Disposable laparoscopic devices
PHARMAC has national contracts for disposable laparoscopic trocars and associated instruments for use in DHB hospitals across New Zealand.
Included within the scope of this category
Disposable devices used for laparoscopic surgery including:
- Closure devices
Suppliers under national contract
- Applied Medical
- Covidien New Zealand
List of contracted products
Background and current state
In 2014 PHARMAC made a direct approach to the known suppliers in the New Zealand market. This approach was in the form of a request for a submission to PHARMAC for a listing on the Pharmaceutical Schedule.
Staying in touch
Last updated: 3 December 2018