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Outsourced Clinical Services

Outsourced Clinical Services Framework

Reference: SBS/20/NL/ZPS/9383

Framework Agreement Description

The Outsourced Clinical Services Framework Agreement provides a compliant route to market for approved organisations to procure quality, value for money outsourced clinical services. The framework agreement allows approved organisations to retain capacity planning in-house and ensure patients can be seen within suitable and compliant timeframes to help reduce waiting lists. Approved organisations will be able to provide additional clinical capacity by allowing patients to be seen and treated at the alternative providers own facilities.

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Framework Agreement Information Outsourced Clinical Services Framework

When does it start?
The fraework agreement is valid from 01 May 2020 and expires on 30 April 2024 (inc. extensions)

Who can take advantage of the framework agreement?
All Public Sector Organisations across the UK

What does the framework agreement cover?
The Outsourced Clinical Services framework agreement  allows approved organisations to purchase additional clinical capacity and allow patients to be seen and treated by an alternative provider at their facilities for either the full patient pathway or elements of it as required. Clinical services cover all HRG codes and Treatment Function Codes, all clinical specialties, as well as additional services such as administrative support, patient booking services, theatre provision and support.
• Clinical Services covering all HRG Codes and
• Treatment Function Codes
• Full national coverage across all STP Regions
• Pathology and laboratory services and testing
• Additional support services
• Triage, pre-assessments and post-operative follow ups and physiotherapy
• Administrative services
• Patient booking services and communications
• Facilities, theatre and equipment provision
• Step down and recovery beds
• Discount structure depending on requirements

What are the benefits of using the framework agreement?
Allows approved organisations to purchase additional clinical capacity while retaining capacity planning in house, allowing patients to be seen and treated within compliant timeframes.
Allows approved organisations to reduce waiting lists by allowing patients to be seen and treated by an alternative provider.
Wide range of providers from NHS Trusts to small and large independent sector providers with the ability to provide all HRG and TF Codes with providers covering all STP regions.
Opportunity to run a mini-competition off the back of the framework agreement, in order to meet the bespoke requirements of each Trust.
The agreement gives freedom and flexibility for all participating Authorities to choose the suppliers they wish and direct award within the remit of the agreement.
A detailed procurement exercise has taken place to ensure that suppliers selected are appropriate in terms of meeting all legislative requirements and therefore no formal tendering is required, saving valuable time and money in the procurement process.
The appointed suppliers will be able to bring forward new products and services throughout the life of the agreement.


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Supplier Details

 Alliance Medical Limited

 ICS Operations Limited

Operose Health Ltd 

 BMI Healthcare Ltd

 Health Pain Management Solutions Limited

Pioneer Healthcare Limited 

 Care UK Clinical Services Limited

 InHealth Ltd

Provide CIC 

 Cellular Pathology Services Limited

 KIMS Hospital Limited

Ramsay Health Care UK 

 Circle Health Ltd

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 

Rutherford Health PLC 

 Connect Health Ltd

 Fountain Diagnostic Limited T/A LivingCare Group

 SHS Partners Surgical Ltd

 Diagnostic Healthcare Ltd

Medical Imaging Partnership Limited 

Spamedica Limited 

 Diagnostic World Limited

Modality Limited Liability Partnership 

Spire Healthcare Limited 

 DMC Healthcare Limited

New Medical Systems Ltd

TAC Healthcare Group Ltd 

 Fairfield Independent Hospital

Nuffield Health 

Tetbury Hospital Trusts Ltd

 Greater Lancashire Hospital

Omnes Healthcare GP Ltd 

 Warrington and Halton Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

 HealthHarmonie Limited

Optical Express Limited

 Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Horder Healthcare Ltd



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