Reference 2018-92

REF:           2018-92

Subject:       Opthalmology contract

 

 

Request:

  1. Can you confirm that the current contract for the opthalmology virtual clinic and associated £1 million investment in equipment has been won by a private provider at Waters Meeting Road?
  2. If no, can you confirm that the contract is with Bolton Foundation Trust and that the investment in new technology (£1 million) is from the Transformation Fund?
  3. If yes, can you confirm the name of the new company?

 

 

Response:

Can you confirm that the current contract for the opthalmology virtual clinic and associated £1 million investment in equipment has been won by a private provider at Waters Meeting Road? No – the contract has not been won by a private provider.

 

If no, can you confirm that the contract is with Bolton Foundation Trust and that the investment in new technology (£1 million) is from the Transformation Fund? Yes – this service is provided by Bolton NHS Foundation Trust. There has been some support from the Transformation Fund.
If yes, can you confirm the name of the new company? N/A