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Suppliers Guide

Welcome to Nursing in Practice's online directory of service providers – a fully searchable platform containing services available to primary care nurses.

This directory for primary care nurses offers access to information on suppliers from a broad range of topic areas, subdivided by speciality, including diabetes, cardiology, wound care and more. Each supplier or organisation has a brief bio and contact details for easy reference.

If you would like to see your business featured in the directory please call: Edward Burkle on 0207 214 0526 or email

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Suppliers Reference Guide

Medisis is a great way to order the medicine and disease information that you and your patients need. It’s fast, easy and completely free! Medisis is an online catalogue of materials that you can order when you need them, whether they are for a specific patient appointment, for your own personal...
The Infant & Toddler Forum
The Infant & Toddler Forum (ITF) deliver clear, consistent, messages on healthy eating for toddlers. The Forum is an independent group of leading experts, specialising in early years nutrition and development.
Safer Medicines Campaign
The Safer Medicines Campaign - a million Britons are hospitalised by prescription medicines every year, costing the NHS £2 billion. Superior safety tests could reduce that figure. Technology has leapt ahead in the past decade but our regulations are stuck in the past.
Prostate UK
Prostate UK is the only national charity fighting all prostate diseases: prostatitis, benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and prostate cancer.
Ovarian Cancer Action
Ovarian Cancer Action, the UK’s leading ovarian cancer charity is dedicated to improving survival rates for women with ovarian cancer by raising awareness of the disease and its symptoms, giving a voice to women and funding research at the Ovarian Cancer Action Research Centre.
Nurse Plus UK
Nurse Plus is a dynamic recruitment agency specialising in flexible staffing solutions for the healthcare industry.
Today's MSD is a global healthcare leader who is working to help the world be well.
M&A Pharmachem Ltd.
M&A Pharmachem Ltd. Emollin Spray - delivers all the benefits of White Soft Paraffin and Liquid Paraffin in a convenient hygienic way which improves compliance particularly in those patients where the skin may be sore or fragile. Emollin Spray is available on the Drug Tariff in packs of 150ml...
The International Glaucoma Association
The International Glaucoma Association (IGA) is the charity for people with glaucoma, with the mission to raise awareness of glaucoma, promote research related to early diagnosis and treatment and to provide support to patients and all those who care for them.
Wyeth Vaccines
Wyeth Vaccines, a specialist division of Wyeth, one of the world's leading research-based pharmaceutical companies, is a major force in preventative medicine.
Win Health
Win Health Ltd is an NHS approved supplier of medical devices, home health and self care products.
University of Surrey
The Division of Health and Social Care at the University of Surrey is a multi-disciplinary teaching and research organisation and is a leading provider of undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing professional development programmes.
University of Glamorgan
Our Care Sciences Division offers a wide range of flexible awards that allow students to study at their own pace.
Typharm Limited specialise in marketing a range of pharmaceutical products for the treatment of various inflammatory and non-inflammatory skin conditions.
L & Q Group
L&Q is a charitable housing association offering people the chance to buy or rent homes through our part buy, part rent and intermediate rent schemes.
The Prostate Cancer Charity
The Prostate Cancer Charity is the UK's leading charity working with people affected by prostate cancer.
The Diet Plate
The Diet Plate® Complete Weight Management Solution, is the only clinically proven portion control system to help control Type 2 Diabetes. Melamine and fine earthenware products available, together with free on-line informative forums for extra patient support. All for less than £20 per head.
INRstar - anticoagulation decision support software suitable for use in a variety of service delivery models. INRstar assists healthcare professionals with the control and management of anticoagulation patients, standardising care and improving efficiency.
Omron Healthcare UK is aspiring to help people realise a healthy and comfortable life. Today, there is a growing awareness by doctors, governments and the general public of preventive care.
Numed Healthcare has been established for over 30 years. We supply, support and maintain a range of ‘Best in Class’, innovative medical products for Primary Care. Our product range includes 12 lead ECG, 24hr Blood pressure, Spirometry, Vital Signs Monitors. We also supply Automatic Patient Check-in...
Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust currently delivers community substance misuse services across Manchester, Bolton, Salford, Wigan & Leigh, Blackburn with Darwen, and in-patient services to Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Cumbria.
National Association for Colitis and Crohn's
Crohn’s and Colitis UK (NACC) Improving life for people affected by inflammatory bowel diseases
HousingOptions is London’s free one stop service to help you find government funded affordable homes to rent or buy in the capital.
Effective weight management with LighterLife UK
LifeScan, a Johnson & Johnson company is one of the world’s leading providers of blood glucose self-monitoring meters. Since its inception in 1986, LifeScan has been committed to helping people with diabetes live a life without limits.
Jark Healthcare
Jark Healthcare is part of one of the UK's leading recruitment companies. With an extensive branch network covering the whole of the UK, Jark provides both temporary and permanent flexible positions to Nurses, Care Assistants, Domiciliary Care Workers and Domestics throughout Northern Ireland.
Since 1991 IDS UK has supported healthcare professionals through the provision of health information
Espere Healthcare
DermaSilk® Therapeutic Clothing is now recognised by the EADV Taskforce as a cost-effective adjunct in mild to moderate atopic dermatitis for adults and children.
Insulin Dependent Diabetes Trust
IDDT supports everyone involved in diabetes care, the patient and health care professionals. We offer free membership, giving you free information leaflet covering many aspects of diabetes and diabetes complications, for your surgery.
Dermal focuses on the formulation of pharmaceutical preparations to treat or to be applied to the skin.
Crucell is the largest independent vaccine company in the world and uses innovative in-house technologies in the development of its vaccines. In 2009 Crucell provided more than 115 million vaccine doses in more than 100 countries worldwide.
Delamere Dairy UK
Delamere Dairy has been producing fresh and UHT goats’ milk for 25 years. Goats’ milk has a refreshing, mild taste and is a good source of calcium. Our award-winning range of products are available across the UK in whole, semi-skimmed and skimmed varieties.
Kendall™ AMD Antimicrobial Foam dressings have been developed to support your efforts in managing both moisture and bacterial balance.
The Counterweight Programme
The Counterweight Programme is an evidence-based intervention for obesity management in UK primary care proven to be clinically and cost effective.
Child Death Helpline
The death of a child is a devastating event for anyone to experience. We offer emotional support to anyone affected by the death of a child, of any age, under any circumstances, however recently or long ago, providing an opportunity to talk in confidence to bereaved parent volunteers who are...
CareFusion presents Micro Medical Spirometers and CO Monitors. Our comprehensive range of products, including the MicroLab and MicroLoop spirometers help to deliver quality spirometry for Primary Care
Breakthrough Breast Cancer
Breakthrough Breast Cancer is a pioneering charity changing lives through research, campaigning and education – removing the fear of breast cancer for good.
QUALITY IMPROVEMENT IN NUTRITIONAL CARE Quality is the word and focus this year - But what does this mean for daily nursing practice in community, care and hospital settings?
Aptamil is a leading producer of infant milks. With access to a global research network of over 250 scientists, the company has pioneered nutritional research in infant milks for over 50 years, including being the first company to add Long Chain Polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPs) and Prebiotic...
BSN Medical
BSN medical is a world class medical devices company, offering unique, high quality product and therapy solutions to patients and clinicians in the area of advanced wound care.
Florri Femme
Florri-Femé Pharmaceuticals Ltd. are dedicated to developing 'research based' gel products, especially designed to help the soothing and comforting of pain. The original product range, 'feme-pad', provided much needed relief for mothers suffering perineal pain from childbirth...
Patient UK
Patient ( offers a comprehensive range of professionally authored, regularly updated, NHS accredited articles for patients on conditions, lifestyle advice, treatments and self-help as well as experience forums and a symptom checker.
The British Pain Society
The British Pain Society aims to promote education, training, research and development in all fields of pain. It endeavours to increase both professional and public awareness of the prevalence of pain and the facilities that are available for its management.
Arctic Medical - Hypo-Fit Syrup
Hypo-Fit Syrup is distributed by Arctic Medical Ltd who has been distributing a great range of diabetes products since 1995.
