Ophthalmology equipment/category information

Mark Callaway made this Freedom of Information request to Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Frimley Health 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 for renewal/expiry?
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?
a. Does your trust own your current machines, or are they on a leased agreement from your supplier?
5. What is the age of your Phaco machines?
a. do you have a service/maintenance agreement in place for this machine?
6. What is the age of your vitrectomy machines?
a. do you have a service/maintenance agreement in place for this machine?
7. How many phaco handpieces do you have?
8. When do you plan to trial/demo new potential machines/suppliers?
9. Who is the procurement manager/buyer 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 procedure packs per annum?
12. What is the total spend on your VR machine 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 (such as Perfluorocarbon Liquids (PFCLs), and Silicone Oils?
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. How many Cataract procedures approx are carried out each year, and approx how many Vitreoretinal (VR) procedures are carried out each year?

Yours faithfully,

Mark Callaway

FOI (FRIMLEY HEALTH NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear FOI (FRIMLEY HEALTH NHS FOUNDATION TRUST),

Apologies if I had not responded sooner to this, but I would like to express my profound thanks to you and your team for getting all this information together, it is very much appreciated - thank you.

Wish you and your Trust all the best going forward.

Yours sincerely,

Mark Callaway