Association for Perioperative Practice
Association for Perioperative Practice

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10 » 13 August

Sponsors and Exhibitors

The AfPP Annual Conference would not be possible without the incredible support we receive from our industry partners.

Thank you to our Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze Sponsors and all of our exhibitors. Make sure to give them a visit in the exhibition hall!

There will be plenty to explore, with the latest innovations, products, ideas and technology on display. The exhibition hall is a fantastic area to communicate with suppliers, network and see product demonstrations.

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There are limited sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities still available, enquire today to avoid disappointment!
The AfPP Annual Conference is the ultimate way to educate, engage and learn from the end users of surgical products and solutions

Joe Middleton, Mölnlycke

Platinum Sponsors

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Stand number: 10

Molnlycke closely collaborates with stakeholders at all levels as Partners in Protection, helping to ensure that the health service recovers from the pandemic stronger and better protected. Our Operating Room Solutions support clinical and management teams to deliver safe and efficient care for patients. We are continuing our collaborative approach to support the elective recovery by helping theatre teams deliver the best outcomes for patients and helping hospitals to keep patients and healthcare professionals safe.

Our Operating Room Solutions support clinical outcomes and drive efficiencies throughout the perioperative pathway. Our solutions include custom procedure trays incorporating best practice devices such as plume evacuation, protective staff clothing, specialised surgical drapes and patient warming devices.
Now it is more important than ever to minimise the risks of healthcare associated infections. We can achieve this by working together to ensure the strength, efficiency and safety of patients, staff and hospitals.

Silver Sponsors

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B.Braun Medical

Stand number: 11 + 12

B. Braun is one of the world’s leading providers of medical solutions, incorporating the company’s depth of expertise and understanding of users’ needs. B. Braun Sterile Goods Management combines innovative products and services and offers intelligent, cost effective and digitally enhanced solutions for SSDs and theatres. Our expertise spans surgical instrumentation, sterile technology, decontamination and technical services; we’re here to help hospitals efficiently maintain the sterile supply of high-quality instruments to theatre, for the long term. Through dialogue with customers and new technologies, B.Braun develop progressive solutions and set standards to drive advancements in healthcare.

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Practice Plus Group Hospitals and Surgical Centre’s

Stand number: 15 & 16

From ENT treatments, to orthopaedic surgery, here at Practice Plus Group, the scheduled secondary care we provide is second to none. Join us working in partnership with the NHS and discover an opportunity to pursue a rewarding career as a key member of a caring team.

Bronze Sponsors
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Inovus Medical

Stand number: 29

Inovus Medical is a multi award winning designer and manufacturer of surgical training technologies based in St Helens, UK. The company was founded in 2012 with a clear purpose, to improve surgical care through connected training. At the heart of everything Inovus does are its core values of affordable, accessible and functional technologies.

Inovus Medical is a multi award winning designer and manufacturer of surgical training technologies based in St Helens, UK. The company was founded in 2012 with a clear purpose, to improve surgical care through connected training. At the heart of everything Inovus does are its core values of affordable, accessible and functional technologies.

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Circle Health Group

Stand number: 34

Circle Health Group offers the UK’s largest national network of private hospitals. Founded in 2004, Circle has always invested in the patient experience, combining clinical excellence with peaceful surroundings where patients are treated as individuals. The group has grown through building new, high-spec hospitals, the acquisitions of Nations Healthcare and BMI Healthcare, and joint ventures. In 2022, Circle was named Private Hospital Group of the Year and one of the Top 25 Best Big Companies to Work For. UK’s largest independent Hospital Group UK’s most patient-focussed healthcare organisation UK’s most innovative and technologically advanced hospital provider Significant investment in robotics, AI, fully digital pathways and online booking First UK purpose-built state-of-the-art rehabilitation hospital 90% of adults in the UK live within 90 minutes of a Circle hospital.

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Elis UK

Stand 46

Elis UK is a leading supplier of surgical textiles, healthcare linen and specialist laundry services to NHS and private sector hospitals. Its 12 dedicated UK healthcare facilities meet EN14065 standards for bio-contamination control, while its two purpose-built surgical facilities operate to Class 8 Cleanroom environment standards, and are also certified to ISO EN13485, meaning the company’s surgical drapes and gowns continue to meet EN13795 standards throughout their entire processing lifecycle. In addition, all Elis Healthcare laundry facilities are fully compliant with Department of Health guidelines for the processing requirements of HTM 01-04 Decontamination of linen for health and social care.


