Reference 2017-675

REF:            2017-675

Subject:        Security seals in pharmacy

    

 

Request:

I would like to make a Freedom of Information Request please. I would like to request the following:

  • What security seals or tamper-evident products are currently used by the Pharmacy department
  • What are these products used for?
  • How many are used each year?
  • What is the annual cost for these items?
  • I would also like to know where the trust purchases these products from, i.e. is it direct from a supplier or from the NHS Supply Chain?
  • Who is responsible for purchasing this product?

 

 

Response:

What security seals or tamper-evident products are currently used by the Pharmacy department? Envopak seals, Versapak seals, Slingsby seals
What are these products used for? Seals for drug transport bags and boxes
How many are used each year?

 

Envopak – 20,000

Versapak – 30,000

Slingsby – 6,000

What is the annual cost for these items? Total cost was £1,276.56 inc VAT
I would also like to know where the trust purchases these products from, i.e. is it direct from a supplier or from the NHS Supply Chain? Direct from a supplier
Who is responsible for purchasing this product? Pharmacy Office staff