HPVC2017-042 Pathology Consumables

Current Contract

Contract Start Date
01 May 2017
Contract End Date
30 Apr 2024


The provision of generic pathology consumables to participating health services.

Additional Information

Please contact HPV if you have any queries.

Health Services

The following documents are available for download:

User Guide and Pricing Schedule
Transition Guide
Contract Details

The Principal Period commenced on 1st of May 2017 and runs until 30th of April 2021.

Option Periods

The current contract has been extended for 12 months until 30 April 2024.

There are no further Option Periods or extensions.

HPVC2018-115 Pathology Equipment and Associated Consumables

The Pathology Equipment and Associated Consumables contract has been effective since February 2019. Further information is available on the Pathology Equipment and Associated Consumables webpage.


A full list of categories and sub-categories for the upcoming pathology consumables tender are listed in the draft Statement of Requirements.

01: Blood Gas Syringes
02: Blood Collection Tubes
03: Blood Collection Equipment
04: Blood Collection Lancets
05: Capillary Tubes
06: Culture Swabs
08: Specimen Collection Containers (non blood)
10: Urine Test Strips
13: Laboratory Chemicals
14: Embedding Cassettes
15: Foam Biopsy Pads
17: Microtome Blades
18: Trimming Blades
19: Tissue Marking Dye
20: Cytology Consumables
21: Tubes for Internal Laboratory use
22: Petri Dishes
23: Transfer Pipettes
24: Pipette Tips
25: Disposable Loops and Spreaders
26: Microtitre Plates
27: Microscope Slides
28: Cover Slips
29: Microscope Slide Mailers
30: Urine Cell Counting Chambers / Haemocytometers
31: Labels - New Category
32: Packaging Requisites for Surface and Air Transport
33: Bags for Specimen Transport