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United Kingdom-Normanton: Beds for medical use
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: www.supplychain.nhs.uk
Section II: Object
Pressure Area Care and Patient Handling Including Beds and Associated Products Rental and Decontamination
Pressure area care products including beds, mattresses, cushions, slings, slide sheets, hoists, prevention and support aids. In addition, services associated with these type of products: rental, maintenance and decontamination. Precise quantities are unknown. It is anticipated that initial expenditure will be in the region of 25 000 000 to 28 000 000 in the first year of this framework agreement, however this is approximate only and the values may vary depending on the requirements of those bodies purchasing under the framework agreement.
Beds, Cots and Accessories
Various Locations throughout the UK.
The scope of this lot includes, but is not limited to beds, cots and accessories, used in acute hospitals, mental health and community settings.
This framework agreement will have the option to extend incrementally for a further period of up to 24 months in addition the initial 24 months set out in the framework agreement.
Beds for Use in Specialist Areas and Accessories
The scope of this lot includes specialist beds with specific complex functions to optimise the care of patients and support clinical staff providing care. The beds within lot 2 must be suitable for the acute hospital setting and advanced rehabilitation units.
Various locations throughout the UK.
Cushions and Accessories
The scope of this lot includes cushions for wheelchairs and chairs which are used to reduce pressure.
Prevention and Support Aids
This lot is for prevention and support aids suitable for reduction in risk of pressure sores. The products and systems included in this lot are used for measuring, assessing and relieving pressure and Support Aids for offloading pressure to reduce the risk of pressure damage.
Hoists and Accessories
The scope of this lot includes hoists and accessories which are used for transferring by lifting and moving a person.
Standing Aids and Accessories
The scope of this lot includes electric and manual standing and transfer aids and accessories, for people with weight bearing ability. The products are assistive technologies designed to support people who have difficulty transferring between sitting and standing positions and between seated and sustaining a standing position.
Patient transfer aids are for safe patient handling and make this task easy and convenient. The correct transfer device can assist in rehabilitation of the patient, reduce morbidity and preserve dignity.
Slings and Accessories
The scope of this lot is slings and accessories for transferring by lifting and moving a person.
Slide sheets are friction reducing devices that enable the moving and repositioning of patients up and down the bed as well as between surfaces. The slide sheet consists of 2 layers that work together to reduce friction.
Bathing Equipment and Accessories
Bathing equipment are assistive devices that enable people to bathe more safely and easily, for the healthcare professional assisting as well as the person bathing.
Rental and Decontamination
For the rental and decontamination of equipment covered in this framework agreement.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information