Independent Sector NHS Treatment Centres (ISTCs), were contracts established centrally by the NHS to provide additional non-emergency surgery, diagnostic tests and outpatient appointments for NHS patients within the area of the CCGs.

In this area NHS Treatment Centres were set up in November 2009 in:

  • Emersons Green
  • Cirencester
  • Devizes

As the contracts are coming to an end, Gloucestershire, Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire and Bath & North East Somerset CCGs are working together to commission services currently provided by the ISTCs.

We are not planning to change the range of services and we want patients to continue to have a good choice of services.

The contracts will be open to a range of NHS providers and other healthcare organisations.

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