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Surgical Instrument Set Refurbishment Testimonial

Surgical Holdings have been recently managing a refurbishment programme for North Devon District Hospital. Here is their report on the implementation and success of their refurbishment programme so far:
Background
North Devon District Hospital is part of the Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust and the theatre complex has an inventory in excess of 1000 sets. The majority of sets are

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Distributor Partnership with LEDA Orthopaedics

Surgical Holdings are Delighted to Announce a partnership with high growth Orthopaedic specialists, LEDA’s Orthopaedics.
LEDA were established in October 2013 by Managing Directors, David Plane and Jonathan Bloy.
LEDA are an independently run, UK orthopaedic distributors. Their focus is on market-leading customer service, providing consultative procedural knowledge and personal product advice to a highly professional client base, which

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CJD Protein, NICE IPG196 & Instrument Coatings

The recent NHS Scotland Decontamination Seminar (11th May 2016) underlined the heightened focus around dealing with all aspects of Cjd in decontamination of surgical instruments and how the risk can be reduced for NHS patients.
Alan Stewart, of Greater Glasgow Cowlairs Decontamination Site, presented his solution for the interpretation of the IPG196 guidance in relation to surgical instruments. The problem

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Surgical Holdings Selected for Growth Builder UK

We are delighted to announce that Surgical Holdings has been selected to be part of the first cohort of Growth Builder UK http://www.growth-builder.com/  .
48 businesses have been selected to participate in the 12-month programme. The first of its kind to work with Government, universities, entrepreneurs and leading UK corporates, Growth Builder has been built specifically to help established British businesses

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Refurbishment Case for Hospital in SE England

Surgical Holdings recently carried out a Surgical Instrument Refurbishment Project, with a hospital in the South East of England. The project ran over a period of 18 months, where on average 2 trays were sent back for refurbishment per week. A total of 6601 surgical instruments were refurbished.

With thousands of old instruments in circulation throughout hospitals, often surgeons,

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Optimising Instrument Cleaning

I recently read an article in Zentral Sterilisation which carried recommendations for optimising medical device positioning in baskets when washing medical devices in AWDs, which resonates strongly when looking to ensure medical device longevity and device cleanliness.
Modern AWDs have a spray system that is responsible for water and chemical distribution. This is to ensure that all items being cleaned

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Tray Lists at Surgical Holdings

It may seem fairly obvious but hospital theatres use a specific surgical instruments set depending on what procedure they are carrying out.
For instance, if they are carrying out a Rhinoplasty, they will use a Rhinoplasty set. If they are carrying out a Caesarean Section, there will be a Caesarean Section set available.
These sets are very important, as they

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Tender for immediate purchase requirement

Surgical Holdings are currently requesting quotations for the following:
1 x Dust Extraction Unit for twin grinder to specification as per PJDMV2.5-TM-1.5-3-IE2-I system no 1 to include 2 x Airflow indicators and 1 x unit filter gauge with 3 year extended warranty
1 x Dust Extraction Unit for twin grinder to specification as per PJDMV2.5-TM-1.5-3-IE2-I system no 2 to include

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Sterile Services Consumables

Surgical Holdings are proud to now be distributing the Interlock range of Sterile services and theatre consumables, in the United Kingdom. Interlock are one of the biggest distributors for these products in Germany and Europe and have a huge stock holding, to ensure very efficient delivery and supply chain, which is essential with these consumables.
Like Surgical Holdings, Interlock are

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