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Supply Issue GBUK Enteral Syringes and Feeding Tubes (ICN 1870)

Important Customer Notice Update

Ref: 2022/1870 ICN Number: 1870
  • The supplier GBUK Enteral has informed us that the supply issue with its Syringes and Feeding Tubes has improved.
  • Five of the previously suspended codes are now available to order (FWD304, FWM2422, FDC1138, FWM3123, FWM3295).
  • Eight product codes remain suspended and unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • See our Downloads section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 31 January 2023.

Change:

  • The supplier GBUK Enteral has informed us of a supply issue with its Syringes and Feeding Tubes.
  • There are 13 product codes affected.
  • The supply issue is due to component shortages and increased lead times from manufacturers due to increased demand.

 Impact:          

  • The affected product codes are currently suspended and unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue:
  • See our Downloads Section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by mid December 2022.

 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 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 ▼

  • 1870 GBUK Enteral Product Listing with Alternatives 1 December 2022

    An Excel file showing the product listing with alternatives for ICN 1870.
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