Our Corporate Members

IPS recognises the mutual benefits to our commercial colleagues and the Society in nurturing professional relationships. For more details of the benefits of joining the IPS as a corporate member click on the 'Why Join as a Corporate Member' tab on the left.

Corporate membership of the IPS at no time implies endorsement of individual companies products and values nor does it entitle them to any preferential access to IPS members in the day to day course of their duties.

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3M

At 3M, we apply science in collaborative ways to improve lives daily. With $30.1 billion in sales, our 91,500 employees connect with customers all around the world.  3M is a company rooted in scientific exploration and the belief that every problem has a solution. We continue to invest in R&D, to discover solutions together with our customers using 3M’s technologies, manufacturing and global capabilities.  Science is at the heart of everything we do, including application of clever technologies which help healthcare providers optimise patient safety and improve the cost effectiveness and outcomes of care. This is encapsulated in our company’s brand identity, 3M Science. Applied to Life.™

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All in One Medical

All in One Medical is a UK manufacturer of high quality antimicrobial disposable cubicle curtains and roller blinds. Treated with Fantex antimicrobial biomimetic polymer, these products not only provide privacy and dignity, but also effective protection from microbes, scientifically proven to kill to Log 5, 99.999% in three minutes.  Founded in 2003, our aim is to bring to market an innovative, high quality, and highly effective range of disposable and biocidal products. This mission was achieved with the patenting of our unique product, and successful installation and trials in a number of leading hospital trusts in the UK.  Our range of products are designed to deploy our advanced antimicrobial defences at as many touch-points as possible in large and small hospitals, GP surgeries, medical centres, clinics and at home. We work with our healthcare partners to provide a safe haven for patients and staff, saving money by providing the best in class product at the best price.  We conduct a continuous R&D policy and plan to introduce further infection control products in the coming years.

 

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Bard

As a global leader in urology and continence care, BARD Limited strives to integrate infection control measures throughout its comprehensive product range. Using innovative technology, BARD products help hospitals and clinicians to align with government infection prevention strategies. This includes the NHS Productive Ward1 initiative and the Department of Health's High Impact Interventions.2 These strategies emphasise the need for releasing time to care, and reducing the rate of Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTIs), something which is at the heart of product development at BARD. BARD also provides a wide range of educational support materials, providing both healthcare professionals and patients with a valued and reliable source of information. For further details about any product within the BARD range, please telephone BARD Limited on 01293 527888 or visit www.barduk.com. References: 1. NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement – The Productive Series – Helping the NHS to fulfil its potential 2010 2. NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement – High Impact Actions for Nursing and Midwifery 2009 Bard is a registered trademark of C. R. Bard, Inc. or an affiliate.

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Bio-Rite Ltd

At Bio-Rite we recognise the need to help our clients provide the best infection free environment.  We are trusted providers of a range of services to the NHS and local authorities and recognised for the innovative decontamination products and services we provide.

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B.Braun Medical Ltd

B. Braun Medical is one of the world’s leading health-care companies offering health-care professionals high quality and innovation for the prevention and control of infection.

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Beckton Dickinson UK Ltd

BD is a medical technology company that serves healthcare institutions, life science researchers, clinical laboratories, industry and the general public. BD manufactures and sells a broad range of medical supplies, devices, laboratory equipment and diagnostic products. BD is headquartered in the United States and has offices in nearly 50 countries worldwide.

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Byotrol PLC

Byotrol Technology Ltd., is the parent company of Winchpharma (Consumer Healthcare) Ltd., and are an Organisation founded on scientific excellence.   Listed on the NHS Contract, Byotrol produce high quality, efficacious hand and surface infection control products that are safe for use in public places.  With ongoing investment in Research and Development, Byotrol are continually innovating to offer our customers and end-user markets, products that help control the spread of infection and encourage good hygiene practices.  Byotrol prides itself on evidence based claims using in-house and industry-recognised external laboratories.  The product portfolio includes the Byotrol and INVIRTU brands, with formulations designed to provide high efficacy and great aesthetics that reduce risk to the user and helps remove challenges frequently faced by healthcare workers.

