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Medical Chart Paper and Ultrasound Film

Type: Contract Extension Reference: FAG 16920 Supply Route: Stocked, Blue Diamond
Start Date: 28 October 2019 Expiry Date: 28 October 2023

This framework starts on 28 October 2019, runs for 48 months and ends on 28 October 2023. This includes a 24 months extension.

Areas covered

The framework includes the following product areas:

  • Medical Chart Paper for use with proprietary equipment to record the output from patients undergoing various diagnostic tests including cardiotocography (CTG), electrocardiogram (ECG), optical, foetal, pulmonary, bladder scanner, urine analyser, refrigeration and defibrillator recording paper.
  • Ultrasound Film and Paper for use with proprietary equipment to print out ultrasound scans.

There are seven suppliers in total on this framework, of which:

  • Seven suppliers are incumbent
  • One supplier will be delisted: Med Matters Ltd.
Supplier Incumbent
Medgraphics Ltd X
Nissha Medical Technologies Ltd (previously Graphic Controls Ltd) X
Philips Healthcare Ltd X
SISK Healthcare T/A Cardiac Services X
Stryker Ltd X
Techmed Charts X
Vyaire Medical X
  • Medical Chart and Recording Paper (including ECG and Stress Testing) and related consumables
  • Ultrasound Recording Paper and related accessories.

Product summary:

  • 175 new products have been added to this framework (from new and existing suppliers) offering greater choice
  • 328 products are on this framework in total.


  • 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.

Downloads ▼

  • Medical Chart Paper and Ultrasound Film Spreadsheet

    An Excel file showing the product listing and delisted products that are included in this framework.
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