
5. What is the age of your Phaco machines?
6. What is the age of your vitrectomy machines?
7. How many phaco handpieces do you have?
8. Do you plan to trial potential new suppliers this year? If so which month do you expect to
want to trial?
9. Who is the procurement manager responsible for the ophthalmology category?
10. Who is the person who signs new contracts and what is their job title?
11. What is the total spend on your phaco machine packs per annum?
12. What is the total spend on your VR procedure packs per annum?
13. What level of maintenance cover is provided for your phaco and VR equipment? What is
the annual cost of maintenance for your phaco and VR machines?
14. Who is your clinical lead for ophthalmology?
15. How do you intend to implement the new proposed ISO 16672/2020 standards pertaining
to intraocular liquids purity?
16. Will you plan to use capital or revenue budget to fund the next contract for phaco and VR
equipment, ie capital purchase or consumables based agreement?
17. What type of viewing system do you use with your microscope eg Eibos, Biom or 3D system etc?

Yours faithfully,

Mark Callaway

FOI, Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Requester,

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your request.

Yours sincerely,

Freedom Of Information Team
Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
Tel: 0118 322 6743/7405
Email: [Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust request email]

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FOI, Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Mr Callaway,

 

In response to your freedom of information request, please see the Trust’s
response below.

 

Yours Sincerely,

 

Freedom Of Information Team

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

Tel: 0118 322 8514

Email: [1][Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust request email]

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Dear FOI,

I am profoundly grateful for your help and response, thank you for taking the time in providing the required information.

Wish you all the best.

Yours sincerely,

Mark Callaway