The University of Birmingham
At the University of Birmingham we offer a range of programmes to suit your needs. Whether it's a Masters level Postgraduate qualification that you seek, or a short course to top up essential skills, we can support you.
Life Scan
LifeScan & OneTouch Family of Blood Glucose Monitoring Meters
The Healing Trust
Healing is a complementary therapy which transfers the natural universal energy that surrounds us, through the practitioner to the recipient. The process can be used for the benefit of others and also for personal re-balancing.
Medical Equipment Supplies
Medical Equipment Supplies Companies Group. Helping you to give your patients the very best care. MES has been supplying our Quality range of Single-use Instruments, Consumables and Equipment to Health Clinics, Doctor Surgeries, Dentists, Private Hospitals, HM Prisons, NHS Trusts and PCT's...
Lansinoh is one of the leading manufacturers of breastfeeding accessories, offering superior, performance-led products including award winning Lansinoh HPA® Lanolin for breastfeeding mothers, breastmilk storage bags, disposable nursing pads, manual breast pump, Lansinoh LatchAssist™ and the new...
Great Bear Healthcare
Great Bear Healthcare Ltd is a UK manufacturer based in Cardiff, offering a wide range of continence products that are manufactured to the highest quality standards using superior medical grade and latex free materials.
Warwick Medical School
Warwick Medical School (WMS) was established in 2000 and forms the Faculty of Medicine at The University of Warwick
The Motability Scheme enables disabled people to use their government-funded mobility allowance to lease a new car, scooter or powered wheelchair. Recipients of the Higher Rate Mobility Component of the Disability Living Allowance (DLA), War Pensioners’ Mobility Supplement (WPMS), the Enhanced...
Lipotrim Howard Foundation Research
Howard Foundation Research Ltd, established 1987, provides training and support for doctors,. nurses and pharmacists providing Lipotrim Weight Management Programmes.
NHSmail is the national email and directory service for NHS staff in England and Scotland. It's different to your Trust account (ending in .uk) because it's a secure service and can be used to email patient information safely to other NHSmail users. It's the only NHS email service...
Cancer Research UK
Cancer Research UK provides free, easy-to-understand and comprehensive information for anyone affected by cancer. We have three information services for you and your patients.
Primary Care Training Centre
The PCTC has been training health care professionals and non-clinical staff for over ten years. During that time, more than twenty thousand students have successfully completed one of our courses or study days. The PCTC runs distance learning courses accredited by Teesside University in Diabetes...
TREC Travel Health
Travel Health Related Education and Care. TREC was established in 2000 by Sheila Hall RGN SCM MSc (T.Med) in response to the training needs of nurses who are new to this field of health care or wishing to update current knowledge.
Sylk Ltd
SYLK creates the feeling of natural lubrication. Made from New Zealand kiwi fruit it is a water soluble lubricant free from hormones, parabens and chemicals.
University of Stirling
The Department is committed to advancing learning and disseminating knowledge within Nursing and Midwifery and related health and social care areas, to promote care and well-being for patients and families. It is research-led, practice-driven, and people-focused, offering undergraduate,...
Thesis Technology - Limbo products
LimbO Products is the UK’s leading manufacturer of waterproof protectors for casts, dressings and PICC lines. A full range of adult and child sizes are available for both arms and legs. The LimbO is a durable and comfortable product which can be fully submerged and allows the patient to bath or...
Wockhardt UK Ltd
At Wockhardt UK we firmly believe that maintaining freedom of choice for patients with diabetes is important and we are fully committed to continue the supply of our Hypurin porcine and bovine insulin ranges for the foreseeable future.
BMJ Masterclass
BMJ Masterclasses are a range of clinical courses that help you to keep up to date with the latest evidence, new guidelines and best practice.
Discover how you can feel better with Bupa. When you have a hectic career like yours, we think taking care of your health is more important than ever. That's where BupaCare can make all the difference.
