Single use instruments

Pharmac has now completed national contracting for single use instruments purchased by Health NZ | Te Whatu Ora for use in hospitals or in the community across New Zealand.

Included within the scope of single use instruments

  • Blades, surgical cutting instruments, snares and related products
  • Clamps, clips and forceps
  • Hooks, probes and biopsy punches
  • Speculums
  • Dissectors, elevators, picks and related products
  • Retractors
  • Simple instrument kits
  • Scissors

List of contracted products

Search the Schedule addendum [PDF, 14 MB] for "Single use instruments".

Search the Schedule spreadsheet [XLSX, 15 MB] for "Single use instruments".

Suppliers under Pharmac national contract

Amtech Medical Limited

B. Braun

BSN Medical Limited

Defries Industries New Zealand Limited

Downs Distributors Limited

EBOS Group Limited

Elite Brands Distribution Limited

Hallmark Surgical Limited 

Intermed Medical Limited

Jackson Allison Medical and Surgical Limited

Medtronic New Zealand Limited

Obex Medical Limited

Surgico Medical and Surgical Limited

Universal Specialities Limited


The contracts above are as a result of the RFP released in May 2016. 

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