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Supply Issues Linc Medical Systems Ltd Urine Night/Bed Bag FSE255 (ICN 2261)

Important Customer Notice Resolved

Ref: 2023/2261 ICN Number: 2261


  • The supplier Linc Medical has informed us that this supply issue is now resolved.
  • FSE255 is now available to order through our online catalogue.
  • This ICN is now closed.


  • The supplier Linc Medical Systems Ltd has informed us of a supply issue with its Urine Night/Bed Bag.
  • One product code is affected in total, FSE255.
  • The supply issue is due to their supplier manufacturing issues.


  • FSE255 is currently suspended and unavailable to order.
  • A potential indirect alternative product is available to order through our online catalogue:
    • FSE238 – Urine Night/Bed Bag.
  • Customers can use the alternative product listed to mitigate the impact of the disruption.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product code and potential alternatives.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 25 September 2023.

Next Steps:              

  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the product listing for further information on the affected product code and potential alternative.  
  • The alternative listed FSE238 is cheaper than FSE255.
  • FSE255 has an integral bed hanger while FSE238 doesn’t.
  • No training is needed on the alternatives.
  • The continuing supply issue is being monitored in conjunction with the supplier and we will continue to monitor 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.

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 ▼

  • 2261 Linc Medical Systems Product Listing with Alternatives 25 August 2023

    An Excel file showing the product listing with alternatives for ICN 2261.
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