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Medicina Ltd. Enteral Feeding Products

Ref:2018/466

ICN number:466

  • Date:26/11/2018
  • Product area:Ward Based Consumables |

Update: 26/11/2018

  • The supplier Medicina Ltd has informed us that ten further codes are now affected by this supply issue and unavailable to order.
  • There is now a total of 18 enteral feeding products affected.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • Please refer to the product listing below for further information on the affected product codes.
  • We anticipate the supply issue to be resolved for 16 of the affected products available to order by 31 January 2019. Unfortunately, there is no anticipated date of resolution available for FTA292 and FTA293.
  • We will update this ICN when each product code becomes available to order.

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.

Previous Update: 23/10/2018

  • The supplier Medicina Ltd has informed us that five of the enteral feeding products are no longer affected by this supply issue and are available to order:
    FTA322 - Syringe for enteral feeding, 5ml, purple ENFit connector, reusable single patient use, unwinged concentric sterile.
    FTA329 - Syringe for enteral feeding, 20ml, purple ENFit connector, reusable single patient use, unwinged eccentric sterile.
    FWD278 - Feeding Adaptor Funnel Tube to ENFit Syringe.
    FWM2378 - Feeding Tube Nasogastric, 6fg x 50cm, short term feeding tube, polyurathane cm markings, radiopaque stripe with ENFIT connector.
    FWM2391 - Extension set for enteral feeding, 150cm, Long Extension Set ENFit.
  • Four enteral feeding products remain affected by this temporary supply issue.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • Please refer to the product listing below for further information on the affected product codes.
  • We anticipate the remaining affected codes to be available by late November 2018.

Previous Update: 25/09/2018

Change:

  • The supplier Medicina Ltd. has informed us of a temporary supply issue with nine of its enteral feeding products.
  • The nine product codes affected are FDC1132, FWM2391, FTA330, FTA323, FWM2378, FTA322, FTA329, FWD278, and FWM2395.
  • Medicina Ltd.’s Italian supplier closed its factory throughout August 2018 and was unable to fulfil all Medicina Ltd.’s orders prior to the closure. This interrupted the supply for the above enteral feeding products.

Impact:

  • The nine affected product codes are currently unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue.
  • Please refer to the product listing below for further information on the affected product codes.
  • The supplier does not have an anticipated date for supply to resume.

Next Steps:

  • Customers are advised to log in to our website to view the potential indirect alternative products.
  • We will share any further updates with you regarding the supply disruption and anticipated timeline for supply to resume as soon as we can.
  • 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 these products.

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