Tender for Point of Care Testing Service – London

Tender for Point of Care Testing Service – London

The Point of Care Testing is used for the cholesterol and HbA1C blood tests which are an integral part of the NHS Health Check programme.

Opportunity Id
DN587096
Title
Point of Care Testing Service
Categories
33000000-0 – Medical equipments, pharmaceuticals and personal care products
38000000-5 – Laboratory, optical and precision equipments (excl. glasses)
85000000-9 – Health and social work services
98000000-3 – Other community, social and personal services
Description

The London Borough of Bromley (“the Council”) is inviting tenders for the provision of Point of Care Testing Service. The Point of Care Testing (POCT) is used for the cholesterol and HbA1C blood tests which are an integral part of the NHS Health Check programme, under the Health & Social Care Act 2012, and is a mandatory Public Health Service. The Point of Care Testing (POCT) Service being tendered will require the successful supplier to provide the equipment, consumables and training required for the cholesterol and HbA1c (diabetes) blood test and will include: • The supply of POCT equipment (testing machines), which are then supplied to GP surgeries where the Health Checks will take place. These machines will be covered by a support agreement which is included in the contract price. If a machine fails, it is replaced or repaired under this agreement. • The supply of POCT consumables (lancets, tubes, and testing cassettes etc,) directly to GP surgeries who order their own supplies, and which will be monitored by the Public Health Team. • Provide training and support to GP Practices in the use of the equipment. • The provision of a comprehensive data management and quality assurance systems. This includes the ongoing development and maintenance of a real time, on-line management system that supports commissioners and quality assures the accuracy of test results on a regular basis.

Region(s) of supply
Outer London – South
Estimated value
N/A
Keywords
Point of Care Testing, Cholesterol, NHS Health Checks, HbA1C blood tests

Key dates

Estimated contract dates

Start date
01/04/2022
End date
31/03/2025

Contact details

Buyer
London Borough of Bromley
Contact
Alison Abrams
Telephone
020 8461 7657
Address
Civic Centre
Bromley
Kent
ME7 1PQ

Expression of interest window

From 16/12/2021 15:00 to 24/01/2022 12:00