Supply Issues Smiths Medical International Ltd CADD Solis Administration Sets Multiple Products (ICN 1413)

Important Customer Notice Update

Ref: 2021/1413 ICN Number: 1413
  • As the affected codes are subject to intermittent supply (changing daily), the red and green RAG has been removed.
  • Codes suspended but available through the Suspended Consumables webpage will continue to be highlighted in amber.
  • Should additional codes be suspended but available through the Suspended Consumables webpage via the Control Suspended Consumables Product Submission Webform, this ICN’s product listing will be updated.
  • The anticipated resolution date is the end of July 2022.

Due to the disruption in supply, these products (and alternative products) are currently under demand management.

This issue has been escalated to be managed nationally by NHS England and Improvement and Department of Health and Social Care. Following further investigation and work with suppliers and clinicians, further information will be issued when available.

  • The ongoing supply disruption is now affecting ALL CADD Solis Administration Set across the catalogue.  As such an additional 11 products are now affected taking the total number of products affected to 16.
  • The updated product listing is in our Downloads ▼ section. The following RAG status has been applied to this product listing. This will be updated as stock positions change
    • Red – Product suspended and not available through NHS Supply Chain or directly from the supplier.
    • Amber – Product suspended but available via the ICU webform due to being demand managed.
    • Green – Product is currently available to order.
  • As the disruption is affecting the whole range and as these are pump dedicated sets there are no alternatives currently available.
  • The resolution date has been put back to end of July 2022 – we anticipate that supply will remain intermittent until end of July 2022.
  • There is limited stock in the network which is being demand managed until we can secure more stock.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Services Advisor.
  • Smiths Medical have also provided the contact details for their regional representatives. See our Downloads ▼ section.
  • The new buyer for this framework is Shaun Jones (replacing Sara Livingston).
  • The supply issue is still ongoing.
  • Five product codes remain affected.
  • FSB2563 is an indirect alternative to FSB2234 and NHS Supply Chain does have stock available of this alternative for trusts to order.
  • The filling and attachment of both 50ml Cassettes are the same, however the only difference if using the non-flow stop version (FSB2563) in comparison to the flow stop version (FSB2234) is that there is no need to remove the blue clip.
  • The guidance from Smiths Medical International Ltd explains the differences between the two codes. See our Downloads ▼ section.
  • Supply will remain intermittent until mid June 2022.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Services Advisor.
  • A further product code is now affected by the supply issue and is intermittent supply only:
    FSB2435 – Administration set for CADD-1 CADD-PCA and CADD-PLUS pumps medication cassette 100ml.
  • In order to provide guidance as to the most appropriate potential alternative product, please contact your local Smiths Medical Account Manager for further guidance.
  • Supply will remain intermittent until mid May 2022.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing 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 Services Advisor.
  • Seven of the previously affected product codes are now available to order.
  • Four product codes remain affected and are intermittent supply only:
    FKA700 – Administration set for CADD-1 CADD-PCA and CADD-PLUS pumps yellow striped administration set with bag spike flow stop clamp and one way checkvalve with male luer 312cm
    FSB2234 – Administration set for CADD-1 CADD-PCA and CADD-PLUS pumps medication Cassette 50ml
    FSB2563 – Administration set for CADD-1 CADD-PCA and CADD-PLUS pumps medication Cassette 50ml with clamp and female luer DEHP Output tubing length 8 in (20 cm) Priming Volume 0.2 mL
    FSB2564 – Administration set for CADD-1 CADD-PCA and CADD-PLUS pumps medication Cassette 100ml with clamp and female luer DEHP Output tubing length 8 in (20 cm) Priming Volume 0.2 ml.
  • Supply will remain intermittent until early April 2022.
  • In order to provide guidance as to the most appropriate potential alternative item please contact your local Smiths Medical Account Manager for further guidance.
  • Please see our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing 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 Services Advisor.
  • The majority of the previously affected product codes are now available to order.
  • One product code remains affected and is unavailable to order:
    FKA700 – Administration set for CADD-1 CADD-PCA and CADD-PLUS pumps Yellow striped administration set with bag spike flow stop clamp and one way checkvalve with male luer 312cm.
  • These are pump dedicated administration sets, so only the Smiths Medical International Ltd sets can be used with the CADD pumps. As a consequence, NHS Supply Chain cannot source alternatives from other suppliers.
  • In order to provide guidance as to the most appropriate potential alternative product, please contact your local Smiths Medical Account Manager for further guidance.
  • 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 early April 2022.
  • See our Download section to refer to the product listing 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 Services Advisor.
  • The supplier Smiths Medical International Ltd has informed us that the supply issue with its CADD Solis Administration Sets is still ongoing.
  • The affected products are currently available by intermittent supply only.
  • These are pump dedicated administration sets, so only the Smiths Medical International Ltd sets can be used with the CADD pumps. As a consequence, NHS Supply Chain cannot source alternatives from other suppliers.
  • To provide guidance as to the most appropriate potential alternative product, please contact your local Smiths Medical Account Manager.
  • 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 28 February 2022.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Relationship Manager or Customer Services Advisor.

Change:

  • The supplier Smiths Medical International Ltd has informed us of a temporary supply issue with its CADD Solis Administration Sets.
  • There are 11 product codes affected.
  • The supply issue is due to a lower production output as a result of raw material supply and transportation challenges. Inventory is allocated as it becomes available.

Impact:   

  • The affected products are currently intermittent supply only.
  • These are pump dedicated administration sets, so only the Smiths Medical International Ltd sets can be used with the CADD pumps. As a consequence, NHS Supply Chain cannot source alternatives from other suppliers.
  • In order to provide guidance as to the most appropriate potential alternative product, please contact your local Smiths Medical Account Manager for further guidance.
  • 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 December 2021.

Next Steps:  

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

Downloads ▼

  • 1413 Smiths Medical International Ltd Product Listing 7 July 2022

    An Excel file detailing the affected product codes for ICN 1413.
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  • 1413 Smiths Medical Customer Communication

    A PDF of the Customer Communication for ICN 1413.
  • 1413 Smiths Medical Delisted Products 23 May 2022

    An Excel file detailing the delisted product codes for ICN 1413
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  • 1413 Smiths Medical Contact Details 23 May 2022

    An Excel file detailing the contact details for ICN 1413.