 

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Cathtag

Infection Preventionists are working hard to reduce bloodstream infections and sepsis from peripheral IV catheters, urinary catheters and other devices. The solutions are clear; review catheters daily, remove certain catheters after set time periods, and remove unnecessary catheters.  The challenge is getting busy staff to comply with these policies, which is where CATH TAG can help. CATH TAGs are timed alerts at point of care that integrate seamlessly with current work practice, and can help empower patients in their own care. They're a simple, low-cost, ward-based solution that you can implement now.  

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CEPHEID

Cepheid recently launched a new website called Diagnostics First to highlight the important contributions that innovative diagnostics are making in the fight against antimicrobial resistance.  In the face of diagnostic uncertainty, fast and accurate molecular diagnostics can help provide the information needed. Fight back against antibiotic resistance with diagnostics first. Sign up today to receive customized, educational content and learn how on-demand molecular testing can help achieve your institution’s Infection Prevention and Antimicrobial Stewardship goals.

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(CHGIP LTD) GIPskins PPE

Protective Antimicrobial Arm Wear for Better Health Care! - GIPskins has been developed as a response to the growing problem of arm injuries and skin to skin infections; suffered by social and healthcare workers.  We provide a solution to this escalating problem which we call our Grip Infection Protection system, known as GIPskins.  GIPskins are our patented PPE arm sleeves, which cover and protect the length of the forearm, upper arm and partially the hand. GIPskins are ergonomically designed for maximum comfort, breathable, waterproof, re-useable, washable to 95 degrees, are antimicrobial, antifungal and stain (inc blood) resistant. In order, not to intimidate sensitive clients; GIPskins have been designed to be aesthetically non-threatening.  By combining innovative design with a specially bonded Dartex material, we can significantly reduce risk of injury & cross contamination; providing workers and employers with peace of mind. 

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Clinimax Ltd

Clinimax is a British company dedicated to the research, development and manufacture of infection control products for use by the healthcare professional. The cleankill range has been formulated to provide complete peace of mind to the end user where bio-security is a key issue. Effective against a broad spectrum of pathogens, each cleankill product has been developed to perform a specific function in dealing with different types of bio-hazard. From hand hygiene, to sanitising of surfaces and instruments, through to disinfection of areas contaminated by body fluid spills, there is a cleankill product to effectively perform the task.

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Clinisupplies (Prosys)

Prosys is a trusted range of urology products known for high quality and cost effectiveness. Prosys is designed to assist Healthcare Professionals in improving patient outcomes by providing high quality, innovative and cost effective medical devices that assist in safely inserting managing and removing urinary catheters.  We strive to be the chosen product partner for healthcare professionals and patients, through our commitment to developing products that are aligned with NHS best practice procedures and infection prevention protocol. The products maximise the patients’ levels of comfort in addition to clinicians and carers ease of use. Within the range, several of the devices were developed to represent a full Closed Link Drainage System for incontinent patients to ensure that the chance of contracting a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) has been minimized. The remaining products within the range are for clinicians to catheterise their patients, those products adhere to the Aseptic Non Touch Technique (ANTT) to also reduce infection and maintain patient dignity. 

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Daniels

Daniels Healthcare is a market leader in the manufacture and supply of sharps and speciality containers for hospitals, surgeries, needle exchange schemes, councils and the clinical waste industry.

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DDC Dolphin Ltd

DDC Dolphin are dedicated to excellence and innovation in sluice room/dirty utility room design, as well as equipment manufacture, installation, testing and servicing. We specialise in sluice rooms and dirty utility rooms within care-homes, hospitals, hospices and special needs schools. Our industry-leading technology, such as our newly patented hands-free equipment and microbe safe surfaces, can help reduce the incidents of healthcare associated infections (HAIC). Our certified, full-time engineers service and test dirty utility room appliances from any manufacturer across the UK.

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Deb Limited

Deb, manufacturers of the Cutan range of hand hygiene products are one of the worlds leading away from home skin care systems companies. Our range has been developed through consultation with professionals in infection prevention to ensure the highest possible level of hand hygiene compliance.

