Reference 2016-277

REF:            2016-277

Subject:        Information relating to beds and mattresses

    

 

Request:

  1. Is the Trust currently under contract with regards to pressure area care mattresses? If so with who?
  2. When is this contract due to end?
  3. How many mattresses are in the contract?
  4. Is this a rental or a purchase contract?
  5. Does the contract cover the servicing of these?
  6. Does this contract cover bariatric as well?
  7. Does the contract include beds?
  8. If not who is this contract held with?
  9. How many static (foam) mattresses on average does the Trust purchase in a year?
  10. Which manufacturers mattresses do you use and Is this under contract?
  11. Who is the main Tissue Viability Nurse for the Foundation Trust?
  12. Who is the main Procurement Manager for the Trust?
  13. Who would manage the procurement of mattresses within the trust?
  14. Does the Trust receive any decontamination service for beds and mattresses?
  15. If so with who?
  16. How many inpatient beds are there at each site?

 

 

 

Response:

1. Is the Trust  currently under contract with regards to pressure area care mattresses? If so with who? Yes, Talley Medical Ltd
2. When is this contract due to end? 01/04/2017
3. How many mattresses are in the contract? There is no limit
4. Is this a rental or a purchase contract? Rental
5. Does the contract cover the servicing of these? Yes
6. Does this contract cover bariatric as well? Yes
7. Does the contract include beds? No
8. If not who is this contract held with? Trust owned
9. How many static (foam) mattresses on average does the Trust purchase in a year? 240
10. Which manufacturers mattresses do you use and Is this under contract? Hillrom
11. Who is the main Tissue Viability Nurse for the Foundation Trust? Trish Armstrong-Child

Director of Nursing, Corporate

12. Who is the main Procurement Manager for the Trust? Louise Timms, Head of Procurement
13. Who would manage the procurement of mattresses within the trust? Darren Phipps, Buyer
14. Does the Trust receive any decontamination service for beds and mattresses? Mattresses yes, Beds in house decontamination
15. If so with who? Within Talley contract
16. How many inpatient beds are there at each site? 630

 

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