Dear Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust,

Section 1

1) What are the Hospital names and locations that form part of the Trust? (Please list names of all that apply)

2) Which framework is utilized for purchasing - such as SBS, NHS Supply Chain or other (please provide names and details of all that are used)

3) By which method is this procured? (Please state all that applies)

Section 2

1) What is the name of the manufacture used to provide Topical Negative Wound Therapy Treatment for each hospital location?

*Smith-Nephew
*KCI
*Talley
*Other
(Please provide names of all that apply)
(As well as to each individual hospital location if applicable)

2) By which method is this procured? (Please state all that applies)

3) Is this equipment provided via Hire agreement, Purchase or other? (Please provide specific details)

4) Is the provision of this equipment contracted? Yes or No

5) If contracted is the service and maintenance of this equipment included as part of the contract? Yes or No

6) If No - How is service & maintenance of this equipment dealt with - 3rd party provider or in-house?

7) If a 3rd party provider is used, please state company name

8) Is the 3rd party service & maintenance contracted? Yes or No

9) If Yes what is the contract term? (Including any extension periods).

10) What is the current expiry date of this contract?

The following questions are only applicable if the supply of Topical Negative Wound Therapy to the hospital trust is contracted.

1) As a result of the tender did you change provider? Yes or No (If Yes please provide name of previous supplier)

2) What date did your current contract start?

3) How long is the current contract? (Including any extension periods)

4) When does the current contract expire?

5) Please provide the financial value of the contract in the last 12 months of the previous contract including total value and periods covered.

6) Please provide the financial value for the first 12 months of the current contract in place.

Section 3

1) What is the name of the manufacture used to provide pressure relief alternating dynamic surface air mattresses to each of the trusts hospitals?

*Hill-Rom
*Smith-Nephew
*Talley
*Direct Healthcare
*Karomed
*Other
(Please provide names of all providers that apply)
(As well as to each individual hospital location if applicable)

2) By which method is this procured? (Please state all that applies)

3) What is the total number of dynamic mattresses on-site?

4) What are the makes/names of the models used?

5) Is this a managed service? Yes or No

6) Is the provision of dynamic surfaces contracted? Yes or No

7) If Yes is the service and maintenance of this equipment included as part of the contract? Yes or No

8) If No - How is service & maintenance of this equipment dealt with - 3rd party provider or in-house?

9) If 3rd party provider is used please state company name

10) Is this 3rd party service contracted? Yes or No

11) If Yes what is the contract term? (Including any extension periods).

12) What is the expiry date of this contract?

13) How is the decontamination of these products managed? In-house or 3rd party provider

14) If 3rd party provider is used please state company name

15) Is this 3rd party service contracted? Yes or No

16) If Yes what is the contract term? (Including any extension periods).

17) What is the expiry date of this contract

The following questions are only applicable if the supply of dynamic alternating air surface mattresses to the hospital trust is contracted.

1) Which method is used to tender the contract? (Please provide details)

2) What date did your current contract start?

3) What is the term of the contract? (including any extension periods)

4) When does the current contract expire?

5) Is the contract purchase, hire or other (please provide details)

6) If contracted, when did you last tender the contract?

7) As a result of the tender did you change provider? Yes or No (if Yes please provide previous supplier)

8) Please provide the financial value of the contract in the last 12 months of the previous contract including total value and periods covered.

9) Please provide the financial value for the first 12 months of the current contract in place.

Section 4

1) What is the name of the manufacture used to provide Static Mattresses to the trust?

*Hill-Rom
*Smith-Nephew
*Talley
*Direct Healthcare
*Karomed
*Other
(Please provide names of all providers that apply)
(As well as to each individual hospital location if applicable)

2) By which method is this procured? (Please state all that applies)

3) What is the total number of static mattresses on-site?

4) What are the makes/names of the models used?

5) Is this a managed service? Yes or No

6) Is the provision of static surfaces contracted? Yes or No

7) If Yes is the service and maintenance of this equipment included as part of the contract? Yes or No

8) If No - How is service & maintenance of this equipment dealt with - 3rd party provider or in-house?

9) If 3rd party provider is used please state company name

10) Is this 3rd party service contracted? Yes or No

11) If Yes what is the contract term? (Including any extension periods).

12) What is the expiry date of this contract?

13) How is the decontamination of these products managed? In-house or 3rd party provider

14) If 3rd party provider is used please state company name

15) Is this 3rd party service contracted? Yes or No

16) If Yes what is the contract term? (Including any extension periods).

17) What is the expiry date of this contract?

18) Does the trust have a fire safety policy that stipulates a particular model of static mattress is to be used? Yes or No

19) If Yes please provide details of the policy guidelines

The following questions are only applicable if the supply of static mattresses to the hospital trust is contracted.

10) Which method is used to tender the contract? (Please provide details)

11) What date did your current contract start?

12) What is the term of the contract? (including any extension periods)

13) When does the current contract expire?

14) Is the contract purchase, hire or other (please provide details)

15) If contracted, when did you last tender the contract?

16) As a result of the tender did you change provider? Yes or No (if Yes please provide previous supplier)

17) Please provide the financial value of the contract in the last 12 months of the previous contract including total value and periods covered.

18) Please provide the financial value for the first 12 months of the current contract in place.

Section 5

1) What is the name of the manufacture used to supply profiling bed frames?

*Hill-Rom
*Sidhil
*Invacare
*Linet
*Huntleigh
*Other
(Please provide names of all providers that apply)
(As well as to each individual hospital location if applicable)

1) By which method is this procured? (Please state all that applies)

2) Which products are used? (Please provide details/names of all models)

3) What is the total number of hospital bed frames on-site?

4) Is the supply of bed frames contracted?
Yes or No?

5) If Yes is the service and maintenance of this equipment included as part of the contract? Yes or No

6) If No - How is service & maintenance of this equipment dealt with - 3rd party provider or in-house?

7) If 3rd party provider is used please state company name

8) Is this 3rd party service contracted? Yes or No

9) If Yes what is the contract term? (Including any extension periods).

10) What is the expiry date of this contract?

11) How is the Auditing and LOLER testing of this equipment managed? In-house or 3rd party provider

12) If 3rd party provider is used please state company name

13) Is this 3rd party service contracted? Yes or No

14) If Yes what is the contract term? (Including any extension periods).

15) What is the expiry date of this current contract?

The following questions are only applicable if the supply of profiling beds to the hospital trust is contracted.

1) What date did your current contract start?

2) How long is the current contract? (Including any extension periods)

3) When does the current contract expire?

4) When did you last tender the contract?

5) As a result of the tender did you change provider? Yes or No (if Yes please state previous supplier)

6) Please provide the financial value of the contract in the last 12 months of the previous contract including total value and periods covered.

7) Please provide the financial value for the first 12 months of the current contract in place.

Yours faithfully,

Laura Kenny

Whittaker Alex, Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Ms Kenny,

Thank you for your request for information received on 20 June 2016. It
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Dear Ms Kenny,

Further to your request for information made under the terms of the
Freedom of Information Act 2000, received on 20 June 2016 and allocated
the reference FOI-2016-3004 please find attached our response.

Kind Regards

Information Governance Team
Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Ext: 2158
Direct Dial: 0151 252 5158
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