Secondary Care Access and Discharge Support Services

01/02/2021 - 31/01/2023 (option to extend 2x12 months)

This framework has been designed to complement existing NHS service provision between the parts of the wider health and social care system to ensure the prompt and efficient flow of patients into and out of a healthcare setting.

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Secondary Care Access and Discharge Support Services includes a wide range of services required to successfully improve the flow of patients ‘in to’ and ‘out of’ a variety of healthcare service settings; improving the efficient operation of healthcare services by reducing delays, improving the patient experience, and eliminating unnecessary delays.

The agreement is designed to work closely with and complement existing NHS service provision, by providing an effective link or integration between the various parts of the wider health and social care system to ensure the prompt and efficient flow of patients into and out of a healthcare setting.

  • Compliant route to market for a number of service critical, high spend areas which may be historically commissioned under the service provider's SLA
  • Awarded suppliers have been assessed against stringent quality requirements demonstrating their compliance with all minimum standards
  • Bespoke framework agreement which complements and works alongside the NHS contract for the commissioning of these services
  • Supports quick, appropriate and safe discharge of patients and moving on to next stage of care
  • Includes a wide range of services required to successfully improve the flow of patients ‘in to’ and ‘out of’ a variety of healthcare service settings
  • Designed to improve the efficient operation of healthcare services by reducing delays, improving the patient experience, and eliminating unnecessary delays.

Lot 1: Access Support Services

  • Lot 1a Primary Care Access Line
  • Lot 1b Assessment and Evaluation
  • Lot 1c Walk-in Centres
  • Lot 1d Urgent Treatment Centres
  • Lot 1e Primary Care Navigation Support Services
  • Lot 1f Mental Health Access Support Services.

Lot 2: Discharge Support Services

  • Lot 2a Discharge Brokerage Services
  • Lot 2b Discharge to Assess Services
  • Lot 2c In home/Community Medical Therapy and Care
  • Lot 2d Immediate Care Beds to Support Discharge
  • Lot 2e Mental Health Discharge Support Services.
  • British Red Cross Society
  • Burnett Edgar Medical Centre
  • Carehome Selection Ltd T/A CHS Healthcare
  • Healthcare at Home Ltd
  • Maximus UK Services Ltd
  • OneMedicalGroup
  • Practice Plus Group
  • TMS Health Ltd
  • Xyla Diagnostics (formerly ICS Operations Ltd).

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