Frequently Asked Questions
What is the difference between Great Bear and Nightingale?
Great Bear is a manufacturer of Continence appliances. You can obtain these items through Nightingale as well as any other Home Delivery Service or Chemist.
Nightingale is Great Bear’s Home Delivery Service, who supply all brands of Continence and Stoma Care items on prescription to your front door.
What does Great Bear Healthcare offer?
Great Bear manufactures a wide range of high quality continence products for use in the community, as well as in a Hospital setting. This range includes Foley Catheters, Sheaths, Urine Drainage Bags, Medical Adhesive Removers and Barrier Wipes, Catheter Valves, Catheter Fixation Devices and ISC Catheters.
How can I order Great Bear products?
With the exception of our Hospital-only products, Great Bear products are available on an FP10 Prescription, and can therefore be obtained through the Nightingale Home Delivery Service or any UK Pharmacy.
If you are a Wholesaler, Chemist or Hospital Procurement Department, please contact our Great Bear trade desk by emailing tradeGB@gbhl.co.uk if you require further information or to place an order.
Can I buy Great Bear products without a prescription?
Yes. Great Bear products are available for private purchase. Contact us with the items and quantity you require and we can provide you with the price. Please note that VAT and P&P charges will apply if you are purchasing privately.
Can I try a sample?
Absolutely. Simply fill in our online sample request form and we will arrange to get the requested samples sent out to you. Alternatively, email firstname.lastname@example.org with the samples you require.
Are Great Bear products available overseas?
We can send Great Bear products to an overseas address but the postage fees will be payable by the individual.