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Supply Issues Avanos Medical UK Ltd Feeding Tubes FWM2344 and FWM2348 (ICN 2563)

Important Customer Notice Update

Ref: 2024/2563 ICN Number: 2563
  • The supply issue with Feeding Tube products from Avanos Medical Ltd is continuing.
  • Two product codes remain affected in total:
    • FWM2344 – Feeding Tube Nasogastric
    • FWM2348 – Feeding Tube Nasogastric.
  • The affected product codes remain subject to intermittent supply.
  • 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.
  • The indirect alternative product codes have now been updated on the product listing.
  • 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 22 July 2024.

Change:

  • The supplier Avanos Medical UK Ltd has informed us of a supply issue with its Feeding Tube products.
  • The two product codes affected are:
    • FWM2344 – Feeding Tube Nasogastric
    • FWM2348 – Feeding Tube Nasogastric.
  • The supply issue is due to supplier manufacturing issues.

Impact:          

  • The affected codes are currently subject to intermittent supply.
  • There are potential indirect alternatives for some of the products. These products are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • Please note FWM2344 has no identified alternatives available.
  • 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 22 July 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 ▼

  • 2563 Avanos Medical Product Listing with Alternatives 13 June 2024

    An Excel file showing the product listing with alternatives for ICN 2563.
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