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Advanced Medical Solutions
Stand 21


Advanced Medical Solutions is a leading developer and manufacturer of innovative and technologically advanced wound care products. A UK based company with over 25 years of experience within the wound care market. We have a state of the art manufacturing facility based in Winsford, Cheshire.
ActivHeal® is our brand of advanced wound care dressings made specifically for the NHS in the UK. The ActivHeal range has been developed to have simple and clear packaging, to be cost effective, easy to use and is supported by our university approved clinical educational programme. Within ActivHeal’s broad range of products, we have launched new products focusing on infection and skin integrity.
Introducing our new product lines of ActivHeal® PHMB Foam, ActivHeal® Aquafiber Extra, ActivHeal® Aquafiber Ag and ActivHeal® Silicone products which include both wound contact layers and foam dressings.


Advancis Medical
Stand 38

Advancis Medical is a UK based medical device manufacturer with an international reputation for developing, manufacturing and marketing a range of advanced wound care products. The range includes the Activon Manuka Honey dressings, Eclypse Super Absorbers, Silflex soft silicone wound contact layer and the Advazorb Hydrophilic foam range –


Alcoholics Anonymous
Stand 12

Alcoholics Anonymous has more than 4,400 groups all over the country, designed to help those with a serious alcohol problem learn how to stay sober. Groups are made up of people from all walks of life and all age groups. Through friendship and mutual support, members assist each other in coping which is made easier by meeting others with the same problem. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.  Membership of Alcoholics Anonymous is free and anonymity is carefully preserved. Further information is available on our website:


Applocum Healthcare
Stand 67

Applocum is a specialist recruitment agency for all healthcare professionals. We ensure that our candidates and clients receive a personalised bespoke service as we have a fundamental belief that each client and candidate is unique. Our company ethos of listening to each of our clients and candidate’s unique needs/requirements has enabled us to quickly become a leading national supplier of healthcare professionals. We take particular pride in having secured exclusive national contracts within the public and private sector, ensuring our candidates receive work which is unavailable via other agencies and at the best rates.


Bayer Plc
Stand 56

Bayer is committed to developing innovative treatments and, with a long heritage in Women’s Healthcare, has an ongoing commitment to offer a wide range of effective short- and long-acting contraception methods. Women have options for each life stage plus a choice of therapies for menopause management and gynaecological conditions, including relief of heavy menstrual bleeding.


Stand 54

At Benecol®, we believe making small changes can make a big difference. As it’s not possible to consume sufficient plant stanols from our diet, Benecol® introduced a range of tasty foods with added plant stanols from yogurt drinks to spreads. The efficacy of plant stanols in Benecol® foods has been proven in over 70 clinical studies, and incorporating plant stanols into a daily diet has been shown to reduce cholesterol levels by 7-10% in 2-3 weeks*. For more information on how Benecol works alone or in combination with cholesterol lowering medication come visit stand number E7 or website:
*Plant stanol ester has been shown to lower cholesterol. High cholesterol is a risk factor in the development of coronary heart disease. A daily intake of 1.5–2.4g plant stanols lower cholesterol by 7–10% in 2–3 weeks.


Stand 20

Bio-Oil is an award-winning, specialist skincare treatment, clinically proven to improve the appearance of scarring, whether from accidents, burns, caesarean section or post-operative; as well as stretch marsk, dehydrated skin and uneven skin tone.  Bio-Oil has been formulated with a blend of essential plant oils and vitamin A and E that are known to be beneficial to skin health and appearance. Bio-Oil also contains a unique ingredient called PurCellin Oil™, which lowers the viscosity of the formulation so that it can be easily absorbed deeper into the skin, rather than acting superficially on the surface.


Boehringer Ingelheim
Stand 22

For more than 130 years, our research-driven pharmaceutical company has created innovative medicines for people and animals. Boehringer Ingelheim is one of the pharmaceutical industry’s top 20 companies and to this day remains family-owned.
Every day, our 50,000 employees create value through innovation in our three business areas: human pharmaceuticals, animal health and biopharmaceutical contract manufacturing. In 2016, Boehringer Ingelheim achieved net sales of around 15.9 billion euros. At more than three billion euros, R&D expenditure corresponds to 19.6 per cent of net sales.
Social responsibility comes naturally to Boehringer Ingelheim. It’s why we are involved in social projects such as the “Making More Health” initiative. Boehringer Ingelheim also actively promotes workforce diversity and benefits from our employees’ different experiences and skills. Environmental protection and sustainability is the focus of everything we do.
More information about Boehringer Ingelheim can be found on or in our annual report:


