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Supply Issues Medicina Limited Enteral Syringes and Feeding Tubes Multiple Products (ICN 1864)

Important Customer Notice Update

Ref: 2022/1864 ICN Number: 1864
  • The supply issue with Enteral Syringes and Feeding Tubes from Medicina UK Ltd is improving.
  • Three product codes are now available to order from our online catalogue:
    • FWM2377 – Feeding Tube Nasogastric
    • FTA377 – Oral Tip Syringe
    • FWM3282 – Nasogastric Feeding and Drainage Tube.
  • Five product codes remain affected in total.
  • The affected product codes remain suspended and unavailable to order.
  • Potential 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.
  • Two of the indirect alternatives are currently suspended and unavailable to order, however there are other alternatives available:
    • FTA364 and FTA380.
  • 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 4 March 2024.
  • The supply issue with Enteral Syringes and Feeding Tubes from Medicina UK Ltd is continuing.
  • Three product codes are now available to order from our online catalogue:
    • FTA365, FWM2763 and FTA288.
  • Two further product codes are now affected and unavailable to order:
    • FTA286 and FWM3282.
  • Eight product codes are now affected in total.
  • The affected product codes remain suspended and unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue for most of the affected products. However, some of these products may also become subject to intermittent supply with the increase in demand.
  • Three of the indirect alternatives are currently suspended and unavailable to order, however there are other alternatives available:
    • FTA364, FTA380 and FWM2410.
  • 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 4 March 2024.
  • The supply issue with Enteral Syringes and Feeding Tubes from Medicina UK Ltd is continuing.
  • One further product code is now suspended and unavailable to order:
    • FTA364 – Oral Tip Syringe.
  • Unfortunately, the indirect alternative listed for this product code is also currently suspended and unavailable to order:
    • FTA365 – Oral Tip Syringe.
  • Nine product codes are now affected in total.
  • The affected product codes remain suspended and unavailable to order.
  • Potential 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.
  • Unfortunately, an indirect alternative for product code FTA374 is currently suspended and unavailable to order, however there are other alternatives available.
  • 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 5 February 2024.
  • The supply issue with Enteral Syringes and Feeding Tubes from Medicina UK Ltd is continuing.
  • Six product codes are now available to order:
    • FTA329, FTA287, FTA290, FTA330, FWM3282 and FTA286.
  • Four further product codes are now suspended and unavailable to order:
    • FTA365, FWM1780, FWM2377 and FWM2763.
  • Eight product codes are affected in total.
  • The affected product codes remain suspended and unavailable to order.
  • 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.
  • Please note one of the indirect alternatives is currently suspended and unavailable to order, however there are other alternatives available to order:
    • FTA380.
  • 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 5 February 2024.
  • The supply issue with Enteral Syringes and Feeding Tubes from Medicina UK Ltd is continuing.
  • Four product codes are now available to order:
    • FVK209, FWM3283, FWM3614 and FWM3973.
  • Two further product codes are now suspended and unavailable to order or due to be suspended imminently:
    • FWM3203 and FTA286.
  • 10 product codes are affected in total.
  • The affected product codes remain suspended and unavailable to order.
  • 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.
  • Please note one of the indirect alternatives for FTA288 is currently suspended and unavailable to order:
    • FTA345.
  • The supply issue is still anticipated to be resolved by 5 February 2024.
  • The supply issue with Enteral Syringes and Feeding Tubes from Medicina UK Ltd is continuing.
  • 12 product codes remain affected.
  • The affected product codes remain suspended and unavailable to order.
  • 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 5 February 2024.
  • The supply issue with Syringes and Tubes from Medicina Limited is continuing.
  • One product code is now available to order from our online catalogue:
    • FWM1780.
  • Three further product codes are now suspended and unavailable to order from our online catalogue:
    • FTA288, FTA330 and FTA377.
  • 12 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.
  • Please note three of the indirect alternatives are currently suspended and unavailable to order:
    • FWM3973, FWM3282 and FWM3283.
  • 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 11 December 2023.
  • The supply issue with Syringes and Tubes from Medicina Limited is continuing.
  • One further product code is currently suspended and unavailable to order:
    • FWM3282 – Nasogastric Feeding and Drainage Tube.
  • 10 product codes are affected in total.
  • The affected product codes remain suspended and unavailable to order.
  • Potential 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.
  • Please note three of the indirect alternatives are currently suspended and unavailable to order:
  • FWM3973, FWM3282 and FWM3283.
  • See ourDownloads ▼ 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 20 November 2023.
  • The supply issue with Syringes and Tubes from Medicina Limited is continuing.
  • Two further product codes are now suspended and unavailable to order:
    • FTA287 – Oral Tip Syringe
    • FWM3973 – Nasogastric Feeding and Drainage Tube.
  • Seven of the previously affected product codes remain suspended and unavailable to order.
  • Nine 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.
  • Please note that three of the indirect alternatives are currently suspended and unavailable to order, FWM3973, FWM3282 and FWM3283.
  • 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 20 November 2023.
  • The supply issue of Enteral Syringes and Feeding Tubes with Medicina UK Ltd is improving.
  • Two product codes are now available to order:
    • FTA286, FWM3282.
  • One previously affected product code is currently suspended:
    • FWM1780.
  • The affected product codes remain suspended and unavailable to order.
  • Seven 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 increased 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 20 November 2023.
