PTP Pillowcases Bed Sheet and Disposable Briefs (ICN 1159)

Important Customer Notice Update

Ref: 2020/1159 ICN Number: 1159
  • Ongoing discussions have taken place with the supplier, PTP as raw material issues have resulted in price changes following COVID-19.
  • This has now been resolved but stocks will not be replenished until end of February 2021.
  • Price increases have been actioned the new prices are now visible on the online catalogue.
  • The affected products price will increase by 107%. for briefs and 61% bedding.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order for four of the affected product codes.
  • Please see our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes.
  • 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 Relations Manager or Customer Services Advisor.

Change:

  • The supplier PTP has informed us of a temporary supply issue with its Pillowcases, Bed Sheet and Disposable Briefs.
  • There are seven product codes affected.
  • The supply issue is due to raw materials issues and factory production capacity as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Impact:    

  • The affected product codes are currently unavailable to order.
  • Unfortunately, only one of the affected product codes, CTV010, has a potential indirect alternative product code that is available to order through our online catalogue:
    CTV011 – Briefs unisex non woven fabric disposable.
  • 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 the end of February 2021.

 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 Relations 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 ▼

  • 1159 PTP Product Listing with Alternatives

    An Excel file detailing the affected product codes for ICN 1159.

    Please to view this content.