Bucks University
Stand 49


Cambridge Healthcare Supplies
Stand 37

Cambridge Healthcare Supplies is a supplier of medicines to the NHS and distribute to hospitals and pharmacies throughout the UK. Our range of products include:
Anabact 0.75% w/w Gel (Metronidazole) – indicated for deodorisation of malodorous fungating tumours, gravitational ulcers and decubitus ulcers; and
Xepin 5% w/w Cream (Doxepin hydrochloride) – indicated for the relief of pruritus associated with eczema.
Tel: 01953 607856

CES Locums
Stand 47


Stand 63

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. 


Crawford Healthcare Ltd
Stand 42b


Crawford Healthcare is a rapidly-growing international company dedicated to developing innovative treatments and effective woundcare products for the care and repair of skin.
Crawford Woundcare range includes: KerraMax Care – super-absorbent dressings for improving patient care; KerraFoam Gentle Border – a super smart foam dressing; KerraCel a gelling fibre dressing; KerraLite Cool – for soothing and debriding, KerraContact Ag – an advanced silver wound contact dressing and KerraPro – Silicone Pressure Reducing Pads.
Other products include footwear range KerraPed & KerraPed Plantar Ulcer and KerraHeel foam dressings.
Visit our stand or contact us on:
Tel: 01565 654 920, Email: or visit


Daiichi Sankyo UK Ltd
Stand 55

Daiichi Sankyo UK Ltd is a Japanese pharmaceutical company that creates and supplies innovative products to help the NHS to deliver better patient care.  We specialise in the fields of cardiovascular disease and oncology.  We provide medicines and support to the NHS to improve people’s lives every day.


Dermal Laboratories Limited
Stand 36


Stand 10

Dermatonics is well-known for Dermatonics Once Heel Balm which is regarded as Best Emollient practice for treatment of Diabetic Foot Callus. We are now launching a unique new concept in Ultraveen Itch Relief Cream which combines Urea and Colloidal Oatmeal. These two widely used ingredients work synergistically to hydrate and protect kin. Trial results are outstanding and we also offer great value compared to the other itch relief products available on the Drug Tariff. Ultraveen Itch Relief cream stopped itch in 95% of users within 1 day if application and 100% of users said they’d recommend it to a friend.


Disclosure UK
Stand 48

Disclosure UK is a public, searchable database displaying payments and benefits in kind from pharmaceutical companies to the healthcare professionals and organisations with whom they work. This initiative drives ethical collaboration and a culture of transparency within our industry. If you have worked with companies or have questions about the information disclosed, come and speak to us today on stand 48.


Education for Health
Stand T1

Education for Health is a leading UK-based educational charity, working to transform the lives of people living with long term health conditions. We aim to support nurses and other healthcare professionals in advancing their professional development to enhance the quality of patient care. We offer a comprehensive range of clinically-led education and training, including free-to-access online resources, workshops and accredited modules. Our academic team are clinicians and experts in their subject areas who continue to work in practice, bringing a real-life vibrancy to all that we do.

Twitter: @EdforHealth
Facebook: /EdforHealth


Flen Health
Stand 64

Flen Health promotes the Flaminal brands in the UK.  Flen Health is part of the Flen Pharma Group, a global research company developing products for Advanced Wound & Skin Care.  Please visit our stand to learn more about the Flaminal range. We also have some exciting new evidence to support the early use of Flaminal in managing chronic wounds and prevention of biofilm formation.


GP Online Services, NHS England
Stand 28

The NHS England Patient Online team works across England helping GP practices to offer GP online services to patients. These online services include –  booking appointments, ordering repeat prescriptions and being able to view your GP record. This year, and in collaboration with the RCGP, we are engaging with more clinical teams and demonstrating the clinical benefits for patients and clinicians. • @PatientOnline


Stand 18

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


Henry Schein Medical
Stand 31



Henry Schein is a worldwide leader in providing best quality and value in products and services for healthcare professionals with more than 200,000 products covering medical consumables, equipment and pharmaceuticals. Henry Schein also offer their own label products which they continue to expand and research, offering excellent quality and a great value alternative.
Henry Schein Medical supplies the UK primary care marketplace, dedicated to GP surgeries, Clinical Commissioning Groups, Locality Buying Groups and GP Federations. Their longstanding portfolio of practice solutions has been designed to support their customers’ business goals and help them deliver high-quality care to their patients.


