HPVC2017-042 Pathology Consumables

Current Contract

Contract Start Date
01 May 2017
Contract End Date
30 Apr 2021
Option Periods
1 x 2 Years Remaining


The provision of generic pathology consumables to participating health services.

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 Remaining

1 x 2 Years

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