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General Wound Care

Type: Contract Extension Reference: 2020/S 222-547347 Supply Route: Stocked, Blue Diamond, eDirect
Start Date: 14 March 2022 Expiry Date: 31 January 2026

This framework starts on 14 March 2022, runs for 47 months and ends on 31 January 2026. This includes a 24 month extension.

Dressings and wound care products are used by clinicians in both the acute and community sectors to aid in the management of the wound healing process. These are used by all clinicians but primarily tissue viability nurses.

Important notice – for stocked products only. 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.

Pricing and product information is correct at the time of publication, products may be subject to price changes, please refer to our online catalogue.

• 3M United Kingdom PLC
• Absorbest AB – New
• Advancis Medical
• Bard Limited
• AAH Pharmaceuticals – New
• Blue Box Medical Ltd (GBUK)
• Bunzl Retail & Healthcare Supplies Ltd
• CliniMed
• Clinisupplies Ltd
• Convatec Limited
• Covalon Technologies (Europe) Limited – New
• Creed Medical LTD – New
• Crest Medical Ltd
• Ennogen Healthcare – New
• Essity trading as BSN Medical
• Evolan Pharma AB
• Farla Medical Limited – New
• GS Medical Healthcare – New
• H&R Healthcare Ltd
• Inivos Ltd – New
• Iskus Health UK Limited
• Joint Operations – New
• KCI Medical Ltd
• L&R Medical UK Ltd
• Medicareplus International Ltd
• Meditrade UK Ltd – New
• Medline Industries Ltd
• Merlin Healthcare – New
• Molnlycke Health Care Ltd
• Paul Hartmann Ltd
• Polyco Healthline – New
• Pharmed Ltd
• Safeguard Medical
• Reliance Medical Ltd
• Richardson Healthcare Ltd
• Robinson Healthcare Limited
• Rocialle
• Sallis Healthcare Ltd
• Steroplast Healthcare Ltd
• T J Smith and Nephew Limited
• Unisurge International Ltd
• Urgo Limited
• Vernacare Limited

  • Ambulance and Emergency Products
  • Bandages
  • Cotton Wool
  • Dressing Pads
  • Film Dressings and Associated Products
  • First Aid Kits
  • Gauze Absorbents
  • Medical Adhesive Tapes
  • Medical Prep Swabs
  • Medical Swabs
  • Nasal Swabs and Nasal Tampons
  • Non-Woven Balls
  • Non-Woven Island Dressings
  • Oral Swabs
  • Plasters
  • Skin Protectants
  • Super Absorbent Dressings.


  • 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.

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  • General Wound Care Product Listing

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