PHARMAC has national contracts for some types of surgical sutures that are used in DHB hospitals across New Zealand.
Included within the scope of sutures
- Absorbable ranges
- Hemostatic agents
- Non-absorbable - nylon, polybutester, polyproylene, synthetic, silk, stainless steel ranges
- Temporary cardiac pacing wire
- Wound closure tapes
Suppliers under PHARMAC national contract
- Covidien New Zealand
- Intermed Medical Limited
- Johnson and Johnson (New Zealand)
- Universal Specialities Limited
List of contracted products
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Last updated: 14 February 2019