HL Healthcare Limited
Stand 43

HL Healthcare Ltd is a limited company registered and based in the UK who develop, industrialise and manufacture niche ENT over-the-counter healthcare products. We are the owners of the brand leader products Earol® and EarolSwim®. At the show we will be demonstrating the Earol®, EarolSwim® and Snore Soothe® products and will be bringing plenty of free samples for the delegates.


LimbO Waterproof Protectors
Stand 42a

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


Lucid UK/Sanofi Pasteur
Stand 32


Medical Staffing
Stand 11

Medical Staffing is one of the leading medical recruitment agencies in the UK dedicated to the provision of temporary nurses, locum GPs and permanent medical staff of all grades and specialties within the Primary Care sector. We work with clients nationally, many of which recruit exclusively through us. We have a comprehensive understanding of what is required to be an effective temporary nurse and a locum GP. We also possess outstanding clinical experience and expertise to ensure that we recognise and act upon the needs of our clients in providing a first class recruitment service tailored to their individual needs.


Stand 13

The MHNA exists to provide professional and clinical support for qualified and student mental health nurses.

Its range of professional services, as well as the massive financial, legal and industrial backing of its parent trade union Unite are unique.

Unite is a leading trade union in the health sector, with over 100,000 members across all occupations and professional groups.


Mirage Health Group
Stand 73

Mirage Health Group, provides ear care equipment to GPs and Primary Care clinicians globally. With a focus on safe and effective products that fit within today’s healthcare budgets, the ProPulse range has dominated the surgery marketplace for over 20 years. The ProPulse Electronic Irrigator, is complimented by the ProScoop wax removal scoop, Protect Cape and ProPulse Headlamp to give clinicians a comprehensive solution to patient’s ear care needs. Quality first UK manufacturing, award winning sales and outstanding customer service combine to deliver a world class offering.


MSD Diabetes
Stand 26

For more than a century, MSD, a leading global biopharmaceutical company, has been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world’s most challenging diseases. MSD is a trade name of Merck & Co., Inc., with headquarters in Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. Through our prescription medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies and animal health products, we work with customers and operate in more than 140 countries to deliver innovative health solutions. We also demonstrate our commitment to increasing access to health care through far-reaching policies, programs and partnerships. Today, MSD continues to be at the forefront of research to advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and communities around the world – including cancer, cardio-metabolic diseases, emerging animal diseases, Alzheimer’s disease and infectious diseases including HIV and Ebola. For more information, visit and connect with us on Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube.


MSD Vaccines
Stand 25

For more than a century, MSD, a leading global biopharmaceutical company, has been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world’s most challenging diseases. MSD is a trade name of Merck & Co., Inc., with headquarters in Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. Through our prescription medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies and animal health products, we work with customers and operate in more than 140 countries to deliver innovative health solutions. We also demonstrate our commitment to increasing access to health care through far-reaching policies, programs and partnerships. Today, MSD continues to be at the forefront of research to advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and communities around the world – including cancer, cardio-metabolic diseases, emerging animal diseases, Alzheimer’s disease and infectious diseases including HIV and Ebola. For more information, visit and connect with us on Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube.


Stand 60

Mylan is a global pharmaceutical company committed to setting new standards in healthcare. Working together around the world to provide 7 billion people access to high quality medicine. We offer a growing portfolio of more than 7,500 marketed products around the world.


Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK Ltd
Stand 40



Novartis provides innovative healthcare solutions that address the evolving needs of patients and
societies. Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, Novartis offers a diversified portfolio to best meet
these needs: innovative medicines, eye care and cost-saving generic pharmaceuticals. Novartis is the
only global company with leading positions in these areas. In 2015, R&D throughout the Group
amounted to approximately 8.9 billion USD. Novartis Group companies employ approximately
118,000 full-time-equivalent associates. Novartis products are available in more than 180 countries
around the world.
In the UK, Novartis develops, manufactures and markets innovative medicines, devices and diagnostic
tests which help improve patient outcomes. Based on four sites across the north and south of England,
we employ approximately 1,500 people to serve healthcare needs across the whole of the UK, as well
as supporting the global operations of Novartis by manufacturing the active pharmaceutical
ingredients used worldwide in many medicines. The company spent over £16 million on R&D in the
UK in 2015. For more information, please visit


Stand 51



Oatly is a Swedish company which is proud to produce a range of tasty, healthy and sustainable oat-based products. The range of products includes alternatives to milk, cream, crème fraiche and custard. All Oatly products are vegetarian & vegan-friendly; and totally dairy & soya free. Visit us to find out more and to try Oatly. A warm welcome awaits you at stand 51.


