Tender for the provision of a First Trimester Obstetric Ultrasound Scanning Service Contract at the Royal United Hospital Bath
The Royal United Hospital Bath NHS Trust provides acute treatment and care for a catchment population of around 500,000 people in Bath, and the surrounding towns and villages in North East Somerset and Western Wiltshire.
The requirements is for the provision of First Trimester Obstetric Ultrasound Scans (routine) to support the Trust's Ante-Natal Downs Syndrome Screening programme for patients accessing the RUH maternity service.
The Trust requires a comprehensive first trimester screening programme for women in line with the UK National Screening Committee recommendations for Down's syndrome screening. The main aims of the programme are to: Ensure access to a uniform screening programme which conforms to an agreed level of quality Provide information for women so they are able to exercise informed choice Offer options to women and their partners about the management of their pregnancy
Full details will be provided within the tender documents on issue of the ITT
Initial Tender Dates:
Expression of Interest Issued: 18/03/2015
Expression of Interest Deadline: Noon on 20/04/2015
On award the tender will be put in place for a 3 year period, with the option to extend by two further 12 month periods.