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Nationally Contracted Products (NCP) Programme: Disposable Pressure Infusers


ICN number:217

  • Date:07/12/2017
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  • Nationally Contracted Products (NCP) initiative is strategically co‑led by NHS Improvement and the Department of Health and is being operationalised by the NHS Business Services Authority through NHS Supply Chain.
  • NCP is a procurement tool that aims to implement the Carter Report recommendations to harness the national buying power of the NHS, remove “unwarranted product variation” and improve efficiency. The initiative is focused on driving savings through reducing variety at a sub category level and channelling national commitment to this reduced product range.


  • Fannin UK Ltd has been awarded as the single supplier for Disposable Pressure Infusers.
  • As of 5 February 2018, the products of the following two unsuccessful suppliers will be delisted from the online catalogue for a minimum period of 12 months:
    Proact Medical Ltd
    Merit Medical Ltd
  • Three new product lines will become available to order on 5 February 2018.
  • There are potential national savings of £63k (11%)*.

Next Steps:

  • For information on trust specific savings opportunities please contact your Account Manager. Trust Impact Statements will be available in the week commencing 4 December 2017.
  • If you have any questions about the Nationally Contracted Products programme, please contact the Operational Productivity team at NHS Improvement on
* Anticipated annualised savings figures are calculated following conclusion of the award process and are based on national banded pricing using the last 6 months volumes. Please note these are subject to change after Trust Impact Statements are produced due to further pricing reconciliation. For further details please contact NHS Supply Chain.

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