NHS Supply Chain: Diagnostic, Pathology and Therapy Technologies and Services

We support the NHS to plan and procure medical equipment, consumables and specialist services by offering a range of compliant framework agreements, managed services and aggregation initiatives. Our aim is to realise savings for our customers and drive operational efficiencies.

  • Consumable and Equipment Frameworks
    We provide compliant framework agreements covering a wide variety of medical equipment categories including imaging equipment, medical devices and pathology systems – see our Frameworks section below.
  • Service Contracts
    We work alongside our NHS customers to implement compliant service contracts in Renal, Pathology and Dental.

You can learn more about what we are able to offer on this page.

Customer Engagement Guides

Diagnostic, Pathology, Therapy Engagement Guide

An overview of how we can help and support you to get the most from our frameworks to meet your requirements.

Managed Services Guide

An overview of Managed Services and the contracting support we can provide.

Ways to Purchase Diagnostic, Pathology, Dental and Therapy Products and Services

A guide to the different routes to purchase consumables, capital and services through our frameworks.

Digital Pathology Buying Guide

A guide to Digital Pathology and the scope of our offering in this area.

Further Competition Guide

Guidance on which part of a Further Competition you and NHS Supply Chain are responsible for when undertaking one under our framework agreement.

Renal Buying Guide

Overview of our support with your purchasing requirements for Renal Replacement Therapies products and services.

Product Areas

Dental Technologies

  • Dental Consumables
  • Orthodontics
  • Dental Implantology
  • Dental Chairs
  • Orthopantomogram (OPG)
  • Intra Oral X-Ray
  • Dental Practice Cabinetry
  • Dental Laboratory Service


  • Single Plane Angiography
  • Bi Plane Angiography
  • Interventional (IR)
  • Neuro Bi Plane Angiography
  • Hemodynamic Monitoring


  • ECG Recorders – Low Acuity, Mid Acuity, High Acuity
  • Holter Recorders
  • Event Recorders
  • Stress Testing
  • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitors

External Defibrillation Devices, Resuscitation and Simulation Manikins

  • Automated External Defibrillators (AED)
  • Manual Defibrillator suitable for hospital and ambulance use
  • Mechanical Chest Compression Devices
  • Resuscitation Manikins
  • Simulation Manikins
  • Defibs 4 Schools Programme

Point of Care Testing

  • Blood Gas
  • Blood Glucose
  • Urinalysis
  • Drugs of Abuse
  • Rapid Test Kits – EG Pregnancy and HIV
  • Coagulation
  • HbA1c
  • Cardiac Markers
  • Cholesterol
  • Multi Test Instruments
  • POCT Infectious Diseases
  • POCT Haematology

Renal Technologies

  • Haemodialysis Equipment and Consumables
  • Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) Consumables
  • Home Haemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) Services
  • CRRT Equipment and Consumables
  • Plasma Therapy Equipment and Consumables
  • Managed Equipment Service for In-Centre and Satellite Haemodialysis


  • Liquid Based Cytology (LBC) Systems and High-Risk Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Testing Systems for Cervical Cancer Screening
  • Pre Transfusion Testing
  • Microbiology
  • Genomics
  • Molecular Diagnostics
  • Microbiology
  • Digital Pathology
  • Histology
  • Andrology
  • General Laboratory Equipment, Consumables and Instruments
  • Temperature Monitoring and Mapping Systems
  • General Refrigeration
  • Blood Bank
  • Mortuary and Autopsy Equipment and Consumables
  • Third Party Quality Controls
  • Sample Transport
  • Blood Sciences
  • Managed Services