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DUO Surface Finish

Surgical Holdings have launched their innovative and unique new DUO surface finish, across our reusable surgical instrument range, combining Bright polished and satin. The two finishes not only highlight our commitment to supplying high quality, safe and premium surgical instruments but is also driven by scientific research.
Research has shown that the bright polish finish reduces protein adhesion therefore reducing any chance of cross

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Manufacturing Bespoke Instruments

Manufacturing Bespoke Instruments
We can take an instrument which may be ineffective and idle and create a more efficient and modern version, by carrying out a review of the original instruments design we can restore and even create a new bespoke instrument to the end users satisfaction.
For example we have recently received a dental luxator which originally had a plastic handle and a damaged working end, the technician

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Snapshot Into Our Refurbishment Process

Here at Surgical Holdings we offer a full surgical instrument refurbishment service at less than half the price of new instruments, all you need to do is request a repair box and repair form book!

We can ensure you receive a same day collection if we are contacted before 10am. The pickup will be booked and collected from your preferred location,

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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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Recent Independent Review Details How NHS Could Save £5bn Annually

The Government has recently published an independent report on productivity within NHS hospitals, reviewing efficiency and detailing how savings of up to £5bn a year can be made by the NHS. The report provides interim recommendations and next steps. A full report will be published in autumn 2015.
“We have not used the buying power that we’ve got nationally, effectively”

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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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New Guidance on Protein Detection

New guidance was published on the 15th of May, relating to the prevention of CJD and vCJD by Advisory Committee on Dangerous Pathogens’ Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy (ACDP TSE) Subgroup. The guidance that has been released In relation to protein detection is potentially huge, in terms of the amount/level of protein that will be allowed on surgical instruments after decontamination, moving

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