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Supply Issues Meditech Systems Ltd (Dorset) Diathermy Bipolar Forceps Products (ICN 2405)

Important Customer Notice Resolved

Ref: 2024/2405 ICN Number: 2405

 

  • The supply issue with Diathermy Bipolar Forceps from Meditech Systems Ltd (Dorset) is now resolved.
  • Five product codes are available whilst current stocks last, they will then be delisted from our online catalogue and unavailable to order:
    • FDJ848, FDJ935, FDJ932, FDJ936 and FDJ1282.
  • Four product codes are now available to order through our online catalogue:
    • FDJ1284, FDJ3474, FDJ929 and FDJ931.
  • This ICN is now closed.

 

 

  • The supply issue of Diathermy Bipolar Forceps products from Meditech Systems Ltd (Dorset) is continuing.
  • The affected product codes remain suspended and unavailable to order.
  • 12 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.
  • Please note, that some of the alternatives listed are the product codes affected by this ICN.
  • One alternative is no longer available to order from our online catalogue, FDJ1280.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • We will continue to review the stock to minimise further disruption.  We will update this ICN as soon as we have further information.
  • The supply issue is now anticipated to be resolved by 30 April 2024.
  • The supply issue of Diathermy Bipolar Forceps products from Meditech Systems Ltd (Dorset) is continuing.
  • FDJ857 is now available to order through our online catalogue.
  • Three further product codes are now affected and unavailable to order:
    • FDJ1284, FDJ3486 and FDJ945.
  • 12 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.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • Please note, some of the alternatives listed are the product codes affected by this ICN.
  • We will continue to review the stock to minimise further disruption and will update this ICN as soon as we have further information.
  • The supply issue is now anticipated to be resolved by 29 March 2024.
  • The supply issue of Diathermy Bipolar Forceps products from Meditech Systems Ltd (Dorset) is continuing.
  • Ten product codes remain affected.
  • The affected product codes remain suspended and unavailable to order:
    • FDJ1282, FDJ3474, FDJ848, FDJ929, FDJ931, FDJ932, FDJ933, FDJ935, FDJ936 and FDJ857.
  • 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.
  • We will continue to review the stock to minimise further disruption. We will update this ICN as soon as we have further information.
  • The supply issue is now anticipated to be resolved by 29 February 2024.

Change:

  • The supplier Meditech Systems Ltd (Dorset) has informed us of a supply issue with its Diathermy Bipolar Forceps products.
  • There are 10 product codes affected.
  • The supply issue is due to raw material shortage.

Impact:          

  • Ten affected product codes are currently suspended and unavailable to order:
    • FDJ1282, FDJ3474, FDJ848, FDJ929, FDJ931, FDJ932, FDJ933, FDJ935, FDJ936 and FDJ857.
  • There are potential indirect alternatives for some of the products available to order through our online catalogue.
  • We are currently sourcing further alternatives and updates will be made to the product listing as soon as possible.
  • 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 16 February 2024.

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.
  • The continuing supply issue is being monitored in conjunction with the supplier and we will continue to review the stock situation to minimise further disruption and update this ICN with the latest information as it becomes available.
  • 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 ▼

  • 2405 Meditech Product Listing with Alternatives 2 May 2024

    An Excel file showing the product listing with alternatives for ICN 2405.
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