FOI 5705 Mattress Contracts

Date: 11 November 2019 to 11 November 2022

Is Medway NHS Foundation Trust currently under contract with regards to pressure area care mattresses? If so with who?

When is this contract due to end?

How many mattresses are in the contract?

Is this a rental or a purchase contract?

Does the contract cover the servicing of these?

Does this contract cover bariatric as well?

Does the contract include beds?

If not who is this contract held with?

How many static (foam) mattresses on average does Medway NHS Foundation Trust purchase in a year?

Which manufacturers products do you use and Is this under contract? Who is the main Tissue Viability Nurse for the Trust?

Who is the main Procurement Manager for Medway NHS Foundation Trust

Who would manage the procurement of mattresses within the trust?

Does the Trust receive any decontamination service for beds and mattresses?

If so with who?

  • Request ID:
    FOI 5705
  • Category:
    Trust - Service Data
  • Response:

    Is Medway NHS Foundation Trust currently under contract with regards to pressure area care mattresses? If so with who? Yes - Drive Devillbliss

    When is this contract due to end? July 2020

    How many mattresses are in the contract? 70

    Is this a rental or a purchase contract? Rental

    Does the contract cover the servicing of these? Yes

    Does this contract cover bariatric as well? No

    Does the contract include beds? No

    If not who is this contract held with? Agreement held with Medstrom

    How many static (foam) mattresses on average does Medway NHS Foundation Trust purchase in a year: we can confirm that We ordered 595 standard foam mattresses over the last 3 years. 550 of them were ordered last year as a capital purchase to replace the old stock.  

    Which manufacturers products do you use and Is this under contract? Invacare

    Who is the main Tissue Viability Nurse for the Trust? Medway NHS Foundation Trust can confirm there is a person in post as the Tissue Viability Clinical Lead , however, the Trust do not disclose individual staff names due to data protection.  The Trust only releases the details of the members of the Trust Board as these are already in the public domain and we can confirm that the Tissue Viability service and post holders fall under the remit of Karen Rule, Executive Director of Nursing.

    Who is the main Procurement Manager for Medway NHS Foundation Trust   As above, the Trust can confirm there is a person in post as the Associate Director of Procurement, however, the Trust do not disclose individual staff names due to data protection.  The Trust only releases the details of the members of the Trust Board as these are already in the public domain and we can confirm that this service and post holders falls under the remit of Ian O’Connor, Executive Director of Finance.

    Who would manage the procurement of mattresses within the trust? A senior buyer from procurement, a member of equipment services and the Tissue Viability Clinical Lead.

    Does the Trust receive any decontamination service for beds and mattresses? Yes

    If so with who? Drive Devillbliss