Published date: 15 August 2023

Awarded contract - This means that the contract has been awarded to a supplier.

Closing: 15 August 2023, 12pm

Contract summary


  • Health services - 85100000

Location of contract

West Midlands

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

15 August 2023

Closing date

15 August 2023

Closing time


Contract start date

1 October 2023

Contract end date

30 September 2030

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (above threshold)

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

This procedure can be used for procurements above the relevant contract value threshold.

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NHS Arden and Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit on behalf of NHS England Midlands notified the market of an opportunity to provide a Diabetic Eye Screening Programme (DESP) in the Arden (Coventry &
Warwickshire), Herefordshire and Worcestershire area.

The contract will be for a duration of 5 years with the option to extend for up to a further 2 years.

The service commencement date is 1st
October 2023.

The aim of the DESP programme is to reduce the risk of sight loss amongst people with diabetes by the prompt identification and effective treatment, if necessary, of sight threatening diabetic retinopathy, at the appropriate stage
during the disease process.

The Service being commissioned will be aligned to the National Diabetic Eye Screening Service Specification which
aims to ensure a consistent and equitable approach across England, and to govern the provision and monitoring of the DESP.

The indicative eligible population is 113,247.

This Procurement was advertised in accordance with the requirements of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015
(as amended) (the "Regulations") to the extent that the Regulations relate to services within the scope of Schedule 3 thereto (Social and Other Specific
Services). The Commissioner and AGCSU are, therefore, bound only by those parts of the Regulations applying
to Schedule 3 services.

Award information

Awarded date

10 August 2023

Contract start date

1 October 2023

Contract end date

30 September 2030

Total value of contract


This contract was awarded to 1 supplier.

InHealth Intelligence


Unity House, Road Five, Winsford Industrial Estate, Winsford, Cheshire CW7 3RB



About the buyer

Contact name

Claire Pickard AGEM


Cardinal Square, 10 Nottingham Road