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Supply Issues Ambu UK Ltd and Fannin (Stroud) ECG Monitoring Electrodes (ICN 2491)

Important Customer Notice Update

Ref: 2024/2491 ICN Number: 2491
  • The supply issue with ECG Monitoring Electrodes products from Ambu UK Ltd and Fannin (Stroud) is continuing.
  • One further product code is now suspended and unavailable to order:
    • FDK245 – Diagnostic Resting Electrodes Solid Gel.
  • Six previously affected product codes are now subject to intermittent supply:
    • FDK1065, FDK1067, FDK1078, FDK1062, FDK189 and FDK1070.
  • Seven product codes are now 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.
  • We will continue to review the stock to minimise further disruption.  We will update this ICN as soon as we have further information.
  • The supply issue is now anticipated to be resolved by 17 June 2024.
  • The supply issue with ECG Monitoring Electrodes products from Ambu UK Ltd and Fannin (Stroud) is continuing.
  • Four product codes are now suspended and unavailable to order:
    • FDK1065, FDK1062, FDK189 and FDK1070.
  • Two product codes remain subject to intermittent supply:
    • FDK1067 and FDK1078.
  • Six product codes remain 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.
  • We will continue to review the stock to minimise further disruption and will update this ICN as soon as we have further information.
  • The supply issue is now anticipated to be resolved by 31 May 2024.
  • The supply issue with ECG Monitoring Electrodes products from Ambu UK Ltd and Fannin (Stroud) is continuing.
  • One further product code is now subject to intermittent supply:
    • FDK1070 – ECG Monitoring Electrodes Solid Gel.
  • Two product codes remain subject to intermittent supply:
    • FDK1078 and FDK1067.
  • Three product codes remain suspended and unavailable to order:
    • FDK1065, FDK1062 and FDK189.
  • Six product codes are now affected in total.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue for most of the affected products. However, some of these products may also become subject to intermittent supply with the increase in demand.
  • Please note, FDK1070 currently has no identified alternatives available from our online catalogue.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • We will continue to review the stock to minimise further disruption.  We will update this ICN as soon as we have further information.
  • The supply issue is still anticipated to be resolved by 17 May 2024.
  • The supply issue with ECG Monitoring Electrodes products from Ambu UK Ltd and Fannin (Stroud) is continuing.
  • Two further product codes are now suspended and unavailable to order:
    • FDK1062 – Diagnostic Resting Electrodes Solid Gel
    • FDK189 – ECG Monitoring Electrodes Wet Gel.
  • FDK1078 and FDK1067 remain subject to intermittent supply.
  • FDK1065 remains suspended and unavailable to order.
  • Five product codes are now 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.
  • We will continue to review the stock to minimise further disruption and will update this ICN as soon as we have further information.
  • The supply issue is still anticipated to be resolved by 17 May 2024.
  • The supply issue with ECG Monitoring Electrodes products from Ambu UK Ltd and Fannin (Stroud) is continuing.
  • FDK1065 is now suspended and unavailable to order.
  • FDK1078 and FDK1067 remain subject to intermittent supply.
  • Three product codes remain 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.
  • We will continue to review the stock to minimise further disruption and will update this ICN as soon as we have further information.
  • The supply issue is still anticipated to be resolved by 17 May 2024.

Change:

  • The suppliers Ambu UK Ltd and Fannin (Stroud) has informed us of a supply issue with their ECG Monitoring Electrodes products.
  • There are three product codes affected:
    • FDK1065 – ECG Monitoring Electrodes Wet Gel
    • FDK1067 – ECG Monitoring Electrodes Wet Gel
    • FDK1078 – ECG Monitoring Electrodes Solid Gel.
  • The supply issue is due to increased demand and lead times.

Impact:          

  • All the affected product codes are currently subject to intermittent supply.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • However, some of these products may also be subject to intermittent supply.
  • 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 17 May 2024.

Next Steps:              

  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • Customers are also advised to view the ‘Adult ECG Electrodes ICC’ link for more information: https://www.supplychain.nhs.uk/savings/information-for-clinical-choice/
  • The continuing supply issue is being monitored in conjunction with the supplier and we will continue to review the stock situation to minimise further disruption and update this ICN with the latest information as it becomes available.
  • However, as this is currently a disrupted market and supply is subject to rapid change, the alternatives offered may also be experiencing temporary supply issues and therefore, customers may need to consider clinically reviewing all additional alternatives provided.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Services Advisor.

 

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  • 2491 Ambu UK and Fannin (Stroud) Product Listing with Alternatives 24 May 2024

    An Excel file showing the product listing with alternatives for ICN 2491.
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