  • The supply issue of Enteral Syringes and Feeding Tubes with Medicina UK Ltd is continuing.
  • Three product codes are now available to order:
    • FTA287, FTA288 and FWM3366.
  • A further six product codes are currently suspended:
    • FTA286, FTA329, FTA374, FVK209, FWM3282 and FWM328.
  • Eight product codes are affected in total.
  • All of the affected product codes are suspended and unavailable to order.
  • 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 6 November 2023.
  • The supplier Medicina UK Ltd has informed us that the supply issue with its Enteral Syringes and Feeding Tubes is ongoing.
  • Six product codes are now available to order, FWM1780, FTA376, FWM3836, FWM1932, FWM3482 and FWM3973.
  • Five product codes remain affected in total:
    • FTA290
    • FWM3614
    • FTA287
    • FTA288
    • FWM3366.
  • The affected product codes remain suspended and unavailable to order.
  • 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 6 November 2023.
  • The supplier Medicina UK Ltd has informed us that the supply issue with its Enteral Syringes and Feeding Tubes is ongoing.
  • One product code is now available to order, from our online catalogue, FWM745.
  • Three further product codes are now suspended and unavailable to order.
  • 11 product codes are affected in total.
  • The affected product codes remain suspended and unavailable to order.
  • 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 25 September 2023.
  • The supplier Medicina UK Ltd has informed us that the supply issue with its Enteral Syringes and Feeding Tubes is ongoing.
  • Two product codes are now available to order:
    • FTA377 – Oral Tip Syringe
    • FTA289 – Oral Tip Syringe.
  • One further product code is now suspended and unavailable to order:
    • FWM1780 – Nasal anchoring system.
  • Nine product codes are affected in total.
  • The affected product codes remain suspended and unavailable to order.
  • 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 28 August 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 Medicina UK Ltd has informed us that the supply issue with its Enteral Syringes and Feeding Tubes is ongoing.
  • Two product codes are now available to order FTA378 and FWM2737.
  • Three further product codes are now suspended and unavailable to order:
    • FWM3482 – Nasogastric Feeding & Drainage Tube
    • FWM3614 – Nasogastric Feeding & Drainage Tube
    • FWM3973 – Nasogastric Feeding & Drainage Tube.
  • 10 product codes are affected in total.
  • The affected product codes remain suspended and unavailable to order.
  • 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 14 August 2023.
  • The supplier Medicina UK Ltd has informed us that the supply issue with its Enteral Syringes and Feeding Tubes is ongoing.
  • One further product code is now suspended and unavailable to order:
    • FWM1932 – Feeding tube ph placement indicator.
  • Nine product codes are affected in total.
  • The remaining affected product codes remain suspended and unavailable to order.
  • 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 14 August 2023.
  • The supplier Medicina UK Ltd has informed us that the supply issue with its Enteral Syringes and Feeding Tubes is ongoing.
  • Five product codes are now available to order through our online catalogue:
    • FWM3284, FWM1780, FWM2736, FTA319 and FTA324.
  • One further product code is now suspended and unavailable to order:
    • FTA290 – Oral Tip Syringe.
  • There are eight product codes affected in total.
  • The affected product codes remain suspended and unavailable to order.
  • 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 14 August 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 Medicina Limited has informed us that the supply issue with some of its Syringes and Tubes is still ongoing.
  • Three additional product codes are now affected:
    • FTA319 0 – Enteral Feeding Syringe
    • FWM745 – Feeding tube ph placement indicator
    • FTA324 0 – Enteral Feeding Syringe.
  • There are 12 product codes affected in total.
  • All of the affected product codes are currently suspended and unavailable to order.
  • 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 19 June 2023.
  • The supplier Medicina Limited has informed us that the supply issue with some of its Syringes and Tubes is still ongoing.
  • Three additional product codes are now affected:
    • FTA376 – Oral Tip Syringe
    • FTA377 – Oral Tip Syringe
    • FWM3284 – Nasogastric Feeding and Drainage Tube.
  • There are nine affected product codes in total and are suspended.
  • 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 19 June 2023.
  • The supplier Medicina Limited has informed us that the supply issue with some of its Syringes and Tubes has improved.
  • Six of the affected product codes are now available to order from our online catalogue:
    • FTA328, FWM2835, FWM3034, FWM3282, FWM3283 and FWM3284.
  • Six product codes remain affected in total.
  • The supplier is due to receive stock for these product codes and we will update this ICN when we have further information.
  • 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 19 June 2023.
  • The supplier Medicina Limited has informed us that the supply issue with some of its Syringes and Tubes is ongoing.
  • One of the previously affected codes is now available to order:
    • FTR2651.
  • However, three further product codes are now affected and unavailable to order:
    • FWM2736 – awaiting suspension
    • FWM1780 – suspended
    • FTA328 – suspended.
  • There are 12 product codes affected in total.
  • The supplier is due to receive stock for these product codes and we will update this ICN when we have further information.
  • 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 9 May 2023.
  • The supplier Medicina Limited has informed us that the supply issue with some of its Syringes and Tubes is ongoing.
  • Three of the previously affected codes are now available to order:
    • FTA375, FTA376 and FTA377.
  • Two of the previously affected codes are also available, but subject to intermittent supply until full stock resumes:
    • FTA324 and FTA328.
  • One further code is now affected and unavailable to order:
    • FTA378 – Oral Tip Syringe.
  • The supplier is due to receive stock for these product codes and we will update this ICN when we have further information.
  • There are 10 product codes 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 9 May 2023.

