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SBNS Conference, April 2018

During 11th-13th of April 2018, Surgical Holdings are pleased to announce that we will be presenting at the Society of British Neurological Surgeons (SBNS) Conference in Torquay. At this conference we will be showcasing our latest neurological and spinal instruments from ourselves and our partner company, Symmetry Surgical®, for whom we distribute a variety of specialist instruments. Amongst other things,

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New Surgery Discipline Sections

We are seeing the importance for our customers of focusing on specific surgery areas and ensuring there are adequate resources for the navigation of those products. Our philosophy is to develop specific web pages for product groups.
For instance, as we created our new scissor brochure containing our ceramic coated range, we have now added a scissor page, where this

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How Academic Health Science Networks are Improving Healthcare

Last year the UK Government identified Life Sciences and healthcare as important industries for both increasing the quality of patient care in the NHS and generating economic growth.
The Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) provide the opportunity to combine clinical research, informatics, innovation, training and education and healthcare delivery with a goal to improve patient health outcomes, by building alliances,

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NHS Supply Chain Labour Standards Assurance System (LSAS)

Back in September 2012 the NHS Supply Chain released its framework for the ethical procurement of surgical instruments, the Labour Standards Assurance System.
Surgical Holdings were one of the first companies in the UK, to achieve level 3 on the framework. As a manufacturer of surgical instruments, LSAS is a really positive opportunity to responsibly manage your supply chain and

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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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Christmas Closure

Surgical Holdings office will be closed until the 2nd January 2018. We wish you a Happy New Year. The factory will remain open for manufacturing and repairs.
For any urgent requirements, please email info@surgicalholdings.co.uk and we will get back to you
Regards
Daniel

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A Growing Portfolio…18 months on

The last 18 months have seen rapid development in our product portfolio. We have set out to create supporting product ranges, that work in perfect synergy with our core business, the manufacturing of high quality reusable surgical instruments and the repair and service of these products. This includes third party repair of all other instrument brands, through our weekly repair

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The Treatment of Used Surgical Instruments

Cleaning Surgical Instruments with Automated Washer Disinfectors
Automated washer disinfectors (AWDs) are the preferred tool for cleaning surgical instruments and medical devices, both cleaning and disinfecting during a process cycle. Whilst conventional dishwashers work well for their purpose, as they have specific compartments designed specifically for racking dinnerware and cutlery, automated washer disinfectors face many more challenges.
When using

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New Rigid Endoscope Repair Workshop

Surgical Holdings are now offering a state of the art rigid endoscope repair service! Our new workshop launched in October and within those four months we have repaired over 150 endoscopes. Every scope that we receive will be quoted within 48 hours, if a more urgent quote is required we can send one over within 24 hours. Once the scope

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