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Anetic Aid

Stand number: 36

Anetic Aid is a world-leading designer and UK-based manufacturer of medical devices, used extensively for patient transport, treatment and recovery. We are pleased to present the QA4 Mobile Surgery System and specialist positioning devices ideally placed to meet the challenges of the NHS initiative HVLC High Volume low Complexity.

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Bolton Surgical

Stand number: 42

Bolton Surgical manufacture, distribute, supply, repair & refurbish Surgical Instruments & Medical Devices. Since 1936, we have been a key supplier to Hospitals and Departments of Surgery worldwide. We continuously develop our range ensuring we always offer innovative products and services designed to both improve patient safety and offer significant cost savings.

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IMS Euro Ltd

Stand number: 17

IMS Euro is a well-established international medical supplies company based in the UK. Since 1992 we have been supplying non-pharmaceutical medical products to the ever-growing worldwide medical community. Our products are preferred by doctors and surgeons in countries across the world because of the high quality and value for money.

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Bender UK

Stand number: 22

Bender UK is a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of critical care power systems, theatre control panels and Merivaara operating theatre equipment such as surgical lights, tables, pendants and integrated theatre systems. Bender delivers through-life technical support, repair and verification service 24/7 365 to NHS and private hospitals.

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Stand number: 19

At 3M we have an ability to connect science, clinical insight and people, to find solutions that make better health care possible. Our collaborative culture and engagement with healthcare professionals around the world enables us to develop proven technologies for high quality, cost-effective care.

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Stand number: 33

Teasdale’s have been manufacturing Operating Theatre Positioning Aids, Pressure Relieving Gels, made from our bespoke blend of Gel, and Metalwork Furniture for over 45 years. As designers we also work alongside theatre staff in developing bespoke items and new designs. Theatre Product Audits are also available upon request.

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Stand number: 50

Sharpsmart turns traditional waste management on its head! Working within the four walls of a healthcare facility, we start with your clinicians, your ward, your needs and then drive a clinical focus on eliminating safety and infection risk, minimising patient interruptions and reducing cost and carbon emissions.

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The Faculty of Perioperative Care (FPC)

Stand number: 24

Launched in 2016, RCSEd’s Faculty of Perioperative Care was established in recognition of the evolving and increasingly important role perioperative practitioners play as part of the wider surgical team in delivering safe, surgical care to patients. The Faculty provides education, training and support for all its members across the UK.

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Stand number: 40

Bespoke Information Displays for Healthcare Providers. From public facing information displays to surgical count boards – all approved for infection controlled areas with a 5 year guarantee.

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Stand number: 32

Penair Medical Ltd are the UK distributor for Halton’s hospital and laboratory ventilation systems. Halton Vita Extract solution provides a health-friendly work environment by removing hazardous gases and surgical smoke directly at their source, therefore protecting medical personnel and patients. It is energy-efficient and connected via the Building Management System.

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Stand number: 38

Medinet are the largest support partner to the NHS providing additional elective services seeing and treating more than 100,000 patients every year. Our highly performing expert clinical teams perform day case procedures and some inpatient surgeries, undertake diagnostic tests as well as conducting new and follow-up outpatient appointments.

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Surgical Holdings

Stand number: 43

UK Manufacturer & Repairer of high-quality reusable Surgical Holdings Surgical Instruments, Rigid Endoscopes & Orthopaedic Power Tools, based in Southend. Focussed on Sustainable solutions for our customers, supporting the Green Theatre checklist. Distribution of Quad lock Containers, Bookwalter Retractor, Tontarra Cleanwave Kerrison Rongeurs, Blackbelt & McCulloch Retractor systems.

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Stand number: 26

Intersurgical is Europe’s leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of a wide range of medical devices for respiratory support. We provide flexible patient solutions for airway management, anaesthesia, critical care, and oxygen & aerosol therapy primarily for use within the hospital environment.

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The Clinical Services Journal

Stand number: 37

CSJ informs and educates across a variety of specialties – including operating theatres, IP&C, endoscopy and more…The journal covers topical issues in operating theatres – from ensuring patient safety, tackling SSIs and improving team working, to advances in surgical approaches and OR technologies. Register for free copies at:

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Stand number: 44

Manufacturing for over 90 years in Sheffield, England. Swann Morton’s surgical blades, handles and scalpels are relied upon by world leading surgeons for their consistent quality, durability, precision sharpness and performance. Their extensive range comprises of around 70 blades shapes and 30 different handles used in various surgical procedures.

