Ophthalmology services

You asked

EOI’s submitted by CCG and/or NHS Trust to seek provision of ophthalmology services for 2020/2021, 2021/22 and 2022/23 including service item and indicative number of patients

Our response

None


Ophthalmology contracts awarded by CCG and/or NHS Trust to seek provision of ophthalmology services for 2020//2021, 2021/22 and 2022/23 including service item and indicative number of patients

10 contracts were awarded by NHS Manchester CCG to seek Ophthalmology services (2020/21 and 2021/22);

  • 3 Independent Sector providers (NHS Manchester CCG is lead commissioner)
  • 7 NHS Trust contracts (NHS Manchester CCG is lead commissioner for 1 of these contracts and 6 are as co-commissioner/associate contracts).
  • There are no contracts to seek ophthalmology services for 2022/23.
  • 2020/21 SUS data for Ophthalmology outpatient services for the above contracts is 15,036 Manchester patients.
  • 2021/22 SUS data (to date) for Ophthalmology outpatient services for the above contracts is 10,711 Manchester patients.

It is important to note that in 2020/21 the NHS Trust contracts were managed by NHSE. In 2021/22 – there is no requirement for signed NHS contracts.

The CCG has partly answered this question. Further clarity is required in regard to the term ‘service item’ to allow the CCG to fully answer this question and provide the data.


EOI submitted by CCG and/or NHS Trust to seek provision of cataract services for 2020/2021, 2021/22 and 2022/23 including indicative patient numbers.

None


Ophthalmology contracts awarded by CCG and/or NHS Trust to seek provision of cataract services for 2020//2021 and 2021/22 including indicative patient numbers.

10 (as explained in the answer to question 1). Cataract surgery data from SUS: 2020/21 – 1475 Manchester patients, 2021/22 (to date) – 842. This data source cannot identify Cataract outpatient activity.


2020/21 and 2021/22 annualized activity levels of contract values at: 1.) CCG Level, 2.) Provider Level

This information cannot be released as the CCG was unable to fully understand the question, more clarity is required


End dates of your current commissioned ophthalmology providers?

31/03/2022


Members of your local CCG/ICS involved in ophthalmology decision making for the ICS footprint?

Sara Fletcher – Head of Reform


Who is currently identified as the ICS HVLC cataract hub for 2022?

The CCG was unable to fully understand this question, further clarity is required. However, there is a Greater Manchester Clinical Reference Group.