Supply Issues Medipal and Gama Indicator Products Multiple Codes (ICN 1474)

Important Customer Notice Update

Ref: 2021/1474 ICN Number: 1474
  • Product code VJT670 remains unavailable to order. Stock is expected 15 June 2022.
  • Unfortunately, Product code FSE123 is now unavailable again. Stock is expected 13 June 2022.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available through the NHS Supply Chain Catalogue.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Relationship Manager or Customer Services Advisor.
  • All product codes apart from VJT670 are now available to order.
  • The anticipated resolution date is June 2022.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product code.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Relationship Manager or Customer Services Advisor.
  • FSE119 is now available to order through our online catalogue.
  • The remaining four affected product codes are still affected by the supply issue.
  • The anticipated resolution date is 22 April 2022.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Relationship Manager or Customer Services Advisor.
  • The two product codes that were available to order are, unfortunately, unavailable again.
  • Five product codes are affected and are unavailable to order.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes.
  • The expected resolution dates are as follows:
    FSE123 – Stock Expected 28 February 2022
    FSE119 – Stock Expected 4 March 2022
    VJT569 – Stock Expected 11 March 2022
    VJT645 – Stock Expected 31 March 2022
    VJT670 – Stock Expected 15 April 2022.
  • NHS Supply Chain will continue to work with the supplier to resolve the situation as quickly as possible.
  • We will update this ICN when further details become available.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Relationship Manager or Customer Services Advisor.
  • Two previously affected clean indicator product codes are now available to order:
    FSE119 and VJT670.
  • Three clean indicator product codes remain affected by the supply issue: FSE123, VJT569 and VJT645.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 31 March 2022.

Change:

  • The Suppliers GAMA and Medipal have informed us of a supply issue of Indicator Notes and Tapes
  • The five product codes affected are:
    FSE123, FSE119, VJT569, VJT670 and VJT645
  • The supply issue is due to a delay in shipment of product into the UK.

Impact:

  • The affected codes are currently unavailable to order.
  • There are currently no indirect/direct alternative products available to order.
  • Please refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 31 January 2022.

Next Steps:

  • NHS Supply Chain will continue to work with the supplier to resolve the situation as quickly as possible.
  • We will update this ICN when further details become available.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Relationship Manager or Customer Services Advisor.

Downloads ▼

  • 1474 Medipal and Gama Indicator Products Product Listing 31 May 2022

    An Excel file detailing the affected product codes for ICN 1474.
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