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Smiths Medical International Ltd Central Venous Catheters

Ref:2019/514

ICN number:514

  • Date:23/01/2019
  • Product area:Ward Based Consumables |

Update: 11/01/2019

  • Smiths Medical International Ltd has now informed us that product code FSU053 has now been discontinued.
  • FSU053 has been delisted from our catalogue and is unavailable to order with immediate effect.
  • Please refer to the updated product listing below to view the affected products.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Account Manager or Customer Service Advisor.

PreviousUpdate: 07/12/2018

  • Since the previous update, we now have a revised product listing to reflect changes with the indirect alternative products.
  • Please refer to the updated product listing below to view the affected and potential indirect alternative products.
  • Customers are to be advise that there remains four affected codes without an available alternative.

Previous Update: 12/11/2018

Change

  • The supplier Smiths Medical International Ltd has informed us of a discontinuation with 21 of its central venous catheter products.
  • The 21 affected codes have been discontinued due to expiration of the products CE mark.

Impact:

  • The 21 product codes have be delisted from our online catalogue on 9 November 2018.
  • 14 of the catheters to be delisted have potential indirect alternative products which are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • Unfortunately, the remaining seven product codes do not have any alternative products available.
  • Please refer to the product listing below for further information on the affected product codes.

Next Steps:

  • Customers are advised to log in to our website to view the potential indirect alternative products.
  • For products codes currently without alternatives, will continue to actively seek alternatives and update the ICN when they are available.
  • 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 advise you to consult your own clinical experts to ensure suitability for your organisations’ use of these products.

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514 Smiths Medical International Ltd Delisted Products with Alternatives

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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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