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Supply Issues Bard Integration with Becton Dickinson Multiple Products (ICN 1684)

Important Customer Notice Update

Ref: 2022/1684 ICN Number: 1684
  • The supply issue with Bard Integration from Becton Dickinson is continuing.
  • Three product codes are now available to order through our online catalogue:
    • FSS458, FSS679 and GDK042.
  • Three further product codes are now suspended and unavailable to order:
    • FSS606, GDK041 and FSS313:
  • One further product code is now subject to intermittent supply:
    • FSS676 – Foley tray.
  • 10 product codes remain subject to intermittent supply:
    • GCT068, FSS10018, FSS681, FSS607, GDW035, GDW032, FSS659, FSS183, GDW040 and GDW041.
  • GDW036 remains suspended and unavailable to order.
  • One previously affected product code is now delisted and unavailable to order from our online catalogue:
    • FSS1347 – Speciality 3-way catheters.
  • 16 product codes are now affected in total.
  • Potential direct and 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 1 June 2024.
  • The supply issue with Bard Integration from Becton Dickinson is improving.
  • Six product codes are now available to order through our online catalogue:
    • FST5519, FST5516, FST5520, FST5515, FST5517 and FST5518.
  • One product code remains suspended and unavailable to order:
    • GDW036 – Sleeve for Urine Bag.
  • 14 previously affected product codes are subject to intermittent supply:
    • GCT068, FSS10018, FSS681, FSS607, GDK042, GDW032, FSS659, FSS1347, FSS183, FSS458, GDW035, GDW040, GDW041 and FSS679.
  • 15 product codes are now affected in total.
  • Potential direct and 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 31 March 2024.
  • The supply issue with Bard Integration from Becton Dickinson is improving.
  • Nine product codes are now available to order through our online catalogue:
    • GDK041, FSS637, FSS925, FSS677, FSS609, FSS605, FSS312, FSS604 and GCT059.
  • Two further product codes are now subject to intermittent supply:
    • GDW040 and GDW041.
  • One further product code is now suspended and unavailable to order:
    •  FSS183.
  • 10 previously affected product codes are suspended and unavailable to order:
    • FST5519, FST5516, FST5520, FST5515, FST5517, FST5518, FSS458, FSS1347, GDW036 and GDW035.
  • Eight previously affected product codes are subject to intermittent supply:
    •  GCT068, FSS10018, FSS681, FSS607, GDK042, GDW032, FSS659 and FSS679.
  • 21 product codes are affected in total.
  • Potential direct and 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.
  • 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 March 2024.
  • The supply issue with Bard Integration from Becton Dickinson is continuing.
  • Two further products codes are now affected:
    • FSS1347 is suspended and unavailable to order
    • FSS659 is subject to intermittent supply.
  • 14 previously affected product codes are suspended and unavailable to order, FST5519, FST5516, FST5520, FST5515, FST5517, FST5518, GDK041, GDK042, FSS458, FSS637, FSS925, GDW032, FSS605 and GDW035.
  • 11 previously affected product codes remain subject to intermittent supply.
  • 27 product codes are now affected in total.
  • Potential direct and 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.
  • 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 6 January 2024.
  • The supply issue with Bard Integration from Becton Dickinson is continuing.
  • A further nine product codes are affected.
  • Two product codes are now suspended and unavailable to order:
    • FSS637 and FSS925.
  • Seven product codes are now subject to intermittent supply:
    • GDW035, GDW036, GDW032, GCT059, FSS604, FSS312 and FSS679.
  • Nine previously affected product codes are suspended and unavailable to order:
  • FST5519, FST5516, FST5520, FST5515, FST5517, FST5518, GDK041, GDK042 and FSS458.
  • Seven previously affected  product codes are subject to intermittent supply:
    • GCT068, FSS10018, FSS605, FSS677, FSS681, FSS607 and FSS609.
  • 25 product codes are affected in total.
  • Potential alternatives are available for most affected products, these 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.
  • 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 6 January 2024.
  • The supply issue with Bard Integration from Becton Dickinson is continuing.
  • Three further product codes are now suspended and unavailable to order:
    • FSS607, FSS458 and FSS609.
  • Six product codes remain suspended and unavailable to order:
    • FST5515, FST5516, FST5517, FST5518, FST5519 and FST5520.
  • Seven product codes are now subject to intermittent supply:
    • FSS10018, FSS677, FSS605, FSS681, GDK041, GDK042 and GCT068.
  • 16 product codes are affected in total.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue for the some of the affected products. However, some of these products may also become subject to intermittent supply with the increase in demand.
  • Please note there are currently no alternative products for product codes FST5519, FST5516, FST5520, FST5515, FST5517, FST5518 and FSS458.
  • GCT064 remains available while stock lasts, once depleted it will be delisted 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 and will update this ICN as soon as we have further information.
  • The supply issue is still anticipated to be resolved by 1 December 2023.
  • The supply issue with Bard Integration from Becton Dickinson is continuing.
  • Two of the affected product codes are now suspended and unavailable to order, GDK041 and FSS681.
  • Seven product codes remain suspended and unavailable to order, FST5515, FST5516, FST5517, FST5518, FST5519, FST5520 and FSS605.
  • Four product codes are subject to intermittent supply, FSS10018, FSS677, GDK042 and GCT068.
  • 13 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.  We will update this ICN as soon as we have further information.
  • The supply issue is now anticipated to be resolved by 1 December 2023.
  • The supply issue of Bard Integration with Becton Dickinson is continuing.
  • Three product codes are now available to order through our online catalogue, FSS374, FUX008 and FSS1089.
  • Two further product codes are now suspended and unavailable to order, FSS605 and GDK042.
  • Six product codes remain suspended and unavailable to order, FST5515, FST5516, FST5517, FST5518, FST5519 and FST5520.
  • Five product codes are subject to intermittent supply, FSS10018, GDK041, GCT068, FSS677 and FSS681.
  • 13 product codes are affected in total.
  • Potential direct and 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.
  • Seven product codes are delisted.
  • Two product codes are available while stock lasts and will then be delisted, GCT063 and GCT064.
  • Please note delisted product codes GCT063 and FST928 currently do not have any alternatives.
  • 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 1 November 2023.
  • The supplier Becton Dickinson has informed us that the supply issue with its Bard Integration with Becton Dickinson Multiple Products is ongoing.
  • 15 product codes remain affected in total.
  • See ourDownloads ▼ 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 1 November 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 organisation’s use of these products.

