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

Important Customer Notice Update

Ref: 2021/1239 ICN Number: 1239
  • Five of the previously affected product codes are in the process of moving back to being serviced by NHS Supply Chain and are available to order through our online catalogue:
    MFB256 – Chlorine Releasing Tablets 1.7g NaDCC Tablet with detergent (100 tabs) Tamper evident lid
    MRB285 – Chlorine Releasing Tablets 1.7g NaDCC Tablet with detergent (100 tabs)
    MFB294 – Chlorine Releasing Tablets 1.7g NaDCC Tablet with detergent (200 tabs) Tamper evident lid
    MRB751 – Chlorine Releasing Tablets 1.7g NaDCC Tablet with detergent (200 tabs)
    MRB247 – Chlorine Releasing Tablets 1.7g NaDCC Tablet with detergent (200 tabs).
  • MRB1016 is also in the process of moving back to being services by NHS Supply Chain but is currently suspended.
  • MRB1016 will be available to order again on 26 July 2021.
  • Please note that the supplier Ecolab have reviewed their pricing and offered at 32.5% reduction to the new framework agreement price of £6.30/tub for product code MRB1016.
  • The supply route will still remain a stocked product.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section for further information on the affected product codes.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Relationship Manager or Customer Service Advisor.
  • Five of the previously affected product codes are in the process of moving back to being serviced by NHS Supply Chain.
  • The five product codes are:
    MFB256 – Chlorine Releasing Tablets 1.7g NaDCC Tablet with detergent (100 tabs) Tamper evident lid
  • MRB285 – Chlorine Releasing Tablets 1.7g NaDCC Tablet with detergent (100 tabs)
  • MRB1016 – Chlorine Releasing Tablets 1.7g NaDCC Tablet with detergent (150 tabs)
  • MFB294 – Chlorine Releasing Tablets 1.7g NaDCC Tablet with detergent (200 tabs)
  • MRB751 – Chlorine Releasing Tablets 1.7g NaDCC Tablet with detergent (200 tabs).
  • The affected products are available to order via the NHS Supply Chain catalogue from 19 July 2021.
  • These products are also available with the same NPC codes on the new framework for Chlorine Tablets, Granules and Dilution Vessels due to launch 19 July 2021.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section for further information on the affected product codes.
  • Please note that the supplier Ecolab have advised that there will be a 63% price increase on product code MRB1016 on the 19 July 2021.
  • The route of this product will be changing from stocked to Blue Diamond.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Relationship Manager or Customer Service Advisor.
  • From 15 April 2021, BWM073 Face Mask currently supplied and serviced by the National Supply Disruption Response (NSDR) will move back to NHS Supply Chain.
  • From 19 April 2021, 13 Hand hygiene products currently supplied and serviced by the National Supply Disruption Response (NSDR) will also move back to NHS Supply Chain.
  • The affected product codes are available to order from our online catalogue on these given dates.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section for further information on the affected product codes. The 14 newly available product codes are highlighted on the product listing.

Change:

  • 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.

Impact:

  • 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 Products Return Product Listing

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

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  • 1239 Selected Products Price Changes

    An Excel file detailing the price changes for ICN 1239.

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