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Syringes, Needles and Associated Products

Type: Contract Extension Reference: 2020/S 038-091155 Supply Route: Stocked, Blue Diamond, eDirect
Start Date: 2 August 2021 Expiry Date: 1 August 2025

This framework starts on 2 August 2021, runs for 48 months and ends on 1 August 2025. This includes a 24 month extension.

There is one lot on this framework, consisting of the following syringes, needles and associated products:

  • Accessories
  • Epidural / Spinal Products
  • Needles
  • Needle and Syringes
  • NRFIT Epidural / Spinal Products
  • Safety Needles
  • Safety Needle and Syringes
  • Syringes.

Savings opportunities

See our Useful Links section for more details about the associated  Nationally Contracted Products (NCP). There are potential national savings of £1.4 million (38%).

The framework provides a National Pricing Matrix (NPM) from a number of suppliers, which will allow savings opportunities for customers who are able to consolidate their purchasing.

See our Downloads ▼ section for details of the NPM. If you are interested in making savings via the NPM, please speak to your Customer Relationship Manager.

Important notice – for stocked products only
Following the move to Buy Price = Sell Price, new contract / framework prices will take effect from the Go Live date, however product prices will not change until stock of all product at the old contract / framework price has been depleted.

  • AAH Pharmaceuticals Limited – New
  • Argon Medical Devices UK Ltd
  • B Braun Medical
  • Bard Limited – New
  • Becton, Dickinson U.K. Limited
  • Blink Medical
  • Blue Box Medical Ltd
  • Cambridge Sensors Ltd
  • Cardinal Health UK 432 Limited
  • Crest Medical Ltd – New
  • Fannin UK Ltd
  • GBUK Healthcare Ltd
  • GenX Medicare Ltd – New
  • Griffiths & Nielsen
  • Henleys Medical Supplies Ltd
  • Henry Schein Medical
  • IMS Euro
  • Inomed Health Limited – Outstanding condition of award
  • Merlin Healthcare Ltd – New
  • Medicina Ltd

  • Medicure Scientific
  • Merit Medical
  • Mermaid Medical Ltd
  • Neon Diagnostics ltd – New
  • Orion Medical Supplies – New
  • Owen Mumford Ltd
  • Pajunk UK Medical Products Ltd
  • pfm medical UK Ltd – New
  • Prosum Medical – New
  • Prosys International Ltd – New
  • Rocket Medical PLC
  • Sarstedt Ltd – outstanding condition of award
  • Smiths Medical International Ltd
  • Sol-Millennium Medical UK Ltd
  • Teleflex Medical
  • Terumo UK Ltd
  • UK Medical
  • Unisurge International Ltd – outstanding condition of award for specific products
  • Vygon UK Ltd
  • Ypsomed Ltd.

  • Accessories
  • Epidural / Spinal Products
  • Needles
  • Needle and Syringes
  • NRFIT Epidural / Spinal Products
  • Safety Needles
  • Safety Needle and Syringes
  • Syringes.


  • 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 ▼

  • Product Listing

    An Excel file showing the products that are included in this framework.
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  • National Pricing Matrix (NPM)

    An Excel file showing the suppliers offering savings opportunities as part of the NPM.
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