  • The supplier Becton Dickinson has informed us that the supply issue with its Bard Integration with Becton Dickinson Multiple Products is ongoing.
  • One further product code is now suspended and unavailable to order.
    • FSS1089.
  • 11 product codes remain suspended and unavailable to order.
    • FST5515, FST5516, FST5517, FST5518, FST5519, FST5520, FST928, FUX008, GCT063, GCT064 and FSS1039.
    • Four product codes remain subject to intermittent supply.
    • FSS10018, FSS374, GCT068 and GDK041.
  • 15 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.
  • 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 1 September 2023.
  • The supplier Becton Dickinson has informed us that the supply issue with its Bard Integration with is ongoing.
  • One product code is now available to order through our online catalogue:
    • FWV040.
  • Four further product codes are now suspended and unavailable to order:
    • FST5515, FST5517, FST5518 and FUX008.
  • 14 product codes are affected in total.
  • Ten product codes remain suspended and unavailable to order:
    •  FST5515, FST5516, FST5517, FST5518, FST5519, FST5520, FST928, FUX008, GCT063 and GCT064.
  • Four product codes remain subject to intermittent supply:
    • FSS10018, FSS374, GCT068 and GDK041.
  • 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 anticipated to be resolved by 1 September 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 Becton Dickinson has informed us that the supply issue with its Bard Integration is ongoing.
  • Four product codes are now available to order through our online catalogue:
    • FSS1409, FSS627, FSS629 and FSS645.
  • Six product codes remain suspended and unavailable to order:
    • FST5516, FST5519, FST5520, FST928, GCT063 and GCT064.
  • Four product codes remain subject to intermittent supply:
    • FSS10018, FSS374, GCT068 and GDK041.
  • Due to this ongoing supply issue, FWV040 is now being threshold managed as it is subject to Protect Demand Management.
  • FWV040 is available to order through NHS Supply Chain. However, trusts are allocated a maximum daily quantity or “threshold” to ensure fair supply of available stock across the NHS.
  • 11 product codes are affected in total.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section for a full list of product codes subject to Protect Demand Management.
  • 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 anticipated to be resolved by 1 September 2023.
  • The supplier Becton Dickinson has informed us the supply issue with its Bard Integration Multiple Products is improving.
  • Four product codes are now available to order through our online catalogue:
    • FSS377, FST693, FSS430 and FUX013.
  • Two product codes are now delisted:
    • FST871 and FSR051.
  • Two remain available whilst stock lasts, once the stock is depleted the product code will be unavailable to order:
    • GDK043 and GDK044.
  • Six product codes are suspended in total:
    • FST5516, FST5520, FST928, FST5519, GCT064 and GDK041.
  • FWV040 is subject to Protect Demand Management however it is available to order through NHS Supply Chain. However, trusts are allocated a maximum daily quantity or “threshold” to ensure a fair supply of available stock across the NHS.
  • Eight affected codes are subject to intermittent supply:
    • FSS374, GCT063, GCT068, FSS1409, FSS629, FSS10018, FSS627, FSS645.
  • 15 codes are 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 20 July 2023.
  • The supplier Becton Dickinson has informed us that the supply issue is still ongoing.
  • FWV176 is now available to order from our online catalogue.
  • One additional product code is now suspended and unavailable to order:
    • FUX013 – Sheath incontinence one piece system self adhesive silicone clear.
  • There are 23 affected product codes in total.
  • Thirteen product codes are suspended in total:
    • FSS374, GCT063, GCT064, GDK043, GDK044, FSS1409, FSR051, FSS627, FST5516, FST5520, FST928, FST5519, and FUX013.
  • FWV040 is subject to Protect Demand Management however it is available to order through NHS Supply Chain. However, trusts are allocated a maximum daily quantity or “threshold” to ensure a fair supply of available stock across the NHS.
  • 10 affected codes are subject to intermittent supply:
    • FSR187, FSS10018, FSS377, FSS430, FSS629, FSS645, FST693, FWV040, GCT068 and GDK041.
  • See our Downloads section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • We do not currently have a resolution date for the supply issue. We will update this ICN as soon as we have further information.
  • The supplier Becton Dickinson has informed us that the supply issue is still ongoing.
  • Three additional product codes are now affected and unavailable to order:
    • FST5516 – Catheter maintenance solutions
    • FST5520 – Catheter maintenance solutions
    • FST928 – Catheter maintenance solutions.
  • There are 23 product codes affected in total.
  • 14 of these product codes are suspended in total.
  • Eight product codes are subject to intermittent supply.
    • FSS10018, FSS377, FSS430, FSS629, FSS645, FWV040, GCT068, and GDK041.
  • See our Downloads section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • We do not currently have a resolution date for the supply issue. We will update this ICN as soon as we have further information
  • The supplier Becton Dickinson has informed us that the supply issue is still ongoing.