Al-Anon Family Groups UK and Eire
Al-Anon Family Groups provide support to anyone whose life is, or has been, affected by someone else’s drinking. We believe alcoholism affects the whole family, not just the drinker. We are an international organisation with approximately 800 support groups in the UK and Republic of Ireland. Al-...
Royal College of Nursing
You know how important it is to keep up to date with the ever-changing world of nursing and health care. You need to provide the best possible care for your patients and clients.
Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation
The Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation (DRWF) is a registered charity, funding diabetes research; raising awareness to diabetes and its associated complications and supporting those living with the condition.
Tick Alert
Tick Alert warns about the dangers of Tick Borne Encephalitis (TBE) which is endemic in 27 countries in Europe.
Bio Oil
Bio-Oil is an award-winning specialist skincare treatment that improves the appearance of scarring, stretch marks and uneven skin tone.
Advancis Medical is dedicated to improving healthcare through continuous development and production of quality medical products for effective management of clinical conditions.
University of Bath
The Department for Health at the University of Bath is renowned for providing postgraduate programmes for healthcare professionals which combine academic excellence with flexible and innovative design and delivery.
Pregnancy Advisory Service
PAS (Pregnancy Advisory Service) offers abortion and sexual health advice, care and treatment to both NHS and private clients within a caring, confidential and non-judgmental environment.
Practice Services UK
PSUK is the leading supplier of pharmaceuticals to GP Practices and Family Planning Clinics in the UK. Their portfolio of products includes Medical Equipment, Disposable Instruments and consumable products at clear, competitive and consistent pricing.
The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
Travel health care and immunisation is a service that is frequently provided by nurses working within the primary care settings. There are a range of educational opportunities available, offering both professional development and further qualifications in this field.
Macmillan Cancer Support
The number of people with cancer is growing every day. Macmillan, in partnership with health professionals, wants to reach and improve the lives of everyone with cancer, and those who love them. We provide practical, emotional, medical and financial support, and campaign for better cancer care for...
Cosyfeet footwear is one of the widest, deepest and roomiest brands of footwear available. All our styles are made with an extra-wide fitting of EEEEE+ for women and HH+ for men and thanks to the extra depth, all our footwear is suitable for swollen feet. We can also fit wide feet, problem toes,...
DreamSkin is a Class1 Medical Device approved by the MHRA for the treatment of eczema and is available on NHS prescription. DreamSkin comprises of a full range of silk clothing for children and adults; including baby bodysuits, leggings, tops, pyjamas, head masks, briefs and boxers, gloves and...
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
JDRF is the type 1 diabetes charity - providing free resources for the type 1 diabetes community
AlzProducts is the UK's only specialist retailer of daily living aids for people with impaired memory, or cognitive loss.
Gynomunal® Vaginal Care
Vaginal dryness affects up to 55% of menopausal women. It also occurs after childbirth, when breastfeeding, taking contraceptives or as a result of radiotherapy or chemotherapy. Gynomunal® vaginal moisturising gel contains natural hop extract, Vitamin E and hyaluronic acid and is clinically proven...
Elastolabo® Perineal Care
40% of women have perineal tears during childbirth and 15% have an episiotomy. The Royal College of Midwives advises that antenatal perineal massage reduces perineal trauma. Elastolabo® is the first clinically proven product for reducing the risk of perineal trauma during childbirth. Elastolabo®...
Consultus Care
Consultus Live-in Nurses provide expert medical support to individuals in their own homes. From post-operative support, to end-of-life care, or for ongoing management of a chronic illness, a Consultus nurse is an excellent alternative to residential care and gives 24 x 7 peace of mind for clients...
Temporary Lactase Deficiency can be a causative factor of colic. Colief® Infant Drops consist of natural lactase enzyme which reduces the lactose load in a baby’s milk or feed by up to 70%. Hours of crying may be greatly reduced when babies are fed their usual milk treated with Colief® Infant Drops
Virtual College
The Insulin Safety Suite – A collection of online diabetes courses.
Crohn’s in Childhood Research Association
CICRA supports families of young IBD patients by providing understanding, information, and regional meetings for parents and children (25% newly diagnosed are under 18 and 5% of those under 5).

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