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Supply Issues Multiple Suppliers 2 Litre Night Drainage Bags (ICN 2474)

Important Customer Notice Update

Ref: 2024/2474 ICN Number: 2474
  • The supply issue with 2 Litre Drainage Bag products from Clinisupplies Ltd and Coloplast Ltd is continuing.
  • Please note a product matrix has now been added to this ICN which includes eDirect and Blue Diamond alternatives, and is spilt by category:
    • Leg Bag
    • Night Bag Single Use
    • Night Bag Sterile Reusable.
  • Five product codes remain affected:
    • FSE238 – Urine Night/Bed Bag
    • FSE239 – Urine Night/Bed Bag
    • FSE270 – Urine Night/Bed Bag
    • FSE271 – Urine Night/Bed Bag
    • GDF053 – Urine Night/Bed Bag.
  • FSE238 is being threshold managed as it remains subject to Protect Demand Management.
  • FSE238 is available to order through NHS Supply Chain. However, trusts are allocated a maximum daily quantity or “threshold” to ensure fair supply of available stock across the NHS.
  • Three of the affected codes remain suspended and unavailable to order:
    • FSE239, FSE270 and FSE271.
  • GDF053 remains subject to intermittent supply.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product matrix.
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives and for a full list of product codes subject to Protect Demand Management.
  • The supply issue is still anticipated to be resolved by 1 September 2024.

Change:

  • The suppliers Clinisupplies Ltd and Coloplast Ltd have informed us of a supply issue with their 2 Litre Night Drainage Bag products.
  • The five product codes affected are:
    • FSE238 – Urine Night/Bed Bag
    • FSE239 – Urine Night/Bed Bag
    • FSE270 – Urine Night/Bed Bag
    • FSE271 – Urine Night/Bed Bag
    • GDF053 – Urine Night/Bed Bag.
  • The supply issue is due to increased demand and lead times.
  • Due to this ongoing supply issue FSE238 is now being threshold managed as it is subject to Protect Demand Management

Impact:          

  • FSE238 is available to order through NHS Supply Chain. However, trusts are allocated a maximum daily quantity or “threshold” to ensure fair supply of available stock across the NHS.
  • Three of the affected codes are currently suspended and unavailable to order:
    • FSE239, FSE270 and FSE271.
  • GDF053 is currently subject to intermittent supply.
  • Potential indirect 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 codes and potential alternatives and for a full list of product codes subject to Protect Demand Management.
  • Please note that some of the alternative products are currently unavailable and/or the affected codes in this ICN but other alternatives are available.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 1 September 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 and to view the product codes currently subject to Protect Demand Management
  • The continuing supply issue is being monitored in conjunction with the suppliers 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.
  • 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 ▼

  • 2474 Multiple Suppliers Product Matrix 3 April 2024

    An Excel file showing the alternatives by category for ICN 2474.
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  • 2474 Multiple Suppliers Product Listing with Alternatives 18 March 2024.

    An Excel file showing the product listing with alternatives for ICN 2474.
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  • Control and Protect Demand Managed Product Matrix

    An Excel file detailing the products currently subject to Control and Protect Demand Management. This is updated weekly.
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