Single Use Tourniquet

Type: New Contract Reference: 2021/S 000-018690 Supply Route: Stocked, Blue Diamond, eDirect
Start Date: 25 May 2022 Expiry Date: 24 May 2024

This framework starts on 25 May 2022, runs for 24 months and ends on 24 May 2024.

Tourniquets assist phlebotomists with venipuncture.

Products on this framework are primarily used in phlebotomy clinics but are also used across various acute and community departments. Phlebotomists use tourniquets to assess and determine the location of a suitable vein for drawing blood by applying pressure to a limb to limit – but not stop – the flow of blood. Single use tourniquets (also referred to as disposable tourniquets) significantly reduce the risk of infection from cross contamination.

Areas covered:

  • Band Tourniquet
  • Button Tourniquet
  • Pull Through Tourniquet.

See our Downloads ▼ section for the latest Product Listing which details the product information for Button Tourniquets and Pull Through Tourniquets.

There are no current national regulatory requirements within the market for Single Use Tourniquets in relation to minimum tensile strength requirements, the products on this framework therefore vary in tensile strength.

Should customers wish to review products on the new framework, samples can be ordered via your Clinical Nurse Advisor or Customer Relationship Manager. See our Useful Links section for contact details.

Work is due to be undertaken post framework launch with internal and external stakeholders on an essential specification to help determine a threshold for tensile strength.

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  • Apollo Medical Technologies Ltd
  • Asep Healthcare
  • Becton, Dickinson U.K. Ltd Wokingham
  • Ebrington (Ni) Ltd
  • Genmed Enterprises Ltd
  • Genx Medicare
  • Greiner Bio-One Ltd
  • Inivos Ltd
  • Iskus Health Uk Ltd
  • Medicare Products
  • Medicina Ltd
  • Medline Industries Ltd
  • Meglio Ltd
  • Reliance Medical Ltd
  • Richardson Healthcare Ltd
  • Robinson Healthcare Ltd
  • Rocialle Healthcare Ltd
  • Siva Tec Ltd
  • Technomate Ltd (products not available at Go Live – date of availability TBC)
  • Timesco Healthcare Ltd
  • Tlb Medical Supplies Ltd
  • Vygon Uk Ltd.
What types of Single Use Tourniquet are on the framework agreement?

Band, Button and Pull Through Tourniquets are all available to purchase through our online catalogue.

What are Single Use Tourniquets used for?

Single Use Tourniquets are used to restrict blood flow, with the clinical usage predominately in phlebotomy clinics, although they have medical applications across various other acute and community departments. Being single use reduces the risk of contamination and patient infection.

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