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GAMA Healthcare Talcum Powder MRB984

Ref:2019/498

ICN number:498

  • Date:30/01/2019
  • Product area:Hotel Services |

Update: 30/01/2019

Change:

  • The supplier GAMA Healthcare has informed us that its Talcum Powder product MRB984 has been discontinued.
  • The supplier has discontinued this product as a result of ongoing supply issues, as outlined in the previous ICN updates below.

Impact:

  • MRB984 has been delisted from our online catalogue and is unavailable to order.
  • The potential indirect alternative product previously mentioned in the update on 28 December 2018 remains available to order: MRB1238 – Talcum Powder Johnsons Baby, 200g.
  • 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 online catalogue to view the indirect alternative product.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Account Manager or Customer Service Advisor.

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 these products.

Previous Update: 28/12/2018

  • We can confirm that the following indirect alternative product code will be available to order from 16 January 2019:
    MRB1238 – Talcum Powder Johnsons Baby, 200g.
  • Please refer to the product listing below for further information on the affected product code.
  • Customers are advised to log in to our online catalogue to view the indirect alternative product.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Account Manager or Customer Service Advisor.

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 these products.

Previous Update: 18/12/2018

  • In our previous update we advised that alternative, MRB1238, was expected to be available to order from 19 December 2018.
  • Unfortunately, the supplier PTP Healthcare have informed us that due to shipping issues faced by their manufacturer, MRB1238 is anticipated to be available to order by 31 January 2019.
  • Stocks are now expected to arrive, and the product be available to order by the end of January 2019. We will provide a further update as soon as an exact date has been clarified.
  • Please refer to the product listing below for further information on the affected product codes.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Account Manager or Customer Service Advisor.

Previous Update: 05/12/2018

  • In our previous update, we informed customers that we did not have an alternative product available to GAMA Healthcare Talcum Powder MRB984.
  • We now have an indirect alternative that will be available to order through our online catalogue from 19 December 2018:
    MRB1238 – Talcum Powder Johnsons Baby, 200g.
  • Customers should note that this indirect alternative is an interim alternative to maintain product supply until the new Personal Care framework launches in March 2019.
  • Please refer to the product listing below for further information on the affected product codes.
  • Customers are advised to log in to our website to view the indirect alternative product.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Account Manager or Customer Service Advisor.

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 these products.

Previous Update: 12/10/2018

Change:

  • The supplier GAMA Healthcare has informed us of a temporary supply issue with its Talcum Powder 200g plastic bottle with a perforated lid, MRB984.
  • The new pricing and products are currently being reviewed for the framework renewal, however these products cannot be supplied until the start of the contract in March 2019.
  • During this process, stocks of MRB984 on the current framework have been depleted.

Impact:

  • MRB984 is available whilst stocks last, when stocks have depleted it will be unavailable to order.
  • Unfortunately, there are no 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 product listing.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Account Manager or Customer Service Advisor.

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498 GAMA Healthcare Delisted Products with Alternatives.

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