BSSH and BAHT Spring 2019 Scientific Meeting

24-26 April 2019
Great Hall, Swansea University Bay Campus


Acumed is a global leader in developing innovative orthopaedic and medical solutions to improve patient care. Acumed has more than two decades of experience in the orthopaedic industry, staying true to the Acumed mission of aiding the afflicted through the ingenuity of our minds, the labour of our hands and the compassion of our hearts. Founded in 1988, Acumed is headquartered in Hillsboro, Oregon, with international offices and a global distribution network. The company delivers industry leading medical implants alongside an extensive medical professional education programme dedicated to improving patient outcome in surgery. Acumed has an extensive range of trauma fracture solutions for hand & wrist surgery, lead by Acutrak 2 headless compression screw, the Hand Fracture System and Aculoc 2, the complete distal radius fracture solution. These fracture solutions are coupled with an international and UK based educational programme, training all levels of medical professional in a highly tailored fashion. For more information please visit or download our free educational app available via iTunes.


Phone:01264 774450


Allard Support UK

Allard Support UK Ltd is a subsidiary company of Camp Scandinavia offering the distribution of Orthotic products from their range to the United Kingdom and Ireland. Allard UK also distributes the X-Lite range of low temperature thermoplastic material products to these same markets. Our aim is to provide technical support, superior products and service excellence to you, ensuring a positive difference to the lives of your patients, giving them Support For Better Life!. Because our team understands the importance of efficient lead times on order processing and manufacturing we are committed to making what seems impossible, possible when you need us to. We are continuously working with our partners and using feedback from you to improve on our product range and develop new innovative products for your patients.


Phone:00353 42 9328177


Athrodax Healthcare

With over 40 year’s involvement in orthopaedics, our long & successful pedigree is unusual in this constantly changing market. We present:- • ‘Magnezix’: metal implants that turn into bone • ‘In2bones’: single use & re-useable instrument sets & implants • ‘Zipline’ sutures: fast & non-invasive (less pain, less infection) • Innovative ‘Boa’ rehabilitation supports We look forward to meeting you.


Phone:0154 544 440


Enable Therapy Services

Enable Therapy Services is a leading provider of Rehabilitation and Vocational Case management providing quality assured assessments, reports and case management services to individuals who have experienced moderate to severe personal injuries, to solicitors, insurers and case management companies. We offer a tailored approach to assessment and treatment delivered by an exceptional nationwide network of 120 HCPC registered Occupational Therapists, including some of the country’s leading clinicians with specialist skills in Hand Therapy, Complex Orthopaedics, Amputations and Acquired Brain and Spinal Injury. Enable Therapy Services provide a `whole-person approach` to psychological and physical health, enabling individuals to achieve their full potential by encouraging the use of rehabilitation and early intervention. With excellent relationship management, ETS promotes successful partnerships to achieve the best outcomes. Contact us to find out more about our services or to discuss a referral:


Phone:0845 555 2526 / 0113 273 3638



Integra Life Sciences, a world leader in medical technology, is dedicated to limiting uncertainty for surgeons. By using innovative materials, such as wear resistant PyroCarbon, for MCP, PIP, CMC joint and radial head replacement, and state of the art designs such as the Freedom wrist, developed from the Uni 2, Integra offers the orthopaedic extremity surgeon a wide range of solutions to upper limb problems. Please visit us during the meeting and learn more about our exciting products and to enquire about the next upcoming surgical training course.


Phone:01264 312 725



General Medical

General Medical will be exhibiting the Mectron Piezosurgery Flex ultrasonic bone cutting unit. Ultrasonic bone surgery was invented and developed by Professor Tomaso Vercellotti and other experts over more than fifteen years and has become the method of choice in a wide range of surgical procedures involving osteotomies. Fine surgical inserts offer micrometric cuts with maximum surgical precision and intra-operative sensitivity. The selective cutting mode ensures minimal damage to soft tissues and great benefits in terms of postoperative pain and oedema, bone healing and union is greatly enhanced. Cavitation effect produces a blood free surgical site and enhances operative visibility. Visit the General Medical exhibit and try for yourself.


Phone:01380 734 990


Joint Operations

Joint Operations a UK distributer with a mission statement to offer world leading options to UK clinicians in specialist joint preservation technologies across the main joints in the body. Working with our partners we offer proven solutions and niche products that within the surgical and non surgical areas. We have one of the widest ranges of Allograft options in the UK which includes Axogen’s unique peripherals nerve allograft which revolutionises nerve repair


Phone:01793 575 050


Lavender Medical

Lavender Medical specialise in supplying innovative osteosynthesis products to the orthopaedic community with a particular emphasis on extremities market. The company represents a number of leading research-focused manufacturers from Europe and the rest of the world to bring the latest technology and techniques available in the field of fracture fixation to the United Kingdom. Lavender Medical has a full range of innovative hand fusion devices for PIPJ, MCP and Carpal Fusions.




Leda Orthopaedics


Phone:01480 457 222




Contact:Mai Widdowson

Phone:01924 472 000




Phone:0771 743 8526


Mercian Surgical Ltd

Mercian are celebrating 50 years this year as the UK’s leading supplier of quality Hand Surgery Instruments including a comprehensive programme of micro surgery Instruments. Quality, precision, specialization and service are the cornerstones of our company philosophy. Mercian Hand Surgery Instruments are the preferred choice of Surgeons and used in leading centres throughout the UK. We will be showing at the meeting; • The original Acland Micro Vessel Clamps • Our Digiband finger tourniquets • Our Hand Surgery Instrument Set • S&T Micro Sutures • A complete range of S&T Micro Surgery Instrumentation We will also be showing our popular Hand Surgery Instrument set.


Phone:0844 879 1133




Phone:01202 487 885




The BTE PrimusRS is widely used to offer a customised, objective, evidence based rehabilitation service. It is also being used to aid decision making and outcome measures on surgery. Using the BTE Primus RS you can objectively test and functionally rehabilitate in a simple, controlled, evidence based format. You can customise your testing and treatment to replicate different real-life scenarios to support the patient’s journey back to activities of daily living (ADLs). One hospital generates over £7,000 per month using the BTE PrimusRS. We also have solutions for scar and oedema management.


Phone:0161 713 0409


R&D Surgical Ltd


Phone:02920 026422


SAGE Publishing


Phone:0207 324 8608



Swedish Orphan Biovitrum (SOBI)


Phone:01223 895 898



Sovereign Medical


Phone:01279 816 167



Surgical Holdings


Phone:01702 602 050


UK National Hand Registry







Vertec Scientific is a leading distributor of world class imaging, including the UK’s leading x-ray mini C-arm intraoperative system, the Hologic Fluoroscan InSight FD Flex. Designed from the outset for the surgeon, InSight’s flat detector system features superb, distortion-free, image quality via a 75 micron array and 2k x 1.5k resolution, ideal for small anatomy. To facilitate ease of use, InSight has easy positioning and distortion-free imaging with automatic motion and metal detection supported by touch screen operation. Importantly, no radiographer is necessary, since Vertec include comprehensive IR(ME)R training for surgeons along with full applications training for all staff as standard.


Phone:01189 702 100