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Gloves Examination and Sterile Surgeons

Examination & Surgeons gloves is currently made up of 6 different product ranges with Approx. 1000 products listed. The scope of the framework is to cover Examination and Surgeons Gloves used within all areas and procedures carried out within the NHS.

There has been significant movement in the market and the current competitive environment has secured a national impact showing an overall saving of £782k (1.4%)  across a broad range of products.  We also anticipate further price reductions during 2016 which will be published here as we receive them. **

**All savings and impact information shown in this document is annualised across the framework, for trust specific detail please contact your NHS Supply Chain Account Manager or for full product information on a line by line basis please see the download button below.

Further Savings

All trusts looking to make further savings by way of alternative product purchase should contact their NHS Supply Chain Account Manager and provide volume data in order for us to capture demand and ensure stock availability by planning a start date for the new glove supply.

Please see attached below a price ranking sheet for examination gloves, a further sheet showing surgeons gloves will be added in January 2016.

 

For a full list of discontinued lines and alternative offerings please see link below.

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  • Latex Gloves
  • Nitrile Gloves
  • Vinyl Gloves

 

  • Fannin
  • Kimberly Clark
  • Medicare Medline 
  • PH Medisavers
  • Schottlander
  • Semperit
  • Shermond
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Key Benefits

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 offer 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 efficiencies of our service, ranging from e-ordering to consolidated deliveries, enable 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 Account Managers - 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.
  • Consultation Groups - We consult with our Consultation Groups and other relevant parties drawn from the NHS, so that we can be sure the products we are providing are fit for purpose in every way.

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 unrivalled dependability and responsiveness when it comes to our delivery services.
  • Public Contracts Regulations 2006 - The Framework Agreement has been procured in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2006. 
  • Sustainable development - We are certified to ISO 140001 International Standard for Environment Management System.
  • Sustainable procurement - We are working to reduce our carbon emissions by 15%.

NHS Supply Chain is operated by DHL and acts as an agent of the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) in its procurement.

 

Key Information

Type

Renewal

  • Reference
  • Launch Date01/12/2015
  • Expiry Date30/11/2017
  • Supply RouteStocked | Blue Diamond | e-direct |
  • Areas CoveredConsumables | Clinical | Gloves Examination and Sterile Surgeons | Infection Control |
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