Supply Issues GAMA Healthcare Ltd Patient Hygiene and Environmental Wipes Multiple Products (ICN 1745)

Important Customer Notice Update

Ref: 2022/1745 ICN Number: 1745
  • A further three products are now affected by the supply issue:
    • VJT113 – Wipe sporicidal
    • VJT246 – Wipe Patient Wet
    • VJT392 – Bed Bath Wipe.
  • Five of the affected products codes are available to order while stocks last:
    • VJT414 – Wipe Patient Wet
    • VJT268 – Wipe Sporicidal
    • VJT246 – Wipe Patient Wet
    • VJT520 – Wipe Patient Wet
    • VJT663 – Wipes Combined 2 in 1.
  • Six products codes are currently suspended:
    • VJT113 – Wipe Sporicidal
    • VJT233 – Wipe Multi-Surface Detergent
    • VJT263 – Wipe Sporicidal
    • VJT392 – Bed Bath Wipe
    • VJT492 – Shampoo Cap
    • VJT597 – Wipes Combined 2 in 1.
  • Potential alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • There is no alternative product currently available for VJT113.
  • Please see our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternative products.
  • The supply issue for this range of products is anticipated to be resolved by the end of September 2022, and the supply issue for VJT113 expected to be resolved by 22 August 2022 as we are escalating a stock build through air freighting in the product.
  • As there are alternatives across this range (with the exception of VJT113), there is no demand management in place.

Change:

  • The supplier GAMA Healthcare Ltd has informed us of a supply issue with its Patient Hygiene and Environmental Wipes.
  • There are eight product codes affected.
  • The supply issue is due to production and shipping delays.

Impact:

  • Three affected product codes are available to order whilst stocks last:
  • VJT414 – Patient Wipe
  • VJT268 – Sporicidal Wipe
  • VJT520 – Patient Wipe.
  • Five products are currently suspended:
    • VJT233 – Multi-surface Wipe
    • VJT263 – Sporicidal Wipe
    • VJT492 – Shampoo Cap
    • VJT597 – 2 in 1 Wipes
    • VJT663 – 2 in 1 Wipes.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • Please see our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product code.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by end of September 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 Relationship Manager or Customer Services Advisor.

    Downloads ▼

    • 1745 GAMA Healthcare Product Listing with Alternatives 10 August 2022

      An Excel file showing the product listing with alternatives for ICN 1745.
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