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Supply Issues Richardson Sterile Dressing Pads (ICN 1614)

Important Customer Notice Update

Ref: 2022/1614 ICN Number: 1614
  • Some of the previously advised alternative product codes are now available whilst stocks last:
    EJA238 – Dressing pad absorbent sterile 10cm x 10cm
    EJA080 – Dressing pad absorbent sterile 10cm x 20cm
    EJA081 – Dressing pad absorbent sterile 20cm x 20cm
    EJA082 – Dressing pad absorbent sterile 20cm x 40cm.
  • This is due to a new framework renewal.
  • Once the stock has depleted, these product codes will be delisted from our catalogue.
  • Enough stock has been brought in to cover the Richardson’s supply issue.
  • Other alternative products are still available.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • Please see our Downloads ▼ section to refer to the product listing for further information on the affected product codes.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by August 2022
  • Customers are advised to carry on ordering the alternative product codes.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Services Advisor.

Change:

  • The supplier Richardson has informed us of a temporary supply issue with its Sterile Dressing Pads.
  • The four product codes affected are:
  • EJA092 – Dressing pad absorbent sterile 10cm x 12cm
  • EJA093 – Dressing pad absorbent sterile 10cm x 20cm
  • EJA094 – Dressing pad absorbent sterile 20cm x 20cm
  • EJA095 – Dressing pad absorbent sterile 20cm x 40cm
  • The supply issue is due to ongoing problems with raw materials and shipping issues.

Impact:          

  • The affected codes are currently being demand managed so will be intermittent supply only.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • Please refer to the product listing below for further information on the affected product codes.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by August 2022

Next Steps:              

  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the potential indirect alternative products.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Relationship Manager or 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 ▼

  • 1614 Richardson Product Listing with Alternatives

    An Excel file detailing the affected product codes for ICN 1614.
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