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Supply Issues GBUK Enteral Syringes and Feeding Tube Products (ICN 1870)

Important Customer Notice Update

Ref: 2022/1870 ICN Number: 1870
  • The supply issue with Syringes and Feeding Tube products from GBUK Enteral is continuing.
  • Two further product codes are now affected:
    • FTA343 is suspended and unavailable to order
    • FTA345 is unavailable to order.
  • Availability of these products is currently being monitored by our Inventory Team.
  • Six of the previously affected product codes remain suspended and unavailable to order:
    • FTA286, FWM3197, FWM3198, FTA364, FTA374 and FWM85078.
  • Eight product codes are affected in total.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue for the affected products. However, some of these products may also become subject to intermittent supply with the increase in demand.
  • Five of the indirect alternatives are currently suspended and unavailable to order:
    • FTA286, FWM3197, FWM3198, FTA364, FTA374.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • The supply issue is still anticipated to be resolved by 4 March 2024.

 

  • The supply issue with Syringes and Feeding Tube products from GBUK Enteral is continuing.
  • One further product code has been added to the ICN and is currently suspended:
    • FWM85078.
  • Six product codes are affected in total.
  • The affected product codes remain suspended and unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue for the affected products. However, some of these products may also become subject to intermittent supply with the increase in demand.
  • Five of the indirect alternatives are currently suspended and unavailable to order:
    • FTA286, FWM3197, FWM3198, FTA364 and FTA374.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • The supply issue is now anticipated to be resolved by 4 March 2024.
  • The supply issue with Syringes and Feeding Tube products from GBUK Enteral is continuing.
  • Two product codes are now available to order from our online catalogue:
    • FWM2650 – Feeding Tube Nasogastric
    • FWM3296 – Feeding Tube Gastrostomy Balloon Retained.
  • Three further product codes are now suspended and unavailable to order:
    • FTA380 – Oral Tip Syringe
    • FWM4396 – Nasal anchoring system
    • FWM3199 – Enteral Feeding Device Accessory.
  • Five product codes are now affected in total.
  • The affected product codes remain suspended and unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue for the affected products. However, some of these products may also become subject to intermittent supply with the increase in demand.
  • Please note three of the indirect alternatives are currently suspended and unavailable to order, however there are further alternatives available:
    • FTA374, FWM3198 and FWM3197.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • The supply issue is now anticipated to be resolved by 26 February 2024.
  • The supply issue with Syringes and Feeding Tubes from GBUK Enteral is continuing.
  • Two further product codes are now suspended and unavailable to order:
    • FWM2650 – Feeding Tube Nasogastric
    • FWM3296 – Feeding Tube Gastrostomy Balloon Retained.
  • Four product codes are affected in total.
  • The affected product codes remain suspended and unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue for some of the affected products. However, some of these products may also become subject to intermittent supply with the increase in demand.
  • Please note two of the indirect alternatives are currently suspended and unavailable to order:
    • FWM3198
    • FWM3197.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • The supply issue is now anticipated to be resolved by 11 December 2023.
  • The supply issue of Syringes and Feeding Tubes with GBUK Enteral is improving.
  • One product code is now available to order:
    • FWD286
  • FWM3197 and FWM3198 remain suspended and unavailable to order.
  • Two product codes are affected in total.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue for the affected products. However, some of these products may also become subject to intermittent supply with the increase in demand.
  • 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 13 November 2023.

 

  • The supply issue of Syringes and Feeding Tubes with GBUK Enteral is improving.
  • Six product codes are now available to order:
    • FTA343, FWM4227, FDC1366, FTA383, FWM2650 and FWM3296.
  • Three product codes remain suspended and unavailable to order:
    • FWD286, FWM3197 and FWM3198.
  • Three product codes are affected in total.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue for the affected products. However, some of these products may also become subject to intermittent supply with the increase in demand.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • The supply issue is still anticipated to be resolved by 6 November 2023.
  • The supplier GBUK Enteral has informed us that the supply issue with its Syringes and Feeding Tubes is ongoing.
  • The affected nine product codes remain suspended and unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue for the affected products. However, some of these products may also become subject to intermittent supply with the increase in demand.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • The supply issue is now anticipated to be resolved by 6 November 2023.
  • The supplier GBUK Enteral has informed us that the supply issue with its Syringes and Feeding Tubes is ongoing.
  • Five product codes are now available to order:
    • FTA355, FTA382, FWM1567, FWM2643 and FWM3199.
  • Three further product codes are now suspended and unavailable to order.
    • FTA343 – Oral Tip Syringe
    • FWM4227 – Enteral Feeding Syringe Accessory
    • FDC1366 – Enteral Feeding Syringe Accessory.
  • Nine product codes are affected in total.
  • Six of the previously affected product codes remain suspended and unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue for the affected products. However, some of these products may also become subject to intermittent supply with the increase in demand.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • The supply issue is still anticipated to be resolved by 25 September 2023.
  • The supplier GBUK Enteral has informed us that the supply issue with its Syringes and Feeding Tubes is ongoing.
  • One product code is now available to order, FWM1566.
  • One further product code is now suspended and unavailable to order.
  • 11 product codes are affected in total.
  • The affected product codes remain suspended and unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue for the affected products. However, some of these products may also become subject to intermittent supply with the increase in demand.
  • 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 25 September 2023.
  • The supplier GBUK Enteral has informed us that the supply issue with its Syringes and Feeding Tubes is ongoing.
  • Three product codes are now available to order:
    • FTA382 – Oral Tip Syringe
    • FWM1120 – Nasal anchoring system
    • FWM995 – Nasal anchoring system.
  • Seven further product codes are now suspended and unavailable to order.
  • 11 product codes are affected in total.
  • The affected product codes remain suspended and unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue for the affected products. However, some of these products may also become subject to intermittent supply with the increase in demand.
  • 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 28 August 2023.

