Category Information

Find out what types of medical devices we have contracted and the ones we're working on.

We're working through the categories of hospital medical devices. Here's our progress.

PHARMAC contracts Categories we're
working on

Anaesthesia small equipment

Adhesives, sealants and haemostats

Beds and mattresses

Cardiology equipment and consumables

Critical care devices

Dental and oral health products

Disposable laparoscopic devices

Drapes, gowns and procedure packs

Drug-eluting stents

Endomechanical and electrosurgical

Feeding equipment (enteral nutrition)


Hand hygiene

Infusion devices (including parenteral nutrition)

Interventional cardiology

Interventional radiology

Laboratory equipment and consumables

Medical imaging

Needles and syringes

Negative pressure wound therapy

Non-invasive ventilation equipment

Obstetrics and gynaecology

Operating tables

Orthopaedic implants

Patient monitoring (excluding ECG and critical care)

Patient warming and cooling products

Point of care testing (POCT)

Rehabilitation products

Renal dialysis – peritoneal dialysis

Respiratory care

Single use instruments

Sterilisation and decontamination equipment (SDEAC)

Sterilisation packaging products

Surgical and medical instruments

Surgical gloves

Surgical suction and wound drainage

Surgical sutures


VTE prevention

Urology, ostomy and continence

Wound care products


Examination gloves


Personal protective equipment

Scopes and gastroenterology equipment

Surgical implants

All devices under contract are listed in the Addendum to Section H of the Pharmaceutical Schedule.