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Important customer notice Temporary Supply Issues

Swab Gauze Rolls EVE023 and EVE079.


ICN number:577

  • Date:24/01/2019
  • Product area:Infection Control | Wound Care |


  • The suppliers Vernacare HC Ltd and Synergy Healthcare UK Ltd has informed us of a temporary supply issue affecting swab gauze rolls.
  • There are two NHS Supply Chain product codes affected:
    EVE023 – Swab gauze roll, 22.5cm x 5xm, 4-fold, sterile, x-ray detectable,
    EVE079 – Swab gauze roll, 11cm x 182xm, double wrapped, x-ray detectable.
  • The supply issue is due to supplier shipping delays in obtaining product components.


  • EVE023 and EVE079 are currently unavailable to order.
  • The affected product codes are the only two swab gauze rolls on our catalogue. As such, there are no alternatives available.
  • Please refer to the product listing below for further information on the affected product codes.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 28 January 2019 for EVE079 and 1 March 2019 for EVE023.

Next Steps:

  • Customers are advised to log in to our website to view the affected products.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Account Manager or Customer Service Advisor.

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577 Swab Gauze Rolls Product Listing.

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