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Important customer notice Temporary Supply Issues

Smiths Medical Tracheostomy Tubes

Ref:2018/374

ICN number:374

  • Date:13/06/2018
  • Product area:

Change:

  • The supplier Smiths Medical has informed us of a temporary supply issue to a number of their tracheostomy tubes.
  • The supply issue is due to constraints on production capacity, caused by global excess demand for the products.

Impact:

  • The affected products are currently out of stock and unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternatives are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • Please refer to the product listing below for information on the product codes affected and the indirect alternative products.
  • The affected products are anticipated to be available to order from 9 July 2018.

Next Steps:

  • We will keep customers updated as products become available to order through our online catalogue.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Account Manager or Customer Service Advisor.

Whilst we have consulted our clinical team, please note that due to the clinical nature of these alternative products we do advise you to consult your own clinical experts to ensure suitability for your organisations’ use of any potential alternative products you may choose.

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Should you require further information about this contract, including pricing and how to order the products, please contact your NHS Supply Chain account manager using the link below.

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