Meet our sponsors
Improve International collaborates with some of the best and most recognised organisations in the veterinary industry to further improve the quality of our training.
Vygon (UK) Ltd is dedicated to the supply of single-use medical and surgical products and is a leading provider of intravenous access devices to the NHS. Brand names include: Multicath, Lifecath, Leadercath, Bionector, Biovalve and MIC. Vygon (UK) Ltd is part of The Vygon Group of Companies which have supplied the healthcare market for over 50 years. The Vygon Group is a global manufacturer of single-use medical and surgical products. Internationally it designs, develops, manufactures and markets more than 100 million products in 110 countries, all in accordance with ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 standards.
For over three decades, Veterinary Instrumentation has been at the forefront of the animal healthcare community we proudly serve.
Founded by a pioneering vet, John Lapish, the wellbeing of animals and the advancement of the industry is our passion and mission.
With a portfolio of over 5,000 products to select from, our dynamic and comprehensive range of Surgical and Orthopaedic Instrumentation, Joint Surgery and Fracture Fixation products, allow Practices and users to consolidate and drive value from their clinical service through one reputable source.
The quality and efficacy of our products is demonstrated through 19,000 Vi products being implanted each year, giving you the ultimate peace of mind when adopting a Vi product.
Underpinning the above, is over 90 years of in-Practice experience through our dedicated team of Veterinary nurses, delivering a remote consultation and partnership approach to support you and your Practice.
Through constructive dialogue with animal healthcare professionals, our goal is to advance animal healthcare together.
Manufacturing from our traditional Sheffield home for nearly 90 years, Swann-Morton has evolved into the world leader in the production of quality surgical blades, scalpel’s, and handles. The blade of choice amongst animal health professionals across a wide range of disciplines, Swann-Morton products deliver precision, consistency and reliability to practitioners and clinicians whether being used in the health management of livestock such as cattle, horses, sheep, goats, and pigs or smaller domestic companion animals as well as exotics.
In addition to the more familiar traditional products Swann-Morton also provide a portfolio blade and scalpel safety solutions available alongside their training programme on best practice when handling surgical blades which can also be accessed via their website in an online version for distance learning.
The single-use blade remover, retractable safety scalpels, including a popular stitch cutter and the KLEEN blade management system are now joined by a Qlicksmart range featuring BladeFlask and BladeCassette offering simpler safer ways of removing and disposing of contaminated blades after use.
Swann-Morton in conjunction with Improve International will be introducing the new “BladeFlask Evo”, a single-handed blade removal unit that can be conveniently located within each practice to safely remove and store up to 100 contaminated blades from all types of surgical handles whether standard, long, thick or rounded.
In addition, there is “SnapIT” a multi-use ampoule opener helping in the reduction of unacceptable sharps injury rates associated with ampoules being opened by hand and the painful and dangerous sharps injuries inflicted.
To find out more visit our website https://www.swann-morton.com/.
Pet-ID Microchips is at the forefront of pet identification technology. We work closely with our manufacturing, processing and distribution partners to ensure that we take advantage of the latest developments in technology and product opportunities. We also consult with our multi-channel professional microchip implanters to understand their requirements, provide implant training and help educate their clients and promote microchipping for the welfare of all animals.
Midmark is the only clinical environmental design company that enables a better care experience at the point of care in medical, dental and animal health. Our unique approach to designing all of our products and solutions revolves around a single idea: Harmonizing space, technology and workflows to enhance interactions between patients and caregivers. The result of this process is more efficient care and better outcomes—clinical, operational and financial.
And what makes all of this possible? Our people. We are a team of nearly 2,000 employees worldwide, all passionate about creating better care experiences. Our employees care about the people they work with and their impact. From our colleagues and customers to caregivers and patients—both human and animal—through all of the clinical spaces we serve, what drives us is respect and gratitude.
Founded in 1915, Midmark is headquartered in Dayton, Ohio, with several other locations in the United States and international subsidiaries in India and Italy. We are, and always have been, committed to giving back to the communities we serve. From partnerships with local food pantries, wellness programs and blood banks to donating medical equipment to developing countries, community outreach and philanthropy are just more ways Midmark works to achieve our vision of transforming the clinical care environment for the betterment of all.
KARL STORZ – the leading endoscope manufacturer – offers systems for human and veterinary medicine as well as for industrial applications. Endoscopes, instruments, devices, and camera systems from KARL STORZ have stood for tradition, advanced technology, and quality for more than 70 years.
Freelance Surgical Limited supply Veterinary Orthopaedic Implants, TTA, TPLO, Internal fixation, IMEX, BioMedtrix and Orthopaedic power tools. Endoscopy including flexible scopes, Rigid Arthroscopes, Laparoscopes, Camera systems, insufflators and the VetSEAL vessel sealer. Orthopaedic and general instrumentation plus monitoring, anaesthesia, Dental units and Dental Xray. We continue to add to our impressive range of corporate associations including; Synthes, Medtronic and Midmark due to our reliability and customer service. Our company tagline “family values corporate world” epitomises our attitude: No automated telephone answering, dedicated named personnel who will give you as much help as you need with any enquiry small or large.