FOI 4369-Pharmacy Security Seals

Date: 02 January 2018 to 02 February 2023

  1. What security seals or tamper-evident products are currently used by the Pharmacy department?
  2. What are these products used for?
  3. How many are used each year?
  4. What is the annual cost for these items?
  5. I would also like to know where the trust purchases these products from, i.e. is it direct from a supplier or from the NHS Supply Chain?
  6. Who is responsible for purchasing this product?

 

  • Request ID:
    FOI 4369
  • Category:
    Clinical - Equipment
  • Response:
    1. What security seals or tamper-evident products are currently used by the Pharmacy department? Envopak bag seals
    2. What are these products used for? For sealing of the controlled drug bags that go to the wards
    3. How many are used each year? Approx. 7000
    4. What is the annual cost for these items? Approx. £450
    5. I would also like to know where the trust purchases these products from, i.e. is it direct from a supplier or from the NHS Supply Chain? Direct from the supplier (Distinctive Medical Products)
    6. Who is responsible for purchasing this product? The pharmacy procurement department are responsible for ordering these