 

 

  • The supplier Medicina Limited has informed the supply issue with some of its Syringes and Tubes is ongoing.
  • Two product codes are now available to order.
  • Five additional product codes are now affected and unavailable to order:
    • FWM3282, FWM3283, FWM3284, FWM2737, FTA289.
  • There are 14 product codes 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 9 May 2023.

 

  • The supplier Medicina Limited has informed us the supply issue with some of its Syringes and Tubes has improved.
  • Seven of the previously affected product codes are now available to order:
    • FTA419 – Oral Tip Syringe 0.5ml purple – single use – unwinged – individually wrapped sterile – centered
    • FWM1780 – Nasal anchoring system Adult Nose Plaster
    • FWM2736 – Feeding Adaptor ENFit transision adaptor Male luer feeding tube to ENFit
    • FWM3282 – Nasogastric Feeding & Drainage Tube 12fg 100cm polyurethane radiopaque
    • FWM3283 – Nasogastric Feeding & Drainage Tube 14fg 100cm polyurethane radiopaque
    • FWM3284 – Nasogastric Feeding & Drainage Tube 16fg 100cm polyurethane radiopaque
    • FWM4062 – Feeding Tube Gastrostomy Balloon Retained 14fg ENFit connector including.
  • There are 11 product codes affected in total.
  • See our Downloads section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • This ICN will be updated when we have further information.
  • The supplier Medicina Limited has informed the supply issue with some of its Syringes and Tubes is ongoing.
  • Five product codes from the previous update are now available to order through our online catalogue.
    • FTA286 – Oral Tip Syringe – 1ml purple – single use – unwinged – individually wrapped sterile – centered
    • FTA288 – Oral Tip Syringe – 5ml purple – single use – unwinged – individually wrapped sterile – centered
    • FTA323 – Enteral Feeding Syringe – 1ml purple – low dose – reusable – winged –  individually wrapped – centered – ENFit connection
    • FWM3033 – Feeding Tube Nasogastric – 8fg 120cm Polyurethane cm Markings Xray Opaque Fine Bore with Guidewire and ENFIT Connector
    • FWM2381 – Feeding Tube Nasogastric – 6fg 80cm Polyurethane cm markings radiopaque stripe with ENFIT connector.
  • 15 new codes have been added to the ICN and are also now unavailable to order.
  • There is now a total of 18 product codes now affected.
  • See our Downloads section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • This ICN will be updated when we have further information.

Change:

  • The supplier Medicina Limited has informed us of a supply issue with its Syringes and Tubes.
  • There are eight product codes affected.
  • The supply issue is due to component shortages.
  • Due to the recent voluntary product recall, the plunger component has been manufactured with an unapproved material.
  • The material that was used is safe for the intended use, however it did not meet the supplier’s raw material specification.

Impact:

  • The affected product codes are currently unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • Please refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be ongoing for around one month. We will update the ICN once we have further information.

Next Steps:

  • Customers are advised to log into our website to review the potential indirect alternative products, taking into account their compatibility and any training requirements.
  • 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 ▼

  • 1864 Medicina Product Listing with Alternatives 14 February 2024

    An Excel file showing the product listing with alternatives for ICN 1864.
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