Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Trust provides a diabetic eye screening service to patients through the Central Mersey Diabetic Eye Screening Programme. The administration of this service is provided by Emis.
Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Trust and Emis have agreed to combine the administration function with the clinical delivery element within Bridgewater Community Healthcare Trust to deliver greater safety assurance as quickly as possible. Therefore the contract for administration which was due to finish in April 2019 will now finish on 10 August 2018.
Emis have agreed to continue to work with Bridgewater Trust in order to ensure a smooth transition and alleviate any concerns that the current staff members may have regarding the Transfer of Undertakings - Protection of Employment process, and the Trust has confirmed that staff will be given full support through the process to ensure a safe and secure transfer.