Meet your 2019 exhibitors at Nursing in Practice Belfast…
Stand 22 – Chiesi Limited is the UK affiliate of Chiesi Farmaceutici S.p.A. It is headquartered in Manchester and employs over 250 employees. Chiesi Farmaceutici is an international research-focussed Healthcare Group based in Parma, Italy, with over 80 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. The group employs nearly 5,000 people and has affiliates in 26 countries. Chiesi researches, develops and markets innovative drugs in the respiratory therapeutics, specialist medicine and rare disease areas. Its R&D organisation is also headquartered in Parma, Italy, and integrated with six other key R&D groups in France, the USA, the UK, Sweden and Denmark to advance Chiesi’s pre-clinical, clinical and registration programmes.
Clinical Education Centre
Stand 13 – ConvaTec is a global medical products and technologies company, with leading market positions in ostomy care, wound therapeutics, continence and critical care, and infusion devices. Our products provide a range of clinical and economic benefits, including infection prevention, protection of at-risk skin, improved patient outcomes and reduced total cost of care. Our brands include AQUACEL® advanced wound dressings, which form a gel on contact with wound fluid, creating an optimal environment for wound healing. ConvaTec has over 8,000 employees, with 11 manufacturing sites in 8 countries, and we do business in more than 100 countries. www.convatec.co.uk/
Stand 23 – GSK – one of the world’s leading research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare companies – is committed to improving the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer.
Today there are still millions of people without access to basic healthcare, thousands of diseases without adequate treatments and millions more people who suffer from everyday ailments. At GSK we want to change this.
We have three world-leading businesses that research, develop and manufacture innovative pharmaceutical medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products.
We are committed to widening access to our products, so more people can benefit, no matter where they live in the world or what they can afford to pay.
For further information please visit www.gsk.com
HSC Clinical Education Centre
Stand 7 – L&R are committed to making Every Moment Matter for the 730,000 leg ulcer patients in the UK. The pressures faced by clinicians and on the NHS can make treating patients with long standing wounds extremely challenging. In order for the situation is to improve for clinicians, sufferers and the NHS: a new way of thinking is needed. Find out how L&R can help you improve outcomes for your patients by following the guidance in the Best Practice Statement for VLUs and adopting its treatment algorithm.
We look forward to welcoming you on our stand!
Stand 5 – LimbO waterproof protectors keep dressings, casts, PICC lines and midlines dry in the bath or shower. They help to restore quality of life and avoid wet dressings or infection. The LimbO is latex free, easy to put on and comfortable with no constriction. They are a trusted product throughout the NHS with adult leg and elbow models available on FP10 prescription. Child sizes are also available.
Phone: 01243 573417
Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK Ltd
Stand 24 – A Finnish born R&D based pharmaceuticals and diagnostics company with an emphasis on developing medicinal treatments and diagnostic tests for global markets. Orion develops, manufactures and markets human and veterinary pharmaceuticals and active pharmaceutical ingredients and diagnostic tests.
The core therapy areas in Orion’s product and research strategy are central nervous system, oncology, critical care and respiratory medicines.
Stand 3 – The PBC Foundation is the only UK organisation exclusively dedicated to supporting all those affected by Primary Biliary Cholangitis, an autoimmune liver condition with no known cause or cure. Our aims are to provide accessible, accurate, up-to-date information on PBC, educate medical practitioners about PBC, and support research into PBC – www.pbcfoundation.org.uk/
Stand 4 – Pfizer Vaccines: Protecting life’s journey
We may be new to you but our history in vaccines stretches as far back as 1886, and today more people are benefitting from our vaccines than ever before.
We have a portfolio of vaccines that helps protect individuals from life-threatening diseases at every stage of their life, from their first months to old age. This includes a recently expanded travel range.
This expansion means we now have vaccines that protect against:
• Pneumococcal disease
• Meningococcal disease
• Tick-borne encephalitis
Contact us at VaccinesUK@Pfizer.com or 0800-0894033
Stand 2 – Prostate Cancer UK has a simple ambition – to stop men dying from prostate cancer.
As the number of men diagnosed with prostate cancer continues to rise (making it the most commonly diagnosed of all cancers by 2030), now is the time to take control. Through shifting the science over the next 10 years to focus on radical improvements in diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and support, we will stop prostate cancer being a killer.
Prostate Cancer UK is a registered charity in England and Wales (1005541) and in Scotland (SC039332). Registered company 02653887.
Stand 26 – The Public Health Agency is the statutory body responsible for improving and protecting the health of our population and an integral part of the HSC system, working closely with the Health and Social Care Board, local health Trusts, the Business Services Organisation, GP practices and Federations and the Patient Client Council.
The PHA Nursing Directorate is responsible for providing professional advice, support and assistance relating to all areas of nursing including primary care services. The PHA are progressing the implementation of the four recommendations set out in General Practice Nursing Framework for Northern Ireland (PHA, 2016); Workforce Review/ Education/Core Competency Framework/Professional Governance.
Stand 18 – At Sanofi Pasteur, we believe in a world where no one suffers or dies from a vaccine preventable disease. We provide more than one billion doses of vaccines every year, helping protect as many as half a billion lives each year against life-threatening infectious diseases at every stage of life. As a world leader in the vaccines industry, Sanofi Pasteur produces a portfolio of vaccines that matches its areas of expertise and meets public-health demand. With our 15,000 employees worldwide, we seek to extend the protective power of vaccination to new infectious diseases while continuously improving existing vaccines to enhance health and wellbeing. The company’s heritage, to develop vaccines that protect help life, dates back more than a century.
Stand 9 – Cetraben emollients – offering unique formulations to enable effective eczema management.
Flexitol – Offering a medically proven treatment and maintenance regime for dry, cracked heels and feet associated with diabetic anhidrosis – www.zeroderma.co.uk/excellence/
Stand 16 – TM-UK is committed to enhancing the quality of life for people with respiratory conditions. We are part of Trudell Medical International, a family owned healthcare company that designs and manufactures a range of innovative medical devices.
TM-UK’s AeroChamber® brand of Valved Holding Chambers and award-winning Aerobika® device, are available in the UK. Come and see us to find out more – www.trudellmed.com/
Stand 15 – Urgo Medical is committed to delivering innovative products and services to all NHS health care professionals to ensure the best outcomes for the patient are achieved.
To support the above we have a full range of Advanced Wound Care products; UrgoStart®, UrgoTul®, UrgoClean® and a complete compression offering; Urgo KTwo®, K Four®, Altiform®, Altipress® which are all endorsed by the British Skin Foundation for the extensive clinical research conducted to prove effectiveness.
Urgo Partnership is where you will find all our value added services designed to support the specialist nurse deliver the optimum care through, service audit, service optimisation and nurse and patient education. The portfolio includes the well known TVLC Academy and Competency Framework to support the development of service leads and healthcare professionals delivering wound care.