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Medical Chart Paper and Ultrasound Film

Type: New Contract Reference: Project_1030 Supply Route: Stocked, Blue Diamond, eDirect
Start Date: 30 October 2023 Expiry Date: 29 October 2027

This framework starts on 30 October 2023, runs for 48 months and ends on 29 October 2027.

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 two Lots on this framework:

  • Lot 1: Medical Chart Paper
  • Lot 2: Ultrasound Film.

Sustainable opportunities/solutions/products on this framework
Paper based products on this framework must all be sourced from sustainable sources of wood in line with the Timber Procurement Policy (TPP). It is a condition of award that suppliers can provide proof that they have the necessary certificates to demonstrate this.

Important notice – for stocked products only.
Following the move to Buy Price = Sell Price, new contract / framework prices will only come into effect when stock of all product at the old contract / framework price has been depleted.

94 lines are being delisted. See our Downloads ▼ section for the full list of delisted lines and details of all alternative products.

There are five suppliers in total on this framework. This is the full list of suppliers available on this framework:

  • Cardiac Services UK Ltd
  • Nissha Medical Technologies Ltd
  • Philips Healthcare
  • Stryker UK Ltd
  • Zoll Medical.


  • 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.

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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