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Dental Decontamination Ltd

 

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Diversey

Sealed Air's Diversey business is a world leader in hygiene solutions and can offer process recommendations and products to help customers arm themselves against infections. Its range of industrial cleaners and disinfectants has been extensively tested and is effective against a broad spectrum of bacteria and viruses. The comprehensive Diversey portfolio consists of a great range of hand sanitisers, surface cleaners floor cleaners, disinfectant wipes, antiseptics and disinfectants, including the award winning Oxivir. Sealed Air's Diversey business works across a number of industry sectors, including healthcare and hospital environments, and has expertise in the prevention of health care acquired infections (HAIs) such as MRSA and C.diff.

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Drive Devilbiss Healthcare

Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare are a manufacturer and provider of a diverse range of innovative healthcare solutions to the NHS, community and care home environments. The organisation features leading products and services in respiratory equipment, bathroom aids, pressure area care, mobility and daily living aids.

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Ecolab

As a leader in infection prevention, Ecolab provides products, tools, training and service to healthcare facilities to help prevent the spread of healthcare acquired infections. Our quality chemical formulations, unique packaging designs and innovative dispensing systems are focused on the individual needs of the markets we serve.

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Frontier Medical Group

Our Sharpsafe® and Clinisafe® ranges are designed to meet all sharps and clinical waste disposal requirements, whilst the Near Patient Sharps Disposal system by facilitating point-of-use sharps containment to reduce needle-stick injuries.

 

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Gama Healthcare

GAMA Healthcare are the market leader in infection prevention and control solutions. Their range of Clinell, Carell and Cleanall products combine innovative technology with ease of use, providing the professional healthcare industry with the most effective options available. With an ethos of high quality products, verified science, cost effectiveness and extensive after sales support, GAMA Healthcare have established themselves as the premium choice for infection prevention professionals.

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Getinge

Getinge is the world’s leading provider of solutions for effective cleaning, disinfection and sterilisation in Infection Control. Dedicated to helping our customers achieve maximum productivity in the most cost-effective way. We specialise in the provision of decontamination equipment and offer an unrivalled range of products including Sterilisers, Washer-Disinfectors, Flexible Endoscope Decontamination, Isolators, T-DOC traceability, AER systems, consumables, detergents, accessories and a full and readily available range of spare parts. Getinge UK have the unique capability to provide a full design service, equipping, validation and support service packages backed by our long term commitment and global presence. Our City & Guilds accredited Academy offers a range of courses specifically designed to meet your training requirements as Infection Control professionals across Sterile Service and Endoscopy Departments.

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GOJO

GOJO Industries, Inc. is the leading global producer and marketer of skin health and hygiene solutions for away-from-home settings. Its broad portfolio includes hand cleaning, hand washing, hand sanitising and skin care formulas under the renowned GOJO® and PURELL® brand names. GOJO is known for state-of-the-art dispensing technology, engineered with attention to design and functionality. Its complete programmes promote healthy behaviours for hand hygiene, skin care and, in critical environments, compliance.

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Guest Medical

Manufacturer and distributor of specialised surface disinfectants and hand cleansing products for use by Hospitals, Clinics, Community Health Care Workers and Nursing Homes.

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Healthline Medical Ltd 

Formerly known as PH Medisavers (PHM), Healthline Medical Ltd is a leading supplier for examination and surgical gloves, medical pulp and theatre disposables. With over 45 years of experience servicing the Healthcare industry and the NHS, Healthline Medical is part of the HPC Healthline group of companies and is now the largest gloves supplier to the UK medical sector. Healthline also manages products from HPC including pulp and paper products, polythene bags and aprons, infection control kits and wipes. A customer focused group of companies with emphasis on innovation that continues to develop new products to meet the ever changing needs of the healthcare market. Widely known and recognised, their brands consist of: Newton®, Handsafe®, Healthline®, Biotex® SafeDonTM and Caretex®. 

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Hygiena International Ltd

Hygiena International is a microbiology and life science company that serves healthcare institutions, facilities management, industrial food processors, caterer and food service, sanitation suppliers, auditors / inspectors and life science researchers. Hygiena manufactures and sells rapid hygiene detection systems to measure cleanliness and risk that are proven and  well established. The patient environment is a reservoir for pathogens  and HCAI bring added cost and misery. The cost of cleaning is enormous  but it is inconsistently delivered and inadequately measured. Hygiena’s  simple, rapid hygiene  test giving objective results in seconds that enables better control and management of  cleaning resources to reduce infection risks , improve productivity and reduce costs.

