Saphena®

Anti-embolism stockings

Saphena®

Saphena® anti-embolism stockings offer a cost effective, comfortable and clinically effective system to help prevent the formation of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) by the application of graduated compression.

Key benefits

  • A tried and tested brand for over 10 years
  • UK manufacturer
  • Simple fitting system – single ankle measurement to reduce measuring time
  • Colour coded packaging for simple identification
  • Available in knee length, PlusSize, thigh length and GRIP
    • PlusSize – suitable for bariatric patients
    • Saphena® Grip – designed to reduce slips, trips and falls

Save up to 32% with Saphena® below knee anti-embolism stockings through NHSSC.

Brand NHSSC B2 list prices* Percentage cost savings
Saphena® £2.73
Fitlegs® £2.86 5%
Preventex® £2.96 8%
TEDs™ £3.00 9%
Brevet tx £3.25 16%
Mediven® £3.72 27%

*Pricing and percentage savings have been calculated using direct B2 NHS SC prices, September 2017.

Further substantial discounts are available through the 2017 NHS SC Vascular Therapy framework agreement. Also available through Bunzl.

For more information contact Cathy Garner on 07891 636523 or email cathy.garner@hrhealthcare.co.uk.

Applying Saphena®*

  • Insert hand into stocking as far as the heel pocket
  • Grasp the heel pocket and turn stocking inside out
  • Place stocking over the foot and heel and then re-invert the stocking up the leg
  • Smooth out any excess material making sure the heel and toe hole are in the correct position under the foot

Click to download Saphena® AES sizing chart.

 

*See product insert leaflet for full instructions for use.

Saphena® Medical Anti-embolism stockings – below knee

Ankle measurement Size Product code NHS code
19-23cm Small SMBKSML EGD8393
23-26cm Standard SMBKSTD EGD8394
26-29cm Large SMBKLGE EGD8395
29-33cm Extra Large SMBKXLG EGD8396

Saphena® Medical Anti-embolism stockings – thigh length

Ankle measurement Size Product code NHS code
19-23cm Small SMTLSML EGD8464
23-26cm Standard SMTLSTD EGD8465
26-29cm Large SMTLLGE EGD8466
29-33cm Extra Large SMTLXLG EGD8467


Saphena® Grip Anti-embolism stockings – below knee

Ankle measurement Size Product code NHS code
19-23cm Small SGBKSML EGD8397
23-26cm Standard SGBKSTD EGD8398
26-29cm Large SGBKLGE EGD8399
29-33cm Extra Large SGBKXLG EGD8400

Saphena® Grip Anti-embolism stockings – thigh length

Ankle measurement Size Product code NHS code
19-23cm Small SGTLSML EGD8468
23-26cm Standard SGTLSTD EGD8469
26-29cm Large SGTLLGE EGD8470
29-33cm Extra Large SGTLXLG EGD8471

Saphena® PlusSize and Saphena® PlusSize Grip Anti-embolism stockings – below knee

Ankle measurement Size Product code NHS code
PlusSize PlusSize Grip PlusSize PlusSize Grip
33-35cm XX Large SBBKXX GSBBKXX EGD8401 EGD8402