Supplies of practice equipment, particularly PPE remains of great concern due to levels of availability being mismatched to need

Whilst there are low levels of stock with some suppliers, many have no stock of the most needed items and are awaiting deliveries. The Londonwide LMCs’ Buying Group works closely with our trusted supplier MidMeds for many practice consumables including PPE. They have availability of a number of key items such as hand sanitiser, face masks (Type IIR, FFP2, FFP3), face shields/visors, pulse oximeters and non-contact thermometers.

MidMeds advise us that stock for high demand items is moving quickly, so it is best to place orders in anticipation of delivery as to ensure that you have sufficient PPE protection for your staff. Delaying an order may mean that supplies are pre-ordered by other practices.

MidMeds can be contacted on 0207 471 2626 or via this link.

Last updated : 20 May 2020

 

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