Surgical and medical instruments

Pharmac is undertaking national contracting for the supply of surgical implants and medical and surgical instruments purchased by DHBs 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 surgical implants and medical and surgical instruments

Surgical implants

  • Reconstructive implants
    • Breast implants
    • Testicular implants
    • Urological reconstruction
  • Surgical stents – excluding interventional radiology or cardiology modalities
  • Orthopaedic soft tissue implants
  • Surgical mesh
  • Ocular implants
    • Intra Ocular Lenses
    • Corneal implants
    • Eye prosthesis
    • Glaucoma drainage devices/aqueous shunts
  • Aural implants
    • Cochlea implants
    • BAHA implants
    • Aural ventilation tubes
  • Implantable Neurostimulators
    • Spinal cord stimulators
    • Peripheral nerve stimulators
    • Intracranial stimulators
    • Incontinence implantables

Medical and surgical instruments and power tools

  • Surgical microscopes
  • Power tools
  • Implant site preparation and tissue debridement devices including but not limited to:
    • pulse lavage devices
    • ultrasonic devices
  • Body tissue harvesting devices including but not limited to:
    • dermatomes
    • bone harvesting morselizers
  • Prostate seeding instruments
  • Medical examination instruments not already listed as the result of a previous Pharmac process
  • Surgical instruments not already listed as the result of a previous Pharmac process

Associated products

  • Accessories, spare parts and consumables associated with surgical implants and/or instruments
  • Surgical headlamps
  • Surgical Tourniquets

List of contracted products

Suppliers under PHARMAC national contract

  • None

Background

The contracts above are as a result of the RFP released in November 2021.

Staying in touch

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