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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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Innovative Brain Implant Restores Movement to Paralysed Limb

Losing movement in one or more limbs is a debilitating condition that can become a lifetime burden for most. Now researchers at The Ohio State University have made a breakthrough which showcases what promises to be a major leap forward in medical science.
Six years ago, a young man named ‘Ian Burkhart’ was diagnosed as quadriplegic, after a diving accident

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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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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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