Surgical Implants for Men’s and Women’s Health
The new framework starts on 1 April 2021, will run for 24 months and ends on 31 March 2023. There is an option to extend for an additional 24 months.
Within the NHS, surgical implants for men’s and women’s health are used primarily during re-constructive surgery following trauma or after the removal of cancerous tissue. This framework includes most types of implants for this type of surgery (excluding external breast prostheses and surgical mesh) and a full range of implants is available on this framework from all major implant manufactures currently selling their products in the UK.
There are six Lots on this new framework:
- Lot 1: Breast – used for Breast reconstruction, primarily following a mastectomy
- Lot 2: Calf and Gluteal – used to aesthetically restore respective part of the anatomy
- Lot 3: Facial Implants – can be used for Malar, Nasal or Chin reconstruction following trauma
- Lot 4: Chest Implants – used for reconstruction of the ribcage (Thoracic) or aesthetical reconstruction for pectoral region
- Lot 5: Testicular- for aesthetic reconstruction of absent testes post trauma or disease
- Lot 6: Penile Implants – used to restore erectile function.
Whole, partial, soft form and leisure breast prostheses are available on the External Breast Prostheses, Bras and Associated Consumables framework.
Surgical Mesh products are available on the Surgical Mesh, Fixation Devices and Bulking Agents framework.
See our Useful Links section for further information on the External Breast Prostheses, Bras and Associated Consumables and Surgical Mesh, Fixation Devices and Bulking Agents frameworks.
Please note: This is a direct framework agreement and you will need to quote your unique reference number when you place an order with your chosen supplier.
There are nine suppliers on this new framework.
- Boston Scientific Limited
- Coloplast Limited
- Eurosurgical Limited
- Johnson & Johnson Medical Limited
- Nagor Limited
- Q Medical Technologies Limited
- Sebbin UK Limited.
New suppliers to NHS Supply Chain
- iMEDicare UK Limited
- Motiva Implants UK Limited.
Please note Allergan have left the EU market.
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