Insulin Pumps and Associated Products / Insulin Pumps, Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) and Associated Consumables
This framework starts on 7 January 2022, runs for 24 months and ends on 6 January 2024. This includes a 24 month extension.
The products in this framework are for use in Diabetes clinics, Maternity patients, specifically NHS England and NHS Improvement program for expectant mums with Type 1 diabetes, and in patients’ homes following diagnosis and prescribing.
There are 3 Lots on this new framework:
- Lot 1: Insulin Pumps – tethered insulin pumps, patch insulin pumps and associated products.
- Lot 2: Continuous Glucose Monitoring Devices (CGM) and Associated Consumables.
- Lot 3: Software and Diabetes Management Applications – software or algorithms that contribute to the functionality of a closed-loop.
- Contact your NHS Supply Chain Customer Relationship Manager (CRM) to request to sign up to the framework.
- CRM will send a Unique Reference Number (URN) form to complete. It collects details such as the start and end date, procurement contact, and, hospital names that belong to your trust.
- Trust will then return the URN form to NHS Supply Chain.
- If it is a banded supplier, NHS Supply Chain will contact the supplier for cost price.
- When prices are received from the supplier, or if it is not a banded supplier, NHS Supply Chain will send the cost prices to your Trust to be reviewed.
- If you wish to continue with signing up, you need to confirm this with NHS Supply Chain.
- NHS Supply Chain will then send the URN form to your Trust confirming prices and that you are signed up for the framework. This will include your URN which you will need to order products on this framework.
- NHS Supply Chain will also inform the supplier(s) that your Trust has signed up to this framework and send them a copy of the URN form.
There are 15 suppliers in total on this framework.
- 6 suppliers are incumbent
- 9 suppliers are new to the framework
Below is the full list of suppliers available on this framework.
- Dexcom International Ltd
- Insulet International Ltd
- Medtronic Ltd
- Medtrum Ltd
- Roche Diabetes Care Ltd
- Ypsomed Ltd.
New suppliers to the framework:
- A.Menarini Diagnostics
- Abbott Laboratories Ltd
- Advanced Therapeutics (UK) Ltd
- Air Liquide Healthcare Ltd
- CamDiab Ltd
- Glooko Ltd – are not available at framework Go Live and will be available soon. If you require any information please contact the CTSP Ward Based Consumables Buyer, Leigh Carr, via firstname.lastname@example.org
- ViCentra LTD
- Williams Medical Supplies Ltd
- Worldlink Resources Ltd.
See our Downloads section for a breakdown of suppliers by Lot and which products they offer.
Tethered insulin pump machines enable insulin to be delivered either automatically, or in response to instructions given by the pump wearer. They drip-feed insulin into the body through the day and night plus they can also deliver larger doses of insulin whenever needed, such as before meals.
A continuous glucose monitor is a small device that is worn just under the skin. It measures glucose (sugar) levels continuously throughout the day and night, letting the wearer see trends in their levels, and alerts them to highs and lows.
Applications and software that contributes to the functionality of a closed-loop insulin delivery system:
- Products that connect with blood glucose sensors and insulin pumps automatically increase, decrease, or stop the delivery of insulin in response to the glucose levels of people with diabetes.
- Diabetes Management Systems that allow for the uploading of information from insulin pumps, CGM’s, glucose meters, and mobile applications.
Please note: This is a direct framework agreement, and you will need to quote your unique reference number (URN) when you place an order with your chosen supplier. To receive your URN, please reach out to your Customer Relationship Manager.
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