Framework Agreement Description

Acute and Community Health and Social Care Equipment Products and Services

Reference: SBS10015

The Acute and Community Health and Social Care Equipment Products and Services Framework Agreement was procured mainly for use in a community setting, however it also contains aspects which can be of use for the acute and mental health setting. The framework agreement offers a broad range of medical products and services amongst seven lots. This includes the provision of acute beds and mattresses, and community beds and mattresses, wheelchairs, daily living aids, and moving and handling equipment (lifts and hoists). It also offers a wraparound managed service lot for the community setting and a continence home delivery service.

This framework agreement was procured in accordance with The Public Contracts Regulations (PCR) 2015. This framework agreement remains a compliant route to market under the new Health Care Services (Provider Selection Regime) Regulations 2023. If you have any questions, please contact the team.

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We are currently receiving several price increase requests from suppliers on this framework agreement due to the rising cost of raw materials. We are working with suppliers to mitigate these increases where possible and will advise any customers impacted. The buying guides will be updated (available on request from the category team) with all agreed pricing in line with our framework agreement terms and conditions. In the meantime, please contact your Category Manager with any queries relating to framework agreement pricing.

Framework Agreement Information

What is the framework agreement duration?
01 January 2022 – 31 December 2025 with the option to extend for a further 12 months

Who can take advantage of the framework agreement?
Acute and Community NHS settings and other Public Sector Organisations

What does this framework agreement cover?
The Acute and Community Health and Social Care Equipment Products and Services NHS SBS Framework Agreement offers a broad range of medical products and services amongst seven lots, including the provision of beds/mattresses for both acute and community, wheelchair products and services, continence home delivery, daily living aids and moving and handling equipment (lifts and hoists). The framework agreement has been awarded to a wide breadth of suppliers including well established market leaders and new entrants.

The framework agreement has been structured in the following lots:

  • Lot 1: Daily Living Equipment
  • Lot 2: Continence Home Delivery Provision
  • Lot 3: Wheelchair Products and Services
  • Lot 4: Community Beds and Mattresses Products and Services. Rental and Lease options
  • Lot 5: Acute Beds and Mattresses Products and Services. Rental and Lease options
  • Lot 6: Moving and Handling Equipment
  • Lot 7: Managed Services (Lots 1 – 6) and Integrated Community Equipment Services (ICES)

What are the benefits of using this framework agreement?
CLINICALLY COMPLIANT AND FOCUSED

  • MDA/DB2003 (06) Cleaning and decontamination of medical and loan equipment
  • MDD/93/42/EEC medical devices directive

CASH SAVINGS
Volume-based and commitment discounts

DIRECT AWARD OR FURTHER COMPETITION
Provides a compliant route to market as well as the flexibility to direct award to a single supplier or run a further competition.

ADDITIONAL SUPPORT
NHS SBS can manage the further competition documentation, as well as provide extra guidance & support.

MANAGED SERVICE
Managed Services (Lots 1 – 6) and Integrated Community Equipment Services (ICES)

CAPITAL EQUIPMENT PURCHASE
Provides a comprehensive range of equipment for use across all clinical settings in a single framework agreement.

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Supplier Details

Abena UK Ltd

Healthcare Matters

Otto Bock Healthcare Plc

Accora

Helping Hand Company (Ledbury) Limited

Peacocks Medical Group

Aidapt Bathrooms Limited

Herida Healthcare Ltd

Prism UK Medical Ltd

AJM Healthcare

Hill-Rom Limited

Renray Healthcare Ltd

Apollo Healthcare Technologies Ltd

Invacare Limited

Ross Auto Engineering Limited (Trading as Ross Care)

