Patient assessment, monitoring and treatment devices

Pharmac is undertaking national contracting for the supply of patient assessment, monitoring and treatment devices purchased by Te Whatu Ora for use in hospitals or in the community across New Zealand.

Contracts will continue to be added to the list below as Pharmac consults on provisional agreements and completes the supplier negotiation process.

Consultation: No current consultations.

Included within the scope of patient assessment, monitoring and treatment devices

  • Audiology equipment and consumables

    • Audiometers
    • Tympanometers
    • Other hearing and middle ear assessment devices
    • Hearing aid fitting, testing and repair devices and materials
    • Accessories and parts


    ENT equipment and consumables

    • Otoscopes
    • Otoscope/Ophthalmoscope kits
    • Nasolaryngoscopes
    • Stroboscopes
    • Light sources
    • Throat illuminators
    • Accessories and parts
    • Nasal splints
    • Epistaxis devices
    • ENT dressings and minor procedure packs
    • ENT irrigation devices
    • Ear tips
    • ENT suction devices
    • Single use tongue depressors


    Opthalmology equipment and consumables

    • Ophthalmoscopes
    • Otoscope/Ophthalmoscope kits
    • Biometry devices
    • Slit lamps
    • Phoropters
    • Eye cameras (eg retinal camera)
    • Projection devices
    • Retinoscopes
    • Keratoscopes
    • Eye ultrasounds
    • Tonometers
    • Synoptophores
    • Ophthalmometers
    • Visual field testing devices
    • Eye lasers
    • Phacoemulsification machines
    • Light sources
    • Accessories and parts
    • Ocular injection devices
    • Eye dressings and minor procedure packs
    • Eye irrigation devices (eg eye baths)
    • Cataract management devices (eg dark glasses)
    • Eye prostheses
    • Vision testing and correction products (eg eye charts, contact lenses, occluders, lensmeters)


    Neurosciences equipment and consumables

    • Electromyographs
    • Electroencephalographs
    • Neurostimulators
    • Electrotherapy devices
    • Nerve conduction study devices
    • Accessories and parts
    • Sensory testing devices
    • Electroconvulsive therapy devices
    • Psycho-diagnostic test kits


    Urology equipment and consumables

    • Urodynamic machines
    • Urodynamic catheters and bags
    • Bladder scanners
    • Accessories and parts


    Doppler and Ankle Brachial Index (ABI) equipment and consumables

    • Foetal dopplers
    • Vascular dopplers
    • Systolic BP dopplers
    • ABI devices
    • Accessories and parts


    Medical measurement and scales equipment and consumables

    • Height rulers
    • Goniometers
    • Medical measurement kits
    • Tape measures
    • Radio-opaque tapes and rulers
    • Skin fold callipers
    • Baby measuring boards/rods
    • Scales (sling/chair/bed/standing/ wheelchair/baby)
    • Accessories and parts


    Monitoring equipment and consumables

    • Non-invasive BP monitors
    • Pulse oximeters
    • Ambulatory (worn) BP monitors
    • Multiparameter monitors (eg. BP, pulse oximeter, HR)
    • Accessories and parts


    Rectal and gastrointestinal equipment and consumables

    • Rigid endoscopes (proctoscopes, sigmoidoscopies, anoscopes)
    • GI manometry devices
    • Nasogastric/duodenal drainage tubes
    • Enema devices
    • Rectal tubes
    • Anal dilators
    • Accessories and parts


    Examination microscopes and magnification equipment and consumables

    • Head mounted microscopes
    • Skin surface microscopes
    • Fixed/portable microscopes
    • Magnification devices
    • Accessories and parts


    Examination and treatment chairs and tables

    • Treatment chairs
    • Examination and treatment tables
    • Clinician stools
    • Accessories and parts



    • Acoustic stethoscopes
    • Electronic stethoscopes
    • Stethoscope kits
    • Specialised stethoscopes
    • Accessories and parts


    Sleep assessment and apnoea monitoring equipment and consumables

    • Polysomnography systems
    • Apnoea monitors (all ages)
    • Accessories and parts


    Cryotherapy equipment and consumables

    • Cryotherapy guns
    • Cryotherapy pens
    • Accessories and parts


    Hand-held lighting

    • Examination penlights
    • Examination torches
    • Vein finders
    • Accessories and parts


List of contracted products

Suppliers under PHARMAC national contract


The contracts above are as a result of the RFP released in October 2018.


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