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Supply Issues Griffiths and Neilsen Ltd Safety Needle and Syringe Products (ICN 2213)

Important Customer Notice Update

Ref: 2023/2213 ICN Number: 2213
  • The supply issue of safety needle and syringe products from Griffiths and Neilsen Ltd is continuing.
  • FWD043, FWD044 and FWD050 which were previously available while stocks last are now suspended and unavailable to order.
  • Eight product codes are suspended and unavailable to order in total:
    • FWD045, FWD047, FWD048, FWD049, FWD344, FWD043, FWD044 and FWD050.
  • Two remain available whilst stock lasts, once the stock is depleted the product code will be unavailable to order:
    • FWD042 and FWD323.
  • 10 products are affected in total.
  • The supplier has advised proposed resolution would be 28 June 2024.
  • The supply issue of safety needle and syringe products from Griffiths and Neilsen Ltd is continuing.
  • 10 product codes remain affected in total.
  • Five product codes remain suspended and unavailable to order:
    • FWD045, FWD047, FWD048, FWD049 and FWD344.
  • Five product codes remain available whilst stock lasts, once the stock is depleted the product codes will be unavailable to order:
    • FWD042, FWD043, FWD044, FWD050 and FWD323.
  • 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.
  • The supply issue is still anticipated to be resolved by 31 March 2024.
  • The supply issue ofSafety Needle and Syringe products from Griffiths & Neilsen Ltd is continuing.
  • Four product codes are now suspended and unavailable to order:
    • FWD047, FWD048, FWD049 and FWD344.
  • Six product codes remain available whilst stock lasts, once the stock is depleted the product codes will be unavailable to order:
    • FWD042, FWD043, FWD044, FWD045, FWD050 and FWD323.
  • 10 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.
  • The supply issue is now anticipated to be resolved by 31 March 2024.

Change:

  • The supplier Griffiths and Neilsen Ltd has informed us of a supply issue with its Safety Needle and Syringe products.
  • There are 10 product codes affected.
  • The supply issue is due to a delay in the certification of these products.

Impact:          

  • The affected product codes are currently available whilst stock lasts, once the stock is depleted the product codes will be unavailable to order.  
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • 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 31 December 2023.

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.
  • 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 ▼

  • 2213 Griffiths and Nielsen Product Listing with Alternatives 24 July 2023

    An Excel file showing the product listing with alternatives for ICN 2213.
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