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Supply Issue Smith & Nephew Healthcare Ltd Film Dressings (ICN 1930)

Important Customer Notice Supply Issues

Ref: 2023/1930 ICN Number: 1930

Change:

  • The supplier Smith and Nephew Healthcare Ltd has informed us of a supply issue with its film dressing products.
  • The two product codes affected are:
    • ELW229 – Dressing vapour permeable adhesive film with absorbent pad visible sterile
    • ELW307 – Dressing vapour permeable adhesive film with absorbent pad visible sterile.
  • The supply issue is due to manufacturing delays.

Impact:          

  • The affected codes are currently suspended and unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue:
    • ELW1068 – Dressing vapour-permeable adhesive film with absorbent pad sterile
    • ELW1047 – Dressing vapour permeable adhesive film with absorbent pad visible sterile
  • ELW1116 – Dressing vapour-permeable adhesive film with absorbent pad sterile
  • ELW308 – Dressing vapour permeable adhesive film with absorbent pad visible sterile
  • ELW841 – Dressing vapour permeable adhesive film with absorbent pad visible sterile.
  • 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 end of January 2023.

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.

Downloads ▼

  • 1930 Smith and Nephew Product Listing with Alternatives 5 January 2023

    An Excel file showing the product listing with alternatives for ICN 1930.
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