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Complete Ophthalmology Solutions 2

Type: New Contract Reference: 2020/S 178-431058 Supply Route: Direct, Stocked, eDirect
Start Date: 1 July 2021 Expiry Date: 30 June 2025

This new framework starts on 1 July 2021, will run for 48 months and ends on 30 June 2025. Please note, this runs for a full 4 years and there are no extension options.

Areas covered
This framework agreement covers 2 lots:

  • Lot 1 – Ophthalmology Capital Equipment
  • Lot 2 – Consumables and Implants.
See our Downloads ▼ section for details of the products removed from our catalogue.

This is the full list of suppliers available on this framework.

Incumbent suppliers

  • 3M United Kingdom PLC
  • Accrington Surgical Instrument Suppliers Ltd
  • Albert Waeschle Ltd
  • Alcon Eye Care UK Ltd
  • Altomed Limited
  • Bausch & Lomb UK Limited
  • Beaver Visitec International Sales Ltd
  • BIB Ophthalmic Instruments
  • Birmingham Optical Group
  • Blink Medical Limited
  • Carl Zeiss Ltd
  • Carleton Optical Equipment Ltd
  • Daybreak Medical Limited
  • DORC Limited
  • Grafton Optical Company Ltd
  • Haag-Streit UK Ltd
  • Hanson Instruments Ltd
  • Heidelberg Engineering Limited
  • Instinctive Ltd
  • John Weiss & Son Limited
  • Johnson & Johnson Surgical Vision (AMO UK Ltd)
  • Keeler Ltd
  • Kestrel Ophthalmics Ltd
  • Lenstec (Barbados) Inc
  • Litechnica Ltd
  • M.E.D Surgical Ltd (SISK Healthcare) (Ireland)
  • M.I.S.S Ophthalmics Ltd
  • Mainline Instruments Ltd
  • Mölnlycke Health Care Ltd
  • Optos PLC
  • Rayner Intraocular Lenses
  • RB Medical
  • Sense Medical Limited
  • Sigmacon (UK) Limited
  • Surgitrac Instruments UK Limited
  • Topcon (Great Britain) Medical Limited
  • Unisurge International Limited
  • Vision Matrix Ltd
  • Vision Pharmaceuticals Ltd T/as Spectrum.

New suppliers to the framework

  • Clonallon Laboratories Ltd
  • Eye Supply Limited
  • Farla Medical Ltd
  • Glaukos UK Limited
  • KD Surgical Ltd
  • Oculus Instruments Ltd
  • Spiral Medical Ltd
  • Surgical Instruments Group Holdings Ltd.

New suppliers to NHS Supply Chain

  • Eye Supply Limited
  • Glaukos UK Limited
  • KD Surgical Ltd
  • Oculus Instruments Ltd
  • Spiral Medical Ltd.

Lot 1 - Ophthalmology Capital Equipment, comprising of 7 sub-lots:

  • Diagnostic Equipment
  • Slit Lamp Equipment
  • Ultrasound Equipment
  • Diabetic Eye Screening
  • Surgical Equipment
  • Training equipment
  • Laser Equipment
  • Ophthalmology Accessories and Furniture.
These are facilitated by direct orders utilising the URN process.

Lot 2 - Consumables and Implants, comprising of the following sub-lots:

  • Intraocular Lenses (IOLs) (no national codes available, done on volume commitment and consignment stock)
  • Ophthalmic Procedure Packs
  • Instruments
  • Liquid Solutions and Gases
  • Glaucoma and Ocular Products.


  • Leading suppliers on contract – providing enhanced range and value from a single source.

More savings

  • Pay less – with NHS Supply Chain you have a wider range of product options so you can select the ones that are fit for purpose and value for money.
  • Leave your tendering to us – spend less time and money on tendering and let our procurement specialists undertake it on your behalf.
  • Back office savings – the efficiency of our service, ranging from e-ordering to consolidated deliveries, enables significant back office savings.

More value

  • An integrated approach – the financial benefits of NHS Supply Chain go beyond just product prices. Our approach is an integrated one that reduces cost throughout the supply chain, from raw materials to global logistics, resulting in a much lower total cost.
  • Purchasing through our route – when there are changes in the market, we can help minimise the impact of price rises and give support with cost saving initiatives.

Our knowledge and expertise

  • Dedicated Hospital Care and Out of Hospital Care Teams – your day to day contact for all queries. They will help you identify savings opportunities, solve any issues on your behalf and ensure high service levels are always met.
  • NHS Supply Chain Buyers – procurement specialists in their product fields who can give expert advice on new and alternative products.
  • Implementation Team – experts in helping you set up the new processes and training required when introducing new products.
  • Customer Services Team – with the daily support provided by our dedicated and knowledgeable advisors and service managers you know you are in safe hands.
  • Customer Assurance – providing customers with the confidence and assurance of products using a process of clinical evaluation and engagement with clinical users. This ensures all products are clinically assured by the CaPA process supported by engagement with an aligned Trusted Customer.

Peace of mind

  • Dependable deliveries – having access to the know-how and resources of one of the world’s largest logistics companies means we can offer unrivaled dependability and responsiveness when it comes to our delivery services.
  • Framework agreement – awarded in accordance with UK procurement legislation.
  • Sustainable development – we are certified to ISO 140001 International Standard for Environment Management System.

Downloads ▼

  • Product Listing

    An Excel file showing the products that are included in this framework.
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  • Delisted Products

    An Excel file showing the products that are being removed from this framework.
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  • Product Matrix

    An Excel file showing the products that are included in this framework.