Single use instruments

Pharmac has now completed national contracting for single use instruments purchased by 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

Suppliers under Pharmac national contract


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

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