Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_5529

Date Request Received: 03/02/2020 12:13:41

Date Request Replied To: 10/03/2020 10:33:48

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Request Summary: The use of Ophthalmic Devices

Request Category: Private Individuals

Question Number 1:
Please specify the Cataract volume and Intra Ocular Lens spend in the following years:

Year Cataract Volumes IOL £ Value ex VAT


Answer To Question 1:
1426 £76,364

1675 £88,947
Question Number 2:
Please specify the Trust’s current supplier of Intra Ocular Lenses:
Answer To Question 2:
Question Number 3:
Please indicate below the route of purchase.

Direct supply


Purchasing Hub

If supply is via an agency of purchasing group/hub, please provide the name:
Answer To Question 3:
NHS Supply Chain
Question Number 4:
What was the most commonly used Mono-Focal Intra Ocular Lens in 2018/2019 Please specify supplier name, model and price per lens for the most commonly used Mono- Focal Intra Ocular Lens, in 2018/2019.
Supplier Name

Supplier Model

Price per lens (ex VAT)

Which IOL is preferred Hydrophilic or Hydrophobic?
Answer To Question 4:
CT Lucia

We do not provide price per unit as it is commercially sensitive information. Please see attached refusal notice.

Question Number 5:
Most Recent Contract Award
Please specify when the most recent contract was awarded for the supply of Intra Ocular Lenses and provide the length of the contract:

Date of Award

Contract Length
Answer To Question 5:
April 2019
3 years
Question Number 6:
Date of next planned Tender / Contract Award Please provide the expected commencement date of the next planned Tender for the supply of Intra Ocular Lenses. Please also provide the expected date of the Contract Award.

Date of next planned Tender for IOL supply

Date of next Contract Award for IOL supply
Answer To Question 6:
Nov 21
May 22
Question Number 7:
Phaco Emulsification Equipment

Please provide details of the Phaco Emulsification Equipment installed:

Brand of Installed Phaco Machines, the number of machines, estimated date of renewal
Answer To Question 7:
Brand=Alcon, Number of Machines=1, Renewal=May 2022
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