NHS LIFT is a vehicle for improving and developing frontline
primary and community care facilities. High quality, fit for purpose
primary care premises are key to the provision of modern integrated health
services. And a community pharmacy can be a crucial addition to an NHS
LIFT Centre both in terms of enhancing the overall healthcare proposition
and as a net contributor to the business case.
David Lancaster Associates have played a key role for LIFT Companies in identifying prospective tenants for LIFT healthcentres.
It is crucial that the process for selecting the preferred bidder is fair and robust. It should also be scrutinisable, perhaps by a Health & Wellbeing Board / Area Team Chairman, as occasionally there will parties unhappy with outcomes.
The experts at DLA will guide LIFT Co directors throught
a recommended process, including invitations to tender, fielding the questions
arising from prospective pharmacy , dental and optical tenants; receiving
DLA coordinates Pharmacy Interviews and Presentations from those shortlisted, to inform the Interview Panel in making its final selection of the preferred bidder who will enter into the LIFT centre.
Many LIFT Co's already use David Lancaster Associates to find Health Centre Pharmacy Solutions.
Indeed some LIFT Co's consider us as a virtual part of their team to handle the pharmacy matters arising.
Advising if a pharmacy might be viable in a new primary care centre
Estimating open market value in terms of premium and rent.
Market testing the opportunity
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