Arjo UK Ltd

IQ Medical Limited

Seating Matters

BES Rehab Ltd

James Leckey Design Ltd

Select Medical Ltd

Care and Independence Ltd

KATNIC LTd. t/a H&M Health & Mobility

Simplymed Ltd

CareFlex Ltd

LINET UK

Stryker UK Limited

Chas A Blatchford & Sons Ltd

Lisclare Limited

Sumed International (UK) Ltd

Direct Healthcare Group Ltd

Mangar International Ltd

Sunrise Medical

Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare Ltd

Medequip Assistive Technology Ltd

Talley

Essity UK Ltd

Medstrom

Trulife

ETAC R82 UK

NRS Healthcare

Vivid Care

Frontier Therapeutics Ltd

Ontex Healthcare (UK ) Limited

Five Mobility Ltd

Opcare

Harvest Healthcare Ltd

Oska Care Ltd

Supplier Lot breakdown: Lot 1  

Accora

Helping Hand Company (Ledbury) Limited

Otto Bock Healthcare Plc

Aidapt Bathrooms Limited

Invacare Limited

Prism UK Medical Ltd

Arjo UK Ltd

James Leckey Design Ltd

Renray Healthcare Ltd

BES Rehab Ltd

KATNIC LTd. t/a H&M Health & Mobility

Simplymed Ltd

CareFlex Ltd

Lisclare Limited

Sumed International (UK) Ltd

Direct Healthcare Group Ltd

Mangar International Ltd

Sunrise Medical

Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare Ltd

NRS Healthcare

Trulife

ETAC R82 UK

Ontex Healthcare (UK ) Limited

Vivid Care

Supplier Lot breakdown: Lot 2

Abena UK Ltd

Ontex Healthcare (UK ) Limited

Essity UK Ltd

Supplier Lot breakdown: Lot 3a

Apollo Healthcare Technologies Ltd

Herida Healthcare Ltd

Ross Auto Engineering Limited (Trading as Ross Care)

BES Rehab Ltd

Invacare Limited

Seating Matters

Chas A Blatchford & Sons Ltd

James Leckey Design Ltd

Select Medical Ltd

ETAC R82 UK

Opcare

Sumed International (UK) Ltd

Frontier Therapeutics Ltd

Otto Bock Healthcare Plc

Sunrise Medical

Healthcare Matters

Peacocks Medical Group

Helping Hand Company (Ledbury) Limited

Renray Healthcare Ltd

Supplier Lot breakdown: Lot 3b

AJM Healthcare

Opcare

Select Medical Ltd

Chas A Blatchford & Sons Ltd

Otto Bock Healthcare Plc

Sumed International (UK) Ltd

Healthcare Matters

Peacocks Medical Group

NRS Healthcare

Ross Auto Engineering Limited (Trading as Ross Care)

Supplier Lot breakdown: Lot 4

Accora

Harvest Healthcare Ltd

Medstrom

Apollo Healthcare Technologies Ltd

Herida Healthcare Ltd

NRS Healthcare

Arjo UK Ltd

Invacare Limited

Oska Care Ltd

Direct Healthcare Group Ltd

IQ Medical Limited

Renray Healthcare Ltd

Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare Ltd

LINET UK

Select Medical Ltd

Frontier Therapeutics Ltd

Lisclare Limited

Sumed International (UK) Ltd

Five Mobility Ltd

Mangar International Ltd

Talley

Supplier Lot breakdown: Lot 5

Arjo UK Ltd

Harvest Healthcare Ltd

LINET UK

Direct Healthcare Group Ltd

Herida Healthcare Ltd

Medstrom

Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare Ltd

Hill-Rom Limited

Oska Care Ltd

Frontier Therapeutics Ltd

Invacare Limited

Stryker UK Limited

Five Mobility Ltd

IQ Medical Limited

Talley

Supplier Lot breakdown: Lot 6

Arjo UK Ltd

Five Mobility Ltd

NRS Healthcare

Care and Independence Ltd

Herida Healthcare Ltd

Prism UK Medical Ltd

Direct Healthcare Group Ltd

Hill-Rom Limited

Select Medical Ltd

Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare Ltd

Invacare Limited

Sumed International (UK) Ltd

ETAC R82 UK

Mangar International Ltd

Supplier Lot breakdown: Lot 7

AJM Healthcare

Herida Healthcare Ltd

Opcare

Arjo UK Ltd

Hill-Rom Limited

Oska Care Ltd

Chas A Blatchford & Sons Ltd

LINET UK

Ross Auto Engineering Limited (Trading as Ross Care)

Direct Healthcare Group Ltd

Medequip Assistive Technology Ltd

Select Medical Ltd

Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare Ltd

Medstrom

Sumed International (UK) Ltd

Healthcare Matters

NRS Healthcare

Talley

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