Supply Issues Smiths Medical Warming Blankets Multiple Products (ICN 1429)

Important Customer Notice Supply Issues

Ref: 2021/1429 ICN Number: 1429


  • The supplier Smiths Medical has informed us of a temporary supply issue with its warming blankets.
  • There are five product codes affected.
  • The supply issue is due to unprecedented levels of demand due to COVID-19.


  • The affected product codes are subject to intermittent supply.
  • Unfortunately, we can not specify a non direct alternative and recommend you speak to Smiths Medical for further advice.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to review the affected products product listing.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 20 December 2021.

Next Steps:   

  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view affected products.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to read the Smiths Medical customer letter.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Relationship Manager or Customer Services Advisor.

Downloads ▼

  • 1429 Smiths Medical Product Listing

    An Excel file detailing the affected product codes for ICN 1429.
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  • 1429 Smiths Medical Customer Letter

    A PDF of the Customer Letter for ICN 1429.
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