PBC Foundation
Stand 41

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.


Stand 14

Set up in 2016, the Primary Care Respiratory Academy has been developed in partnership with the Primary Care Respiratory Society UK, is endorsed by the British Lung Foundation and is partnered with Cogora’s market-leading media brands Pulse, Nursing in Practice, Management in Practice and Healthcare Leader. It consists of two Platforms – Clinical (for GPs, nurses and practice pharmacists) and Commissioning (for experts involved in improving population-level respiratory health outcomes).

 The Clinical Platform has been bringing best-practice respiratory education to UK primary care professionals since 2016, comprising live Roadshow events, Digital Resources, CPD Modules, a monthly Journal Club and a monthly Newsletter. This year, it delivered an expert-led programme of 20 live events covering practical essentials in respiratory care, guidance updates and interactive workshops, where expertise from the audiences was aired and shared. The view of just one of the attendees? “This was probably one of the best study days I have ever been to because it has benefitted my practice.”


Pfizer Vaccines: Protecting life’s journey
Stand 68

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:
• Influenza
• Pneumococcal disease
• Meningococcal disease
• Tick-borne encephalitis
Contact us at or 0800-0894033


Public Health England
Stand 66

Immunisation is the single most effective way to protect children, teenagers and all adults against infectious diseases. Public Health England publishes an extensive range of publications on immunisation, for individuals, parents and health professionals. We are proud to announce that we have introduced the 6 in 1 hexavalent vaccination to the infant programme last year. This year we are also focusing on shingles all year round! and making sure everyone is up to date on their routine vaccinations, so come and visit our stand today!


Seqirus UK Limited
Stand 61

Seqirus, born of the combined strength and expertise of bioCSL and the former Novartis Influenza Vaccines, is one of the largest vaccine manufacturers with extensive R&D expertise and manufacturing plants in the UK, US, Germany and Australia, and operations in >30 countries.
Seqirus has launched a new seasonal influenza vaccine in UK. You are invited to find out more at the Seqirus booth.


The Royal Marsden Hospital Foundation Trust
Stand 29


The University of West Scotland
Stand 24


Thornton and Ross
Stand 50

Flexitol – Flexitol provide patients and Healthcare Professionals with efficacious foot skincare products. Flexitol offer a medically proven regime for dry, cracked heels and feet associated with diabetic anhidrosis with effective, rapid treatment with Flexitol 25% Urea Heel Balm and everyday maintenance with Flexitol 10% Urea Cream.
Cetraben – The Cetraben emollient range has been specifically developed to enable effective management of eczema and problematic, dry skin. The range includes a cream, ointment, bath additive and lotion. Through its unique formulations, range of product sizes, and ease of use, Cetraben supports patient compliance and helps relieve the burden of dry, fragile skin.


Trudell Medical UK Limited
Stand 74

TM-UK is committed to enhancing the quality of life for people of all ages with respiratory conditions. We are part of Trudell Medical International, a family owned healthcare company that designs, develops and manufactures a wide range of high quality, innovative medical devices and is home to a global Aerosol Lab and Research Centre.
New AeroChamber Plus* Flow-Vu* Anti-Static Valved Holding Chamber (VHC) and our award-winning Aerobika* OPEP device, are now available on prescription in the UK. Come and see us to find out more.


Urgo Medical 
Stand 69

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.


World Cancer Research Fund
Stand 19



The World Cancer Research Fund is a leading worldwide authority on cancer prevention and survival related to diet, weight and physical activity. Our vision is to live in a world where no one develops a preventable cancer by helping people make informed lifestyle choices. Therefore, we translate our world-renowned research findings into a wide array of resources, to contribute towards the training of health professionals and provide patients with vital information to reduce the risk of cancer and other non-communicable diseases. Our work empowers people to take action to lead healthier, happier, cancer-free lives.


Stand 27



Science has always been at the heart of the Yakult company. In the field of probiotics, the product has a long history of safe use and an unparalleled reputation for quality and research. The company sponsors independent research in hospitals, universities and institutes throughout the world, investigating the benefits of this probiotic. To date, over 100 human studies on Lactobacillus casei Shirota have now been published in peer-reviewed journals, across a wide range of health areas including antibiotic-associated diarrhoea, infectious disease, constipation, IBS and cancer.
For more information, visit or contact the Science Team at