Enteral Feeding Devices, Syringes and Associated Products

Type: Contract Information Update Reference: 2014/S 188-331591 Supply Route: Stocked, Blue Diamond, eDirect
Start Date: 11 May 2015 Expiry Date: 1 January 2020

This framework starts on 11 May 2015, runs for 55 months and ends on 1 January 2020.

Please note: Products are still available to order. We will update this page with the new framework details once available. Please check back on this page for updates.

Enteral Feeding Products ensure a safe and effective management feed into the gut for patients (from neonates to older people) who are unable to feed themselves.

This framework offers a comprehensive range of products to fulfil requirements of Enteral Feeding with a choice of all brands from a single source.

The range includes:

  • Enteral syringes
  • Feeding tubes
  • Nutritional/supplemental feeds.

There is also a full range of associated products to ensure procedures can be carried out efficiently and safely.
Products are compliant with current legislation, enabling trusts to meet the international standard (ISO 80369-3) – ENFit.

Areas covered

  • Enteral feeding Devices and associated products
  • Enteral feeds
  • Enteral giving sets
  • Enteral syringes and associated products.

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 for details of the NPM. If you are interested in making savings via the NPM, please speak to your Account Manager

  • Abbott Laboratories Ltd
  • Aspirate-N-Go Ltd
  • Avanos Medical Uk Limited
  • Baxter Healthcare Limited
  • Cardinal Health Uk 432 Limited
  • Danone Nutricia Ltd (Medical)
  • Fresenius Kabi Ltd
  • GBUK Enteral
  • Medicina Limited
  • Slo Drinks Ltd
  • Vygon Uk Ltd

Choice

  • 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 Account 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.

Downloads ▼

  • Product Listing

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

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  • National Pricing Matrix (NPM)

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

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