  • FWV176 has been delisted from our online catalogue.
  • There are a total of 19 product codes still affected.
  • See our Downloads section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • We do not currently have a resolution date for the supply issue. We will update this ICN as soon as we have further information.
  • The supplier Becton Dickinson has informed us that the supply issue is still ongoing.
  • Four additional product codes are now affected, FSS627, FSS645, FST5519, FWV040.
  • FWV040 is subject to intermittent supply, the remaining codes are suspended and unavailable to order.
  • There are a total of 20 product codes affected.
  • See our Downloads section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • We do not currently have a resolution date for the supply issue. We will update this ICN as soon as we have further information.
  • The supplier Becton Dickinson has informed us that the supply issue is still ongoing.
  • Two additional product codes are now affected, FSS430 and FSS10018.
  • These product codes are subject to intermittent supply.
  • There are a total of 16 product codes affected.
  • See our Downloads section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • The supplier Becton Dickinson has informed us that the supply issue is still ongoing.
  • One additional product code is now affected, FSR051.
  • There are a total of 14 product codes affected.
  • See our Downloads section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • We do not currently have a resolution date for the supply issue. We will update this ICN as soon as we have further information.
  • The supplier Becton Dickinson has informed us that the supply issue caused by the integration of Bard is still ongoing.
  • 14 product codes are now available on the online catalogue.
  • There are a total of 12 product codes affected.
  • 11 product codes are suspended and unavailable to order.
  • FWV176 is available while stocks last.
  • We will continue to update this ICN with information.
  • See our Downloads section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • The supplier Becton Dickinson has informed us that the supply issue caused by the integration of Bard is still ongoing.
  • There are a total of 38 product codes affected.
  • 14 product codes are now suspended.
  • 24 product codes are subject to intermittent supply.
  • We will continue to update this ICN with information.
  • See our Downloads section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • The supply issue with Bard Integration with Becton Dickinson ae ongoing.
  • There are a total of 31 product codes affected.
  • Some products codes are subject to intermittent supply or are now suspended.
  • We will continue to update this ICN with the most recent information.
  • Please see our Downloads section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes.
  • A further four product codes are now affected by the supply issue:
    • FSS926 – Self-retaining catheter (foley) 2-way Hydrogel coated 14fg – male/standard 10ml balloon silicone – long term use (21-90 days)
    • FSS372 – Self-retaining catheter (foley) 2-way silver alloy coated Hydrogel 14fg – Male/Standard 43cm 10ml balloon with prefilled syringe – medium term use (0-28 days)
    • GCT061 – Sheath incontinence one piece system self-adhesive silicone clear shorter 36mm with wider band
    • FST693 – Catheter suprapubic with introducer needle 14g x 11 inch catheter 18fg x 11 inch needle.
  • There are now a total of 31 product codes that remain suspended and that are subject to intermittent supply.
  • We will continue to update this ICN with the most recent information.
  • Please see our Downloads section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes.
  • There are a total of 27 product codes that remain suspended and that are subject to intermittent supply.
  • A mixture of stocked, eDirect and Blue Diamond products remain.
  • We will continue to update this ICN with the most recent information.
  • Please see our Downloads section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes.
  • The supplier Becton Dickinson has advised us that there are now 73 product codes that are subject to intermittent supply.
  • This includes a mixture of stocked, eDirect and Blue Diamond products.
  • The supply issue is changing daily, however, we will continue to update this ICN with the most recent information.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes.
  • We have been informed that a total of 52 products out of the 81 moved to the eDirect route have now been suspended.
  • The supply issue is changing daily, however, we will continue to update this ICN with the most recent information.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes.
  • Following novation of Bard products to Becton Dickinson, system issues on the supplier side have been identified regarding products on the Blue Diamond supply route.
  • To ensure continuity of supply whilst Beckton Dickinson resolve the related system errors, all 81 affected codes will be made available to order via eDirect.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes.
  • The novation of Bard products to Becton Dickinson has now been completed. All suspensions on products due to migrate over have now been lifted.
  • This includes 1,246 products which have been purchased in the last 12 months, as well as 3,125 with no sales against them.

