Respiratory care

Pharmac is currently undertaking national contracting for respiratory equipment and consumables purchased by Health NZ | 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 respiratory products

  • Oxygen delivery consumables and accessories, including flow meters.
  • Aerosol delivery devices and associated consumables.
  • Non-powered humidifiers (passive and bubble) and associated tubing and consumables.
  • Laryngectomy and tracheostomy consumables.
  • Spirometers and respiratory muscle trainers and associated consumables.
  • Breathing filters.
  • Powered and non-powered respiratory suction devices and associated consumables.
  • Ventilator circuits and associated consumables and accessories.

List of contracted products

Search the Schedule addendum [PDF, 14 MB] for "Respiratory and Anaesthesia and Resuscitation".

Search the Schedule spreadsheet [XLSX, 15 MB] for "Respiratory and Anaesthesia and Resuscitation".

Suppliers under Pharmac national contract

Apex Medical NZ Limited

Atos Medical Limited

Avanos Medical Australia Pty Limited (formerly Halyard Australia Pty Limited)

Cardinal Health Australia 503 Pty Ltd

ConvaTec (New Zealand) Ltd

Device Technologies New Zealand Limited

Draeger New Zealand Limited

EBOS Group Limited

GETZ Healthcare Limited

Intermed Medical Limited

ICU Medical Aust Pty Limited

Invacare New Zealand

Jackson Allison Medical & Surgical Limited

McLaren Medical Distributors Limited

Medtronic New Zealand Limited

MedXus Limited

Obex Medical Limited


Teleflex Medical New Zealand

Universal Specialities Limited

W M Bamford & Co Limited


The contracts above were as a result of the RFP released in April 2017.

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