Medical technology company secures Framework place

Vanguard Healthcare Solutions has been awarded a place on a national framework to provide clinical managed services. The medical technology company has won a place under the NHS SBS (NHS Shared Business Services) Clinical Managed Services Agreement. The Framework Agreement makes provision for a wide range of clinical managed services, managed maintenance services, and consultancy services, to support Managed Service Provision (Lot 1). The framework covers a period of four years from 1 January 2019-31 December 2023, with the provision to extend for a further year.

Vanguard, which has partnered with the NHS and healthcare providers in the UK and Europe for almost 20 years, provides highly trained support staff and high quality, fully eqipped and maintained temporary clinical environments such as operating theatres, endoscopy suites, endoscope decontamination units, day surgery, clinics, and ward space. The units are are designed to help the NHS increase clinical and patient capacity in both planned and emergency situations.

Vanguard Commercial director, Lindsay Dransfield, said: “We are delighted to announce that our application to be placed on the national framework to provide clinical managed services across the UK has been successful. Our services provide additional solutions for Trusts when seeking options for managing capacity – either to increase capacity to address waiting lists, or to ensure that services continue smoothly during a period of refurbishment.”