Hygiena is committed to the mission of providing customers with innovative technologies that are simple, easy-to-use, and reliable, with excellent customer service and support. All products are made under strict GMP standards, ensuring excellent product quality and reliability. With offices in the US, UK, China, India, and over 100 distributors worldwide, Hygiena products span the globe. For more information visit www.hygiena.com

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ICNet International

ICNet International is a leading healthcare software provider dedicated to improving patient safety, improving healthcare worker efficiencies and delivering cost effective innovative products. Focused on the reduction of Healthcare Associated Infections through its state-of the-art case management and surveillance software, for surgical site infections, infection prevention and antimicrobial stewardship, ICNet designs, develops and supports multi-lingual, cross browser based software solutions that are being used globally saving time and aiding effective action and putting healthcare workers in control of their data. ICNet has achieved Meaningful Use status. For further information please contact info@icnetplc.com / www.icnetplc.com.

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Established over 80 years ago and acquired in 2001 by Kohler Co. the leading American manufacturer of bathroom and kitchen products, Rada, the commercial brand of Kohler Mira, has developed an enviable reputation for innovation, quality and practical water temperature control solutions for sport/leisure, healthcare, education, industry and public washroom applications around the world and is the clear market leader in the UK. With products sold in over 40 countries worldwide, Rada offers an extensive range of solutions for hand-washing, showering, bathing and urinal flushing applications, including the widest range of UK Healthcare approved (TMV3/BS7942) thermostatic mixing valves.

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MEG Support Tools

MEG Audit tools reduce healthcare associated infections through audit, feedback and reporting. Real-time compliance results, alerts and training information are available on our mobile apps for hand hygiene, environmental, care bundle and other audits

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Mölnlycke Health Care

Mölnlycke Health Care Everyone knows HiBi. With a history that stretches back over 40 years, hospitals all over the world have used or use our products, from surgical scrubs to anti-bacterial rubs. What you may not know is that all of HiBi's products are supplied by Mölnlycke Health Care, the world-leading manufacturer of single-use surgical and wound care products and services for the healthcare sector. This means that all HiBi products must meet the highest standards of quality, safety and efficacy. HiBi products are designed with you in mind. Sometimes, you need a product that destroys bacteria on contact. At other times, it's more beneficial to use a product with a long-lasting residual effect. That's why we offer a complete range of solutions that include aqueous scrubs, alcohol-based rubs and concentrates, effective against a wide range of bacteria, yeasts, dermatophyte fungi and lipophilic viruses using both alcohol and Chlorhexidine technologies. There is a growing concern within the minds of patients today that they may pick up an infection whilst in hospital undergoing surgery. By demonstrating the benefit of washing with a product containing Chlorhexidine gluconate (HiBi Scrub Plus), we show that there is action that can be taken to reduce the risk from infection and empower patients to take proactive steps prior to surgery.

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NHS Supply Chain

NHS Supply Chain is operated by DHL and managed by the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA). We support the National Health Service and other healthcare organisations in England and Wales by providing end to end procurement and supply chain solutions.  We are working closely with NHSBSA, to build on the £150m savings already achieved, to deliver our £300 million cash releasing savings target by September 2018 by developing an innovative procurement programme aligned to the principles laid out in the Carter report.  Using strategic category management, we manage the sourcing, delivery and supply of healthcare products and food for over 1,000 NHS trusts and healthcare organisations.  We provide a single point of access to over 316,000 nationally available lines ranging from bandages to sutures and gloves to surgical equipment.  We work with suppliers of all sizes to ensure our range embraces high quality and innovative products. 