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.

  • The supplier GBUK Enteral has informed us that the supply issue with its Syringes and Feeding Tubes is ongoing.
  • One previously affected product code FTA383 is now suspended again and unavailable to order.
  • Seven product codes are affected in total.
  • The affected product codes remain suspended and unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue for the affected products. However, some of these products may also become subject to intermittent supply with the increase in demand.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • The supply issue is still anticipated to be resolved by 7 August 2023.
  • The supplier GBUK Enteral has informed us that the supply issue with its Syringes and Feeding Tubes is ongoing.
  • One further product code is now suspended and unavailable to order:
    • FTA382 – Oral Tip Syringe.
  • Six product codes are affected in total.
  • The affected product codes remain suspended and unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue for the affected products. However, some of these products may also become subject to intermittent supply with the increase in demand.
  • 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 7 August 2023.
  • The supplier GBUK Enteral has informed us that the supply issue with its Syringes and Feeding Tubes is ongoing.
  • Two product codes are now available to order through our online catalogue, FWM3122 and FWM3294.
  • One product code is now delisted and is no longer available to order, FWM2153.
  • Three further product codes are now affected:
    • FWM1120 – Nasal anchoring system
    • FWM995 – Nasal anchoring system
    • FTA355 – Oral Tip Syringe.
  • Five product codes are affected in total.
  • The affected product codes are suspended and unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue. However, some of these products may also become subject to intermittent supply with the increase in demand.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • The supply issue is now anticipated to be resolved by 17 July 2023.
  • The supplier GBUK Enteral has informed us the supply issue with its Syringes and Feeding Tubes has improved.
  • Three of the previously affected product codes are now available to order from our online catalogue:
    • FWM3121, FWM3293, and FTA345.
  • There are five product codes affected in total.
  • See our Downloads section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • The supply issue is now anticipated to be resolved by 12 June 2023.
  • The supplier GBUK Enteral has informed us the supply issue with its Syringes and Feeding Tubes is still ongoing.
  • The supply issue is now anticipated to be resolved by 29 May 2023.
  • There remain eight product codes affected and unavailable to order.
  • See our Downloads section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • The supplier GBUK Enteral has informed us that the supply issue with its Syringes and Feeding Tubes is still ongoing.
  • The supply issue is now anticipated to be resolved by 28 April 2023.
  • There remain eight product codes affected and unavailable to order.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • The supplier GBUK Enteral has informed us that the supply issue with its Syringes and Feeding Tubes is still ongoing.
  • A further three product codes are now suspended and unavailable to order:
    • FWM3293 – Feeding Tube Gastrostomy Balloon Retained – 12fg Balloon Gastrostomy Tube ENFit Compliant
    • FWM3294 – Feeding Tube Gastrostomy Balloon Retained – 14fg Balloon Gastrostomy Tube ENFit Compliant
    • FTA345 – Oral Tip Syringe – 5ml lilac – single use – unwinged – individually wrapped sterile – centered.
  • There are eight product codes affected in total.
  • FWM2153 currently has no potential alternative products available to order through our online catalogue, however, we are in the process of sourcing these.
  • See our Downloads section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • The supply issue is still anticipated to be resolved by 31 March 2023.
  • The supplier GBUK Enteral has informed us that the supply issue with its Syringes and Feeding Tubes is still ongoing.
  • Three product codes are now available to order through our online catalogue:
    • FTA383, FWM2643 and FWM2739.
  • One additional product code is now affected.
  • There are five product codes affected in total.
  • 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 March 2023.
  • The supplier GBUK Enteral has informed us that the supply issue with its Syringes and Feeding Tubes is still ongoing.
  • Six product codes are now available to order.
  • Five additional product codes are now affected.
  • There are seven product codes affected in total.
  • 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 March 2023.
  • 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 14 February 2024

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