External Defibrillation Devices, Resuscitation and Simulation Manikins and Related Accessories
This framework starts on 1 August 2019, runs for 48 months and ends on 31 July 2023. This includes a 24 months extension.
Automatic External Defibrillators (AED) are portable electronic devices that give clear visual and audible step-by-step guidance in a sudden cardiac arrest situation. If needed, it can send an electric shock to the heart to try to restore a normal rhythm. These are widely used within the community.
There are two types of a defibrillator, the Manual Override (used by the emergency services) and the Manual Defibrillator (used by medical professionals in an ambulance or hospital environments).
The procedure involves the delivery of an electric shock to the heart which enables the heart muscles to reestablish normal rhythm.
We are pleased to offer a range of products and services and have a team on hand to support you throughout the procurement process. Services include:
- Arranging site visits
- Conducting supplier presentations
- Facilitating equipment evaluations
- Project planning.
For further information please contact your NHS Supply Chain Customer Relationship Manager.
AEDs in Schools
See our Useful Links section for more information on Automatic External Defibrillators in schools.
There are 18 suppliers awarded on this framework, see below list for your information.
See our Downloads section for the full Product Matrix.
- Aero Healthcare Ltd
- BOC Ltd
- Cardiac Science Holdings UK Ltd
- Imperative Training Ltd
- Intermedical (UK) Ltd
- Laerdal Medical Ltd
- Mindray UK Ltd
- Nihon Kohden UK Ltd
- Ortus Technology Ltd
- Philips Healthcare
- Reliance Medical Ltd
- Safeguard Medical Technologies Ltd
- Schiller UK Ltd
- Simulaids UK Ltd
- SISK Healthcare (UK) Ltd
- Stryker UK Ltd
- WEL Medical Ltd
- ZOLL Medical UK Ltd.
There are seven lots on this new framework, see below:
- Lot 1 - Automated External Defibrillators for hospital and public access use
- Lot 2 - Automated External Defibrillators with manual override
- Lot 3 - Manual Defibrillators suitable for hospital
- Lot 4 - Manual Defibrillators suitable for ambulance
- Lot 5 - Mechanical chest compression devices
- Lot 6 - Resuscitation manikin
- Lot 7 - Simulation manikin (NEW category from previous framework)
For more information please contact your NHS Supply Chain Account Manager.
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