Reference 2017-336

REF:            2017-336

Subject:        Securing the contents of resus trolleys

 

 

Request:

  • What does the Trust use for securing the contents of resus trolleys? For example is a tamper evident seal used, or a lock and key? (If a seal is used, could you provide a brief description of the type used?)
  • How many of these seals/locking mechanisms are used by the Trust annually?
  • What is the Trust’s annual spend on these?
  • Where does the Trust order these from? (If they are procured through the NHS Supply Chain what is their product code?)
  • Who is responsible for ordering this product?

 

 

Response:

What does the Trust use for securing the contents of resus trolleys? For example is a tamper evident seal used, or a lock and key? (If a seal is used, could you provide a brief description of the type used?) The Trust uses a temper seal that threads through the resus trolley to seal it, it has an individual number on the seal. It is released as soon as the trolley is opened.

 

How many of these seals/locking mechanisms are used by the Trust annually? Our usage over the last calendar year has been 114 packs of 100 seals.
What is the Trust’s annual spend on these? Annual spend £2,196.78 + vat

 

Where does the Trust order these from? (If they are procured through the NHS Supply Chain what is their product code?) •The seals are a catalogue line

•Input Code: 7923

•PULL FLY BABY SEAL RED NUMBERED

•UOM: Pack of 100

•Supplier Code: 04252 – Distinctive Medical

Who is responsible for ordering this product?

 

Wards and departments are responsible for ordering them as required. Some divisions have a central stock so they are ordered as a division.