Change:

  • The supplier Bard has informed us that the company will be integrated with Becton Dickinson.
  • Whilst the company’s systems are updated to reflect the transition, products will be unavailable to order through NHS Supply Chain’s catalogue or directly with either supplier.
  • There are circa over 4,000 product codes affected.
  • The product codes listed are just the ones purchased through NHS Supply Chain in the last 12 months.
  • Please note this only affects products supplied by the Blue Diamond or eDirect supply routes.
  • No NPC codes will be changing following the systems update.
  • This supply disruption is due to the integration of Bard’s product lines into Becton Dickinson’s technological systems.

Impact:       

  • The affected products will be unavailable to order from 23 June 2022.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 5 July 2022.

Next Steps:    

  • Customers are advised to review their current stock levels of affected products and are encouraged to place those orders through NHS Supply Chain no later than Friday 17 June 2022 in order to allow Bard sufficient time to meet all orders placed before Thursday 23 June 2022.
  • Please only order based on volumes that will be needed to cover the suspension period which should end on Tuesday 5 July 2022.
  • For further information on this matter please view the customer correspondences in our Downloads ▼ section.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Services Advisor.

Downloads ▼

  • 1684 Becton Dickinson Product Listing and Delisted with Alternatives 16 February 2024

    An Excel file detailing the affected product codes for ICN 1684.
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  • 1684 Bard Customer Correspondence Letter 1 June 2022

    A PDF of the Customer Letter for ICN 1684.
  • 1684 Becton Dickinson Customer Correspondence Letter 16 September 2022

    A PDF of the Customer Letter for ICN 1684.