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Blood Collection Systems and Blood Lancets

Type: Contract Extension Reference: 2019/S 155-381895 Supply Route: Stocked, Blue Diamond, eDirect
Start Date: 8 March 2021 Expiry Date: 7 March 2025

This framework starts on 8 March 2021, runs for 48 months and ends on 7 March 2025. This includes a 24 month extension.

There are two lots on this framework:

  • Lot 1 – Blood Collection Systems
  • Lot 2 – Blood Lancets

The framework includes the following product areas:

  • Blood Collection Systems: Blood Collection Bottles, Blood Collection Sets, Blood Collection Needles, Blood Gas Syringes Urinalysis consumables and support products
  • Blood Lancets: Single and Multi-Patient Lancets, Lancing Systems, Multi Depth Lancets and Single Use Safety Lancets

Important notice – for stocked products only
Following the move to Buy Price = Sell Price, new contract / framework prices will take effect from the Go Live date, however product prices will not change until stock of all product at the old contract / framework price has been depleted.

Savings opportunities
The framework provides a National Pricing Matrix (NPM) from a number of suppliers, which will allow savings opportunities for customers who are able to consolidate their purchasing.

See our Downloads ▼ section if you are interested in making savings via the NPM. Please contact our Hospital Care Team to find out what these new opportunities could mean for your trust.

See our Downloads ▼ section for the latest product listings.

There are 21 suppliers in total on this framework, of which:

  • 0 suppliers are new to NHS Supply Chain
  • 6 suppliers are new to the framework
  • 15 suppliers are incumbent
  • 16 suppliers have been delisted.

Suppliers available on this framework:

  • Becton Dickinson UK Ltd
  • Cambridge Sensors Ltd
  • Central Medical Supplies Ltd (CMS)
  • Crest Medical Ltd (NEW to Blood Collection Framework)
  • GBUK Ltd (previously GBUK Healthcare) (NEW to Blood Collection Framework)
  • GBUK Enteral (NEW to Blood Collection Framework)
  • Greiner Bio-One Ltd
  • GS Medical Healthcare (NEW to Blood Collection Framework)
  • Henry Schein Medical
  • Ims Euro Ltd
  • Medline Industries Ltd
  • Owen Mumford Limited
  • Prospect Diagnostics Ltd
  • Radiometer Ltd
  • Richardson Healthcare Ltd (NEW to Blood Collection Framework)
  • Sarstedt Limited
  • Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Ltd
  • Smiths Medical International Ltd
  • Sterilab Services
  • Vygon Uk Ltd
  • Ypsomed Ltd (NEW to Blood Collection Framework).


  • Leading suppliers on contract – providing enhanced range and value from a single source.

More savings

  • Pay less – with NHS Supply Chain you have a wider range of product options so you can select the ones that are fit for purpose and value for money.
  • Leave your tendering to us – spend less time and money on tendering and let our procurement specialists undertake it on your behalf.
  • Back office savings – the efficiency of our service, ranging from e-ordering to consolidated deliveries, enables significant back office savings.

More value

  • An integrated approach – the financial benefits of NHS Supply Chain go beyond just product prices. Our approach is an integrated one that reduces cost throughout the supply chain, from raw materials to global logistics, resulting in a much lower total cost.
  • Purchasing through our route – when there are changes in the market, we can help minimise the impact of price rises and give support with cost saving initiatives.

Our knowledge and expertise

  • Dedicated Hospital Care and Out of Hospital Care Teams – your day to day contact for all queries. They will help you identify savings opportunities, solve any issues on your behalf and ensure high service levels are always met.
  • NHS Supply Chain Buyers – procurement specialists in their product fields who can give expert advice on new and alternative products.
  • Implementation Team – experts in helping you set up the new processes and training required when introducing new products.
  • Customer Services Team – with the daily support provided by our dedicated and knowledgeable advisors and service managers you know you are in safe hands.
  • Customer Assurance – providing customers with the confidence and assurance of products using a process of clinical evaluation and engagement with clinical users. This ensures all products are clinically assured by the CaPA process supported by engagement with an aligned Trusted Customer.

Peace of mind

  • Dependable deliveries – having access to the know-how and resources of one of the world’s largest logistics companies means we can offer unrivaled dependability and responsiveness when it comes to our delivery services.
  • Framework agreement – awarded in accordance with UK procurement legislation.
  • Sustainable development – we are certified to ISO 140001 International Standard for Environment Management System.

Downloads ▼

  • Product Listing

    An Excel file showing the products that are included in this framework.
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  • Blood Collection - Category Update

    Category update for blood collection including supply disruptions.
  • National Pricing Matrix (NPM)

    An Excel file showing the suppliers offering savings opportunities as part of the NPM.
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