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Clinical Waste Containers

Type: Contract Extension Reference: 2018/S 225-514293 Supply Route: Stocked, eDirect
Start Date: 19 August 2019 Expiry Date: 18 August 2023

This framework starts on 19 August 2019, runs for 48 months and ends on 18 August 2023, this includes a  24 months extension.

Areas covered
There are three Lots on this new framework:

  • Lot 1 – Polypropylene Sharps Containers and Clinical Waste Containers
  • Lot 2 – Board-Based Containers
  • Lot 3 – Holders for Contaminated Swabs.

Banded pricing

Every product in Lot 1 has three bands of pricing which will allow trusts to benefit from a price that will reflect the level of service and support required from your supplier(s).

Savings of up to 2% can be made by switching bands. Please contact your Account Manager for further information.

Please see table below for details of the awarded suppliers on this new framework.

Supplier Incumbent
Central Medical Supplies Limited (CMS) X
Econix Limited X
Inpress Plastics Ltd X
Mauser UK Ltd X
Valley Northern X
Vernacare Ltd X
  • 45 new products have been added to this framework
  • 207 products are on this framework in total - a significant reduction on the previous framework
  • All lines provided on Lot 1 will be fully stocked.


  • 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 Customer Relationship Managers – 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 European procurement legislation.
  • Sustainable development – we are certified to ISO 140001 International Standard for Environment Management System.

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  • Product Listing

    An Excel file showing the products that are included in this framework.
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  • Price Ranking

    An excel file showing the full price ranking information for this framework.
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