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The Community Diagnostic Centres Framework Agreement is aimed at helping commissioners source additional digitally connected diagnostic capacity in England.
The Community Diagnostics Centres Framework allows:
A Contracting Authority is able to award a contract or sub-contract to a Framework Provider by a direct award or by undertaking a mini competition.
The guidance is structured into a three-step process (Shortlist, Confirm, Award):
Please click on this link (Document 3 - CDC Framework Specification) which will take you to the specification of CDC.
Scope is defined under:
Section 4 - Minimum Requirements & Section 5 - Optional Requirements
This Framework agreement has the ability to be refreshed at any point by NHS England, as such the list of appointed providers is subject to modification.
We strongly recommend that you use the framework database to search for modality(s) and utilise the reporting function in the database to identify providers.
List of Appointed providers
We have developed a Framework Database with a leading NHS web-based analytics provider 'AdviseInc' that allows commissioners to search for service modalities in what configuration that they choose.
If you require technical support relating to the database, then please email email@example.com or telephone : 0207 112 9222
Within this section you will find useful documents.
We have produced a Framework Buying Guide to support commissioners in their approach to commissioning services related to a community diagnostic centre.
Framework duration: The term of the Framework Agreement and therefore appointment onto the Framework will be for a maximum period of 3 years with the option to extend it for up to a further 2 years.
Framework reference number: NHS England – AGEM 44791
Further support & guidance can sought from the framework management team at Arden GEM CSU by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
If you require further information, please email email@example.com
Page updated: 17 January 2024