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Pal International

Pal International is a leading UK manufacturer of wipes and hygiene solutions, with over 40 year's experience. Pal's focus on quality and innovation has led to the Pal brand being recognised and trusted worldwide. The company brings its technology and expertise from the rigorous, exacting standards of infection prevention in the food and beverage sectors, to launch a complete range of infection prevention wipes under the Medipal brand into the healthcare market. The Medipal range includes disinfectant, detergent, chlorhexidine, sporicidal, alcohol and patient care wipes

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PDI

At PDI Europe we are driven by a higher purpose to lead the fight against preventable infections and help save lives. We are proud to be a world leader in manufacturing and developing innovative and technologically advanced products for the global healthcare market.  Our diverse product ranges of clinically effective pre-moistened wipes are manufactured within the UK for customer across the globe, including the UK National Health Service (NHS).  Our brands include Sani-Cloth® for infection control and Hygea® for patient care.  At PDI we never forget who we're all working for.  For more information please visit www.pdi-europe.co.uk or www.wipesdirect.com

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SCA Hygiene Products UK Ltd

SCA is the leading supplier of paper hygiene products in Europe. Our Tork and Lotus Professional® branded solutions can be found in most NHS Trusts in England & Wales. We offer hygiene systems – dispensers and refills – that can deliver genuine cost savings whilst improving hygiene standards. We have an excellent understanding of hand hygiene compliance in healthcare environments and offer compete hand washing and drying solutions tailored to all areas from public washrooms to hygiene critical areas. SCA is a global leader in sustainability with several independent accreditations for its achievements.

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Sharpsmart Ltd

Sharpsmart's Reusable Sharps Containers reduce sharps injuries, minimise waste and associated CO2 emissions, save costs and improve compliance when compared with single use sharps containers.

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Schülke & Mayr UK Ltd

Schülke has been a leading force in infection control for over 125 years and our company philosophy is centred on one concept: hygiene. We are a chemical and pharmaceutical manufacturer whose products and services protect people and materials against infections and contamination.  Poor hygiene isn't always visible, however the effects and spread of life-threatening infections are often very noticeable. For this reason, preventative and efficient hygiene management is necessary for successful and economic clinic operation.  Specialists in skin, surface and instrument decontamination as well as widely effective octenidine based antiseptics for wound management, we offer a product portfolio developed to achieve the best results in a challenging and ever changing clinical environment.

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Surewash 

SureWash was conceived with the mission of reducing the incidence of Healthcare Acquired Infections (HAIs) globally. The WHO and the CDC estimate that approximately 50% of HAIs are as a result of poor hand hygiene practices. Our platform uses advanced gesture recognition technology to train healthcare professionals, patients and visitors the approved technique for hand washing. We track the behaviour of users during each pose of a hand hygiene event giving both real-time and aggregated feedback on best practice. In this manner facilities are implement a multi-modal approach to infection control saving costs and delivering efficiencies in patient safety and engagement.

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Synergy Health (UK) Ltd

Our experience in the manufacture and supply of patient-centred solutions to the healthcare sector for over 35 years has made us one of the leading partners for healthcare professionals globally with leading brands such as Conti™ and Azo™.


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Teal Patents Ltd

TEAL, formed in 1959, are a specialist company designing and developing mobile and portable hot water sinks and basins where mains fresh water and drainage are not accessible.  The innovative products ensure that customers to have a highly effective and hygienic hot water hand wash under hot running water no matter where they are.  Their medical product range has been specifically designed to assist with infection outbreaks or water supply failure, being able to supply hire units to site from their dedicated Teal Task Force service. The portable units are easy to use and take the user through the NHS recommended cleaning actions. They simply plug into any wall socket so can be positioned to allow easy access for staff and visitors. The service from Teal includes delivery to site and full set-up by trained technicians.  The units are also ideal for supporting isolation wards or individual isolated patients by offering hand wash at the barrier between the open and closed areas.  Teal products have been used as an integral part of hospital hand wash initiatives and infection control as well as regular support for hospitals when planned water supply changes are made. 

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Vernacare

Innovative products to assist infection prevention: wipes, foam cleansers, pulp etc.

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Vileda

Offer innovative cleaning systems for professional users.  We know what needs users in different environments are looking for, and we offer solutions that help you clean faster, more effectively and to lower total costs.  Vileda Professional offers an innovative range of market leading cleaning products for the professional user in all environments.

 

 

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Wybone

Wybone have been designing and manufacturing clinical and domestic sackholders since 1969. We’re proud to say that we manufacture all of our products from our headquarters in South Yorkshire and where possible, we source all of our materials from local suppliers.