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Where do you buy your medical supplies?

Discussion in 'First Aid Station' started by thegrouch314, Apr 2, 2017.

  1. thegrouch314

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    I need to restock my first aid kits but buying everything on amazon is gonna run me around £50 for the basics.

    Does anyone have a good site for cheap supplies? Particularly ones that are based in/ship to the UK
     
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    Not sure if Emergency Medical Products (http://www.buyemp.com) ships to the U.K. or not, but that's my go to for medical supplies.

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  3. thegrouch314

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    They do ship to the UK but between the shipping and handling fees, it works out as more.
    Plus I cannot for the life of me find dressings in packs of more than 2
     
  4. CodeBru1984

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    I usually buy bandages and dressings in bulk that way when I use an item form my kit, I have a replacement for it.


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  5. The Sixth Beatle

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    I get stuff from pharmacyfirst.co.uk
     
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    The doctors office has free samples all over the place.


    But seriously, if you have a few specific items(gauze, bandages, tape, etc,...) that you need they usually give them if you ask. Surprisingly they are much happier to see people be prepared than people waiting to seek treatment.


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  7. Batsy

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    There are some third party sellers (not prime items) on Amazon that have great pricing with free shipping. A lot of the basics come from the evil empire of Wal-Mart online. Specialty items I often grab when seen on sale at medical supply stores. As others mentioned, convenient single use goodies can be obtained from most doctors offices.
     
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    chinookmed is my go-to for just about anything. rescue-essentials is my backup, they also have lots of sales.
     
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    These are who I use also. Excellent source!

    Don't know if they ship to the UK, but I'm guessing they would for certain products if asked.
     
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    Amazon! I'm not sure how/if that's a valid source in the UK.

    When I was a hospital staffer, the friendly central supply manager was a good source.