Negative pressure wound therapy

Pharmac has now completed national contracting for negative pressure wound therapy equipment and consumables purchased by Health NZ | Te Whatu Ora for use in hospitals or in the community across New Zealand.

Included within the scope of negative pressure wound therapy products (NPWT products)

  • NPWT dressings and dressing kits
  • NPWT canisters
  • NPWT drainage tubes
  • NPWT disposable units
  • NPWT reusable units
  • NPWT instillation therapy products
  • NPWT product accessories and spare parts

Suppliers under Pharmac national contract

ConvaTec (New Zealand) Limited

CR Kennedy (NZ) Limited

Intermed Medical Limited

KCI New Zealand Unlimited

Protec Solutions Limited

Smith & Nephew

List of contracted products

Search the Schedule addendum [PDF, 14 MB] for "negative pressure wound therapy"

Search the Schedule spreadsheet [XLSX, 15 MB] for "negative pressure wound therapy"


The contracts above are as a result of the RFP released in July 2017.

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