Selected PPE Products Return to NHS Supply Chain From PPE Channel (ICN 1239)

Important Customer Notice Product Update

Ref: 2021/1239 ICN Number: 1239


  • The dedicated PPE Supply Channel was established in March 2020 to increase the supply of specific PPE products to the NHS and broader health care sector.
  • The responsibility for supply of a number of products was transferred from NHS Supply Chain to the PPE Cell.
  • From 1 April 2021, the following 19 product codes currently supplied and serviced by the National Supply Disruption Response (NSDR) will move back to NHS Supply Chain.


  • The affected product codes are available to order from Thursday 1 April 2021.
  • Online catalogue descriptions are currently being updated for the affected product codes.
  • Core PPE will remain available via the dedicated PPE channel.
  • Please see our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes.

Next Steps:

  • In an emergency, any supply and/or potential supply disruption concerns can still be reported to the Government’s NSDR.
  • Further information on the NSDR can be found on the GOV.UK website. Please see our Useful Links section.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Relationship Manager or Customer Services Advisor.

Downloads ▼

  • 1239 Selected PPE Products Return Product Listing

    An Excel file detailing the affected product codes for ICN 1239.

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