TENDER: Bristol South Gloucestershire CCG - Community Optometry


South Gloucestershire CCG - Community Optometry

South, Central and West Commissioning Support Unit

Open opportunity - This means that the contract is currently unfulfilled but active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to contact them with bid applications.

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Closing date: 29 July 2016

Contract summary


Other Services

Location of contract

BS30 8FJ

Value of contract (£)

£0 - £164,440

Published date

30 June 2016

Closing date

29 July 2016

Contract start date

03 January 2017

Contract end date

02 January 2020


To provide an accessible and clinically effective, community based service for the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of defined ophthalmic conditions, which equals or exceeds the quality of comparable services provided by secondary care. To improve the patient experience and reduce the number of onward referrals to secondary care To operated a well-planned and clearly articulated care pathway, delivering safe and evidence-based care, supported by a robust clinical governance framework To ensure that referrals are appropriately assessed and that patients are seen by the most appropriate clinician with the relevant skills, right equipment, in a suitable location To comply with all relevant waiting times standards and ensure that all stages of the patient’s care are delivered in a time-frame suitable to the patient’s clinical, emotional and social needs To offer services in 2 or more locations, easily accessible to the population of South Gloucestershire This is a 36 month contract with the possibility to extend for up to 24 further months subject to commissioners discretion. All documentation can be found online: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/scwcsu/aspx/Home

About the buyer

Contact name

Katy Pritchard


Crown Way


South Gloucestershire

BS30 8FJ

United Kingdom







Other information


Additional information on how to apply for this contract


To respond to this tender, bidders must register on the following e-tendering portal: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/swcsu/ Full details of the project can be found on this portal, including instructions of how to register interest and submit a response. Delivery Notes South Gloucestershire CCG area Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : Yes

How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided