Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit (GEM CSU) on behalf of Leicester, Leicestershire, Rutland Clinical Commissioning Groups are seeking suitably qualified and experienced providers to deliver Cataract Surgery Services.
The services will be delivered in Leicester and Leicestershire to accommodate the service user population. The aim of the service is that commissioners would expect services to be located within easy reach of Service Users in line with activity. Commissioners are looking to maximize accessibility for Leicester City CCG service users.
The aim of the service is to provide service user with a diagnosis of a cataract who have been referred via the Cataract Booking Centre from an Optometrist or General Practitioner, who meet the Right Care selection criteria, with a choice of providers for their pre-operative appointment, assessment for surgery and surgical procedure, with routine follow up being provided by suitably accredited providers, from a choice of providers closer to their home.
It is the intention of the Clinical Commissioning Groups to enter into contracts with suitably qualified providers for this service, consortium/partnership proposal will be considered. Contracts will be for a period of 3+1+1 years.