Commodes Supply Issue

Important Customer Notice Temporary Supply Issues

Ref: 2020/1052 ICN Number: 1052


  • A number of suppliers have informed us of a temporary supply issue with Commodes.
  • There are 21 product codes affected.
  • The supply issue is due to an increased uptake in product demand due to COVID-19.


  • The affected product codes are currently unavailable to order.
  • Unfortunately, there are no suitable alternatives at present, however, we are working closely with the suppliers to source potential alternatives and a further ICN update will be given once this has been provided.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to view the product listing for further information on the affected product codes.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 29 June 2020.

Next Steps:

  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Services Advisor.

Please note that due to the clinical nature of these alternative products we advise you to consult your own clinical experts to ensure suitability for your organisations use of these products.

Downloads ▼

  • 1052 Commodes Product Listing

    An Excel file detailing the affected product codes for ICN 1052.

    Please to view this content.