Tender Details

Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Special Allocation Scheme

The Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Integrated Care Board currently commission the Special Allocations Scheme Service (SAS) across the ICB area. The SAS has been in place since 2004 having previously been known as the violent patient’s scheme.   Patients currently registered with the SAS scheme have either acted in an abusive, threatening or violent way towards GP practice staff (or their patients).  The patients are only removed from general practice and onto the SAS scheme if NHSE patient removal guidance has been followed. A practice can request a patients immediate removal from the practice list by completing a standard template and submitting to Primary Care Support England (PCSE). PCSE will then arrange the removal of the patient and allocate to the SAS practice provider within the ICB footprint. The ICB Primary Care team are also informed by PCSE of the removal and allocation to a SAS provider.
The ICB wishes to tender the service with the contracts commencing on 1st April 2023. This is a locality-based services and we are looking for providers across the following 4 areas:
1. Northern Staffordshire
2. South East Staffordshire
3. South West Staffordshire
4. Stoke-on-Trent
Bidders may apply for one or more of the lot areas.
The Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent…

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