Single use Biodegradable Polythene Tabards


Single use biodegradable polythene tabards to protect and identify staff including nurses and infection control specialists working on priority projects. Also used to identify staff working in restricted, high risk areas and isolation zones. Reduces cross-infection risk. Reduces error risk and time spent on special tasks by minimising interruptions from patients and other staff. Lowers risk of entering general zones without going through decontamination process. Economical – disposable tabard does not require laundering; suitable for short duration tasks.

GV Health single use tabards were developed in collaboration with a group of NHS Hospital Trusts. This input has directed the overall tabard design and construction as well as colour, wording and fit. Single size tabard adjusts to fit all shapes and builds. GV Health are one of the largest suppliers to the NHS of healthcare aprons and tabards. We have probably the largest ranges available from stock in the UK as well as some of the most competitive prices.

Drug Round Tabards – Red

Single use red biodegradable polythene tabards for nurses on drug rounds. For use in all types of hospital ward including general medical, surgical and SCBU. Also appropriate for use in residential care and nursing homes. Reduces interruptions, reduces time spent on drug rounds, improves efficiency and accuracy of drug distribution, increases patient safety, increases environment safety, reduces cost of prescribing errors and reduces drug waste.

Infection Control Tabards – Yellow

Single use yellow biodegradable polythene tabards for use by infection control practitioners and nursing staff during ward and area infection control processes, terminal cleaning etc. For use in all types of ward including general medical, surgical and SCBU. Also appropriate for use in residential care and nursing homes. Helps to identify infection control practitioners and nursing staff working on special duties, improves infection control by minimising the risk or interruptions and reduces the risk of cross contamination across wards and patients.

60% Cost Reduction Compared to Laundered Tabards

A recent study undertaken at a major UK general hospital found the cost of laundered tabards works out at between 41 to 43 pence per use. Single use disposable tabards cost 17.5 pence each – representing a saving of almost 60%. Disposable tabards also significantly reduce the risk of cross contamination.


  • The most advanced polythene and blend technology
  • Best in quality and innovation
  • Cost effective & price savings
  • Fully certified
  • Environmentally & sustainably forward thinking with optimised raw material use including; biodegradable, degradable and use of recycled and recyclable materials for manufacture and packaging