Parenteral Nutrition Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Tender Closes 22nd October

The use of nutrition products is split between:-

Unmixed licensed multi-chamber PN bags
Licensed multi-chamber PN bags that have been supplemented with standard vitamins and trace elements in suitable aseptic facilities (to make unlicensed bags)
Components used for compounding and additions to bags (e.g. infusion fluids, vitamins)
Consumables (e.g. empty bags)
Standardised unlicensed neonatal bags and syringes (suitable for supply to hospital after aseptic manufacture as part of a batch)

This contract does not include PN supplied for homecare.

The Contracting Authority for this ranked framework contract is Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust on behalf of the Thames Valley and Wessex Pharmacy Procurement Service. The Purchasing Authorities expected to access this contract are:

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Isle of Wight NHS Trust
Milton Keynes University Hospital
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust (see note below**)
Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust (including the Regional Manufacturing Unit)
Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
The Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

This framework will also be available for use by Trusts in Kent, Surrey and Sussex (South East Coast) covering:

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
Medway NHS Foundation Trust
Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust
Brighton and Sussex University Hospital NHS Trust
Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

*Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust has a local contract for PN and would only use this contract in the unlikely event that the local contract was terminated.

The contract is divided into four lots.

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