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Skin Cleansing and Disinfection

Type: New Contract Reference: Supply Route: Stocked, Blue Diamond, eDirect
Start Date: 1 July 2022 Expiry Date: 30 June 2025

This framework starts on 1 July 2022, runs for 36 months and ends on 30 June 2025. There is an option to extend for an additional 12 months.

Personal Care Products and Patient Hygiene Accessories, previously a stand alone framework, has now been incorporated into Lot 3: Patient Cleansing and Hygiene Products within the Skin Cleansing and Disinfection framework.

There are out of scope product ranges which previously sat on the Skin Cleansing Disinfection and Care and the Skin Disinfection and Antimicrobial Cleansing framework, which have been or will be incorporated into other existing and new frameworks:

  • Hand Hygiene – currently being tendered as a stand-alone framework, to launch June 2023
  • Wound Irrigation – incorporated into the new Advanced Wound Care framework in November 2021
  • Patient Dry Wipes – a new stand-alone framework which launched February 2022
  • Anaesthetic Catheter Gels (LMP) – incorporated into the Urology, Bowel and Faecal Management Products framework
  • Wound Irrigation – incorporated into the Advanced Wound Care framework which launched in November 2021.
See our Downloads section for the framework matrices which includes a full list of delisted lines and details of all alternative products.
  • 365 Healthcare
  • 3M
  • B Braun Medical Limited
  • Banner Group
  • Bio-Tech Solutions
  • Co-Clens
  • Ecolab Limited
  • Gama Healthcare Limited
  • IMS Euro
  • Insight Health
  • Iskus Health
  • Molnlycke Health Care Limited
  • Optimum Medical Solutions
  • PAL International
  • Paul Hartmann
  • PDI (Emea) Ltd
  • Pearmine Health
  • Potter & Moore
  • Procotech Ltd
  • PTP Healthcare
  • Reliance Medical
  • Robinson Healthcare
  • Saraco Industries
  • Schulke & Mayr
  • The Service Healthcare
There are 7 lots on this new framework:
  • Lot 1A: Non-maceratable Patient Wet Wipes
  • Lot 1B: Maceratable Patient Wet Wipes
  • Lot 2: Continence Wipes
  • Lot 3: Patient Cleansing and Hygiene Products
  • Lot 4: Localised Alcohol Skin Cleansing and Decolonisation Wipes
  • Lot 5: Body Cleansing and Decolonisation
  • Lot 6: Skin Disinfection (Medicinal Products)
  • Lot 7: Nursing Sundries.


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  • Framework Matrices

    An Excel file showing the products that are included and the products removed from this framework.
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