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Medical Pulp Update

Ref:2019/310

ICN number:310

  • Date:01/02/2019
  • Product area:

Update: 01/02/2019

  • Moulded Fibre Products Ltd has informed us that this supply issue is now resolved.
  • The five previously affected products are now available to order: FSE209 – Bedpan liner – 2 litre capacity commode bowl
    FSE210 – Mid-stream urine sampler
    FWK165 – Tray – Extra Large
    VMC089 – Cover – for use with 1.3 litre slipper
    VMC091 – Cover – for use with 2 litre slipper.

Previous Update: 12/04/2018

Change:

  • Moulded Fibre Products Ltd (MFP) is continuing to experience issues in manufacturing some of their products in order to meet demand.
  • The supplier is currently working to set up new machinery in order to increase their production capacity.
  • As a result, MFP has ceased production of four product lines.
  • A further five product lines will not be available to order until September 2018.

Impact:

  • The four product which MFP has ceased to supply are now delisted. These are:
    FSE205 – Bedpan liner – 2 litre capacity
    FSE206 – Bedpan liner – Midi slipper 1.3 litre capacity
    FSL1918 – Wash bowl detergent proof – 4 litre capacity
    FWV190 – Male urinal – Square 900ml capacity
  • Alternative products are available to order through the online catalogue – see the product listing for details.
  • The five products which are currently unavailable to order and are expected to become available to order again in September 2018 are:
    FSE209 – Bedpan liner – 2 litre capacity commode bowl
    FSE210 – Mid-stream urine sampler
    FWK165 – Tray – Extra Large
    VMC089 – Cover – for use with 1.3 litre slipper
    VMC091 – Cover – for use with 2 litre slipper
  • Alternative products are available to order through the online catalogue – see the product listing for details.
  • Unfortunately, due to the low price offered by MFP, most of the alternative products are higher in price.
  • The Nationally Contracted Product (NCP) products supplied by MFP are unaffected.

Next Steps:

  • Customers are advised to log onto our website to view the potential alternative products.
  • We will continue to work with the supplier to ensure supply resumes as soon as possible and will keep customers updated.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Account Manager or Customer Service Advisor.

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