Supply Issues Molnlycke Health Care Ltd Surgeons Gloves Multiple Products (ICN 1448)

Important Customer Notice Update

Ref: 2021/1448 ICN Number: 1448
  • An additional five product codes are now affected by the issue and are unavailable to order.
  • 34 product codes are affected and unavailable to order in total.
  • Please note this may be subject to change due to the stock levels changing on a daily basis.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by the end of June 2022.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • Please see our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and the potential alternatives.
  • Nine products that were previously affected are now available to order.
  • An additional 18 product codes are now affected by the issue and are unavailable to order.
  • 29 products from the previous update remain unavailable to order.
  • In total there are now 47 product codes affected and are unavailable to order.
  • Please note this may be subject to change due to the stock levels changing on a daily basis.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by the end of April 2022.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • Please see our Downloads ▼ sectionto refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and the potential alternatives.
  • Seven products that were previously affected are now available to order.
  • 12 products that were available on the previous version are now unavailable to order again.
  • In total there are currently 38 product codes now affected.
  • Please note this may be subject to change due to the stock levels changing on a daily basis.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 1 March 2022.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • Please see our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and the potential alternatives.
  • 10 products that were previously affected are now available to order.
  • 13 products that were available on the previous update unfortunately are now unavailable to order again.
  • In total there are currently 33 products now affected.
  • Please note this may be subject to change due to the stock levels changing on a daily basis.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 22 February 2022.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • Please see our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and the potential alternatives.
  • This is an update on the current supply of certain ranges of Molnlycke Surgical Gloves.
  • While the supply remains intermittent, we will provide regular updates on availability.
  • 16 products that were previously affected are now available to order.
  • 12 products that were available on the previous update unfortunately are now unavailable to order again.
  • In total there are currently 25 products now affected.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • Please see our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and the potential alternatives.
  • NHS Supply Chain has provided up to four indirect alternatives per NPC, where available. However, the Molnlycke alternatives offered may also be experiencing temporary supply issues and, therefore, customers may need to consider clinically reviewing the additional alternatives provided.
  • The continuing supply issue is being monitored in conjunction with the supplier and we will continue to monitor the stock situation with Molnlycke to minimise further disruption and update with the latest information as it becomes available.
  • Customers are advised to consider the additional indirect alternatives, if a Molnlycke glove is not available.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 22 February 2022.
  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the potential indirect alternative products.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Relationship Manager or 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.

Change:

  • The supplier Molnlycke Health Care Ltd has informed us that the supply issue with its Surgeons Glove Range is still ongoing.
  • There are currently 30 product codes affected:
    14 product codes remain suspended and are unchanged from the previous update.
    27 products that were previously suspended are now available to order.
    16 products that were previously available are now suspended.

Impact:

  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 30 January 2022.
  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the potential indirect alternative products.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Relationship Manager or 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 organisation’s use of these products.

  • The supplier Molnlycke Health Care Ltd has informed us that the supply issue with its Surgeons Glove Ranges is still ongoing.
  • A further 12 product codes are now affected and are unavailable to order through our online catalogue.
  • Seven of the previous affected product codes are now available to order.
  • In total there are currently 33 product codes now affected.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • Please see our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 30 January 2022.
  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the potential indirect alternative products.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Relationship Manager or Customer Services Advisor.

Change:

  • The supplier Molnlycke Health Care Ltd has informed us of a temporary supply issue with its Examination and Surgeons Glove Range.
  • There are 28 product codes affected.
  • The supply issue is due to global strains on transport and shipping, including shortages of containers and backlogs at major ports.

Impact:   

  • The affected product codes are currently unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue:
  • Please see our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 30 January 2022.

Next Steps:    

  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the potential indirect alternative products.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Relationship Manager or 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 ▼

  • 1448 Molnlycke Health Ltd Product Listing with Alternatives

    An Excel file detailing the affected product codes for ICN 1448.
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