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James Sturgeon

Dear University Hos​pitals of North Midlands NHS Trust,

I am looking for help with the following information/questions on pressure area care/negative pressure equipment contracts currently in place with the trust.

Section 1

1) What are the Hospital names and locations that form part of the Trust? (Please provide details)

2) Which framework is utilized for purchasing such as SBS, NHS Supply Chain or other (please provide 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)

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 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 3rd party provider 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 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 the trust?

*Hill-Rom

*Smith-Nephew

*Talley

*Direct Healthcare

*Karomed

*Other (please provide names)

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

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

4) Is this a managed service? Yes or No

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

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

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

8) If 3rd party provider please state company name

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

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

11) What is the expiry date of this contract?

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

13) If 3rd party provider please state company name

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

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

16) 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 supply profiling bed frames?

*Hill-Rom

*Sidhil

*Invacare

*Linet

*Huntleigh

*Other (please provide details)

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

3) Which products are used? (Please provide details)

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

5) Is the supply of bed frames contracted?

Yes or No?

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.

I look forward to hearing from someone in reply and appreciate any help and information that can be supplied.

Yours faithfully,

James Sturgeon

Dear Mr Sturgeon

 

I am writing to acknowledge receipt of your email dated 5^th May 2017
(received into this office 8^th May 2017) requesting information under the
Freedom of Information Act (2000) regarding PAC & TNP Contract
Information.

 

The FOI Act sets out a twenty working day timescale for requests to be
completed by. We will always try to complete your request within this
timeframe. We will let you know whether the Trust holds the information
you have requested, and we will contact you as soon as possible if we are
delayed in our response for some reason. If we require further information
from you or we need you to further explain your request before we can
continue to process it we will also contact you. 

 

Yours,

 

Information Governance Team

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust

 

 

 

 

 

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Dear Mr Sturgeon

 

Please find the response to your FOI request attached

 

Many thanks,

 

IG Team

University Hospitals of North Midlands

NHS Trust

 

 

 

 

 

 

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