Contract Overview

HealthTrust Europe is offering a new framework for the provision of Pressure Area Care Equipment and Associated Services.

The framework will allow for customers to access both product and service requirements within each Lot.

  • This framework offers the flexibility of having the direct award option.
  • The inclusion of the provision of services within each product lot.
  •  Provisions for renting and rent-to-buy terms have also been included within the Framework agreement.

Lot 1 – Medical Beds

• Hospital ward beds, low height beds, floor level beds, paediatric beds,
• Community beds for care home and out of hospital use
• Infant cots/cribs
• Junior beds
• Profiling beds

Lot 2 – Specialist Beds

• Critical care beds
• Rotational/turning/lateral tilt therapy beds
• Standing upright beds
• Birthing beds

Lot 3 – Patient Trolleys

• Patient Trolleys
• Emergency Department Trolleys

Lot 4 – Bariatric Equipment

• Bariatric hospital ward beds, profiling beds and
community beds
• Static foam and alternating mattresses
• Dynamic seat, foam, and gel cushions
• Bariatric grab bar bed loop
• Bariatric patient helper and triangle
• Bariatric bed extension
• Bariatric side rails
• Bariatric chairs
• Bariatric Wheelchairs
• Bathing Equipment
• Mobility Products
• Provision of clinical patient handling consultancy
• Risk assessment and recommendation
• Planning and Project managements of refurb,
rebuild/new build projects

Lot 5 – Dynamic Mattresses

• Alternating pressure replacement/overlay
• Continuous low-pressure replacement/overlay
• Mattresses for both the acute and community sector

Lot 6 – Static Mattresses

• Standard foam, memory foam and gel mattress
• Mattresses for both the acute and community sector

Lot 7 – Fluid Simulation Systems and Air Fluidised Systems

• Air Fluidised Mattress Systems
• Fluid Simulating Mattresses Systems

Lot 8 – Hybrid Pressure Reducing Mattresses

• Powered redistribution hybrid replacement mattress
• Mattresses for both acute and community sector
• Associated Products

Lot 9 – Cushions, Support Aids and Associated Products

• Static foam and gel cushions
• Dynamic cushions – alternating, full seat and
lumber cushions
• Heel protectors
• Leg trough
• Products which complement the use of other
equipment in the treatment/prevention of pressure sores.

Lot 10 – Pressure Relieving Chairs

• Pressure Relieving Chairs
• Associated Products

Lot 11 – Patient Handling

• Hoists / Patient Lifts
• Standing Aids (both manual and electric)
• Bathing Equipment
• Transfer Equipment (Slings, Slide Sheets, Inflatable Devices)
• Provision of clinical patient handling consultancy

Key services, included in each Lot, where applicable, include:

• Decontamination
• Repair and Maintenance
• Annual Maintenance Cover
• Planned Preventative Maintenance
• Managed Service
• Auditing

Contract Award can be carried out via:
• Direct Award
• Mini Competition

Contact the HealthTrust Europe LLP Customer Care team, on 0845 887 5000 or, let them know which elements of the framework you would like access with the relevant previous 2 years spend data, and the Category Lead will be in touch with a cost/benefit analysis and details of next steps.

If you are uncertain of what you need then contact the HealthTrust Europe LLP Customer Care team, on 0845 887 5000 or via email at, let them know you are interested, and they will forward you to the correct Category Lead to discuss your requirements.