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Supply Issues L&R Medical UK Ltd Hydrogel Dressing Non-Adhesive Products ELE056 (ICN 2253)

Important Customer Notice Resolved

Ref: 2023/2253 ICN Number: 2253

 

  • The supply issue with Hydrogel Dressing Non-Adhesive products from L&R Medical UK Ltd is resolved.
  • ELE056 is now available to order through our online catalogue.
  • This ICN is now closed.
  • The supply issue with Hydrogel Dressing Non-Adhesive products from L&R Medical UK Ltd is continuing.
  • One product code remains affected in total:
    • ELE056 – Hydrogel dressing non adhesive 10cm x 15cm rectangular.
  • The affected product code remains suspended and unavailable to order.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product code and potential alternatives.
  • The supply issue is now anticipated to be resolved by 31 January 2024.
  • The supply issue with Hydrogel Dressing Non-Adhesive products from L&R Medical UK Ltd is continuing.
  • One product code remains affected in total:
    • ELE056 – Hydrogel dressing non adhesive 10cm x 15cm rectangular.
  • The affected product code remains suspended and unavailable to order.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product code and potential alternatives.
  • The supply issue is now anticipated to be resolved by 29 December 2023.
  • The supply issue of Hydrogel Dressing Non-Adhesive Products with L&R Medical UK Ltd has improved.
  • One product is now available to order through our online catalogue:
    • ELE055 – Hydrogel dressing non square adhesive 10cm x 10cm square.
  • One product remains suspended and unavailable to order:
    • ELE056 – Hydrogel dressing non adhesive 10cm x 15cm rectangular.
  • One product code is affected in total.
  • The supply issue is due to raw material shortages.
  • 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 anticipated to be resolved by 1 December 2023.

Change:

  • The supplier L&R Medical UK Ltd has informed us of a supply issue with its Hydrogel Dressing Non-Adhesive Products.
  • There are two product codes affected:
    • ELE055 – Hydrogel dressing non adhesive 10cm x 10cm square.
    • ELE056 – Hydrogel dressing non adhesive 10cm x 15cm rectangular.
  • The supply issue is due to raw material shortages.

Impact:          

  • The affected codes are currently suspended and unavailable to order.
  • Potential direct 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 code and potential alternatives.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 1 December 2023.

 Next Steps:               

  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the potential indirect alternative products.
  • 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.
  • We will update the ICN when we have further information.
  • 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 ▼

  • 2253 L&R Medical Product Listing with Alternatives 20 November 2023

    An Excel file showing the product listing with alternatives for ICN 2253.
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