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Stand number: 30

Incision provides high-quality, cost-effective solutions to support the whole operating room team. Our products are created for healthcare professionals, by healthcare professionals: dedicated to developing innovative approaches to share standardized best practices. We are committed to finding solutions that enable everyone to access the best standard of surgical care possible.

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CLS Surgical Ltd

Stand number: 20

CLS Surgical represents leading manufacturers with safety, quality, and consultative support.
· Fehling Surgical Instruments- patented coating of CERAMO® = harder, sharper, longer.
· STARSIL® HEMOSTAT®- 100% plant based and biocompatible.
· Twinstream® -a multi-mode ventilation system for tubeless jet ventilation
· TRUE FLOW RDB- cannula for safe cerebral perfusion (ASCP). to the brain.

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Drager Medical UK

Stand number: 39

Dräger is an international leader in the fields of anesthesia, respiratory care, warming therapy and patient monitoring and IT. “Technology for Life” is our guiding principle. Wherever they are deployed – Dräger products protect, support and save lives.

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BMS Critical Care

Stand number: 21

BMS Critical Care Ltd is a privately owned British company established in 1984 as a specialist distributor. Our continued success has been as a result of supplying top quality disposable products for use by healthcare professionals in both the public and the private sector.

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Stand number: 41

For 200 years, HARTMANN has proudly channeled its clinical and medical expertise into smart solutions that are accessible to everyone. It is our devotion to deliver smart and outcome-focused solutions that makes us so unique. No matter who you are and where you are.

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Stand number: 35

CONMED are a worldwide organisation who pride themselves in offering ongoing support and education to healthcare workers. As market leaders in Electrosurgery and Smoke Evacuation, we’ll be showcasing our extensive product portfolio at this year’s AfPP Conference – we look forward to meeting you at our stand.

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Ansell Healthcare

Stand number: 47

Ansell delivers advanced protection solutions to millions of healthcare workers. With an innovative mindset we have developed a science-based decarbonisation strategy to achieve Net Zero within our operations by 2040. Whilst ensuring every packaging choice is guided by scientific research to minimize our environmental impact while maintaining our superior quality.

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Royal Navy

Stand number: 14

The Royal Navy help to stabilise the seas, keeping the maritime trade that’s the lifeblood of the UK economy flowing. We act as a guardian and a diplomat, as a humanitarian force for good, and a peacekeeper on the global stage.

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Sir Charles Gairdner Osborne Park Health Care Group Western Australia

Stand 27

Based in sunny Perth, Sir Charles Gairdner and Osborne Park Health Group is recruiting for a number of roles and has a strong focus on staff wellbeing. The Group includes Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, a leading tertiary hospital, and Osborne Park Hospital, both offer a range of high-quality services

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Pentland Medical

Stand 48

Pentland Medical offer a wide range of patented and unique products for use in Operating Theatres. The products focus on helping you improve patient safety, clinical practice and meet the current demands of cost-conscious healthcare budgets.

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novus med

Stand 25

novus med are one of the UK’s leading medical device distributors focusing on affordable, high quality medical devices and innovative solutions to all healthcare providers. Specialists in laparoscopic, endourology and hysteroscopic devices we help healthcare providers stay ahead of the curve ‘a trusted partner not just a supplier’.

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Friends of African Nursing

Stand 11

Friends of African Nursing is a UK charity, which delivers perioperative education to nurses in African countries. Since 2002 we have delivered education to more than 3,000 nurses in eleven countries and now online. We focus on patient safety, infection prevention and safer surgery for the patient and team members.

Corza Medical

Stand 31

Global manufacturer and distribution for Haemostat and Sealant Tachosil.

Rocialle Healthcare

Stand 45

Offering an extensive portfolio that includes surgical instruments, procedure packs, personal protective equipment and essential consumables, Rocialle Healthcare is a trusted NHS partner with over 45 years’ experience in supplying Healthcare Professionals with high-quality products and services.

Care Surgical Ltd

Stand 23

Care Surgical is a global manufacturer of innovative patient positioning solutions. Offering a comprehensive range of pads, covers, and accessories, Care Surgical focuses on providing high quality, affordable solutions to improve surgical outcomes.

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