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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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James Anderson – Fraudulent emails 

it has recently been brought to our attention that someone calling themselves James Anderson is emailing medical device firms and posing as our accountant, in an attempt to defraud these companies.
This person is in no way associated with Surgical Holdings, so please ignore any emails from them and forward these to as this is currently being progressed by

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Medical Technology Accelerates

It has been announced that the Chairman of Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, Sir Hugh Taylor, will be reviewing the speed at which medical technology innovation, such as new therapeutic technologies and digital devices, get to families.
The review forms part of a government bid to increase research and innovation in health and social care, by the

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Classification of Surgical Instruments

For those that are unfamiliar with surgical instruments, gathering just a little knowledge of the different instruments and their uses can feel like an uphill challenge. The names of them are impossible to remember, the differences between them can appear to be minuscule, and the uses for each instrument can seem even more obscure than the previous. The Classification of

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Implanted Neurostimulation Technology Provides Electronic Pain Relief for Cluster Headaches

Cluster headaches affect around 1 in 1000 people. They most are frequently described as agonizing attacks of pain in one side of the head, which is often felt behind the eye.
While cluster headaches may not be as well known as migraines, or other types of headaches, they are much more painful and can occur several times a day. They

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Reece completes his apprenticeship

We are delighted to have Reece complete his apprenticeship as a surgical instrument maker after 5 years. His certificate was presented by Phil and Dan Coole and his mentor Mark. Surgical Holdings offer an apprenticeship scheme to train the next generation of surgical instrument makers. For more details please email

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ABHI and Surgical Holdings

Surgical Holdings are members of the Association of British Healthcare Industries. As an ABHI member, we subscribe to their code of business practices, which covers:

Quality & Regulatory Compliance
Interactions with Healthcare Professionals
Advertising & Promotion
Unlawful Payments & Practices
Competition/Antitrust & Procurement Laws
Export Controls & Sanctions
Data Privacy
Compliance & Enforcement

The Association of

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