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Now Recruiting

We are looking to strengthen our sales team around the UK. If you would be interested in finding out more, please email info@surgicalholdings.co.uk. Direct applications only, strictly no agencies.

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Antique Surgical Instruments

Surgical Holdings have been building a collection of antique surgical instruments over the years. Our centre piece is this 100 year old surgeon’s case from 1912, which is fantastic. We have many antique forgings and stampings, which tell the story of surgical instruments through the ages. We would be interested to hear if anyone else has any interesting instruments or

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Southend takes off!

You can now fly into Southend from Ireland, Spain, Portugal and mainland Europe. Airport is 5 minutes away from our factory, come and visit us.
http://www.southendairport.com/news/latest-news/easyjet-celebrates-first-take-off-from-london-southend-airport/

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Is a lubricant a contaminant or a crucial necessity for maintaining the proper operation of a surgical instrument?

As a manufacturer of high quality surgical instruments, we recommend for optimum performance of individually honed instruments, a lubricant should be used during routine reprocessing. This will also help eliminate down time, of potential future repairs. Particular attention should be given to box joints, Ruhof premixslip is ideal for this.
Guest blogger Matthew Peskett
Ruhof UK, Peskett Solutions Ltd

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Testing Surgical Instruments for Corrosion Resistance

Any surgical instruments you purchase in the UK, which are CE marked should be correctly passivated and corrosion resistant. You can carry out a simple test which is recommended in the British standards for Surgical Instrumentation (BS 5194 series), to detect any free iron and chromium depletion.
What you need:
1. Copper sulphate solution
2. Distilled water
3. Ethanol
The

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